Ambassador Spotlight ‘Kent Groh’

Introducing Kent Groh our latest Brand Ambassador from Tempe, Arizona, USA:

Where did you study? Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

What are the requirements to be a surveyor in your area? HS Diploma + Experience

How did you get into surveying? While in high school, I was offered an opportunity to work at the Illinois Department of Transportation as a summer intern that introduced me to surveying and never looked back.

If you are not a surveyor, what do you do? Professional Curler

How long have you been in the industry? 33 years

Are you part of any associations or organizations you would like us to mention? The Geoholics Podcast

Why do you want to be a GKiS Brand Ambassador? I’ve been a fan of this effort from day 1 and want to continue to support it in whatever capacity that may be.

Why is it important for kids to know about surveying and the wider geospatial industry? They are the life blood of the profession.

What are you going to do as an ambassador for GKiS? Promote the great and honorable profession know as land surveying. What are your hobbies? Curling, Golfing, Podcasting, Appreciating Great Whiskey, Beer, Wine and Food.

If you/your company had a GKiS character, what would it be? A Geoholic!

Anything else you want to add that you think our audience (surveyors, teachers, parents) would be interested in? Something “app” based as kids start using cell phones/tablets as young as 18 months old.