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We’re your partner when technology seems like your greatest nemesis.

About Us

At Resource Data, we know your toughest technology problems require super powered thinking.

For over 35 years, we’ve taken the best people to implement the best technology solutions to get the best results for our clients. At our core, we are driven by the goal of forming partnerships to resolve your business challenges. We tailor our approach, utilizing the technology you value most to meet your unique requirements.

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Our Bedrock Principles

People.
Technology.
Results.

People

Creative problem solving takes the minds of great people. And people are at the core of our company.

Technology

We believe your business strategy should guide your technology solution. Not the other way around.

Results

Solid relationships deliver results. We foster lasting partnerships by delivering high-value technology solutions.

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Working With Us

It's About Partnership.

As your technology partner, we seek to understand your unique needs. We know there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

We can enhance your team with expert project staff or tackle the whole project to deliver your envisioned success.

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Our Leadership Team

  • Ariel Gibson
    Ariel Gibson President
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    Ariel Gibson

    Ariel Gibson

    President Juneau, Alaska

    Ariel’s impressive resume spans over 20 years in information technology and project management. During her 10 years as a leader within Resource Data, she has risen from a senior project manager to branch manager, shareholder, and most recently, director of sales and marketing then president.

    She received her MBA from the University of Alaska and has earned certifications for project management, organizational change management, Scrum Master, and ITIL. She is a proven leader, experienced in managing change while remaining results- and employee-focused.

  • Alex Ankrah
    Alex Ankrah Director, Houston
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    Alex Ankrah

    Alex Ankrah

    Director, Houston Houston, Texas

    Alex has worked in various capacities in the GIS world, with over 15 years of expertise in IT strategic planning, project management, and technical support. With a strong background in high level consulting, strategic analysis, and managing large scale projects, Alex’s leadership has been pivotal in the successful redevelopment of web-based investment portfolio optimization applications for financial services firms, achieving tax-sensitive investment decisions. His contributions extend to cybersecurity compliance for government solutions, and he played a vital role in deploying enterprise-wide Android applications in the oil and gas sector, resulting in significant improvements in health and safety processes.

    Alex’s track record highlights his proficiency in project management, stakeholder coordination, technical implementation, and adherence to quality standards. His educational foundation includes an MS in Geographic Information Science from the University of Edinburgh and a BS in Geodetic Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, complemented by a Scrum Master certification. His accomplishments speak to his exceptional ability to drive transformative projects in complex environments.

  • Chris Adam
    Chris Adam Director, Boise
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    Chris Adam

    Chris Adam

    Director, Boise

    Chris Adam is a seasoned IT specialist and software consultant with more than two decades of experience in software development, system design, integration, database architecture, and project management. As the Boise Branch Director, Chris excels at cultivating client relationships by spearheading new business development, managing projects and accounts, and nurturing staff growth through recruitment, evaluation, and training.

    Chris holds a BS degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is proficient in a range of programming languages including VB.NET, C#, SQL, XML, and has a proven track record of successful project execution. His diverse skillset extends to database architecture, integration, SharePoint deployment, and GIS solutions. With certifications including Oracle 9i PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate and various Microsoft certifications, he is a results-driven leader known for driving innovation and delivering impactful solutions.

  • Rachel Kelly
    Rachel Kelly Director, Juneau
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    Rachel Kelly

    Rachel Kelly

    Director, Juneau Juneau, Alaska

    After graduating with a geology degree, Rachel worked in the mining industry where she was first exposed to GIS (Geographic Information Systems). After a few seasons of roughing it in mining camps, a career in IT was calling her name. She joined Resource Data in 2014 as an intern and honed her programming, project management, analysis, and natural leadership skills on a wide range of projects before taking on branch leadership in 2021.

  • Dennis Wheeler
    Dennis Wheeler Director of HR
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    Dennis Wheeler

    Dennis Wheeler

    Director of HR

    Dennis has almost 30 years of experience as a lawyer and 8 years as an IT consultant. He joined Resource Data in 2015 as our Director of Human Resources, in-house legal counsel, and Contracts Administrator. His background includes serving as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alaska, Municipal Attorney for the Municipality of Anchorage, and working in private practice. He has particular interest and expertise in the development of vote-by-mail election systems and has provided project management and consulting for several state and local government organizations around Alaska.

  • Diane Thompson
    Diane Thompson Director, Anchorage
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    Diane Thompson

    Diane Thompson

    Director, Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska

    Diane has more than 30 years of diversified IT experience. She has provided strategic advising and project management for clients including public utilities, state and local government, and major oil companies. She has a strong background in GIS and has managed GIS strategic planning and development projects. She also managed a critical GIS unit supporting the immediate response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She has successfully overseen several major system implementation and modernization projects, including a recent $8.5 million development project for the State of Alaska.

    Diane joined Resource Data in 1998 and has served as Anchorage branch manager since 2018. She holds a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Alaska Anchorage, a bachelor’s in geology from South Dakota School of Mines, and is a certified Project Management Professional.

  • Jason Mancuso
    Jason Mancuso Director, Portland
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    Jason Mancuso

    Jason Mancuso

    Director, Portland Portland, Oregon

    Jason joined Resource Data in 2008 and has served as the Portland branch manager since 2014. He has more than 20 years of experience in IT project management, business process analysis, system analysis and design, and requirements definition. He also has strong experience in enterprise system development, specializing in database development and business intelligence. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a CIS emphasis from Colorado State University.

  • Kami Fitch
    Kami Fitch Director of Business
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    Kami Fitch

    Kami Fitch

    Director of Business Anchorage

    Kami Fitch is a seasoned business analyst and technical writer, with a robust track record of enhancing efficiency, organization, and communication across diverse organizations. Her expertise spans the evaluation of processes, formulation of solutions, and the creation of business and functional requirements for both software acquisitions and custom applications. Kami’s experience extends to leading software development and implementation initiatives, producing comprehensive technical and user documentation for multifaceted projects in various industries.

    With an extensive history of guiding organizations through strategic transformations and facilitating seamless software transitions, Kami brings a wealth of experience to our leadership team. Her strong analytical skills and in-depth technical expertise have consistently yielded enhanced operational efficiency and elevated communication strategies across various sectors.

  • Paul Meitler
    Paul Meitler Director of Marketing and Sales
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    Paul Meitler

    Paul Meitler

    Director of Marketing and Sales Anchorage

    As Director of Marketing and Sales, Paul is a strategic, results-oriented leader with over two decades of cross-industry experience. Specializing in operational transformation, Paul excels in building and leading diverse teams to achieve measurable outcomes. During a recent tenure as an Executive Director , he orchestrated a financial turnaround by eliminating four years of deficits through agile practices. A Certified ScrumMaster, he is adept at deploying enterprise-wide initiatives that drive innovation and sustainable growth. Paul’s skill in leading multidisciplinary teams underscores his role as an architect of change.

Our Locations

Five great locations.
One Resource Data.

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    Anchorage

    Anchorage, Alaska

    Building a community together to power the land of the midnight sun.
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    Boise

    Boise, Idaho

    Building a community together that powers the Intermountain West.
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    Chris Adam Director
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    Houston

    Houston, Texas

    Building a community together that powers America’s sunbelt.
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    Juneau

    Juneau, Alaska

    Building a community together that powers the last frontier.
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    Portland

    Portland, Oregon

    Building a community together that powers the Pacific Northwest.
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Our work

Making a difference.
One project at a time.

Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery
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Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery

The treasure hunters of the History Channel’s Curse of Oak Island may be closer than ever to solving the islands mysteries with the help of GIS analysis and mapping. As...

FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US
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FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US

In the fast-paced world of fisheries management, having timely access to accurate genetic data is crucial—but sharing this data across laboratories was a costly and complex challenge. Then came FishGen....

Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers
4 Minutes Read | Case Study

Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers

Dunavant, a global logistics and supply chain management company, transports over 10,000 shipping containers per month. Its employees were manually collecting information from 22 terminal websites once per hour. This...

Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments
5 Minutes Read | Case Study

Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments

One of the world’s largest Oil and Gas companies realized a 65% reduction in pipe handling drops and 70% reduction in higher severity drops after implementing a mobile application for...

Industry’s First  Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation
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Industry’s First Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation

Resource Data created an industry-leading visualization tool to accurately identify temperature loss locations along the pipeline. It allows engineers to effectively manage oil flow and operations through data-driven decision making.

Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV
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Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV

Alaska's DMV faced a daunting challenge—an outdated mainframe application that hindered compliance with Federally mandated RealID and boat titling changes. Resource Data built a modernized web application, enhancing UX and...

Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery
FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US
Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers
Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments
Industry’s First  Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation
Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV
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