About Us

The senior management staff represents seasoned and in-depth experience developing cadastral, E-911, and utility mapping databases for Federal, County, & City Geographic Information Systems and private development engineering applications.  Data delivery formats include ArcView, ArcInfo, AutoCAD and Microstation. AGD staff experience also includes numerous relational database systems including ORACLE, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS Access, Dbase,  etc.

GIS mapping capability and experience includes both cadastral mapping from deeds as well as direct conversion of existing maps. AGD staff has extensive experience with complex E-911 database construction, including address attribution of structures and road centerlines for direct linkage to ANI/ALI data for dispatch of both landline and Phase II wireless applications.

The senior staff of AGD has an extensive background with GIS implementation within county and municipal governments, primarily within eastern US states; however, major GIS and mapping projects have also been completed and supported within more than 30 states in the past 25 years. This past background of projects has involved tax parcel mapping and/or conversion for GIS for more than 100 counties totaling nearly 3,500,000 parcels, E-911 address databases for 50 counties, and orthophoto base mapping for more than 100 counties (50,000+ orthophotos).


Staff

HAYS LAMBERT, PLS, GISP
PRESIDENT & PROJECT MANAGER

Mr. Lambert has concentrated on GIS implementations for local county governments for the past fifteen years. This has involved primarily E-911 and tax parcel databases for a variety of county government applications. Nearly all projects completed, and underway, have involved the use of ESRI technology for data development & deployment. Mr. Lambert has worked on numerous county-wide GIS projects across the US providing project management, database design, and database production.

Registrations:
Professional GIS Surveyor: South Carolina
GISP

Education:
BS, Geography, Concentration in GIS, Appalachian State University, 1998


LARRY E. KIRKPATRICK, PLS, GISP
VICE PRESIDENT

Mr. Kirkpatrick has a total of 30 years experience in the digital mapping, surveying, and civil engineering fields. This has included company management as President for 17 years for two major North Carolina based Photogrammetric / GIS / Cadastral / E-911 mapping companies, and extensive project management and administration for hundreds of local government GIS implementations.

Registrations:
Professional Land Surveyor: North and South Carolina (Photogrammetry Specialty)
Professional GIS Surveyor: South Carolina
GISP

Education:
BS, Geological Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1973
MS, Civil Engineering Curriculum, Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Materials, North Carolina State University, 1980


MARK BRATCHER
GIS TECHNICAL LEAD

Mr. Bratcher has concentrated on GIS implementations for local county governments for the past eleven years. This has involved primarily E-911 and tax parcel databases for a variety of county government applications. Mr. Bratcher has been responsible for the implementation of numerous GIS projects, providing project management, database design, and database production, as well as custom ArcMap applications using C#.net, python, and javascript. Mr. Bratcher has also been involved in the development of numerous ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server, and open source website solutions for local government and private  agencies. Mr.  Bratcher is the Administrator of all internal AGD databases, network, applications, etc. as well as the lead developer of the Atlas software suite.

Education:
BS, Geography, Concentration in GIS, Appalachian State University, 2003


TRE PENEGAR
GIS SPECIALIST & PRODUCTION MANAGER

Mr. Penegar has concentrated on GIS implementations for local county governments for the past ten years. This has involved primarily E-911 and tax parcel databases for a variety of county government applications. Mr. Penegar has been responsible for construction and implementation of numerous Geodatabase projects, providing project management, database design, and database production.

Education:
BS, Geography,Concentration in GIS, Appalachian State University, 2004

 


TERESA M. KIRKPATRICK
GIS ANALYST & ADDRESSING SPECIALIST

Ms. Kirkpatrick has completed address range development for numerous E-911 projects. Responsibilities include QA / QC of structure address points, address range development, and reconciliation to MSAG using ArcGIS. Cadastral mapping responsibilities have included deed / plat document compilation and organization for a number of county digital mapping and / or conversion projects.

Education:
BS, Science Education, North Carolina State University, 1973


 

JOE WAPLE
GIS SPECIALIST & PROJECT MANAGER

Mr. Waple has concentrated on GIS implementations for local county governments for the past 7 years. This has involved primarily E-911 and tax parcel databases for a variety of county government applications. Mr. Waple has been responsible for construction and implementation of numerous geodatabase projects, providing project management, database design, and database production.

Education:
BS, Geography, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2004