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Geospatial Professional >>> Applying geospatial technologies to help organizations leverage the power of spatial analysis for enhanced decision making

Keywords:  GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing, Imagery Analyst, GIS Technician, Analyst, Geospatial, Geography, Imagery, Processing, Analysis, ArcGIS

Work History

Grand Bahama Port Authority 

Jul 2011Present

Senior GIS Technician - Grand Bahama

My responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the department in the absence of the GIS Manager
  • Designing and producing maps at various scales for the Port Group of companies
  • Collecting, managing and analyzing spatial and non-spatial data to assist in decision making
  • Designing, creating and managing department specific geodatabases within the Port Group of companies
  • Maintenance of a database of land inventory


Mar 2011Jun 2011

Intern - Remotely

  • Assisted with the initial development of GoGeomatics' web mapping project involving extensive data collection, research and geocoding for their geospatial career development and  job search website

Optech Incorporated

Nov 2008Aug 2010

CSR/Data Processor - Vaughan, ON

  • Processed & analyzed LiDAR data, calibrated DEMs, performed QA/QC of data
  • Beta-tested LiDAR processing software applying keen attention to details to report bugs & suggest enhancements helping to improve data processing tools and procedures
  • Trained new employees
  • Created preliminary technical documents to be used as training material

Bell Mobility Canada

Nov 2008Jan 2009

GIS Intern, Market Intelligence Unit - Toronto, ON

  • Used MapInfo on a daily basis to perform digitizing and QA/QC of data
  • Enhanced research, processing and analytical skills, assisting in the development of customer specific geospatial layers for demographic analysis & performing geocoding tasks


Northeastern University

Sep 2014Apr 2016

Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing

Focused on digital image processing and enhancement, automated feature extraction techniques, LiDAR and RADAR image capabilities and remote sensing for natural disasters.

Pennsylvania State University

JAN 2010AUG 2011

Post-baccalaureate Certificate in GIS

Also the first year of the MGIS program, I focused on the foundations of geographic information, problem solving with GIS and the development of spatial data management systems.

York University

Jun 2008

Bachelors of Arts, Geography 

Specialized in GIS and Remote Sensing. 


Geospatial Coursework

  • (GIS) Impact of hurricanes between 1970 -2005 on the southeastern coastal states of the US - research project assessing time-series analysis on the impact of hurricanes along the southern U.S coastal states.
  • (GIS) Store Expansion for Aritzia Clothing Store - analyzed Aritzia's market base to assess an ideal location for expansion.
  • (Remote Sensing) Application of High-Spatial Resolution data for Change Detection of Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) from Landsat thermal infrared data - assessed changing sea surface temperatures within surrounding Grand Bahama island over a 16 year period.
  • (GIS) Locating tornado relief sites in Oklahoma - located ideal tornado relief sites based on data from tornado outbreak in Oklahoma in 1999.
  • (GIS) Delineating Vineyards in Napa County, California - a site selection analysis was performed to find ideal vineyard sites in Napa County.
  • (GIS) Candidate biological reserve sites in Center County - a site selection analysis of ideal locations for biological reserve sites in Center County, PA.
  • (Remote Sensing) Automated Feature Extraction(AFE) - AFE was applied to assess the flood extent of the Souris river flood event in Minot, ND in 2011.

Related Skillset

Geographical Information Systems

  • ArcGIS Suite (ArcGIS 9.x, 10.x, ArcGIS Pro)
  • ArcGIS Online (Web Maps & Apps)
  • QGIS
  • Geodatabases
  • Geocoding

GIS Extensions 

  • LiDAR Analyst 
  • Feature Analyst
  • 3D Analyst
  • Spatial Analyst

Remote Sensing

  • Digital imagery analysis - literal and non-literal
  • LiDAR data processing and analysis
  • Automated feature extraction
  • GPS
  • Exelis ENVI
  • Drone2Map

Data Analysis

Spatial and non-spatial alike


  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SQL

Other Skills

  • Apt attention to detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Excellent client care/customer service skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication
  • Excellent research & organizational skills