FLO is Growing

Author: Jerry Oelerich Published: October 7, 2016

It’s been a big year for us and as our client sectors and services expand, so does our team! We’ve welcomed five new employees this year, each with different backgrounds and talents, to help us continue to meet customer needs and solve spatial problems in new and creative ways. With these hires we are increasing our GIS capacity as we launch new programs like the Association of Washington Cities GIS consortium.

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Erik Strandhagen – Senior GIS Analyst

Erik joins FLO with 14 years of experience in GIS and environmental consulting. He assists in coordinating FLO projects and has taken on an integral role in expanding FLO’s expertise in performing complex spatial analyses, as well as configuring GIS system architectures.




Rachel Roberts – GIS Technician

Rachel brings with her a strong GIS skillset, as well as a passion for preserving the environment. She is looking forward to getting involved in FLO’s conservation efforts to assist land trusts in their missions. Additionally, Rachel has quickly become a valuable contributor to the work FLO does with school districts including assisting with boundary review processes.



nateNathan Jones – GIS Technician 

Nathan comes from a background of planning and GIS. He is particularly interested in using data visualizations to illustrate complex spatial relationships. So far, Nate has been working on trade area analyses for FLO’s business clients.



morganMorgan Josef – GIS Technician

Having just completed her degree in geography, Morgan joins FLO after working in an educational outreach office at Portland State University. She is eager to put her skills to use working to identify applications and strategies that would benefit local governments in their day-to-day operations.



elleElle Uecker – Marketing and Communications Specialist 

Elle brings a passion and talent for connecting people, places, and ideas. Through careful curation of FLO’s brand and marketing channels, she aims to extend the reach of our services to the very edge of the map. In tackling this mission, she has found it helpful to employ FLO’s data analysts to assist with complex pattern recognition and trend analysis.