Brian Raber, is a Vice President within Merrick & Company’s Geomatics Business Unit, located in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Brian has a Geography B.A. from West Virginia University and a M.S. in Geography from the University of Idaho.
As a Vice President at Merrick, Brian’ team has been a force in the strategic growth of the company over the past 28 years into an international geomatics leader. He was also President of the Merrick-owned subsidiaries in Mexico and Colombia. Over his career, Brian has made nearly 70 conference presentations, and published 24 professional papers.
Brian and his project teams have received recognition awards from national and international organizations, including the American Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC), the Management Association of Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, and the State of Colorado. A few examples are: 2010 DigitalGlobe Latin American “Innovator of the Year” award, and 2008 “Exporter of the Year” by the State of Colorado. In 2015, Merrick was presented with the Geospatial Project of the Year by the Latin America Geospatial Forum, for the Tamaulipas State Cadastral Modernization Program.
Brian also gives back to the community and profession by volunteering his time and talent. Specifically, he is involved in geospatial political advocacy as President of the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS). Additionally, Brian mentors high school students and plans logistics at youth conferences his Catholic church and Archdiocese. Brian is also active as a Board of Director on the West Virginia University Visiting Committee and World Trade Center Denver.