MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 11, 2014—Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, today announced the hiring of Chris Friel as Business Development Manager for Utility Services and Solutions. As the newest addition to Avineon's geospatial team, Mr. Friel will support innovation and growth for new and existing customers in the electric, gas, water, and telecommunications sectors.
Mr. Friel has over 30 years of experience working successfully with utility companies and other GIS users. He holds a Master of Science degree in geography from Western Illinois University, where he concentrated on GIS, spatial, and environmental analysis. Prior to that, he earned a bachelor's degree in geography, earth science, conservation, and planning from Northern Michigan University.
Mr. Friel will be located in Avineon's Saint Petersburg, Florida office. His GIS technology and systems development expertise will support expansion in utility support services throughout North America.
Avineon's Vice President of Commercial Systems, Joel Campbell, said, "Chris is a valued addition to our sales team who will enable us to further current relationships and foster new partnerships within the utility industry."
Avineon, Inc. was founded to help you Visualize IT and See IT Through. Since 1992, our customers have relied on us to deliver technically sound information technology, geospatial, and engineering support solutions. We have also leveraged this experience to develop Avineonics(R), a state of the art information system that leverages business process management technology to improve execution of mission-critical tasks. With headquarters in McLean, Virginia and offices in Florida, Canada, Europe, and India, we stand ready to apply our CMMI Maturity Level 3 and ISO 9001:2008 compliant processes for the benefit of your organization. For more information, please visit www.avineon.com.