We are rolling into 2019 with a few new faces at the office so we wanted to introduce you. Please welcome Dan, Alex, Deanne and Brian to BIS!
Dan Fasteen, Ph.D. is the Director of Special Projects for BIS consulting where he coordinates, designs, and implements analytical services and solutions for GIS and mass appraisal. He has been in the property valuation profession since 2010 working for local government jurisdictions in North Dakota and Minnesota. His primary areas of expertise include the design and application of spatial automated valuation models (AVM’s) to mass valuation problems, and the integration of GIS and CAMA systems technology. Dan has a Master’s degree in Geography and a Ph.D. in Research Methodologies and applied Statistics, both from the University of North Dakota. He has presented papers at numerous conferences and international research symposiums, currently serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Property Tax Assessment & Administration, and is a former Chair of the IAAO Research Subcommittee. Dan also coauthored the book, “GIS for Property Tax and Assessment Professionals” available on the Amazon market place.
Alex Sanders joins the BIS team as the new lead technical GIS analyst. Alex is a proud alumnus from Southwest Texas State University (for some reason they are calling it Texas State these days) with a degree in Geography. After college, Alex worked a few years for private Engineering firms before joining the State of Texas with the General Land Office. He is excited to bring his many years of experience of working with GIS systems for the State of Texas and his continued focus on customer support to BIS Consulting. Alex lives with his family in Georgetown and enjoys the plethora of outdoor activities that central Texas provides.
Deanne Gonzalez is joining our fast growing deed processing team as a Deed Processor II. She worked at Travis CAD as a GIS Tech and also at Kerr CAD as an Ag Appraiser. Deanne was born and raised in Austin and moved to Boerne Texas 6 years ago. She enjoys riding her horses, mountain biking, fishing, working out and watching sunsets with a glass of wine and her husband.
Brian Noble is our new Chief Financial Officer. He has 20 years of experience guiding start-ups from content to market in varied industries and has a deep knowledge of financial reporting and accounting. Brian has been in the C suite for more than 20 years holding titles such as CEO, CFO, and COO. He has a certificate in General Management Distinguished, Darden School of Business – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and he holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Missouri State University.
The entire BIS team is looking forward to serving you in 2019!