Eugene R. Baker, President

Eugene R. Baker, a Registered Professional Land Surveyor, has more than 30 years of experience in providing surveying services in the Texas area. Gene is the founder and president of GBI Partners a professional land surveying company located in Houston. GBI Surveying has provided boundary and topography surveys, construction phase management services and engineering support since 1997.

Gene has specifically managed the surveying for numerous land development projects, Texas Department of Transportation Right-of-Way acquisitions, aerial mapping and municipal projects. He is accustomed to managing and planning surveying procedures for a wide spectrum of projects. He currently manages a combined office and field staff of more than 30 people.

Community Involvement:

  • 1998-2002 Director of the Gulf Coast Chapter Texas Society of Professional Surveyors
  • 1998-2002 Founding Director of Professional Surveyors Educational Foundation
  • Fort Bend County Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Houston Area Contractors Association Member
  • Fort Bend Economic Development Council Member

Jon P. Bordovsky, Executive Vice President (Houston)

Jon P. Bordovsky, a Registered Professional Land Surveyor, has been with GBI Surveying since 2003 and has more than 19 years in office and field experience in boundary, residential subdivision, engineering design, construction layout and Texas municipal project surveying. Jon became a partner in 2007 as the head of Engineering Support Services and serves as an invaluable resource for the GBI team.

Jon has a Bachelor of Science in Surveying Engineering Technology from the University of Houston and actively pursues surveying education including the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors short course basic and the TSPS short course advanced.

Accomplishments and Recognition:

  • Project Manager for developmental surveying projects in Sienna Plantation, Seven Meadows, Cinco Ranch, Long Meadows, Aliana and Brays Bayou
  • Texas Society of Professional Surveyors member
  • Texas Society of Professional Surveying seminar education

Alan J. Horton, Executive Vice President (Austin)

Alan Horton, P.E., R.P.L.S. is our Executive Vice President of our branch in Austin, TX.  Alan brings 20 years of experience in the industry. He has managed a wide variety of engineering and surveying projects, involving the design of water and wastewater systems, land title surveys, subdivision platting, topographic surveys and construction phase services.  He has spent the last five years providing Subsurface Utility Engineering services for large scale transportation, electric transmission and wind farm projects across the state of Texas.  He has acquired diverse and comprehensive knowledge, from his experience and responsibility in engineering, land surveying and management.

James E. Dyer, Vice President (Houston)

James “Jimy” Dyer joined GBI Surveying in 2004 and has more than 19 years of office and field experience in the surveying industry. Jimy became a partner in 2007, specializing in Construction Phase Management and works closely with field crews and technicians to ensure efficiency and quality. He has managed and engaged in a broad field of land-development surveying, subdivision platting, route surveying, right-of-way acquisition engineering design, Texas MUD creation and construction layout.

He implements a “team mentality” approach while working with engineers, planners and architects. His ability to maintain close and enduring relationships with clients makes him a key player for GBI Surveying.

Community Involvement:

  • Current member of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors.

Kyle B. Duckett, Vice President (Houston)

Kyle B. Duckett, a Registered Professional Land Surveyor, has more than 17 years of surveying experience. Mr. Duckett graduated with honors from the University of Houston – Clear Lake earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He completed the Texas Society of Professional Surveying Advanced Short Course from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, and continues his studies through State Board approved courses.

Mr. Duckett has managed survey projects throughout the greater Houston and San Antonio areas for residential and commercial land development, right of way acquisition, roadway and infrastructure improvement, coastal boundaries, and land title surveys. He has also provided consulting and survey project management for mineral exploration/production and pipeline installation throughout South Texas in the Eagle Ford Shale.


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Kyle A. Kacal, Project Manager (Houston)

Kyle A. Kacal, a Registered Professional Land Surveyor, has been with GBI Partners since 2010 and has over 6 years of field and office experience. Mr. Kacal works on a wide variety of projects ranging from land title surveys and topographic surveys to construction phase support and layout.


Mr. Kacal graduated from the University of Texas in May of 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography.

The experienced staff at GBI Partners have established a name synonymous with providing responsive client service and professional products. The efficient field crews at GBI Partners are equipped with the latest technology and trusted by the top leaders in the industry to provide proficient results.