Erin Koch is an accomplished GIS Manager and IT professional with 17 years of experience supporting state agency environmental and natural resources-related objectives. Her areas of expertise include development, planning, and coordination of large multi-disciplinary GIS projects, working with decision-makers to promote GIS use, project management, oversight and scheduling, and data management. Erin has developed and led workshops for advanced mapping instruction and GIS skills for scientists and non-scientists.
She was the senior cartographer for the South Carolina Geological Survey for 10 years, where she oversaw the production of more than 80 maps for publication and distribution to the public. Later she served as the GIS Manager for the Marine Resources Division at SCDNR supporting projects in the coastal environments in SC involving biologists, ecologists, and geologists.
Since joining HDR 3 years ago, Erin has supported clients in a wide variety of market sectors including energy, transportation, and water. She’s a practitioner and promoter of all things GIS and is very happy to share her story with you!