The Team

Mohawk Valley GIS Owner Linda Rockwood

Linda Rockwood, Owner/GIS Consultant

Education: BS Mathematics, CS minor Bucknell University
Geography/GIS course work Plymouth State and Berlin Community Technical College

Responsibilities at MVGIS: Every hat fits, busy with project management, business development and GIS project work.

About Linda: Linda loves all four seasons in Upstate NY and being outside every day, preferably recreating or gardening. She looks for frequent creative outlets; if not designing a map, then you may find her quilting. Linda is also a self diagnosed readaholic.

Family: Met her husband skiing in Vermont - they have two grown children and their first grandchild was born in the summer of 2014. They've already got her on skis and a 4-wheeler!

Mohawk Valley GIS Systems Developer David Vail

David Vail, Software Developer

Education: BS Computer and Information Science from SUNY Institute of Technology

Responsibilities at MVGIS: Mobile and Web Applications, GPS Device Map Development, Occasional Graphic/UI Design, Any and All things Tech Related

About Dave: In his free time he tries his hand at game development, digital artwork, and drums.

Family: Married since May 2009 with two small boys - one 5 months old and one 3 years.

Mohawk Valley GIS Analyst John Marino

John Marino, GIS Analyst

Education: BA Geography from Syracuse University

Responsibilities at MVGIS: Cartographic Design, Data Management, GIS Analysis

About John: John is passionate about geospatial technology because it helps us better understand our complex world. When not in the office meticulously mapping or managing data, John likes to explore the inspiring trails and sublime peaks of the Adirondack Mountains (usually after having consulted ADKtrailmap.com).

Mohawk Valley GIS Sales Director Cathy Light

Cathy Light, Sales Support

Education: Master of Divinity, Yale Divinity School.
BA – Art Education, Nazareth College of Rochester,
AAS – Communication and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology

Responsibilities at MVGIS: Sales and Marketing support for NYSnowmobileWebmap.com and ADKtrailmap.com

About Cathy: Cathy is an avid entrepreneur, and enjoys supporting small businesses, especially those located in remote places. A fan of the Adirondacks, she and her partner, Craig, are remodeling a historic cabin in the Adirondacks, named β€œThe Empty Nest.” Cathy, a Tin Can Tourist, is planning a trip to Newfoundland in her newly restored vintage trailer.

Family: Cathy has two grown children, both techies. One is engaged in projects funded by Bill Gates, the other works remotely from home. Grandchild no. 2 is in incubation! Craig and Cathy have been adopted by two purebred springer spaniels, Annie and Wally.

What our clients are saying

"Linda was very professional, well organized and extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of mapping, app creation, software development and GIS. She took a great deal of time listening to and noting our needs and concerns."
Matt Tetreault,
VAST Trails Administrator