US: Sidwell announced that Chad Bergeson has been appointed as Director of Solutions and Support. Neal Carpenter, Sidwell President/CEO, said, “It is the unanimous consensus among Sidwell management and the widely held opinion of our staff that Chad will do an outstanding job in this position. While he will continue to serve as the leader of our technical development and support team, he will now bring his talents and skills to the leadership of our company.”
Prior to being named to this position, Chad served as Manager of the GIS Applications Department and as a GIS Analyst after joining Sidwell in 1998. Chad holds the professional designation of GIS Professional and possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban and Economic Geography from Northern Illinois University.
Working with the Sidwell management team, Chad will provide the technological vision and leadership for the entire organisation. He will be responsible for the coordination of development activities for all software products including Parcel Builder, a suite of applications for managing and editing land records. Chad will also oversee many of Sidwell’s Professional Services projects and will be responsible for coordinating technical support for Sidwell clients, as well as internal production departments.