WestLAND Group, Inc.

Leading The Way Through Superior Client Service,
Innovation, and a Commitment to Excellence

ABOUT WESTLAND GROUP, INC.
 
COMPANY OVERVIEW
Celebrating 20 years in business, WestLAND Group, Inc. (WLG) is an award-winning, certified women-owned, full-service civil engineering, geospatial, and land planning firm providing creative and innovative solutions to public and private clients in various markets. WLG is known as an industry leader and a pioneer in the adoption of state-of-art technologies while providing professionalism, innovation, and a commitment to quality to ensure a project’s success.

With a proven track record of successful projects, WLG understands what it takes to keep every project organized and moving forward efficiently and effectively to achieve the cost, schedule, quality, sustainability, and safety goals for every client. Whether a developer, utility agency, local or federal government entity, architect, or contractor, WLG has the depth of experience and skills from a diverse and talented group of people to help plan, design, and successfully complete a project. We provide exceptional service, timely deliverables, and unmatched quality at a fair price. To that end, WLG ensures long-term value to our clients and friends. WLG embraces our client's vision while integrating engineering feasibility, economic viability, and sustainability. WLG team members live for the team spirit and are guided by the values that define and connect us to our clients’ success. The firm's management structure facilitates a personalized approach to each project ensuring clients direct principal and staff access.
MISSION
WLG’s mission is to provide quality and responsive services in a safe, professional, and ethical manner while enhancing the communities and environment in which we live. WLG maintains a high level of satisfaction across its client base by providing top-quality, professional services at competitive rates. WLG promotes teamwork with an emphasis on meeting project objectives and deliverables while balancing engineering innovation, feasibility, safety, economic viability, and environmental sensitivity. We strive to "Lead The Way Through Superior Client Service, Innovation, and a Commitment to Excellence."
STAFF
WLG's employees are at the forefront of our success and are the firm's most valued resource. The firm's diverse team includes registered, educated individuals as well as highly-experienced technicians and administrative specialists. WLG has outstanding professionals who are leaders in their field while providing them with the training, resources, and freedom to succeed. WLG strives to put team members in an environment that encourages creativity and innovation.

SERVICES

Land Planning / Site Development

Land Planning / Site Development

WLG provides land use planning, site development, design, and entitlement services for clients throughout California. WLG has extensive technical expertise and can provide comprehensive, cost-effective solutions to address a number of potential project development issues to build projects successfully.

Surveying and Mapping

Surveying and Mapping

WLG's surveying and mapping capabilities are second to none. We are known as a leader in effectuating advances in survey technology. Our services go beyond our traditional concepts.

Utility Engineering

Utility Engineering

WLG has the ability, resources, and experience to complete your utility project, whether gas, oil, telecom, or water line, on time and within budget. WLG will provide innovative, state-of-art, and practical field solutions and design.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Our goal is to help organize, analyze, manage, and express complex ideas spatially involving land, buildings, infrastructure, assets, population, or natural resources. With GIS technology, we offer a full range of mapping, data collection, and information management services to assist in achieving project objectives

UAV / UAS (Drones)

UAV / UAS (Drones)

UAVs have now become another technology tool in WLG's survey engineers toolbox, such as the Robotic Total Station and GPS. WLG has introduced the use of UAVs in the site development and utility industry providing real-time analyses, cost reductions, and safety enhancements. WLG has developed techniques and policies using UAVs in its engineering and mapping process

Technology Trends

Technology Trends

Scanning Technology has transformed the Industry and the way geospatial data is collected and represented. This technological explosion has produced some very tangible improvements, a higher-quality work product, increased productivity, and a wider variety of services at significant cost savings. WLG is at the forefront of these advances including 3D Laser Scanning.

LEADERSHIP



PRINCIPAL OVERVIEW
WLG is made up of four principals, including founders Richard and Mary Josenhans as well as Matthew H. Okubo, PLS, and Glenn M. Chung, PE, QSD/QSP, who were brought on board as Principals partners in 2017. Together, they oversee employee relations, daily operations, client relations, and special department oversight ensuring that the company's resources and assets are aligned strategically for growth and financial expectations.

PRINCIPAL BIOS

Richard Josenhans, PLS | Chief Operating Officer / Principal:
Mr. Josenhans is the Chief Operating Officer and founding Principal at WLG responsible for business and technology development, client relations, and overall profitability and efficiency of the firm. Mr. Josenhans career spans over 40 years providing professional land surveying services for one of the nation’s largest utility companies. He has managed more than 500 gas pipeline projects including the pipeline integrity system and was instrumental in developing and integrating GPS technology into gas applications and replacing manual mapping and drafting functions with automation. He is highly respected in the surveying community and has been a keynote speaker at various association meetings and conferences.

Mary Josenhans | Chief Executive Officer / Principal: Ms. Josenhans is the Chief Executive Officer and founding Principal at WLG overseeing all financial operations, management, and performance of the firm. Ms. Josenhans has over 30 years of experience, including 20 at WLG, providing financial services to private firms. She previously owned and operated a consulting firm specializing in fair lending and computerized mapping of mortgage loan originations.

Glenn Chung, PE, QSD/P | Executive Vice President / Principal: Mr. Chung is an Executive Vice President and Principal partner at WLG overseeing the land development and pipeline engineering business practices, business development/marketing, IT, profitability, and development and implementation of the firm’s strategic and financial growth plan. Mr. Chung has over 20 years of experience providing engineering services for public and private-sector clients. He is a native of Southern California and was born and raised in Hacienda Heights where he began his career working at his father’s company as a survey chainman and engineering designer. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from California State University, Long Beach and is a licensed Professional Engineer in California. Over the years Mr. Chung has served in various leadership positions at previous firms including Principal, Vice President, and California Regional Manager for the Commercial/Industrial Business Unit.

Matthew H. Okubo, PLS | Executive Vice President / Principal: Mr. Okubo is an Executive Vice President and Principal partner at WLG ensuring efficient operations, client relations, resource allocation, technological development, profitability, and development and implementation of the firm’s strategic and financial growth plan. His experience spans over 25 years in the practice of geomatics throughout California. Mr. Okubo is a native of Lahaina, Maui and attended the University of Hawaii of Manoa in the field of civil engineering. Over the years Mr. Okubo has excelled in both field and office capacities and served in various leadership positions at previous firms including Principal, Vice President, and Regional Manager. He is well known in the professional community and has been a speaker at various industry events.

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