-- Matthew Bafford has joined PlanGraphics' Maryland office as a GIS programmer/analyst. He is an experienced programmer of desktop GIS applications. Bafford previously worked for Geographic Information Services, Inc. (Birmingham, Ala.), as a software developer/GIS technician. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of South Carolina. -- Kelly Charak has joined the company's Maryland office as a geospatial analyst. She comes to PlanGraphics from Environmental Research, Inc. (Linden, Va.), where she was a remote sensing specialist. She has a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of South Florida. -- Roger Keith Cottrell, Jr. has joined the company's Kentucky office as a senior systems analyst. He has more than 11 years of GIS experience, with strengths in the design and management of custom desktop and Web GIS application projects. Cottrell comes to PlanGraphics from Bechtel Savannah River, Inc. (Aiken, S.C.), where he was a senior engineer. Cottrell holds a master's degree in geography from West Virginia University and a bachelor's degree magna cum laude from the same institution. He also has a graduate certificate in project management from the University of Wisconsin at Platteville. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.PlanGraphics, founded in 1979, is a full life-cycle systems integration and implementation firm providing a broad range of services in the design and implementation of information technology in the public and commercial sectors. PlanGraphics' experience with spatial information systems and e-services capabilities provides a critical discriminator among other IT consulting and integration firms. PlanGraphics has headquarters in Frankfort, Ky., and regional offices in Maryland, Colorado and New York. On the Web: www.plangraphics.com.
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