Jesse C. Jay and Scott F. Zieber, M.C.P., were recently named directors at GeoDecisions, an Information Technology (IT) consulting firm that specializes in GIS. Jay was named the transportation director, and Zieber was named the IT director. Based in the firm’s Austin, Texas office, Jay provides direction on GeoDecisions’ transportation projects, in addition to being involved in business development. Jay currently serves as a senior project manager, project director, and GIS consultant. Jay holds a bachelor of science in geography from Jacksonville State University. He has presented papers and demonstrated concepts and custom applications at the GIS Transportation and Highway Engineering Exchange conferences.
Based in the firm’s corporate office in Harrisburg, Pa., Zieber identifies and recommends the best practices for hardware and software, creates and manages a development/test lab, monitors computer usage, and develops methodologies and best practices. His new role enhances GeoDecisions’ service and communication capabilities. Zieber also serves as a computer application specialist. He is responsible for network administration, maintaining Web servers/sites, and training staff. Zieber holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Lebanon Valley College and is a Microsoftâ certified professional. The philosophy of GeoDecisions is based on an enterprise approach to the integration of diverse information technologies. Its reputation for success is founded on providing a full range of innovative solutions to its clients. This includes strategic and implementation planning, requirements definition, database design and development, GIS-based utility asset management tools, linear referencing system design and implementation, custom application development and product training, and Web and wireless solutions.