EASTON, Md., Oct. 28, 2013—AXIS Geospatial LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Allan Blades to their business development team. Allan comes with a wealth of experience within the geospatial industry, having spent the last seventeen years at BAE Systems where he was instrumental in acquiring numerous geospatial production contracts within the federal government.
Prior to joining AXIS, Allan worked for ERM Inc., RK&K Engineering and 3Di, Inc. Allan is also a graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography.
In the role of AXIS’ Business Development Director, Allan will focus on the expansion of AXIS’ strategic business relationships and identifying new service opportunities to meet the needs of Federal, State, local government and private sector entities for accurate and cost-effective digital mapping & GIS services. Allan will also perform as a Senior Program Manager on large federal contracts.
“We’re hiring high-caliber professionals as our company continues to grow, says Justin Lahman President/CEO. AXIS selected Allan to lead, refine and expand our Business Development efforts. Based on his character, professionalism, ambition, experience and track-record, I’m confident that he will achieve success and exceed our expectations in meeting AXIS’ corporate goals.”
Allan has 21 years’ experience in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS. He is a member of American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, United State Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and Worldwide Human Geography Working Group. He is also a Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP).
Allan comments, “I have enjoyed following the growth of AXIS in terms of capabilities and customers over the years and am excited to join the AXIS team. In past positions, I partnered with AXIS on many task orders and was always impressed with their response, experience, capability, quality and delivery. I look forward to working with a talented team of geospatial professionals and contributing to the continued success of AXIS as well as supporting the vision of the company moving forward.”
Founded in 2001, AXIS GeoSpatial LLC is a full service Airborne LiDAR, GIS and photogrammetric mapping firm specializing in collecting, processing, updating and providing the core information required in GIS and engineering applications. AXIS is headquartered in Easton, Maryland with a branch office in Boulder, Colorado.