Merrick Announces New Geographic Information Systems Professionals

Aurora, CO – Sept. 10, 2010, – Merrick & Company is pleased to announce the certification of six individuals as Geographic Information Systems Professionals (GISP). The certification is provided by the GIS Certification Institute, GISCI, a professional organization that establishes professional practice standards and competencies and certifies individuals in ethical conduct and professional practice. Applicants must meet certain standards in educational achievement, professional experience, and contributions to the profession in order to be certified.

The individuals now certified in Merrick’s Aurora, Colorado office include Bruce Adey, photogrammetry/light detection and ranging (LiDAR) lead; Jorge Aguayo, photogrammetrist II; Josh Beck, LiDAR/digital imaging discipline lead; William Howell, defense solutions manager; Allen Paton, geospatial solutions manager; and David Pierson, senior photogrammetrist.

Merrick & Company, a $100 million geospatial solutions, engineering, architecture, design-build, and surveying firm, serves domestic and international clients in the mapping, government, energy, life sciences, and infrastructure markets. With a focus on geospatial surveying and remote sensing services, the firm’s most recent work includes LiDAR, mapping, and surveying projects with Xcel Energy, the U.S. Air Force, the Colombian Navy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the St. John’s River Water Management Authority (FL).

About Merrick & Company
Merrick & Company is a $100 million engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, serving domestic and international clients in the energy, security, life sciences, and infrastructure markets. The firm is committed to sustainable design and construction practices through its 50+ LEED-accredited professionals and is continually expanding its in-house resources to serve tomorrow’s needs. Headquartered in Aurora, Colorado, the employee-owned company maintains eight offices in the U.S. as well as offices in Canada and Mexico. More information about Merrick & Company is located at the Merrick & Company Newsroom.