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Bryan Schmitz

Senior Associate I

Bryan Schmitz is a Senior Associate and GIS Analyst at The Goodman Corporation. He is the firm’s geospatial resource lead and principal cartographer. Bryan is responsible for construction of display material from GIS data, as well as the maintenance, development, and implementation of the hardware, software, and databases needed to accomplish specific tasks. He mentors other TGC staff to grow their GIS skillsets and works with our design team and lead analysts to ensure all GIS related deliverables are of the highest quality. Bryan leverages his data analyst skills in both grantsmanship and active transportation planning projects.

Bryan has completed advanced GIS training in ESRI products and overhauled our GIS practice to incorporate emerging trends in field collection, data gathering, as well as developing internet apps and tools to present GIS data on corporate websites for clients and help streamline the decision making processes for planners.

In his spare time, Bryan loves to mine data and geo-reference obscure errata. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, being an entrepreneur, performing and recording music as a multi-instrumentalist and reading philosophy and science fiction. He is currently studying for the GISP certification and mastering the pedal steel guitar.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts Studies, University of North Texas, Denton, 1999-2003

CREDENTIALS
Arthur Gaudet and Associates The Runcutter Course
NTI Procurement Series 1
NTI Using Transit Economic Requirements Model
TxDOT Local Government Project Procedures
TNRIS Advanced Courses in GIS Analysis:
Collector & Survey 123
ARC GIS for Transportation
ARC GIS Online
Special Problems: Flood Plain Mapping
Spatial Analyst
ARC PRO

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Environmental Studies
Procurement
Mobility Planning
Pursuit of Funding

CONTACT
bschmitz@thegoodmancorp.com
Ph: (713) 951-7951 ext.11