Geospatial Solutions for Human Geography

Geographic Services, Inc. is the premier provider of integrated geospatial, linguistic and sociocultural digital data solutions for Human Geography.

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What we offer


Geographic database construction, feature extraction, imagery analysis, geographic names analysis.


Document translation, feature transliteration, application of native names, Romanization.

Sociocultural Analysis

Religious affiliations, tribal locations, social network analysis, demographics, social media analytics.

Consulting Services

Human geography data analysis, geographic information systems, socio-cultural analysis, database development


Innovative and effective Human Geography solutions for government and commercial organizations

Our Team

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Keyvan Rafei - President and CEO

Mr. Rafei has been instrumental in providing strategic direction and leadership for the company, transforming Geographic Services from a geographic names and analysis startup in 2002 to what it is today: a recognized leader in Human Geography offering a broad range of geographic information systems, linguistic and sociocultural solutions.

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Nancy McGee - Chief Operating Officer

Ms. McGee has developed exceptional management, technical and leadership skills and expertise in the geospatial-intelligence industry to include terrain analysis, human geography, cartography, photogrammetry, hydrography and remote sensing requirements and technologies.

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Fred Hejazi - Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Hejazi has over 25 years of experience in Information System design, software development, project management, and Geospatial Information Systems. System design experience includes over 20 years of application development, consulting, project management, sales and marketing experience in all levels of government in North America.

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Paul Reid - Program Manager

Mr. Reid has over 30 years experience managing personnel and projects dealing with linguistic support and GIS. He retired from the Federal Government in 2002 after 25 years with the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, the Library of Congress, and the Department of Labor.

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Rob Hynes - Program Manager

Mr. Hynes is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and certified Project Management Professional with over 20 years of experience leading teams and managing complex programs in engineering and topography.

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Jennifer Hergenroeder - Operations Manager

Ms. Hergenroeder has worked with Geographic Services, Inc. since 2006 and has experience managing multi-cultural linguist teams and multi-function analyst teams. Her experience also includes developing and implementing standard operating procedures for new corporate capabilities.

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Gwyneth Sutherlin, PhD - Director of Human Geography and Analytics Research

Gwyneth Sutherlin has more than ten years of experience in intercultural mediation including the development of programming that garnered UN recognition for innovation in North Africa. As a researcher, she focuses on the intersection of cultural dimensions and technology for application in conflict analysis. Dr. Sutherlin has a degree in political science from Indiana University and a doctorate in peace and conflict studies from the University of Bradford. She works in seven foreign languages.


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Geographic Services, Inc.7901 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22102USA

Phone: 703.287.9705

Fax: 703.761.6962