Westwood has promoted Nate Carlson, PS, from the position of St. Cloud Office Leader to regional Director of Survey. Carlson has relocated to the firm’s corporate office location in Minneapolis.

In this role, Carlson will provide surveying leadership and guidance to support teams in Westwood’s Minneapolis and St. Cloud, MN, Dickinson, ND, and Kansas City, KS office locations. He will focus on building business within Westwood’s Land Division and collaborating with companywide leadership to identify regional and national strategic growth opportunities for surveying services.

National Survey Services leader and firm vice president, Jay Wittstock, PS, has worked closely with Carlson on projects and while managing the St. Cloud office himself. Wittstock says, “Nate is a highly effective manager and leader and this transition is a logical next step.  He understands the needs of our clients and our business, and knows how to align teams to deliver great service. I look forward to working more closely with him on survey strategy as we continue to grow throughout the U.S.”

Carlson is a licensed land surveyor in seven states and has experience in all of the company’s markets, including residential and commercial development, wind and solar energy, power delivery, and oil, gas, and pipeline.

Terry Strus, PS, has transitioned to the position of St. Cloud Office Leader and will take over Carlson’s previous duties. His strong surveying background and BS in Business Finance make him uniquely qualified to fill this role.