About TAC Technical Assistance Company
Wisconsin CAD Drafting Firm
TAC COMPANY HISTORY
Technical Assistance Company is a CAD Drafting firm located in Oostburg, Wisconsin. Founded in 1978 by Lelan (Lee) M. Gumm, TAC has evolved from its early beginnings as a reprographics and drafting firm to a CAD drafting and engineering support operation. Lee retired in 2017, and is pleased to have BJ Reenders, owner of Cedar Creek Surveying, continue his legacy, which now spans over 37 years.
Technical Assistance Company Staff
Licensed Land Surveyor
BJ Reenders has over 19 years of experience in the land surveying and geomatics industry and is currently licensed in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Colorado.
His career began in Michigan, working at Tru-Line Surveying and Exxel Engineering as a project surveyor for ALTA surveys, residential subdivisions, commercial and industrial development projects. Some of the projects included hospitals, schools, big box stores, high rise building control, structural site monitoring, waste water treatment plants, subdivision roads, county roads and state road projects.
In 2008, Mr. Reenders moved to Wyoming and became a principal owner and survey department manager at 609 Consulting where he worked on oil and gas development projects and municipal road and water distribution projects. During this time, Mr. Reenders became licensed in Wyoming, Utah, North Dakota, and Colorado.
In 2015, Mr. Reenders returned to the Great Lakes region and founded Cedar Creek Surveying in eastern Wisconsin. Cedar Creek is growing to meet demand and has a reputation for exceeding expectations. Cedar Creek has completed a wide range of projects such as WISDOT construction staking, topos for site design, construction staking, municipal surveys and subdivision surveys.
In May of 2017, Cedar Creek acquired Technical Assistance Company to expand its drafting and mapping capabilities.
When he’s not at the office, BJ spends his free time with his family, camping and fishing.
Peter Rohde has been a drafting technician for over 22 years. His career began by joining Technical Assistance Company (TAC) in 1995, where he gained experience in a wide range of drafting for a very diverse clientele.
Mr. Rohde maintains CAD standards and client records, so that clients have a seamless interaction with TAC as their drafting department.
In 2017, TAC was acquired by Cedar Creek Surveying, and Mr. Rohde continues to offer his drafting expertise to Cedar Creek Surveying, DBA TAC.
When he’s not drafting, Peter enjoys time with his family and 4-wheeling with his Jeep and Jeep club.
Nichole Fischer joined the Cedar Creek and TAC team in March of 2018 as office manager. She has over 10 years of experience in customer service. Her experience and positive work ethic has helped to keep the office organized and working smoothly.
Ms. Fischer manages the invoicing and bookkeeping and is the first point of contact for most of our clients. She also assists with estimating, H.R., marketing and many other office management tasks.
When she’s not at the office, Nichole enjoys time with her family, gardening and auto racing with her husband.