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Chad Cutsinger, SR/WA

Chad J. Cutsinger, SR/WA, oversees the Right-of-Way discipline for Qk4 from their office headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.  He is a prequalified Project Manager, Acquisition and Relocation agent in both Kentucky and Georgia.  He has been with Qk4 for more than 30 years but in a Right-of-Way role for over 25 years of that time. Chad has continued to be an active member with Chapter 25 since he initially joined the association in 1997, serving in various and multiple capacities both on the executive board and committee chairs.

Chapter 25 
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Chapter 25 
Vice President
Mike Penick, SR/WA

Mike A. Penick, SR/WA, is a Property & Leasing Coordinator and Right-of-Way Manager at Louisville Metro Government; prior to LMG, Mike was employed as a Right-of-Way Agent at HMB Engineers and Presnell Associates, with acquisitions experience since 1998.  Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisville, and an MBA with International Concentration from McKendree University, and a terminal degree, with memberships in the honor societies of Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Beta Delta.  In addition, Mike also teaches Economics, Finite Math, and Statistics for several local universities, and is a CLIMB certified instructor for IRWA. He has also taught courses for Jefferson County Public Schools’ Adult Education Program. Mike has served in all board level positions for IRWA Chapter 25, is currently a Certified Course Coordinator, and the Chapter 25 Education Chair. 

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Chapter 25 
Jamey L. Cash, P.E.

Jamey Cash oversees Strand Associates' municipal discipline in their Louisville, Kentucky office, where he applies his 20 years of experience to manage engineering and right of way acquisition projects.  Jamey is a key member of Strand's right of way staff that helps serve the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, local municipalities, and various utilities.  His design experience with roadway, sidewalk, and utility improvements give him a unique insight into overall project development that facilitates coordination between the acquisition and design staff and property owner communications.  He has 15 years of experience in the right of way field as a project manager and acquisition agent where he negotiated with owners and representatives of residential, commercial, agricultural, and special use properties.

Jamey has been an IRWA member for a number of years and currently serves as the Treasurer for IRWA Chapter 25.

Chapter 25 Secretary

Calvin Andries
Calvin Andries works as an Environmental and Right-of-Way Specialist for Lochner Engineering in their Lexington, Kentucky office.  He primarily works on transportation projects, completing NEPA compliance and working in property acquisition.  He received a Bachelor's degrees in Biology and Wildlife Management from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Masters of Forestry and Natural Resources Management from the University of Georgia.  Calvin was first introduced to the Right-of-Way industry through a project with Georgia Power while completing his Masters.  He started working in the transportation industry in 2021, coming to Lochner in 2022.  Calvin has been an active member of Chapter 25 since joining the association in 2022 and also serves as the Chapter's Environmental Committee Chair.

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Chapter 25
1-yr International Director & Professional Development Chair

Travis Carmack, SR/WA

Travis Carmack, SR/WA a Senior Right of Way Agent with Emerald Energy and Exploration Land Company.  He joined the firm in 2020, bringing with him 14 years' experience in eminent domain and right of way acquisition for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the private sector.

Travis has led entire right of way acquisition initiatives and has worked as a part of a team on larger projects.  His project background includes the preparation and completion of appraisals, minor acquisition reviews, project reports, and right of way estimates.  He has experience in negotiations with property owners, relocation assistance for residential and business properties, and working with legal teams to prepare estimates and exhibits for condemnation and other cases.

Currently Travis serves as Chapter 25 International Director and Professional Development Chair.

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Chapter 25
2-year International Director

Doug Grant
Douglas Grant is a Certified General Real Property Appraiser with William D. Otto Spence Real Estate.  He has been with the firm since 2015.  His focus in on eminent domain proceedings, civil suits, environmental contaminated properties and anything weird.

Doug has a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Eastern Kentucky University with emphasis in Biochemistry.  He previously worked in Toxicology Department of Labcorp in several managerial positions.  He has also worked at the University of Louisville Hormone Receptor Lab where he was on faculty/staff in University of Louisville Medical School where he aided in teaching Molecular Biology, supervised medical students in a laboratory environment and did laboratory testing.  His roles with the University was in the study of Environmental Estrogens and Progesterone's and other environmental contaminates related to Breast Cancer research.

Doug also serves in a part time capacity as Senior Pastor of Westport Road Christian Church.  Doug has been a member of the IRWA since April of 2018.  He currently is serves as Chapter 25 International Director and Chair for Environmental Committee.

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