MRB Group President Ryan Colvin P.E., announced the hiring of Thomas Vogler as a Senior Analyst to the firms Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. Vogler maintains extensive expertise in Geospatial applications, and GIS data management. His most recent focus included renewable energy infrastructure permitting, as well as customized mobile GIS applications supporting wetland restoration monitoring and mapping.
Vogler has over 25 years of GIS experience, which will provide further support to the many MRB Group client communities choosing to optimize efficiencies through GIS technology. His GIS data customization skills will assist municipalities in tailoring their ability to track and map fire hydrant maintenance, utility and tax maps, as well as, water line placement, structures and modifications. These applications allow for up-to-date, real time data flow across multiple departments, users and devices.
“Vogler’s extensive GIS capabilities, along with his involvement as a director with the Geographic Information Sharing / Special Interest Group (GIS/SIG), an educational user’s group, as well as his GISP certification, expands MRB Group’s ability to provide significant state of the art GIS services to communities throughout the State,” Colvin said. “MRB Group is proud of its reputation of providing services that enhance operational efficiencies and minimize costs,” Colvin concluded.
Following his Bachelors of Science Degree in Geology from SUNY Fredonia, and his Masters course work in Archaeology at the University of Florida, he returned to Upstate New York to continue his geospatial career. His continued commitment to the GIS field is evident by his many certifications including Natural Gas Compliance, Site Management and Hazardous Waste Operations.
MRB Group is an award-winning engineering and architecture firm providing expertise in municipal services including water systems, management of public assets, and maintenance and upgrades to the infrastructure that communities depend on daily.