Continental Mapping is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Wolf, PMP, as new General Manager of the Civil Works Sector. Mr. Wolf is a recent active duty army officer retiree with 24 years of service. His hiring bolsters the growing sector with comprehensive experience and industry insight.
Mr. Wolf, a native of Poynette, Wisconsin, has a distinguished military career. Retiring as Lieutenant Colonel, he has served as the deputy district commander with the Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis and Vicksburg districts. He also served as the Division Engineer for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) leading engineer efforts during operations in Iraq in 2016. He commanded the 320th Engineer Company (Topographic) in Iraq from 2003-2004. Wolf has deployed five times and earned seven combat overseas bars with missions in support of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kosovo, as well as numerous military awards.
He brings a strong experience and educational background to the role, including a Bachelor of Science in geography (cartography) from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and a Master of Science in engineering management from the University of Missouri at Rolla, and successfully completed various military courses. Mr. Wolf is also a certified PMI Project Management Professional.
The addition of Mr. Wolf is a strong signal of Continental Mapping’s dedication to supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other federal agencies. Mr. Wolf will seek to expand on the steady growth of the sector and leverage his experience to provide benefit to the company and its clients.
CEO David Hart adds, “Aaron is a great professional who served to build a stronger nation for over 20 years. We are thrilled to have him join the Continental Mapping team to continue supporting that mission.”
Mr. Wolf is married to the former Kari Werschem of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and they have three children.
(Sun Prairie, WI) – September, 2018 – Continental Mapping Consultants, Inc. is pleased to announce their newly formed Board of Advisors. Creation of the Board is precipitated by Continental Mapping’s maximization of growth opportunities throughout the organization. The Board is assembled of an esteemed group of proven, dedicated professionals whose counsel will guide Continental Mapping to help enhance decision making globally.
Continental Mapping President Andy Dougherty adds, “Our successful execution of growth strategy has led us to the next step for continued growth. Adding our new Board of Advisors will enable Continental Mapping’s ownership and leadership team to move out smartly and enable increased growth and execution of our plan. I am so pleased our ownership has formed such a strong and knowledgeable Board of Advisors.”
Susan Chodakewitz brings to the Board an extensive history as a senior executive, whose strategic leadership has brought success to expanding organizations. Ms. Chodakewitz was recently named as a “Top 20 Global Women of Excellence” by Chicago’s 7th Congressional District. She currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nathan Associates, Inc.
Dr. J. Greg Hanson has over 30 years of leadership experience throughout various Federal and civilian markets, as well as academia. Dr. Hanson has a strong technical background, having served as a Career Officer with the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a Chief Software Engineer. He also served as the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Senate.
Pamela Little contributes over 30 years of experience in wide-ranging senior leadership roles. Ms. Little most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MTSI. She has demonstrated experience guiding growing companies as a senior executive and has served on numerous boards as director and chair.
Continental Mapping has been recognized in Inc. magazine’s 2018 list of America’s 5000 fastest growing private companies. The list, in its 37th year of publication, tallies a company’s revenue growth over a three-year period. Continental Mapping ranks as the 2517th fastest growing company during this timeframe. This recognition is an indicator of Continental Mapping’s growth strategy, strong business practices, and the hard work and investment of its employees.
“Our growth is the result of our business and government clients recognizing the value we bring in helping them embed authoritative geospatial solutions into their organizations at many levels. Our outlook for future growth is very strong.”
- Dave Hart, CEO
See the list here: https://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2018
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has selected Continental Mapping to provide bridge mapping services for over 2,000 bridges throughout Indiana. The four year on-call contract will task Continental Mapping to collect and deliver bridge clearance attributes, utilizing mobile lidar for rapid and accurate collection and extraction services. The data will be integrated into INDOT’s Bridge Inspection Application System (BIAS) and Oversize/Overweight (OSW) system, providing regular updates to bridge attribute information.
“Continental Mapping is honored to have been selected to provide bridge clearance data to INDOT. We have a long history with INDOT, and are pleased to be expanding that relationship. We look forward to supporting INDOT in their efforts to improve safety and mobility for the public and for motor carriers.”
- Craig Gooding, Sr. Account Executive, Transportation
Continental Mapping was selected in part based on proven capabilities provided to the transportation sector, as well as our ability to capture new and needed additional measurements such as lateral clearances and “defense” clearances. Numerous similar projects have been successfully completed for other state DOTs, employing mobile lidar for mapping and asset inventory. Bridge clearances are a standard deliverable which Continental Mapping provides for mobile lidar transportation projects. This contract continues Continental Mapping’s decade-long relationship providing geospatial services to INDOT.
(Sun Prairie, WI) – August, 2018 – Continental Mapping Consultants, Inc. has hired former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) senior executive Chuck McGaugh as Senior Director for our Defense & Intelligence sector. Mr. McGaugh brings intricate knowledge of GEOINT contracting and operations, and will seek to achieve continued growth within Continental Mapping’s Defense & Intelligence division. He joins Continental Mapping’s other distinguished former NGA Senior executives Jim Kwolek and Mike Rodrigue, adding further experience and reputability.
Company President Andy Dougherty added, “I am really thrilled to have Chuck join the CMC Team. His wealth of experience in GEOINT will be put immediately to use in our two JANUS contracts as well as guiding our D&I Sector to answer the tough challenges posed by the speed and accuracy needs of our Defense and IC customers.”
Indicating Continental Mapping’s capabilities and presence within the GEOINT community, Continental Mapping was recently awarded two prime contacts from the NGA with a total value of $570M as part of a 10-year, IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity) contract known as JANUS. The addition of Mr. McGaugh to the organization expands Continental Mapping’s opportunities to support the NGA’s mission to strengthen our Nation through command of geospatial intelligence.
Continental Mapping is pleased to report we have been granted occupancy of our headquarters building, and operations are up and running. We are still dealing with issues, but our team continues to put in extraordinary effort to meet client deliveries.
Due to the tragic incident adjacent to our headquarters in downtown Sun Prairie, WI, access to facilities and operations is restricted until the area is deemed safe. Continental Mapping is saddened by the loss of life, and thanks our first responders for mitigating the damage. Luckily, our staff is safe and we are focused on getting back to work. Our building is located in the upper right corner of the image. We will send updates to clients as soon as possible. Visit here for more official updates from the City of Sun Prairie.