Director of Legacy Impact

MarvinMarvin Cavanaugh has served as Project Manager and Principal-in-Charge for projects in the municipal, private, and agricultural sectors, including traditional and innovative surveying projects from large boundary surveys for conservation tracts to highway construction staking to stream restoration staking and monitoring. Marvin also serves as Quality Control Reviewer for a variety of projects to both ground truth plans and provide a weathered eye on project constructability.

Marvin has over 40 years of land surveying experience. He gained extensive experience through his employment with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Location Division-Property Survey Section (1962 – 1974) including location surveys, special surveys and condemnation surveys.

In 1974, he formed his own firm, Marvin S. Cavanaugh and Associates, Inc. In 2002, his company merged with his son’s firm, where he is now the Director of Legacy Impact and remains actively involved in conducting surveys of all types.

  • Court-ordered boundary surveys
  • Subdivision designs including construction layout
  • Flood reduction projects for the Corps of Engineers
  • Highway construction projects for both the Virginia and North Carolina Departments of Transportation
  • Property surveys for the United States Department of Agriculture

Feb 2: UNCW Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – Wilmington, NC.  “Above the Dirt: A Look into North Carolina’s Bioenergy Resources through Organic Waste Harvesting”

June: Fellows of ACEC, Boston, MA
“The Marvin Moment – Transitioning Into Semi-retirement and Beyond”

June 11: AgStar National Conference.  Indianapolis, IN. “Next Generation Swine Taste to Energy Project: Renewable Energy via Innovative Waste Management.”
Oct 23:  IWA Specialist Conference on Efficient Use and Management of Water. Paris, France.  “Waste to Worth:  How a Pig Farm Generates Environmental Revenue.”