FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2014
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Ballinger celebrates 15 years of service at Hanson
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Lance Ballinger, GIS/database administrator, recently celebrated 15 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield, Ill., office.
Ballinger joined the company in 1999 and serves in Hanson’s computer services department. He provides database support and application development on several database and general computer applications. He specializes in data management and collection, database development, website implementation, geographic information system (GIS) administration and support and computer programming.
During his career at Hanson, Ballinger has worked on several high-profile program management projects, including a land acquisition and property management program for the planned South Suburban Airport in Peotone, Ill., for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics; the outdoor advertising control support services program for IDOT’s Bureau of Land Acquisition; the Illinois statewide grade crossing and grade separation study for the Illinois Commerce Commission; the Indiana federal rail-highway intersection inventory for the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Black Creek watershed mapping verification project in Missouri for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.
Ballinger has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems (MIS) from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a master’s degree in MIS from the University of Illinois Springfield.
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: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.