24 Mar 2016

Stevie Field-Chavez welcomed back to GIS Planning

Alissa Sklar is the director of marketing for GIS Planning. She has extensive experience as a consultant, writer and educator in the fields of technology and communications. Dr. Sklar has a Ph.D. in Communications from the University of Massachusetts of Amherst, and has as worked closely with B2Bs and economic development agencies to assess, develop and implement social media strategies for business development.

The GIS Planning team is pleased to announce that Stevie Field-Chavez has returned to join us as vice president of regional sales. Working out of Columbia, South Carolina, Stevie will be a central part of the sales team working to grow GIS Planning’s presence and client roster across the U.S. with a specific focus on the eastern and southern states.

Stevie Field-Chavez headshot

Stevie worked for GIS Planning as national account manager from 2010-2014, and is delighted to be back. “It is good to be home. I've always maintained that GIS Planning is the best at what they do; I continue to believe that.” 

In her new management role, she will be handling sales of ZoomProspector Enterprise and the new Intelligence Components for GIS Planning.  Stevie will also be working for economic development communications firm, Golden Shovel Agency.


“We are excited to have Stevie back with us again,” said Anatalio Ubalde, CEO and co-founder of GIS Planning Inc. “She brings a wealth of experience in economic development and extensive knowledge of our clients’ needs, challenges, and opportunities. Stevie’s knowledge of effective digital marketing, lead generation, and economic development is an asset to our company and clients.”


With over 17 years of experience in economic development, her career has included both time spent as an economic developer director in Southern California and as a service provider within the industry. Stevie has worked in commercial real estate, construction and lead generation for economic development, including most recently, ROI Research on Investment. She studied Business Administration at Ashford University and is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute through the University of Oklahoma.


A native of Southern California, Stevie knew her heart was southern and packed for her adventure to Tennessee in 2010.  Since then she has lived in North Carolina and settled in South Carolina, where she calls home with her husband James. Together, they love to travel, visit family and enjoy new food and wine adventures! She has two children, two stepchildren, a son-in-law, and two grandbabies. 

You can reach out to Stevie by emailing her at sfield@gisplanning.com.


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