Team Member Spotlight: Chris Oleniacz

April 14, 2020
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Chris Oleniacz

Survey Project Leader


Chris Oleniacz grew up in Montrose, PA, playing Soccer and Basketball. He had always been interested in the outdoors, so he decided to attend Pennsylvania College of Technology after high school graduation. He worked with Barry Wheaton during his two summer breaks at Barry’s surveying company being introduced to the wonders of land surveying. He graduated with an associate’s degree in Land Surveying & Civil Engineering and went on to work for a couple of surveying companies in New York as a crew chief for the beginning of his career. He married his wife Tanya in 2003, and they have two boys and one girl, ranging in ages from 18 to 5. They are his pride and joy. He has extensive experience with Boundary Surveying, Construction layout, and Project Management. You might not know this, but he also has experience in Wine/Harder Cider making and is the President of Lake Raylean Lake Association! He is your go-to guy if you need project help on deed research or client interaction (He is so good at talking on the phone to customers – we could all learn from him!), and we are so glad to have him at JHA!



What is your name?

Christopher Oleniacz.


What would your perfect workday include?

Golfing with a client or a possible client.


What is your favorite place in the whole world?

A tree stand on a beautiful fall day.


What Core Value of JHA most resonates with you, and why?

People Matter Most because I have always lived upon the value of 'do upon others as you would want done unto you' and love your neighbor as yourself. Without people we don't have a job.


What is your favorite possession?

My wedding ring.


What is guaranteed to make you laugh?

A swearing parrot.


What is your greatest accomplishment?

My three kids. Oh and not dying through my high school years.