GISi is proud to announce the addition of ten new employees to the company: Ruth Perez, James Blacker, Andrew Martus, Eric Rippons, Adam Kerr, Christopher Fricke, Aaron Van Wieren, Elena Grillo, Casey Hanson and Steve Mulberry.

Ruth has a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from Calvin College and has 8 years of data processing, QC and analysis experience. She will be working at the IGI&S Support Center as a Senior Geospatial Analyst.

James holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from University of Mary Washington and previously worked with the U.S. Department of State. He joined the IGI&S Support Center team as a GIS Analyst.

Andrew will be joining the GISi team as GIS Technician upon receipt of his Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from Virginia Tech in December.

Eric has a Master’s Degree in GIS and Public Administration from Salisbury University and has supported a variety of planning projects for the City of Cambridge, MD. He will be rounding out the IGI&S Support Center team as a GIS Technician.

Adam recently graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a double Bachelor’s degree in Geography and History. He will be working on site at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD as a Help Desk Specialist.

Christopher Fricke has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Environmental Planning from the University of Maryland and he has experience modeling smart growth initiatives in GIS. He will be working as a Help Desk Specialist on site at APG, MD.

Aaron holds a Master’s Degree in Geography from Georgia State University and has been developing GIS applications for the last 7 years, with strong experience in C#, .Net and AGS. He will be working out of his home office in Atlanta, GA as a Senior Developer on the RSIMS team.

Elena recently received her Master’s Degree in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University and has held a variety of teaching and research assistantships. She will be working on site at NAVSTA Norfolk, VA as a Senior GIS Analyst.

Casey has a Bachelor’s of Science from Eastern Michigan University. He has experience in SDE SQL Server installation and administration, map service configuration, AutoCAD integration, development of custom VB tools and Model Builder. He will be working on site at Oakland County, MI as Senior GIS Analyst.

Steve has joined the company as a Solutions Architect. He has a long list of GIS credentials, most notably, leading ESRI Technical Sales and supporting Marketing in the Southeast Region since 1998. He has an advanced knowledge of Enterprise design and implementation of AGS, with experience in the .NET ADFs, and each of the AGS API’s. He will be working out of his home office in Atlanta, where he will be supporting both the North and South Business Units in a TA role, supporting the Sales team as a technical marketing guru on several initiatives, and supporting corporate R&D efforts.