Rice Associates, Inc.



Responsive, Innovative, Committed, Experienced

Rice Associates is a geospatial services firm providing in-house photogrammetry, static, mobile, and terrestrial LiDAR scanning, building information modeling, conventional surveying and subsurface utility designation and mapping. The firm was founded in 1986 (SWaM Certified #8406S) and is headquartered in Manassas, Virginia and maintains branch offices in Richmond and Virginia Beach. Rice Associates has a full-time staff of over 50 personnel including licensed surveyors, photogrammetrists, engineers, subsurface utility technicians and multiple field and office technicians who possess a high level understanding of project requirements from project planning through project delivery. The firm completes over 200 significant survey projects on an annual basis with over 90 percent of this work performed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Project types include rural roadways, interstate highways, bridge structures, airports, storm and sanitary sewer facilities, parks, trails, wetlands, public space developments, and facilities. 





Ms. Fee has over twenty years of experience in accounting and administration including extensive experience with government contracts and price proposals following Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standards. She is an expert on the financial aspects of surveying, managing financial accounting systems and implementing internal control procedures specific to the surveying discipline.

Vice President

Ms. Whitehead has 24 years of experience in business development and executive-level management. Throughout her career, she has excelled in establishing and maintaining key business relationships with owners, designers, and contractors in a variety of industries including transportation, industrial, institutional, energy and aviation. In addition to marketing and business development, her experience extends to operations, human resources, management and project administration including development of cost estimates, records research, permit and access coordination, and serving as a liaison between project owner and field operations.

Discipline Leadership

Darryl Forsythe, LS
Northern Virginia & Washington D.C. Region

Randy Stowers, LS
State and Federal Transportation

Bill Lippy, LS
Municipal Transportation

Tim Payne, LS
Subsurface Utility Mapping



Steve Tolison, LS
Hampton Roads Region

Obadyah Foord, LS, CMS-LiDAR
Mobile and Static LiDAR Scanning

Frank Sokoloski, CP, SP
Photogrammetry and UAS

Tiziana Ventimiglia,Esq.
General Counsel