BOSTON – July 2, 2009 – Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo,
www.appgeo.com) today announced that its five principals and two of its senior staff have achieved GIS Professional (GISP) Certification from the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI). Certificates were awarded to Richard Grady (President), Michael Terner (Executive Vice President), David Weaver (Vice President), Steve Anderson (Vice President), Peter Girard (Vice President and Director of Software Architecture), Kate Hickey (Project Manager/Senior GIS Analyst) and Heather Cabral (Project Manager/GIS Analyst).
“All of our corporate principals have achieved GISP certification in recognition of their professional expertise, experience and contributions to the GIS industry,” said Rich Grady, President of AppGeo. “Certification for our principals and senior staff is an affirmation of our commitment to providing the highest quality project leadership and service to our clients. It also reflects our longstanding support for continued professional development of our staff.”
The GIS Certification Institute recognizes professionals who work in the field of geographic information systems for exemplary professional practice and integrity based on a scoring system that takes into account professional role and skills, education and training, and contributions to the field. The GIS Certification Institute is an independent, non-profit organization providing the GIS community with a complete certification program.
About Applied Geographics, Inc.
Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo, www.appgeo.com) has been providing high quality GIS services and innovative solutions to government and private sector clients since 1991. AppGeo empowers its customers to put GIS to work through the intelligent use of geographic data and applications that improve work flows and business processes. AppGeo provides a full range of GIS consulting services: GIS strategic and implementation planning, data development, custom applications, training, cartography, implementation assistance and technical support. AppGeo services are available through a variety of state blanket contracts and nationwide through its GSA IT Schedule 70.