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05.19.22

Atwell hires Lauren Federsel as team leader

Atwell, LLC is pleased to welcome Lauren Federsel to its team as team leader in our GIS group. Based in Tampa, Florida, Federsel will be responsible for leading a team of GIS professionals to deliver geospatial solutions by expertly combining data acquisition, data management, analysis, and display of information. She will oversee developing project objectives, driving innovation, and guiding team deliverables that empower our clients to make strategic and operational decisions for land development, power and energy, oil and gas, land solutions, and natural resources.

Federsel is a geographic information systems (GIS) professional with over 24 years of geospatial experience. Federsel is an accomplished leader with extensive experience in contributing new and innovative ideas in using geospatial techniques to assist in solving spatial problems for many types of projects, including GIS support for the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) program, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulated projects that involve environmental report preparation, Section 7 protected species consultation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 permitting, state and local permitting projects ranging in size from a few to thousands of acres and from one county to multi-state, water management/quality plans, site selection/feasibility studies, transportation planning, waste management, land planning, risk assessment, transmission line route site selection, and land development.

Federsel’s GIS project experience includes creating/implementing and managing the Field Data Collection/Tablet Program, linear projects permitting, spatial analysis, MCDA analysis, database design and implementation, thematic mapping, global positioning system (GPS) to GIS conversion, GIS quality assurance, quality control, and many years of project and team management. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Geography degree at the University of South Florida in Hillsborough County, Florida, and her Master of Arts in Geography degree at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.

“Lauren has multiple levels of experience in GIS management which includes long-term geospatial visioning and strategic planning to keep companies on the cutting edge of digital technologies for thousands of employees, “ said Vice President Bill Anderson. “Her industry experience coupled with her excellent team management skills will make her a great addition to our team.”

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