Async GIS is a home based family owned corporation owned and operated by Dave Highness and Patty Hartman. After a decade working as a field Archaeologist, Dave graduated from the University of Montana in 1998 with a Master of Arts Degree in Geography. Since then he has worked as a GIS programmer/analyst at the Montana State Library, Natural Resources Information System (NRIS) and Tetra Tech, Inc. Several years ago Dave had an opportunity to become an independent consultant for The Trust for Public Land at which point he decided to try working on his own. Dave is still a consultant with The Trust for Public Land, GISP certified, and has added several other clients and is always interested in talking to other prospective clients.
Patty specializes in Internet research and data management, using her analytical skills to provide accurate, consistent data formatting. With a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Patty supplemented her education in 2004 with a Certificate of Applied Science, Computer Assistant, from UM Helena. She is available as needed, noting that no project is too tedious!