Congratulations, Gavin Chance!

GIS Manager

Congratulations to Gavin Chance on his recent promotion to GIS Manager! 

Gavin joined the Stratasan team a little over a year ago as a GIS Analyst. In that time, he has taken on several initiatives—improving and managing all aspects of our GIS Administration. It is a pleasure to reward his vision, his great attitude, and his desire to achieve success! – Stephanie Johnson, SVP, SRG & Customer Success

In this position, Gavin will serve as a liaison between Stratasan team members, clients, and vendors for the proper acquisition, installation, operation and maintenance of GIS-related resources.

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Welcome to the Team: Eric Goddard

Eric Goddard

Web Developer

EricGoddardEric joined the Stratasan team as a Web Developer in November 2017. Originally from the Nashville area, he has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and History, Masters of Science in Earth Sciences, and a Graduate Certificate in GIS from the University of Memphis. Before joining Stratasan, Eric worked at the Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research (CAESER) at the University of Memphis. Starting as a GIS Project Coordinator, he worked his way up to Senior Research Software Developer. Responsibilities while at CAESER included writing tools to automate spatial analyses, performing data quality and integrity checks, and creating web mapping applications for visualization and data collection. Most of these tasks were accomplished with Python. A self-proclaimed Linux-, open-source-, and geo-geek, Eric spends his free time with his wife, two kids, and two rescued Shelties. He likes riding his bike, hiking, reading, and learning new things, usually related to programming, databases, or GIS.

Welcome to the Team: Gavin Chance

Gavin Chance

Senior GIS Analyst

Gavin_ChanceGavin joined the Stratasan team in July of 2017 as the Senior GIS Analyst. With an undergraduate degree in Applied Geography from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a graduate degree in Geography from University of North Carolina Greensboro, Gavin brings to the team a solid educational background as well as over 10 years of relevant work experience. He spent 3 years at Dollar General as the Market Planning Analyst and 6 years with Mspark as their Senior GIS Database Analyst. Gavin was born in England and moved to the US in 2001 to attend college. He has been a Nashville resident since 2012. When not working, Gavin loves to spend time perfecting his photography skills and traveling the world.