Previous Locana Employee Acers Returns to the Company to Continue Growth and Momentum in the Gas Utilities Sector
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO (February 1, 2023) — Locana, an international leader in spatial technology, today announced that former employee Tommy Acers has rejoined the company as Principal Consultant and Gas Utilities Lead at Locana. In this role, he will work closely with gas utilities to help them transition from legacy software to fully integrated, modern GIS and connecting their systems and data into an intuitive mapping format for optimized decision support. Acers is based in Las Vegas.
“I am especially excited to see how Lemur™ has evolved and is providing even more value to our customers field workers.”
— Tommy Acers, Principal Consultant and Gas Utilities Lead at Locana
“I’m thrilled to be returning to the Locana team, an innovative and driven group of experts dedicated to helping utilities address today’s most pressing priorities,” said Tommy Acers. “Whether it is seamlessly integrating design with GIS to develop a complete digital twin or upgrading Esri customers to the new ArcGIS Utility Network and integrating GIS with enterprise systems, our team’s broad expertise enables us to help clients succeed. I am especially excited to see how Lemur has evolved and is providing even more value to our customers field workers. I am committed to continuing to forge deep relationships with gas utilities nationwide and explore new opportunities.”
In his role as leader of Locana’s gas utility business, Acers will contribute to the company’s near-term and long-term gas utility strategy by supporting technical staff on designing reliable, adaptable, and innovative geospatial solutions for Locana clients. He will be responsible for driving the company’s gas utility sales and marketing and chartering new projects and delivery teams through project initiation and design. He will help identify new patterns that take advantage of the ArcGIS on HANA infrastructure and develop best practices for it.
“We are so pleased Tommy rejoined our Locana team to lead our gas utilities business,” said Mike Eggenberger, Locana Partner and Vice President of Sales. “More and more utilities are relying on Locana to create modern, open geospatial capabilities that are a perfect foundation for building a digital twin, which provides virtual representations of the physical world, including assets, processes, relationships, and behaviors. Tommy’s deep gas utility expertise will help our clients move to a digital twin model and receive unrivalled insights and connectivity required for an efficient, productive, and sustainable infrastructure.”
Acers has worked in the gas utilities sector for nearly two decades. He returns to Locana from Southwest Gas Corporation in Las Vegas. Previously, Acers had a long career at Metropolitan Utilities District in Omaha, NE. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems at Bellevue University in Bellevue, NE.
Locana, a location and mapping technology company, provides software products and services that solve the world’s most pressing business, climate, and social challenges. With decades of experience, Locana is a global leader in both enterprise geospatial solutions and innovative applications using proprietary and open-source mapping technologies. By taking a location-first approach to problem solving, Locana builds, implements, and connects solutions for public and private clients, in a wide range of domains including: utilities, land and facility management, critical infrastructure, defense, conservation, international development, and technology, among others. With headquarters in Greenwood Village, CO, the company also has major offices in Seattle and London. For further information visit: www.locana.co or https://www.linkedin.com/company/locana-co/.
Jennifer Dulles, APR
DStreet for Locana