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Articles in Category: News in 2011

Hayden Strickland Promoted to Executive Director of GIS Services

on Friday, 24 June 2011.

Hartselle, Alabama: Magnolia River Services, Inc. (Magnolia River) (www.magnolia-river.com) announced the promotion of Hayden Strickland to Executive Director of GIS Services. This is a new position created to continue Magnolia River’s expansion in key markets. Strickland will have responsibility for growing Magnolia River’s GIS software solutions business, beginning with the rollout of Magnolia River’s FLOW GIS product suite for infrastructure management. Utility companies, municipal governments, and Federal agencies will benefit from the automated FLOW GIS tools for data entry, spatial analysis, data storage, and reporting. FLOW GIS is built on the ESRI GIS software platform.

Strickland previously served as GIS Manager for Magnolia River. In that role, he coordinated database designs and supervised Computer Information Systems (CIS) integration into GIS systems. He customized and implemented ESRI GIS software to meet client needs for specialized applications while maximizing workflow efficiency.

Strickland holds a bachelor’s degree in Professional Geography, with a minor in Computer Information Systems, from the University of North Alabama.

Arkansas Dept. of Health Water System SIMI

on Tuesday, 22 February 2011.

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and its contractor Magnolia River Services, Inc. (MR) are collaborating on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funded Sustainable Infrastructure Mapping Initiative (SIMI) program that maps rural water system infrastructure with a population of 3300, free of cost to the system. The program includes funding for the GPS data collection of infrastructure, Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of mains, and training & installation of ESRI viewing software. MR uses sub-foot accuracy units and post-processing to map the location of valves, wells, pump stations, master meters, tanks, blow offs, and hydrants.

Magnolia River Celebrating 10 Years of Service

on Tuesday, 22 February 2011.

Magnolia River, a certified, woman-owned small business, is a solutions-based company specializing in Infrastructure, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Energy Management Solutions, and is proud to be celebrating its 10th anniversary. Kimberly Hoff, President/CEO, and Ronnie Hoff, Executive Vice President and COO, founded Magnolia River in 2000 focusing efforts in the natural gas industry. Today, this growing company provides infrastructure, GIS, and energy solutions using the safest and most cost-effective methods to deliver and manage energy.


Ronald Hoff Jr. LT


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