Key People

Rebecca F. Truluck, President

Rebecca (Becky) Truluck has over 30 years of experience teaching in the public-school education system. Prior to Spatial Engineering, Becky worked for the Effingham County School System where she taught high school business education. For the last twelve years, Becky was in charge of the youth apprenticeship program at her high school, helping students gain valuable work experience learning the importance of employee responsibility and customer care in their career pathway. She served as President of the Southeast Region of Georgia on the state youth apprenticeship advisory board. Becky retired in 2016, and joined Spatial Engineering overseeing Business Operations and Human Resources. Her attention to detail, organizational skills, and uncanny gift to get to the root of a problem quickly became tremendous assets to Spatial Engineering’s ISO 9001:2015 certification. Becky embraces Spatial Engineering’s culture of “customer first” and reflects that in all client and employee relations. Becky will tell you employees and clients are students in a different school, yet students just the same. In 2021, Becky became President/CEO where she is leading a strategic plan to grow Spatial Engineering presence in the local and commercial markets while maintaining a strong presence in the federal market. She has a BS in Education and a Masters of Education. While not at work, Becky enjoys settling in with a good ‘Who done it’. She will tell you she wants to be a detective in her next life.

Paula Edwards, RN, PMP, GISP, Vice-President

Paula Edwards started her career as an ICU and Emergency Room Registered Nurse, where high stress, quick thinking, and calm execution are keys to survival. She then combined those skills with Computer Programming for EDS. Paula was exposed to GIS in 2001 while working as a programmer at US Army Forces Command. The possibilities using location-based (geospatial) technology to solve day-to-day problems stuck, and she found her true calling. Paula has over 20 years’ experience implementing geospatial data solutions. Her unique qualifications and experience come together as a highly skilled project manager who understands user needs, project deliverables, and client expectations to deliver quality products, on time, and within budget. She focuses her nursing characteristics and geospatial expertise on every client and their unique solution. Paula has a BS in Nursing and a MA in Geography. When not at work, Paula enjoys traveling to see and experience different places and cultures.

Richard L. Truluck, PE, Vice-President

Richard (Ricky) Truluck, PE has over 40 years’ experience in geotechnical and geospatial engineering. Prior to founding Spatial Engineering, Ricky worked for the Corps of Engineers as a geotechnical engineer on numerous Army projects plus the Savannah Harbor, Brunswick Harbor, Intracoastal Waterway, and Kings Bay Navy Base. He was senior geospatial engineer implementing GIS for several Army installations worldwide. At Spatial Engineering, Ricky served as President/CEO until the end of 2020. Under his leadership, the company delivered enterprise GIS solutions and applications for Eighth Army, Korea, US Army Central Command, numerous Army installations. Ricky is experienced in enterprise geospatial implementation planning, system design, data collection/conversion, and process automation using Bentley Systems, Esri (ArcGIS), and Oracle (Oracle RDBMS/Spatial). Ricky was a founding member of the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE); and served as spatial data expert to US Army Corps of Engineers, Army Commands, and other federal agencies. He has a BS in Civil Engineering and a MS in Civil Engineering. If Ricky is not at work, he can be found “tinkering” on his vintage cars.

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