Karen Shank has brought her business development experience to Ayres’ Geospatial Division. A business development professional with over 25 years of experience in diverse industries, she has helped expand opportunities in drone software development and analytics, nano/biotech, pharmaceuticals, and information technology.
Shank has a proven track record of success in developing professional networks, building high-performance teams, and closing high-value business transactions. Working in Ayres’ Geospatial Division, Shank focuses on helping clients achieve their business objectives and helping our aerial mapping and land survey professionals build strategic partnerships.
Shank, who holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Ball State University, co-founded a mobile application development firm and more recently has spent several years in the lidar industry.
“Karen will supercharge Ayres’ efforts to bring our high-quality aerial mapping and land survey services to additional clients, especially in the Southeast, where she has cultivated a vast network of connections,” says Jason Krueger, CP, GISP, vice president. “Our division handles everything from surveys to statewide aerial mapping and lidar programs, and we look forward to Karen’s ability to tell the world about all of it.”