SOURCE: GeoFields

October 25, 2006 09:00 ET

GeoFields Appoints Jeffrey Amason as Vice President of Professional Services

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 25, 2006 -- GeoFields, Inc. announced today that Jeffrey N. Amason has been appointed vice president of Professional Services. Amason joins GeoFields with 18 years experience directing major construction, engineering and IT programs from concept to completion across multiple industries, including utilities (Duke Power), oil and gas (Colonial Pipeline), manufacturing and insurance.

As vice president of Professional Services, Amason is charged with overseeing and directing personnel and programs focused on project management, data conversion and capture, software installation and upgrades, and application training.

"My role is to be the customer's advocate and ensure well-planned projects that are delivered on time, consistently and with the highest quality training. GeoFields already has a great reputation for customer service, but we have set the bar even higher to deliver software and services that exceed client expectations each and every time," said Amason.

Most recently, Amason served as program manager at Westfield Group where he directed all planning, budgeting and execution of data program activities within the IT group, managing six project managers and budgets to $15 million. He also served as project manager at Lucent Technologies where he was responsible for $10 million to $130 million plant construction projects. Over a five-year period at Colonial Pipeline, he served as project, engineering and then as operations manager where he co-directed the Atlanta Junction team of 25 and implemented enterprise initiatives.

Amason received his Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Akron Law School.

"Jeff brings to GeoFields many years of experience as a professional engineer and project manager with a background in the pipeline industry. He has a proven track record of delivering complex projects to both internal and external clients," said Keith Chambless, executive vice president at GeoFields. "Our customers are fortunate to have Jeff focused on making their projects a success."

About GeoFields

GeoFields provides proven data management solutions aligned to meet the unique data integration, analysis and regulatory requirements of the oil and gas pipeline industry. Services include data integration and management, risk analysis, regulatory compliance, pipeline database development, field operations and reporting support, project management and consulting. GeoFields supports industry standard pipeline data models such as PODS and APDM. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, with regional offices in Houston and London. For more information, go to or call at 404-253-1000.

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