Terrascape Consulting Leadership

John Gravatt


Mr. Gravatt is a founding member of the firm and is charged with directing daily operations, business development and providing oversight and review of major design projects. Prior to leaving New Jersey and founding Terrascape in 2006, he played an integral role in expanding and successfully guiding the steady growth of Gravatt Consulting Group, a full service consulting firm founded by his father in 1970. His personal development and construction experience provides him the insight necessary to fully appreciate the importance of efficient design and value engineering in all aspects and phases of a given project. Accordingly, he maintains diligent oversight of project design and the associated costs, with a constant emphasis placed on efficiency and construct ability. With over twenty-seven years of management, design and regulatory compliance experience, he is well equipped to understand and meet the needs of our expanding and diverse client base.

David Soltysik


Mr. Soltysik is a founding member of Terrascape and is responsible for engineering oversight and management of all design and workflow within the Terrascape civil engineering department for the Phoenix and Chandler, Arizona offices. He has over seventeen years of project management, design and regulatory compliance experience consisting of a wide range of private and public sector projects. He has been directly involved in the design, planning, permitting and inspection of residential, commercial, industrial and public entity projects. During his tenure, Mr. Soltysik has developed a well-earned reputation among the clients he serves as a fierce proponent of efficient design, with a constant emphasis placed on value engineering during the early stages of project planning and design. Mr. Soltysik has significant regulatory compliance experience, as is illustrated by hundreds of successfully obtained development permits for a wide range of Private Sector, County and Municipal projects. Additionally, he has a variety of construction management and oversight experience.

Mitchell Ragsdale


Mr. Ragsdale is responsible for the oversight and management of all survey related workflow within the Terrascape Survey Group for the Phoenix and Chandler, Arizona offices. With over 14 years of responsible experience within the survey field, Mr. Ragsdale has successfully completed more than 200 projects. He is proficient at Boundary, Topographic, Aerial, and A.L.T.A. Surveys as well as commercial, industrial and residential construction surveys using numerous types of conventional and GPS equipment. He is a well-rounded professional with proficiency and expertise in AutoCAD Civil 3D, which he uses to calculate volumes, create engineering base mapping, Final Plats, A.L.T.A. and Records of Survey. He is an Arizona Licensed Surveyor and holds an A.S. Degree in Civil Engineering.
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