Karen Volarich is the Geographic Information System (GIS) Practice Lead for INCATech. Karen has worked in the Information Technology industry for more than twenty years, and is a subject matter expert in the specialized field of GIS. She has worked with government agencies, the private sector, and academia in the design, implementation, and maintenance of Enterprise GIS architectures and applications.

Prior to joining INCATech, Ms. Volarich architected the GIS Enterprise systems for DHS, USSS and SSA for a government contracting company. She owned her own GIS consulting firm in South Florida where she architected Enterprise GIS systems and developed applications including customized emergency management solutions. Her clients included the Broward County Sherriff’s Office, South Florida Water Management District and the City of Miami. She has the experience and knowledge to integrate an organizations’ non-spatial information system with GIS.

Ms. Volarich holds a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Massachusetts\Boston.