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Geographical Information Systems

Athens, Ohio, 45701, United States
December 29, 2017

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James Finnerty

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● Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. (August 2018 - 2019) Master’s in Geographical Information Systems

● Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. (August 2016 - May 2018) Bachelor's degree in Geographical Information Systems.

● Cuyahoga Community College, Parma Heights, Ohio. (August 2014 - 2016) General education courses.

Professional Experience

Voinovich School of Leadership and Affairs, Athens, OH Student GIS Technician, September 2017 - Present

● Responsible for digitizing tax maps for Columbiana County, Ohio

● A part of a bigger project where I work with many other technicians simultaneously.

ABC Rental Station, Parma Hts, OH

Crew Leader and Tent Specialist, April 2014 - March 2017

● Responsible for leading crews on deliveries.

● Trained multiple new employees, almost all of which are crew leaders currently.

● One of few leaders on advanced setups. (fairs, collegiate events, and professional gatherings)

● Gained box truck driving and equipment training.

Stonebrook Golf Range & Bar, Middleburg Heights, OH Range Manager, December 2014 - May 2015

● Responsible of all maintenance on the range.

● Responsible for scheduling of other range employees.

● Responsible for keeping track of other employees hours.

GIS Skills

● Able to run ArcMAP 10.1.4 and 10.1.5 applications in order to run attribute selections and definition queries to produce clear and concise maps and produce results needed by viewer based on shapefiles.

● Familiar in ArcPro. Can use the application in order to produce parcel lines and polygons. Understanding how the application works and have received training.

● Understanding of geodatabases and its use to store multiple layers. Can apply the geodatabase to an ArcMAP application to distribute these multiple layers and produce maps.

● Able to run the Adobe Illustrator in order to produce advanced symbology for maps which can help display and communicate its message.

● Familiar in designer. Can be ran in order to clean up images so it can be shown in presentations.

● Ability to transfer microsoft excel spreadsheets into ArcMAP and ArcPro applications.

Remote sensing skills

● Knowledgeable in ENVI and can use the application to show and determine wave patterns associated with individual surfaces.

● Used ENVI classic for one of four class projects in Principles to Remote Sensing (class taught at Ohio University). This was to show results more effectively.

Additional skills

● Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel.

● Experienced in managing groups in a variety of jobs/projects.

● Very social and outgoing.

● Punctual.

Awards and recognition

● 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) inspiration award.

● Recognized in Plain Dealer in Cleveland Ohio for overcoming stroke and NFF inspiration award.

● Recognized in local newspaper in Cleveland Ohio for overcoming multiple strokes.

● Recognized by multiple medical and news websites across the United States for stroke.

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