COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 9, 2022) – The Sanborn Map Company is pleased to announce that the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) awarded Sanborn subsidiary AppGeo’s Michele Giorgianni one of its Geospatial Excellence Awards, stating that “The work that Michele has been leading is setting a new standard for GIS strategic and business planning that other states can benefit from.” Giorgianni was recognized for her role as a “Catalyst” for state GIS strategic planning, referencing the contribution that Michele has made as a Project Manager and leader on recent state GIS strategic planning projects for Montana and Indiana, as well as her contributions to many other states GIS programs.

“State GIS strategic planning projects are a special type of service that AppGeo has provided for almost two decades,” said Giorgianni. “It’s work that I enjoy, and it is a great honor to receive this award from NSGIC. In receiving this award, I want to recognize the drive, commitment, enthusiasm, and deep expertise of the GIOs and my colleagues at AppGeo that I have been fortunate enough to work with on these projects.”

Sanborn + AppGeo

The Sanborn Map Company (www.Sanborn.com), founded in 1866, is a leading geospatial company at the forefront of technology innovation. With the acquisition of Applied Geographics (www.AppGeo.com), Sanborn is now one of the largest providers of end-to-end GIS products and services in the U.S. The breadth of Sanborn + AppGeo capabilities includes: spatial data collection and processing, secure data storage and streaming, geospatial IT strategic and technical consulting, 3rd party spatial data and mapping platform licensing, and custom geospatial solutions.