Hartselle, AL (PRWEB) January 18, 2012
Magnolia River International, Inc. has added Jay Arnold and Jeff Lower to its senior management team. Jay Arnold will serve as Vice President of Business Development and Jeff Lower will serve as Vice President of Operations. Jay and Jeff enjoyed a 16-year career together at 3001 International, Inc., serving as key members of the management team at 3001 throughout its growth and merger into Northrop Grumman in 2008. In 2010, they left and founded 3K3, LLC to provide business strategy and professional development consulting services to several companies, including Magnolia River.
“After Magnolia River’s recent acquisition of Aeroquest Optimal, the addition of Jay and Jeff to the management team is the next logical step toward achieving our overall strategic plan,” said Kimberly Hoff, President and CEO of Magnolia River. “Jay’s ability to bring in business combined with Jeff’s ability to deliver quality work gives Magnolia River a true competitive edge. Jay will manage Business Development and Jeff will manage Operations across all Magnolia River operating companies and divisions. Their industry relationships and expertise will help Magnolia River to grow and will enhance its ability to provide superior solutions and service to its customers.”
At 3001/Northrop Grumman, Jay Arnold served in several management roles including Vice President of GIS Services and Business Development for a department with annual revenues of $40 million. Jay received his Master of Science degree in Geography from Louisiana State University after completing two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Geography and Journalism at LSU. He has 20 years’ experience in surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, Information Technology, and GIS.
At 3001/Northrop Grumman, Jeff Lower served in several roles, including Vice President of Civil Works, managing a department that performed surveying, mapping and enterprise GIS development for federal, local, state and commercial clients. Jeff directed programs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USGS, NAVFAC, and the USDA. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Geography from the University of Florida.
About Magnolia River
Magnolia River (http://www.magnolia-river.com) is a customer focused, quality driven company that provides a wide array of infrastructure and geospatial solutions. Areas of expertise include pipeline, energy, GIS, surveying & mapping, and software products. Magnolia River is a certified woman-owned business, whose customers include federal, state, and local government agencies and commercial companies. Magnolia River - Customer focused - Quality solutions.