Our Staff

RJ Pata   |Kevin Pata| Robert Watts|Eric Dannheim | Joby Early | Paul Easley | Sharon Watts

Photo: RJ Pata, R.P.L.S. RJ Pata, R.P.L.S., COO
Phone: (512) 443-1724 x124
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RJ joined Chaparral Surveying in 2017 by becoming a stockholder and serves as our Chief Operating Officer.  He has over 30 years of land surveying experience in Commercial, Municipal, TxDOT and Construction projects; and previous ownership of another Central Texas land surveying firm. RJ is a licensed drone pilot and private pilot.
Photo: Kevin Pata, CPA, COO. Kevin Pata, CPA, CFO
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Kevin joined Chaparral Surveying in 2017 by becoming a stockholder and serves as our Chief Financial Officer. He has over 30 years of accounting experience and is a Texas CPA, and a member of the Texas Society of Professional Land Surveyors (TSPS).
Photo: Robert C. Watts, R.P.L.S. Robert C. Watts, R.P.L.S.
Phone: (512) 443-1724 x205
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Robert founded Chaparral Professional Land Surveying, Inc. in 1995. Robert has over 35 years of land surveying experience, much of which has been in support of Civil Engineering and Land Development projects in central Texas. Robert has guided Chaparral Land Surveying in its growth from a two-man operation to one of the largest, most reputable firms in this area with 35+ employees. Robert is the Project Manager for many of our firm’s largest clients.
Photo: Joby Early, R.P.L.S. Joby Early, R.P.L.S.
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Joby has been a Chaparral employee since 1998 working his way from Technician to SIT to Project Manager. He became a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in December 2007. Joby is the Project Manager of many Land Development projects throughout central Texas. He has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, and an A.A.S. in Drafting Technology from Paris Junior College.
Photo: Eric J. Dannheim, R.P.L.S. Eric J. Dannheim, R.P.L.S.
Phone: (512) 443-1724 x210
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Eric joined Chaparral in 1998 and became registered in 2009. He began surveying in Austin in 1994, and through hands on experience and classroom training has demonstrated mastery and excellence at every level. Eric holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Land Surveying Technology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. He is active in the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS).
Photo: Paul L. Easley, R.P.L.S. Paul L. Easley, R.P.L.S.
Phone: (512) 443-1724 x211
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Paul has more than 40 years of experience in the Survey/Mapping, Industrial, and Construction industries. His multi-disciplined experience includes Land Surveying, Civil Design, Land Planning, Right-Of-Way Coordination, and Construction Inspection. Paul holds an A.A.S. in Geomatics. He is TxDOT pre-certified in all survey related categories, is active in the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS), and has served on various civic commissions during his career.

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