Universal Map Launches GIS Division

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Universal Map

    WILLIAMSTON, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its strategic
 growth and development plan, Universal Map launched a GIS Business Development
 Division in the first quarter of 2001.  Heading up this division is Jason
 McKinley, VP GIS Business Development.  McKinley's focus will be leveraging
 Universal Map's extensive library of high-quality digital geographic data.  An
 additional focus will be marketing new products and services to multiple
 platforms and industries.
     "This is a great opportunity for our company, and a natural growth
 progression based on our assets and industry experience," stated Don Reeder,
 Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
     Prior to coming to Universal Map this year, McKinley headed up the GIS
 Development Division of Plante & Moran, the ninth largest certified public
 accounting and management consulting firm in the nation.  In addition, he
 worked for the Michigan Department of Transportation, where he provided travel
 demand analysis and forecasting techniques for roadway projects and designed
 GIS implementation and database development.
     Celebrating 25 years of service, Universal Map is one of the largest
 publishers and distributors of quality travel products in the United States.
 Headquartered near Lansing, Michigan, it also maintains locations in Daytona
 Beach, Orlando, northern Kentucky and central Vermont.  For additional
 information, call 800-829-6277, or visit www.universalmap.com .
 
 

SOURCE Universal Map
    WILLIAMSTON, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its strategic
 growth and development plan, Universal Map launched a GIS Business Development
 Division in the first quarter of 2001.  Heading up this division is Jason
 McKinley, VP GIS Business Development.  McKinley's focus will be leveraging
 Universal Map's extensive library of high-quality digital geographic data.  An
 additional focus will be marketing new products and services to multiple
 platforms and industries.
     "This is a great opportunity for our company, and a natural growth
 progression based on our assets and industry experience," stated Don Reeder,
 Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
     Prior to coming to Universal Map this year, McKinley headed up the GIS
 Development Division of Plante & Moran, the ninth largest certified public
 accounting and management consulting firm in the nation.  In addition, he
 worked for the Michigan Department of Transportation, where he provided travel
 demand analysis and forecasting techniques for roadway projects and designed
 GIS implementation and database development.
     Celebrating 25 years of service, Universal Map is one of the largest
 publishers and distributors of quality travel products in the United States.
 Headquartered near Lansing, Michigan, it also maintains locations in Daytona
 Beach, Orlando, northern Kentucky and central Vermont.  For additional
 information, call 800-829-6277, or visit www.universalmap.com .
 
 SOURCE  Universal Map