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We specialize in custom Geographic Information Systems (GIS) solutions development for government agencies, forestry industry, private organizations, and individuals. We pride ourselves on our responsive customer service, commitment to quality, and providing innovation at affordable prices.

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Our Valuable Team Members

Carolyn Adams
Carolyn AdamsBusiness Manager
Ms. Adams holds a Masters degree in Ecology and Natural Resource Science and has extensive experience writing and reviewing peer reviewed research, analyzing data for meeting Quality Assurance criteria, and developing Process documentation; as well as gathering, tracking and analyzing Requirements documents. She is experienced in Configuration Management for IT projects, Software Quality Testing, Project Management, and Business Analysis. Ms. Adams is also Certified in Agile SCRUM processes and has provided training and coaching to software development teams.
Jesse Adams
Jesse AdamsPrincipal GIS Developer
Jesse graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography, emphasis in GIS and Cartography. Jesse went on to St.Cloud State to earn his Masters Degree in Geography, emphasis in GIS and Cartography. Jesse has been developing GIS desktop, mobile, and web applications since 2001. His main focus is database development and custom desktop, server, and mobile applications. Jesse is a long time member of the MN LIS/GIS Consortium and served as Secretary Treasurer (2009-2011) on the board. He is also an active member of the Northern MN GIS User Group.
Hollie Parsons
Hollie ParsonsGIS Specialist
Hollie brings over 6 years of experience working with ESRI ArcGIS products to provide cartographic and GIS data solutions. She has worked with government agencies and private industry clients. She is very passionate about the power of GIS. Her current aspirations are to learn the computer languages of JavaScript and Python to enhance her GIS skills as the industry changes from ArcGIS desktop work to more web development solutions.
Liz Puhl
Liz PuhlGIS Web Application Developer
Liz holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Geography from Macalester College and Syracuse University, respectively, and a certification in software engineering from Prime Digital Academy. She has extensive experience in cartography, both for print and for the web. Her focus at North Point is on front-end development, using frameworks like AngularJS and Angular 2; she’s also keen on making applications user-friendly through good UI design.
Stephanie Boyum
Stephanie BoyumGIS Analyst
Stephanie is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a Bachelor’s degree in GIS, and minors in both Geography and Photography. In conjunction with North Point, she has also worked in the forestry industry. Her primary duties at North Point include cartographic design, creating maps and applications in ArcGIS Online, managing geospatial data, and designing web application interfaces. She really enjoys working with clients and utilizing the power of GIS to provide them with geospatial solutions.
Xue Gao
Xue GaoGIS Developer
Ms. Gao joined the NPGS team in 2015 after completing her master’s degree in GIS from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and her undergraduate degree in GIS from Harbin Normal University in Harbin, China. Xue is currently obtaining another Master’s Degree in Computer Science, while working for North Point. Her primary focus is on GIS application development, but she has been known to beat everyone at laser tag when the mood strikes!