A captivated geographer with a passion for expanding knowledge and experiences. Geographic Analysis graduate and expert tour guide with excellent interpersonal communication skills. Possesses the art of strategic thinking in demanding situations. Highly knowledgeable and well experienced in geotechnologies, environmental decision making, and the service industry. Strong and agile for physically demanding duties as well as duties requiring speed and accuracy in crowded environments. Dedicated to completing any task assigned.
Aug 2014 - Present
GIS and Database Management Consultant
Mount Wise Ltd.
GIS model and database development for geospatial data collection, organization, and maintenance. Creation of web mapping applications. Working with various clients to devise solutions to an array of geographically based issues.
Dec 2013 - Nov 2014
Government of Bermuda
GIS model and development for geospatial data collection, organization, and maintenance. Creation of web mapping application for public use.
Aug 2012 - May 2014
Oakam House Palin Foundation
Barback/Busser: Aiding all employees of the pub to ensure efficiency of pub procedures and maintain speed of customer turn-over.
Conference: Formal etiquette is to be maintained at all times. Conference tasks include: the set up and break down of specific conference room requirements (chairs, tables, food, etc); catering; and bar tending.
Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
GIS Consultant Intern
Meeting with clients to build foundations of GIS for the data and generate potential solutions. Data collection through communication and networking with various related personel. Perform data manipulation and conversion to use in GIS procedures such as digitizing, georeferening, and geoprocessing. Interpretation of the data pre, post, and during the GIS procedure to aid clients with professional analytical insight. Detailed documentation of the methodology to aid clients through future usage of the data. Present the finalized geographic representations of the data to the clients. Discuss the findings, analytical interpretations, and solutions to assist with in the decision making process. The 385 hours earned through the successful completion of this internship were used towards fulfilling the 350 hours required by my University Major.
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
Performing regular deck hand duties, with high professionalism, upon the luxury yacht including: setting fenders; tying dock lines; cleaning and maintaing the yacht's luxurious standard; fulfilling any requests immediately, from either the captain or any guests aboard; and ensuring safety and satisfaction of guests while aboard, entering, exiting, or in water.
Jul 2013 - Jul 2013
Volunteer GIS Consultant
Primary data collection through interaction and communication with tournament participants to develop a database of lionfish catch data. Communication with outside resources to gain donations of nautical map documents for location data collection. Use of ArcGIS10.1 for digitization of the data, data manipulation, and geoprocessing applications. Analysis of geographic data to guide the Lionfish Task Force with further applications of collected data in combination. Communication of findings and analysis with clients.
Apr 2009 - Aug 2010
Large range of responsibility. In charge of leading up to 30person, 3hr, kayak, snorkel and bicycle tours. Involved: tour planning; constant social interaction with guests; set up and pack up of equipment; safety and satisfaction of guests.
Operating private chartered cruises. Responsible for safety and satisfaction of up to 150 guests. Involved: charter boat operation skills; bar tending; bussing the boat; and constant social interaction with guests.
Jul 2007 - Jan 2009
Guest Service Agent
Responsible for: checking in guests (ensure they are in right location and the signing wavers); preparing guests for dolphin encounter; 15min briefing, question and answer with up to 25 guests prior to dolphin encounter; cleaning and sorting of guest equipment; gift shop cashier; photographer and photo salesman; cleanup of the general area.
Sep 2009 - Jun 2014
Bachelor of Arts
Through University and Internship training, I gained the ability to combine all my knowledge and skills acquired practically and academically to achieve experience in solution development and professional consultation. For this, an understanding of localized and broadened topics and their interworking relationships is necessary. The ability to collaborate my skill set to enhance the quality of my knowledge in order to lower the uncertainty of decision-making is key for successful consultation. Real company and business applications were carried out within classes to develop comfort with the demands, constraints, and communication techniques of a true workforce environment. Hired by clients from the internship to continue consulting projects upon graduation.
Multiple years of research for various fields of academia have aided my development of skills for efficiency of research. Using research to understand the workings of programs, as background information to understand concepts, and to support my own hypotheses and investigations. Creating primary data by personally contacting experts in the topic; strong Internet research skills; strong hard copy, published scholar book and article research; and primary field research.
Data Organization & Manipulation
Data collected by an external sources can come in various formats. Using my knowledge of Microsoft Office products I can organize and manipulate data to create a database for displaying and editing data. Once developed, the database can be linked to GIS systems and/or incorporated into web-based programs.
Primary Data Collection/Observation
Development of a GIS based model for assessing vulnerable address points due to impact of storm surge from Atlantic Hurricanes. Team and GIS leader for the design and development of the model and applications of the model. Done with permissions of the Surveying Dept of the Bermuda Government, for geographic data usage, in return for archiving the geospatial data and final poster.