Anna Tapp is the primary consultant and owner of Building Up Dreams. She has been working with demographics for 20 years, and mapping for over 10 years. She has spent her career finding intersections of people and place for a variety of applications. Having been assistant director of a University research center, Anna brings a strong background in statistics to her clients. Her technical skills and creativity combine to leverage data in new ways.
Anna’s most extensive mapping and GIS experience has been site location analysis for Internet and telecommunications. She continues to develop new techniques for calculating and visualizing capacity in urban areas. Similarly, she uses maps to advocate for infrastructure reuse for wireless service to rural areas.
She has spent years serving as the GIS arm of a variety of small businesses, serving as both analyst and ArcGIS python programmer. At the same time, she enjoys helping non-technical clients learn about how mapping technology can enhance their future goals. Anna believes that a geospatial database can enrich just about any business.