Kelly Root

Land Surveyor

In 1997, Kelly began working for Wightman. More than 20 years later, she is an experienced land surveyor who helps to provide commercial, municipal, and utility clients with quality services. Her main focus is on utility right-of-way projects including project coordination, client outreach, boundary calculations, and easement preparations. She has experience with boundary and ALTA Land Title Surveys in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio and her expertise also includes topographic surveys and software training and workflow development. Kelly also fills several technology related support and advisory roles within Wightman.

Areas of Focus

  • Boundary calculations 
  • Surface modeling
  • GIS 
  • Software workflow development
  • Training material development



Gaylord High School (Focus on drafting & architecture)
Gaylord, MI

Course work in mathematics & computer science
Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

Professional Training & Registrations

  • 100% on-the-job training through Wightman


  • 2012 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC-MI) Surveying Eminent Conceptor (NHBP Road Inventory Project)
  • Wightman Rock Star Award Winner
Kelly Root Survey Wightman Kalamazoo

Contact Kelly Root

Office: 269.200.2687

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