Congratulations to our MGIS students who have graduated in 2015 and secured jobs or are in the process of interviewing! Many other graduates have been promoted or changed jobs in 2015 as they continue to achieve success in the GIS profession!
Nathan Aamot (2009) now works for Optum Technology in Minneapolis, Minnesota as their GIS Technical Lead.
Chris Brink (2015) has been hired as a GIS Production Specialist/Journeyman Cartographer for East View Geospatial in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
David Bryson (2008) now works for Cloud Sherpas as a Geospatial Solutions Consultant in Denver, Colorado.
Kyle Chester (2010) moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in late April to begin a new position with ESRI as a Solution Engineer. Brian Udell (2010) has been hired into Kyle's former position as Senior Geospatial Analyst at Xcel Energy.
Jason Dally (2015) is a GIS Technician at CenterPoint Energy in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Stephan Dunning (2004) is now a Senior Program Director with Optum Labs in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Brian Fischer (2001) has been promoted to a Vice President and Senior GIS Project Manager at Houston Engineering in Maple Grove, Minnesota.
Teresa Lewandowski (2014) has been hired as a Web Application Developer for SetSight in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Yiwen Li (2014) has moved to Butte, Montana to become a GIS Specialist with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology at Montana Tech.
Taylor Long (2015) has been hired as a Cartographer for the National Park Service in Denver, Colorado.
Yuanyuan Luo (2014) was recently hired as a Product Engineer in ESRI's Software Products Division in Redlands, California.
Molly (Wynia) McDonald (2014) now works as a GIS and Planning Assistant for the Upper Mississippi River Basin Association in St. Paul, Minnesota
Agata Miszczyk (2015) is a GIS Technician at HDR, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bennett Morris (2011) has been promoted to the position of GIS Manager with the Bois Forte Tribal Government on the Bois Forte Indina Reservation in northern Minnesota.
Joseph Mueller (2015) has been hired as a Geospatial Analyst for Travelers Insurance in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Andrew Munsch (2014) recently began his new position as the GIS Information Technology Specialist for the Real Estate Office at the University of Minnesota.
Sandra Paddock (2000) has transitioned to a position as an Information Technology Consultant with Pearson VUE in Minneapolis, MN.
Noel Peterson (2011) has been promoted to a Senior Analyst at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.
Kathryn Purdham (2015) has been hired as the GIS Coordinator for Nobles County, Minnesota.
Andrew Reicks (2015) has been hired as a GIS Specialist 2 at CDM Smith in Chicago, Illinois.
Andrew Walz (2015) works for Flat Rock Geographics, based in Minneapolis, as a GIS Software Developer.
Kyle Wikstrom (2015) has been hired as a GIS Solutions Specialist for Pro-West and Associates in Walker, Minnesota.