skiing80percent_Willa Ford

Willa Ford

AutoCAD Drafter | GIS Analyst

Willa joined GRI in May of 2018 after completing her bachelor of science in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, and Archaeology. As our CAD drafter and GIS analyst, she is responsible for map-based analysis, plans and technical drawings, and final production of all report figures. She also assists with data management, analysis, and display. She is experienced in a variety of programs such as ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Adobe Creative Suite, and gINT. Willa spends most of her time outdoors –  skiing, hiking, camping, traveling the world, and playing with her dog Indy.

What is your favorite thing about working at GRI?
Getting together with coworkers for a beer after work, the general comradery, and kindness shown to one another!

Where is your hometown? How did it shape who you are today?
Boulder, Colorado. Gave me a zest for the outdoors and skiing!

Favorite Meal?:
Sushi, no matter the weather or time of day (maybe not breakfast, but every other time is fair game).

Education
BS Geography, Portland State University