Our History


EGS & Associates was originally founded in the 1930’s by W.A. Crawford, the last appointed surveyor of Augusta County. Around 1964, W.A. Crawford partnered with Robert E. Funk and formed Crawford and Funk.  W.A. Crawford retired from practice in December 1970.


Robert E. Funk LS

The business continued under the ownership of R.E. Funk as R.E. Funk, Land Surveyor, and later as R.E. Funk and Associates. Robert E. Funk retired in March 2005.





EGS & Associates, Inc.  (left to right) Jerry W. Swecker LS, Jeffrey Gentry PE, Stephen Ellinger LS

Three long-standing employees, Jeffrey Gentry, Stephen Ellinger and Jerry Swecker, purchased the business from Robert Funk in 2005 and incorporated as EGS & Associates, Inc.  Jerry Swecker retired and sold his interest in August 2010.  In 2018, Stephen Ellinger retired and sold his interest in the corporation.


Presently, EGS & Associates, Inc. is privately owned by Thomas Dorr and Jeffrey Gentry.


Since the beginning, EGS has provided professional surveying, GPS and engineering services for municipal, industrial, commercial and residential projects throughout the western, central and southwestern regions of the Commonwealth. The company continues to serve both the public and private sector and is proficient in all disciplines of land and construction surveying and engineering.

Our office staff is comprised of licensed surveyors and professional engineers with a combined work experience of more than 100 years. Our field crew is comprised of experienced crew members utilizing modern state of the art equipment. Throughout our history, we have cultivated relationships with local officials, attorneys, developers and land owners, are familiar with all of the appropriate codes, and have on file deed research and survey plats dating back to the 1930’s and beyond. These give us the distinct advantage of assembling the best team with the most knowledge of our area to complete projects efficiently and effectively.

We work with clients by analyzing their projects to determine the most cost effective, accurate, and expedient approach. We utilize services, such as GPS, conventional surveying, aerial mapping, and CAD, to produce the most accurate and reliable results.