Troy Root

Land Surveyor

In 1997, Troy began working for Wightman. More than 20 years later, he is an experienced land surveyor who helps to provide commercial, municipal, and utility clients with quality services. His main focus is on utility right-of-way projects including project coordination, client outreach, boundary calculations, and easement preparations. He has experience with boundary and ALTA Land Title Surveys in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio and his expertise also includes topographic surveys and software training and workflow development. Troy 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
Troy Root Survey Wightman Kalamazoo

Contact Troy Root

Office: 269.200.2687

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