SAM Announces 2017 Leadership Promotions

December 14, 2017

Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM)® is pleased to announce several recent promotions for staff in leadership roles. These individuals have all made outstanding contributions to the firm and we are proud to recognize their achievements.


Christopher M. Solomon, RPLS, Principal and President, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAM. He has been with the company since its founding in 1994 and has more than 25 years of experience delivering expert multidisciplinary professional services in the AEC industry. Appointed as President in 2015, over his career he has been involved with every aspect of the company’s operations, from fieldwork to business management. In addition to his continued role as President, as CEO he will have expanded responsibility for guiding the strategic growth of the SAM Family of Companies.


Robert E. Butler, Jr., RPLS, Principal and Senior Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). With over 25 years of experience providing multidisciplinary professional services for the AEC industry, Mr. Butler has been with SAM since 2004. His experience has covered a broad range of responsibilities, from project management to business operations, and most recently as Corporate Operations Manager. As COO he will have responsibility for all operational aspects of the SAM Family of Companies.


Clay Harris, RPLS, and James Redmon, RPLS, LSLS, both Associates, have been promoted to Vice President.


These three individuals have been named Associates.