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Who We Are

Curk T. Lane, PLS

Owner, Lead Surveyor and Draftsman

Curk is a graduate of Wake Technical Community College where he received an Associate of Science degree in Surveying Technology. Mr. Lane started True Line Surveying in 1999 and is registered as a professional land surveyor with the North Carolina Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of professional land surveying and has extensive knowledge in construction management.

Lisa Lane

Owner, Accounting Manager

Lisa is a graduate of NC State University. She received her MBA in 1996 from Campbell University. Mrs. Lane manages the day to day accounting and financial functions for True Line Surveying.

Mike Grindstaff


Mike has worked as a survey draftsman since 1994 and has been employed with True Line Surveying since 1999. Mr. Grindstaff has over 30 years of experience in the land surveying business. He specializes in major subdivisions, site plans, topographic and boundary surveys, and ALTA surveys.

Molly Lee Herring

Office Manager

Molly has been with True Line Surveying for over 20 years. She graduated from JCC with an Associate of Arts degree. Mrs. Herring manages the day to day operations of the office as well as client relations, job intake, research and project submittals.

Danny DiMaggio


Danny began his surveying career over 20 years ago, starting as a field technician before becoming a draftsman. Mr. DiMaggio specializes in minor subdivisions, recombinations, estate divisions and easement surveys.

Patrick Jones

Field Crew Coordinator

Pat began his surveying career as a field technician and was a survey crew chief for many years. He currently manages all field crews for True Line and drafts construction surveys, aerial photogrammetric and machine control, as well as calculating construction stake out.

Matt Lee


Matt began surveying as a survey field technician in 2015. He later became a survey crew chief before leaving field work to draft surveys. Mr.Lee works closely with agents/closing attorneys providing mortgage loan surveys. He also assists with minor subdivisions, boundary surveys, and as-builts.

Chris Gulley

Asst Field Crew Coordinator

Chris began working in the land surveying industry as a survey field technician in 2019. He divides his time working as a survey crew chief and assisting the field crews with point calculations and field data.

Richie Herring


Richie retired from the Clayton Police Dept in 2021. He joined TLS shortly after, and specializes in map review and quality control. Mr. Herring is also responsible for plot plans and house stakings.