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No one else comes close

LineQuest is your first choice for all your damage prevention needs.  We are a full-service damage prevention company specializing in providing utility and private line locating, GIS mapping and hydro services to multiple markets.  These services combined have positioned LineQuest as an industry leader that currently provides services across the United States. Our goal is to eliminate the risk of damage to the environment, property and person through the prevention of line strikes. 

Preventing line strikes is a key component that eliminates project delays, environmental contamination, work-related injury, and financial hardships. This combined with hydro-excavation, which is known as the safest way to dig, provides an irreplaceable service that has quickly become an industry standard.

LineQuest prides itself in knowing we are protecting underground facilities, the environment, and our community. We are on the front lines, serving as the first line of defense. We have an extraordinary obligation and we are up for the task.

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SHAWN BEARD

CHAIRMAN (CO-FOUNDER)

Shawn Beard holds over 15 years of general management experience within the energy industry. He has continuously displayed an innate ability to balance operational efficiencies and business growth, boasting an exceptional record of client satisfaction. By employing a proactive management style coupled with effective leadership techniques, Shawn has established an accomplishment-driven workplace environment, resulting in unparalleled employee loyalty and outstanding customer satisfaction at all levels. His enthusiasm, positive attitude, and capacity to see the bigger picture has been the driving force behind Shawn’s ability to foster and maintain strategic business relationships at the corporate level.

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PATRICK BROWN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Patrick Brown has over 15 years of executive management experience within the infrastructure, energy and civil industries.  He takes a vision and makes it a reality through sound strategy development and emphasizing the importance of maintaining business relationships within the industry he serves. He intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization, brings them together into a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking, and drives material business advantage.   He is distinguished by his ability to identify, leverage, and develop talent that has resulted in employee retention and loyalty throughout the organization.

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SHAWN R. HAILEY

PRESIDENT (CO-FOUNDER)

Shawn R. Hailey has over 15 years of leadership experience, ten of which are in the damage prevention industry. He has the utmost dedication, energy, and an extraordinary ability to get the most out of his teams. In 2016, Hailey was named the “Future Industry Leader” at the Oil & Gas Awards in Houston. Most recently, Shawn was named to the 2021 Forbes Business Council. His conservative business approach has been an instrumental guide in LineQuest’s success. 

Prior to LineQuest, Shawn served as a director, and then VP of Damage Prevention at Texas Pipeline.  Hailey currently serves on the McMurry University Board of Trustees, and is President of the Alumni Board of Directors. Hailey was a 2008 Baccalaureate Graduate of McMurry University, and received his master's degree from Hardin-Simmons University in 2011. In 2018, He was inducted into the Athletics Hall of Honor for being part of the 2008 National Championship Men’s Track & Field Team.

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MATTHEW VARNER

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Matthew Varner has been a member of the LineQuest team since its inception in 2013.  Matthew has held multiple positions within the organization, including locate technician, supervisor, coordinator, vice president of operations, and now executive vice president. In 2016, Matthew played an integral part in LineQuest’s training program, becoming the first NULCA National Accreditation in Texas. Prior to LineQuest, Matt managed accounts/personnel for two other West Texas organizations. He accredits his managerial success to his upbringing and on-the-job training along the way. He was a State of Texas Director’s Award Recipient in 2005.

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