Cutting edge technology grounded in engineering excellence

Gary Grigsby, PE, PLS - President & LiDAR Manager

Gary is our Principal and President. He is a Professional Engineer and Licensed Land Surveyor in both Wyoming and Colorado. He earned a dual degree from Colorado State University in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, as well as a degree in Business Management. Gary is the corporate pilot and flies the Bell 206L Long Ranger helicopter. He has spent decades becoming intimately acquainted with our regional terrain and has personally dedicated himself to raising the bar for expectations in both the Surveying and Engineering professions.

Roger Krum, PE, PLS - Senior Engineering Consultant

As Vice President of Western, Roger holds two degrees from Michigan State College in Civil Engineering and Geology. Roger has been a County Surveyor and a Project Engineer where he brings specific experience in the construction of numerous roads and dams. For over half a century he has been engineering the foundation of our lives from one coast to the other, from the highest mountains to the deepest mines.

Lou Harmon, PE, PLS, PG - Senior Project Manager

Lou has over 40 years of experience with municipal utility engineering and planning, including the experience in seeing through long-term planning from concept to reality. Mr. Harmon is the past Program Manager of the Water and Wastewater Program, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality/Water Quality Division. Lou is worked with many concentrated animal feeding operations, designing their waste management systems and permitting with Wyoming DEQ and the U.S. EPA . Lou graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Geological Engineering in 1967. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, Professional Geologist in Wyoming, Land Surveyor in Colorado and Kansas and is a nationally certified Cross-Connection Control Surveyor and Tester.

Terry Sanders, PLS - Survey Manager

Mr. Sanders is a registered Professional Land Surveyor with over 40 years of surveying experience throughout Wyoming and Colorado. He has managed all types of surveying projects, including topographic survey, setting control points, recording boundary surveys, and preparing legal descriptions.

Brian Neville, PhD, EI - Project Engineer / LiDAR Technician

Dr. Neville holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming, a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State, an MS in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Brian is Western's LiDAR technician, responsible for processing sophisticated point cloud data sets captured by Western's helicopter based survey system. Dr. Neville manages the extraction of the raw data and processing and final delivery of information to the exact client specifications - from a few acres of land development, to power line corridors hundreds of miles long.

Adrienne Nunn, PE - Project Manager

Ms. Nunn holds BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming at Laramie, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Wyoming. She brings extensive civil engineering design and permitting experience to Western, including special expertise in underground injection, permitting, water and wastewater treatment systems, and remediation of soil and groundwater.

Ed Waddell - Planning Manager

Mr. Waddell is Western's new community and transportation planner and project manager. He has BS and MS degrees in Urban Planning and Transportation Planning from Michigan State University, and also a Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University's Project Management Institute. Ed brings 30 years of experience in planning process design and management, transportation studies, and project development. He is responsible for coordinating planning-related studies and tasks for Western.

Ann Marie Taylor - Office Manager

As the Office Manager, Ann Marie is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Human Resources and Facilities Management. If you are unsure who you need to speak with at Western, she is the best place to start and would be very pleased to assist you.
Western Research & Development, Ltd.
5908 Yellowstone Road
Suite B Cheyenne, Wy 82009
Tel (307) 632-5656