2014 MGIS Graduate Job Hires and Changes
Congratulations to our recent graduates and others who have changed jobs in 2014 as they establish and maintain successful careers in the GIS profession!
Patrick Baldwin (2012) is now a GIS Specialist at Flat Rock Geographics in St. Paul, MN. This GIS consulting company was founded by two MGIS grads, Blaine Hackett (2001) and Paul Wickman (2007).
Justin Bakken (2011) has been promoted to GIS Specialist at Natural Resource Group, LLC.
Corey Betchwars (2014) has been hired as a Research/GIS Analyst for the City of St. Paul's Planning and Economic Development Office.
Kyle Chester (2010) has changed positions at Xcel Energy and is now a Solutions Consultant.
Stephen Dunning (2004) has been promoted to Director of Strategy and Business Development at the Chronic Disease Research Group of the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation.
Josh Dunsmoor (2013) was recently hired as a GIS Specialist with URS Corporation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Kim Gorman (2008) has added Program Manager to her job title of Senior Project Manager/GIS Specialist at Tetra Tech.
Kris Johnson (2013) and his family are moving to Duluth, Minnesota where Kris has been hired as a GIS Developer at North Point GIS.
Brad Johnston (2013) has been hired at Carver County as a GIS Specialist.
Fukhrudin Maalim (2014) is a Research Analyst at the National Centre for Food Protection and Defense in St. Paul, MN.
Molly McDonald (2014) has a position with Rainbow Tree Care as a GIS/GPS Analyst.
Greg Schulz (2010) is now a Market Systems Analyst with Target Corporation.
Tom Swanson (2007) has moved from New York and is now the Deputy Geographic Information Officer for Architecture and Planning at the City of Philadelphia.
Zeb Thomas (2012) has been promoted to GIS Data Systems Coordinator at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Noel Peterson (2011) has been promoted to Associate Analyst at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.
Lucas Winzenburg (2013) has secured a position at the University of Minnesota working as the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Polar Geospatial Center and U-Spatial.