Gannett Fleming Expands Leadership Team With Smith

May 31, 2016 (Middletown, Del.) In recognition of the high level of service Brian J. Smith provides to his clients and the industry, GeoDecisions’ parent company, Gannett Fleming, named him a senior associate of the firm. With more than 20 years of experience, Smith serves as a vice president, the director of commercial solutions, and the Delaware office principal with GeoDecisions, an information technology (IT) company specializing in geospatial solutions. 

Smith is responsible for directing software development and strategic business initiatives, along with geographic information system (GIS)-specific projects. He primarily focuses on the development of business solutions that use spatial data and processing to solve complex business challenges.  

Smith has become a trusted advisor to his clients, including BMS Intermediaries, Inc. and Bristow Group. He is responsible for directing GeoDecisions Track, a global asset tracking and reporting software, GeoDecisions Notify, a mass messaging system used to assist clients in emergency response and notifications, and GeoPlan, GeoDecisions’ web-based software package that helps municipalities, counties, and cities manage operations. He also assisted with the creation of FISHIDY, a location-based social network combining fishing information, interactive waterway maps, and social connections.  

"Brian’s technical expertise and innovative way of thinking are a tremendous asset to our company,” said Brendan Wesdock, MCP, GISP, a Gannett Fleming senior vice president and the president of GeoDecisions. “We are proud of his commitment to cultivating partner relationships across all of our business lines with global GIS leaders such as Esri®."

Smith received a bachelor of science in regional planning with a minor in geography/GIS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

For 30 years, GeoDecisions’ team of spatial IT experts has been developing award-winning, innovative solutions. We help clients throughout the U.S. and across the globe improve their business and increase productivity. An Esri Gold-tier Business Partner and ISO 9001:2008 Certified, GeoDecisions pushes the boundaries of GIS by creating new applications, evolving existing systems, and revolutionizing the way organizations accomplish their work.

Gannett Fleming has served as an engineering consulting partner in global infrastructure for 100 years. We improve communities through transportation, environmental, water, power, and facility-related projects in more than 65 countries. Our 2,000 employees deliver innovation and excellence in planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse range of markets and disciplines. From more than 60 offices around the world, we embrace sustainability and innovation, finding the best solutions and the most efficient processes to meet our clients’ complex challenges. Founded in 1915, Gannett Fleming had $352 million in revenues in 2015. We are proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Certified. For more information, visit www.gannettfleming.com.