Wind Lake Solutions, Inc., a Waukesha Wisconsin based utility services company, has announced an agreement to provide management services to Analytical Surveys, Inc., (ASI). Under the agreement Wind Lake Solutions (WLS) will provide comprehensive management services associated with ASI’s utility services production facility in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Wind Lake Solutions’ management team, which includes: David Coates, Bill Nantell, Gary Miller, Susan Smith-Lee, and Diana DeGroot, all have past, longstanding, relationships with ASI and its customer base.
Lori Jones, ASI’s CEO, said “We believe we can provide superior service to our customers and an improved working environment to our employees under management guidance from Dave Coates, CEO of Wind Lake, and his team. Prior to ASI’s purchase of the Wisconsin operation in December of 1995, Mr. Nantell and Mr. Coates successfully managed that operation.”
David Coates, CEO for Wind Lake Solutions said, “We believe that Wind Lake Solutions provides ASI with one of the most seasoned GIS data management teams in the world. We are very excited with the opportunity to blend this management expertise with ASI’s highly skilled staff of GIS data and technology professionals. Our continued focus within WLS on the evolving IT needs of the utility industry ensures that ASI’s customers will have a data management partner with the capacity to maximize their growing opportunities with emerging technological solutions.”
In making the announcement, William Nantell, President of WLS, also indicated that the agreement provides, “a go forward strategy that includes arrangements for WLS to address the longer term concerns of the Wisconsin operation’s employees and customers.” “The opportunity to leverage our proven experience in managing a data services company, along with the new services WLS presents to the market are exciting and provide a significant milestone in our efforts to position WLS as a leading utility IT service company, Mr. Nantell said.”
About Wind Lake Solutions
Wind Lake Solutions, Inc. is an independent consulting firm offering geospatially-focused IT services to the utility and telecommunications service provider markets. WLS specializes in data-centric consulting services associated with the implementation, deployment, and evolution of utility operations support systems including GIS, WMS, and MWM. WLS is also active in the utility and telecom joint use arena, providing consulting and technical services that optimize the efficiency, equity, and quality of joint utility/telecom project interaction. For more information, visit
Analytical Surveys Inc. (ASI) provides technology-enabled solutions and expert services for geospatial data management, including data capture and conversion, planning, implementation, distribution strategies and maintenance services. Through its affiliates, ASI has played a leading role in the geospatial industry for more than 40 years. The Company is dedicated to providing utilities and government with responsive, proactive solutions that maximize the value of information and technology assets. ASI is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas and maintains operations in Waukesha, Wisconsin. For more information, visit