(Sept. 20, 2006/Harrisburg, Pa.) GeoDecisions, an award-winning leader in the information technology industry specializing in geospatial solutions, is pleased to announce the promotions of three key staff members. Stephen A. Ellis was promoted to vice president, Miomir Ivanovic was promoted to director of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and Brian J. Smith was promoted to director of state government.
Ellis, based in GeoDecisions’ corporate office in Harrisburg, Pa., is responsible for the daily management and development of information technology (IT) and geographic information system (GIS) operations nationally for the commercial and private sectors. Additionally, his duties include managing, executing projects, and developing solutions for the enterprisewide delivery of spatial information.
Prior to assuming his new role, Ellis served as GeoDecisions’ director of commercial solutions. Ellis holds a bachelor of science in mechanical and electrical engineering technologies from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers, Virginia Association for Mapping and Land Information Systems Technology Committee, Pennsylvania Mapping and Geographic Information Consortium, and a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
Based in the firm’s Philadelphia, Pa., office, Ivanovic leads GeoDecisions’ ITS initiatives. In this role, he is actively involved in growing the firm’s ITS services and business development efforts. With more than 15 years of experience, Ivanovic specializes in multimodal studies, design, and construction management projects.
Prior to assuming his new position, Ivanovic served as an ITS project manager. A member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Ivanovic holds a bachelor of science in transportation engineering from the University of Sarajevo and a master of science in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming.
Smith, based in the firm’s Newark, Del., office, is responsible for directing state-level initiatives nationwide, as well as overseeing the firm’s state-level projects. Smith has more than nine years of experience in the development of spatial intranet portals and business-related GIS applications. His areas of expertise include directing needs assessments, performing data conversion and modeling, and overseeing GIS design.
Prior to assuming his new role, Smith served as a business development manager for state government. He holds a bachelor of science in regional planning with a minor in geography and GIS from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
“These individuals are poised to lead our company in new and growing areas,” stated Robert M. Scaer, president of GeoDecisions. “Their specialized expertise enables GeoDecisions to explore new opportunities in established and expanding industries.”
GeoDecisions’ experienced staff of professional consultants, analysts, and developers supports clients across the United States. Fundamental to the company’s award-winning approach is the integration of spatial information to empower existing systems and processes. GeoDecisions’ philosophy is based on an enterprisewide approach to the integration of diverse information technologies, data formats, and systems.
GeoDecisions is ISO 9001:2000 certified for its operations nationwide.