Michael “Mike” Rooks, PSM joined Morris-Depew Associates as Director of Survey in 2020, overseeing the firm’s continued growth and expansion from Southwest Florida to the Panhandle. With more than 25 years of dedicated experience in the Survey industry, Rooks’ highly-detailed logistics and permitting experience in both the public and private sector will bolster the firm’s wide-ranging services, supporting real estate transactions, permitting and entitlements, construction, and more.
While mastering the technical aspects of surveying, Rooks’ more than 15 years in leadership and management have made him a valued mentor, helping develop and nurture team members throughout his career.
He previously served for an extended time as a Survey and Operations Project Manager as well as owned a successful firm in Daytona Beach. Rooks has a proven track record of internal systems analysis and the development and implementation of standard operating procedures designed to drive progress, increase productivity and ensure project quality. He also owned and operated a successful Inspections firm for over 10 years in the Chattanooga region.