Marco Cecala


Marco has been involved in all things 3D for over twenty years. Being on the cutting edge of technology he has acquired the industry’s most unique skill set from take-offs and machine control to today’s advancing technologies. Versed in all aspects of hardware and software you may find Marco in the field jumping off a dozer after discussing advanced grading techniques with an operator to go help set up a robotic total station or photogrammetry drone. In the office his experience with software has made him a valuable asset to users as well as working with platform developers on advancing products. This expertise helps mixed fleet clients leverage their assets.

With the line blurring from the civil to BIM world, Marco’s knowledge has gone inside the building envelope as well. Years of experience with this technology makes him the obvious choice to help clients navigate the ever changing landscape of positioning tools. He is a Trimble Certified Trainer and the managing editor of Construction 2020 magazine, Marco writes and talks about the best solutions available for a variety of applications. His insight and advice is key to the success of many ENR 100 firms. Marco also speaks to trade and industry groups regarding technology in construction issues.

Jessica Dugger

PE, Data Engineer

Jessica Dugger is a GPS model engineer at Takeoff Professionals. She is also a licensed civil engineer with a BSCE from Ohio State University with a specialty in transportation. She has worked on many large design/build transportation project overseeing the survey model so is no stranger to extracting as much usable data as possible to optimize the construction process. She has expertise in the entire life cycle of the model, from design/value engineering, estimating, planning, construction and as-builts. She has lived all over the country and now calls Minnesota her home.

Chad Lawson

Data Engineer

Chad Lawson is a Senior GPS model Engineer and Project Manager at Takeoff Professionals providing GPS model designs and drafting expertise. With an eye for detail Chad has nearly 20 years of in industry drafting experience in areas including Civil, Landscape and Residential Drafting. Chad is well versed in several forms of CAD software. Chad is a graduate of The University of Advancing Technology with an Associate’s Degree in Science in Design. A native to Arizona, Chad makes his home in Queen Creek, AZ.

Michael Tartaglia

Data Engineer

Mike Tartaglia has been in the construction industry since 1988. He studied Civil Engineering and Surveying at Mohawk Valley Community College and Syracuse University. With his understanding of the construction process from bidding to layout, Michael has performed many duties which includes Project Manager, Lead Civil Estimator and Senior Construction Surveyor. He has also worked on the design and building of heavy highways, water parks, landfills, subdivisions, and commercial projects.

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