Chitra Sivanandam

Chitra oversees Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) data science, AI/ML, and cyber situational awareness & understanding vision, strategy, and direction while working with the community to support our contracted and internal R&D efforts. She is responsible for driving our technology forward, inspiring and growing RGi’s engineering team, and delivering innovative technical solutions that provide an immediate impact to our Defense and Intelligence customers.

Previously in her career, Chitra served in various executive-level technology capacities at SAIC, Raytheon (formerly Blackbird Technologies), Exelis, and In-Q-Tel.

Chitra is passionate about driving forward the company’s intellectual curiosity to solve our customers’ toughest problems. Outside of work, she can be found:

  • At her family-owned small craft brewery, The Craft of Brewing, in Ashburn, VA
  • Hanging with her 2 girls (ages 5 & 7), 3 dogs, fish, and African grey parrot
  • Meeting with and mentoring startups
  • Travelling to meet up with family and friends

Chitra holds an MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Imaging Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Brian Morris

Brian leads a team of software developers at Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi), focusing on providing geospatial solutions in a disconnected environment. He is responsible for providing the development, design, and testing direction for his team to meet our client’s needs. He also actively mentors intermediate and junior developers to help realize their full potential.

Brian has 10 years of software development experience primarily focused on application and feature development. Before joining RGi he worked as a contractor to develop web applications for the State of Maryland, as well as the EPA. He also spent 5 years at Northrop Grumman as a software developer focused on developing mission planning applications.

Outside of work Brian’s interests include:

  • Spending time with his wife and 2 kids, especially afternoon walks around Annapolis
  • Woodworking
  • Anything outside (Boating, Hiking, Sailing, Kayaking, Soccer)
  • Avid soccer and football fan (Go Terps!)
  • Grilling and BBQ
  • Exploring a new craft brewery

Brian holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science and a B.A. degree in Philosophy from the University of Maryland.

Mary Carome

Mary serves as Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) university relations liaison with Virginia Tech, where she helps coordinate our campus recruiting efforts. In addition to her university work, Mary is an RGi software engineer, focusing primarily on front-end web development. She loves to design and build solutions that are performant, intuitive, and aesthetically pleasing.

Outside of work, Mary fills her time with:

  • Traveling around the world
  • Tuesday night trivia
  • Exploring wineries with friends
  • Reading, baking, and board games

Mary holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science and a B.A. degree in Spanish from Virginia Tech.

Matt Harrison

Matt leads the management of Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) professional services programs. He is responsible for maintaining customer and partner satisfaction by ensuring quality execution and timely delivery of RGi services. Matt also provides oversight for the recruiting and career development of 40+ software engineers, systems engineers, systems integrators, and GIS Analysts.

Matt is a seasoned geospatial professional with experience managing teams in software development, aerial mapping, and on-site professional services. Previously in his career, Matt was a Vice President with Skyline Software and a Program Director for Woolpert, catering to the Defense, Intelligence, and South Pacific markets.

Matt is passionate about contributing to RGi’s continued growth while maintaining the company’s reputation for quality product and incredible corporate culture. Outside of work, he can be found:

  • Attempting, and failing, to be a half-decent golfer
  • Doing yard work around the house…Soooo much yard work
  • Traveling somewhere new and relaxing with his wife and friends
  • Enjoying a good meal and a beer

Matt is a proud alum of both Old Dominion University (B.S. Geography) and George Mason University (Master’s in Business Administration).

Michelle Pachter

Michelle supports Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) Business Operations team in developing streamlined processes and tools. She ensures that all areas of our operations, accounting, finance, HR, IT, and security, are compliant with government regulations and that our team has the tools and support they need to be successful. She is also a member of RGi’s Board of Directors.

Previously in her career, Michelle was a Workforce Analytics Specialist for Northrop Grumman. Her love of analysis helped shape her original role of HR Generalist into one that used recruitment, retention, and employee population data to guide the senior leadership team in decision making.

When she’s not looking for a better way to do things, Michelle enjoys:

  • Spending time with her husband and 3 kids
  • Walking, hiking, and biking
  • Trying to master gluten-free baking
  • Playing (winning!) board games
  • Relaxing on the beach

Michelle holds a BS degree in Accounting from George Mason University.

Omar Pagan

Omar serves as the corporate IT Lead for Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi), where he is responsible for all IT operations and support. He is known for seeing problems from all angles, and taking a small- and large-scale approach to projects while applying an “Occam’s razor” principle as much as possible.

Omar also works within RGi as a senior systems/network administrator with a background in security implementations and systems integration. While supporting RGi’s customers, he provides research for new technology solutions, development and implementation of upgrades and configuration changes for Openstack and AWS, all while performing day-to-day operations and maintenance of customer’s environments.

Before joining RGi, Omar spent over 25 years supporting systems/network administration and security in both the government and commercial industries.

When he’s not helping RGi or a customer, you can find him:

  • Riding his road bike
  • Grilling on the back porch
  • Traveling to see his family
  • Camping and hunting

Omar holds a BS degree in Computer Science and is currently enrolled in a Post-Graduate Program at Caltech.

Morgen Szaszy

Morgen leads Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) Human Resources Department, where she works hard to create and foster a great life experience for all RGi employees through recruiting, onboarding, benefits, and personnel security activities. Morgen is passionate about creating a positive (and fun!) environment for all RGi’ers.

Prior to joining RGi, Morgen worked in various Office Management and Administrative Support roles.

Outside of work, she spends her free time:

  • Playing with her young daughter…and cleaning-up after her young daughter
  • Reading
  • Roaming the aisles of Target (honestly, how can anyone go in there and buy ‘just what’s on the list’??)
  • Watching anything on Bravo

Morgen is a proud alum of James Madison University (Goooo Dukes!), holding a BBA degree in Marketing with a Minor in Human Resources Development.

Michael Szaszy

Mike is a full-stack application architect/engineer at Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi), working with customers to mine their geo-temporal data to enable more rapid exploration and understanding of their data holdings. Mike has led research and development efforts at RGi exploring a range of different problem domains including using machine learning for computer vision, trajectory data mining, and knowledge graph induction. He has experience designing, implementing, and optimizing complex systems including databases, distributed systems, and large service-oriented applications, and takes pride in bridging the gap between basic and applied research.

Prior to joining RGi, Mike had six years of experience working in private industry designing and developing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) during which time he simultaneously completed his graduate degree.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys:

  • His wife, child, family, and friends
  • Casual, non-toxic, video games
  • Racquetball
  • Keeping up-to-date with academic research and industry trends

Mike holds a BS degree in Computer Science from Penn State University, an MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, and a CompTIA Security+ certification

Kim Paulson

Kim leads Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) Marketing and Communications efforts, with a focus on building brand awareness, increasing visibility, driving business development, and enhancing support and affinity for RGi.

Kim works with RGi as an outside Consultant through her company, castello marketing. She founded castello marketing after a 20+ year MarCom career spanning the press, the travel industry, and commercial real estate where she helped companies tell the right story to grow their business. Working with a technology innovator like RGi is a fun and exciting challenge, bringing with it the opportunity to create an impact for our nation’s soldiers.

When she’s not focusing on MarCom activities, Kim can be found:

  • Cooking
  • Enjoying a glass of wine; in particular a good California Chardonnay
  • Running on the W&OD Trail
  • Coaching field hockey
  • Chasing her 3 little monkeys, also known as children

Kim graduated from James Madison University (Go Dukes!) with a BA degree in English, and a Minor in Coaching.

Luke Lambert

Luke provides technical leadership and architectural best practices to software teams at Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi). He is driven by finding clean, performant and idiomatic solutions to our clients’ technical challenges. He also enjoys his mentorship role to junior software developers and providing his services to RGi as senior defenestrator.

Prior to joining RGi, Luke had 10 years of experience as a software developer focusing on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for a variety of other defense contractors. Before getting into GIS, he was a developer of real-time 3D simulations as a hobby game developer, and professionally at the Federal Highway Driving Simulator in Mclean, VA.

Outside of work, Luke has several passions that consume his free time:

  • His wife and 3 children
  • Starting an orchard and vineyard
  • Competitive Table Tennis
  • Fine wine, and wine making
  • Playing Magic: The Gathering

Luke has a B.S. degree in Computer Science from George Mason University and is currently enrolled in NOVA Community College’s Viticulture and Enology program.