Holly Knox, GISP, M.S., joined Davey in 2008 as a geospatial specialist. Since then, Knox has been promoted to a senior geospatial analyst, where she plays a key role in coordinating municipal inventory projects. She is responsible for coordinating the setup, testing, and programming custom input forms for our field inventory projects utilizing our mobile mapping software solutions, included Davey Resource Group’s Rover, Esri ArcPad, and ArcGIS for Collector software. Her routine work involves managing and building relationships with our internal urban forestry project managers and our clients, in addition to coordinating the acquisition, manipulation, interpretation, and conversion of geospatial data for all three of our market segments. Knox is also the lead for the creation of field maps and final cartographic products for our Environmental Consulting services, including all quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) processes for urban tree canopy (UTC) analysis projects. Knox also has experience using AutoCAD®, generating statistical reports and final cartographic map outputs for land cover assessments and i-Tree analyses, and utilizing and supporting mobile mapping hardware and global positioning systems (GPS).
Knox holds a master’s degree in geographic information systems from American Sentinel University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in geography with an emphasis on natural resource management and conservation from Kent State University. She is a member of the Ohio Urban Regional System Association (URISA), GIS Users of Northern Ohio (GUONO), Ravenna Ohio Shade Tree Commission and the Gamma Theta Upsilon, a national geography honors organization.