Our Team

Our passion for excellence is exemplified by those we contract and employ. We seek out the best talent to consistently deliver quality results that exceed the expectations of our clients.

Management

Candice Mills

CEO

Candice Mills is the CEO of Terra Veta, a WOSB that provides aeronautical and geospatial services to clients who see the increasing value of a more Intelligent Earth.

She has spent more than 10 years of her professional career building company cultures and programs that attract, motivate and retain the best talent to maximize business results which serve as the foundation to Terra Veta’s success. She has an impeccable track record of in-scope, in-budget and on-time delivery of managed projects across a wide variety of industries, including professional sports, technology, manufacturing, healthcare and retail.

Candice moved to the St. Louis region from California in December 2012 with her husband and co-owner, Justin Mills, who was stationed at Scott AFB. Since relocating, they've expanded their family to a total of five and have made O'Fallon, IL their permanent home. With the fusion of their experiences and entrepreneurial ambitions, they started Terra Veta in 2017.

Justin Mills

President

A former Air Force officer, Justin Mills is an accomplished airfield expert trained in air traffic control, airfield operations, geographic information systems, and has a comprehensive understanding of aeronautical charts and publications.

He guided multiple award-winning airfield operations teams across the U.S., led multinational airspace management teams overseas, and oversaw air traffic control and landing system resources for the Air Force Air Mobility Command.

After leaving the Air Force, Justin joined Vertical GeoSolutions where he was the lead aeronautical products quality control manager and the airfield feature data program manager.

Justin is a recognized leader who develops strong teams that are driven to excel.

Team

Lee Harris

Senior Aeronautical Analyst

Lee Harris is the Senior Aeronautical Analyst with more the 35 years of experience in air traffic control, air traffic control landing systems maintenance, airfield management, and airfield operations.

Lee is versed at incorporating innovative aeronautical and geospatial solutions in domestic and international aviation environments including locations in the United Kingdom, Hungary, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and the Philippines.

After a distinguished 20-year career in the United States Air Force, Lee settled with his wife and kids near Sacramento, California.

Kate Williams

Geospatial Analyst

Kate Williams was born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago. She relocated to the St. Louis Metro East area to attend Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

She graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Geography with a specialization in Climatology and Meteorology and a minor in History. She won several awards senior year, including the Illinois Geographical Society Outstanding Senior Award.

After graduation, she began teaching a summer program about the aspects of geography and history in different regions of the world at the Goddard School in Edwardsville, IL. Shortly after she began working as a GIS Analyst in St. Louis working on Multinational Geospatial Co-Production Program, Vertical Obstruction, and Content Management.

Lauren Gourley

Geospatial Analyst

Lauren Gourley is an experienced geospatial analyst specializing in NGA products such as Vertical Obstructions, Content Management, and Stereo Airfield Collection with extensive knowledge of ArcGIS, as well as fluency in FME and SOCET GXP. Lauren specializes in automation of tasks and organization.

Lauren attended Eastern Illinois University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Geography with a concentration in GIS and a minor in history. In addition to her studies she also managed a campus dining hall supervising 10 shift managers and 90 workers as an undergrad student herself.

After graduation Lauren began her career at Vertical GeoSolutions, where she worked for 5 years on various NGA products. By the time she left she felt she had found her niche as a QC/technical lead.

In 2018, Lauren permanently relocated from the Illinois side of the Mississippi River to Valley Park, Missouri with her boyfriend and three children.

Brandon Belobraydic

Aeronautical Information Specialist

Brandon Belobraydic is an Aeronautical Information Specialist with a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management and an Associate’s degree in Construction Management.

Brandon also graduated from Southern Illinois Carbondale’s Aviation Management Program in 2018 and is actively working towards his private pilot’s license.

Michelle Peterson

Aeronautical Analyst

Charles Cunningham

Aeronautical Analyst

Connor Norrenberns

Aeronautical Information Specialist

Contractors and Partners

Loz Analytics

Loz Analytics provides unique software, computational platforms and physical products that focus on quality, simplicity and functionality. In partnership with Terra Veta they developed automated charting tools that eliminated transcription errors and reduced formatting time.

As part of a continued partnership, Terra Veta and Loz Analytics continue to work on innovations and enhancements that increase charting efficiency and accuracy.

See more of their projects and work here.

 

To request more information about how Terra Veta can assist with your project, contact us today at info@terraveta.com