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AGS Promotes VP Todd Traylor to President

Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Angela Navarro
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Advanced Geodetic Surveys, an authorized Trimble dealer since 1991, is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Traylor to the role of President. Todd was named Vice President of Sales and Business Development in February of 2018 after joining AGS in 2017. In his expanded role, Todd will continue to work directly with AGS owner and CEO PJ Meyers on all business activities and initiatives including Operations, Accounting, Marketing, IT and Sales.

Over the last year with AGS, Todd lead initiatives that resulted in record producing 2018 sales and rental numbers for the Houston-area survey equipment distributor. AGS has doubled their sales force under Todd, expanded their customer base for Trimble rentals, grown their used equipment sales, updated their customer management software and is currently implementing a top-level inventory management system for both their Damon headquarters and growing Permian Basin location. Attention was also been placed on the AGS Digital Marketing effort to expand the company’s online presence.

Mr. Traylor is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified. He is a member of the Houston Pipeliners Association, the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors, the National Society of Professional Surveyors, the International Supply Chain Education Alliance and the APICS Supply Chain Management Professional Association. Todd loves the outdoors and is also a member of the Association of National Park Rangers, the Association of Professional Patrollers and the American Alpine Club, as well as a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

 Todd joined AGS in 2017 after almost 20 years in sales with industry leading semi-conductor distributor Smith & Associates, where he served as Vice President of Global Trading. He also held the positions of CPU Commodity Manager, Managing Director of Europe, General Manager of Amsterdam, and Trading Manager during his tenure with Smith. An Alumni of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, he is currently on the Champions Council for the 12th Man Foundation and has served on the Council of Athletic Ambassadors for the past 15 years. He has also been recognized as an Eppright Distinguished Donor and inducted into the Legacy Society at Texas A&M.

“I am fortunate to have found a strong company like AGS that already had a great business model and provides first-rate service and support. Their customer-first attitude was a perfect fit for my style, and our exceptional team makes coming to work easy,” Todd added, “In a changing market of informed buyers that do their due diligence and research before making purchases, it’s important to not only be an industry leader on the service and support side, but to also offer competitive options that help their bottom lines. Our customers understand the value we bring to their business, and their loyalty reinforces the success that AGS is having.”

About AGS

Advanced Geodetic Surveys, Inc. near Houston, Texas, is a leading distributor of Trimble and Spectra geospatial solutions. An authorized Trimble dealer since 1991 and Level 3 Service Center, AGS has consistently provided products, service, and expertise to surveyors and the oil and gas industry for over 29 years.

In addition to their full-service Houston area headquarters, AGS operates a sales and survey supply store in Odessa for Permian Basin customers, and has other sales associates throughout Texas. The AGS staff has over 145 (175?) years of combined experience in survey and sales solutions. With over fifty industry certifications, they provide hardware, software support, service, repair, and maintenance for survey

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