Dondanville becomes certified geographic information systems professio


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Aug. 8, 2016

Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291

Dondanville becomes certified geographic information systems professional

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Matthew Dondanville, GISP, a geographic information systems (GIS) specialist at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters, recently became a certified geographic information systems professional (GISP).

The GIS Certification Institute awards the GISP certification, for which applicants must pass an exam and portfolio review and have four years’ equivalent full-time geospatial experience. The institute is a nonprofit organization that provides a complete certification program to the GIS community.

Dondanville specializes in GIS and geospatial development across multiple markets, including Hanson’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS) development and processing. He has a bachelor’s degree in geography and planning from Grand Valley State University. He also has an advanced certificate in mobile GIS applications development from Long Island University.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone at (217) 788-2450.


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