An experienced land planning professional with demonstrated success in planning, developing, managing and obtaining agency approvals for land development projects. County Planning Director for five years before doing private sector land planning, engineering and project management. Extensive computer experience including owner of SmartMAP.com and ThompsonMapping.com having created numerous SmartMAP Internet mapping sites for State, County and Municipal agencies including data such as parcels, aerials, wetlands, zoning, soils, and more for computerized land planning and site analyses.

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Computer and Technical Skills

•    AutoCAD Map
•    ArcGIS
•    Google SketchUp
•    SiteComp Survey
•    Web Design, WordPress
•    Parcel Mapping
•    Digitizing
•    Large Document Scanning
•    Computerized Land Use Planning
•    Microsoft Project
•    Project Management

 

Professional Experience

Allen Tate Realtors      2015 – Present
Cary, North Carolina

 

•    Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broke, Land Planner.

 

Thompson Mapping Systems      1989-2015
Dover, Delaware
 Owner

 

•    Computer Mapping and Land Planning Firm specializing in Geographic Information System (GIS) implementation.
•    Projects include Statewide GIS efforts for the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation and the Governor’s Cabinet Committee on State Planning Issues.
•    Other projects include Parcel Based GIS systems, Kent County Election District Maps, and the Official School District Maps for the State Department of Public  Instruction.
•    Created digital parcel maps for two of the three Delaware counties.
•    Kent County Planning Comprehensive Plan Interactive SmartMAP Website.
•    Extensive SmartMAP Website creation using Autodesk MapGuide including parcel mapping, utility and Facility management (FM) sites.
•    Former AutoCAD Dealer and ESRI and IBM Business Partner.

What I Do

An experienced land planning professional with demonstrated success in planning, developing, managing and obtaining agency approvals for land development projects. County Planning Director for five years before doing private sector land planning, engineering and project management. Extensive computer experience including owner of SmartMAP.com and ThompsonMapping.com having created numerous SmartMAP Internet mapping sites for State, County and Municipal agencies including data such as parcels, aerials, wetlands, zoning, soils, and more for computerized land planning and site analyses.

About

Education

  • Wilmington College, Dover, Delaware

Major: Business Administration, Real Estate

  • Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

Major: Urban Affairs Minor: Graphic Communications

  • Delaware Technical College, Georgetown, Delaware

Major: Design Technology

  • J. Y. MONK Real Estate School, Raleigh, North Carolina

Major: North Carolina Broker License

 

 

Certificate Programs

  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Principals and Practices of Planning

  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Advanced Website Design

Education

Awards

  • National Association of Counties (NACo) – Kent County SmartMAP Website
  • Tenlinks.com Top Ten Ultimate Directory – Delaware Dept of Agriculture SmartMAP Website

Professional Memberships

  • American Planning Association
    • Law Division (Former)
    • Information Systems Division (Former)
    • Rural Planning Division (Former)
  • National Association of County Planning Directors (Former)
  • Forward Central Delaware, Board of Directors (Former)
  • Board of Directors, Delaware State Employees Federal Credit Union (Former)
  • Governor’s Advisory Panel on Intergovernmental Planning and Coordination (Former)
  • Small Towns Institute (Former)
  • North Carolina Real estate Commission

More

Thompson/Alley Associates       1989-1993 Dover, Delaware Managing Partner

  • Full Service Land Planning, Civil Engineering and Consulting Firm specializing in land development design, planning, engineering and zoning.
  • Provided consulting services relating to planning, engineering, zoning, land use, land development, and related.
  • Engineered commercial site plans as well as residential subdivisions, office sites and conceptual plans.

 

Persimmon Park Place  1987-1990 Dover, Delaware Project Manager

  • Primary management position in charge of all activities relating to planning, design, project approvals and construction management of 515 unit housing condominium community.
  • Project received national recognition as an innovative planned community.

 

Kent County Levy Court (County Council)  1982-1987 Dover, Delaware Planning Director

  • Primary management position directing all phases of the County Planning Program including administration of zoning, subdivision and other land use ordinances.
  • Served as staff to the Regional Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment.
  • Oversaw revision of the County Comprehensive Plan.
  • Personally wrote grants of nearly $1 million funding the Kent County Industrial Aeropark.

Previous Work









Computer and Technical Skills

•    AutoCAD Map
•    ArcGIS
•    Google SketchUp
•    SiteComp Survey
•    Web Design, WordPress
•    Parcel Mapping
•    Digitizing
•    Large Document Scanning
•    Computerized Land Use Planning
•    Microsoft Project
•    Project Management

 

Professional Experience

Allen Tate Realtors      2015 – Present
Cary, North Carolina

 

•    Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broke, Land Planner.

 

Thompson Mapping Systems      1989-2015
Dover, Delaware
 Owner

 

•    Computer Mapping and Land Planning Firm specializing in Geographic Information System (GIS) implementation.
•    Projects include Statewide GIS efforts for the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation and the Governor’s Cabinet Committee on State Planning Issues.
•    Other projects include Parcel Based GIS systems, Kent County Election District Maps, and the Official School District Maps for the State Department of Public  Instruction.
•    Created digital parcel maps for two of the three Delaware counties.
•    Kent County Planning Comprehensive Plan Interactive SmartMAP Website.
•    Extensive SmartMAP Website creation using Autodesk MapGuide including parcel mapping, utility and Facility management (FM) sites.
•    Former AutoCAD Dealer and ESRI and IBM Business Partner.

What I Do