International and Multidisciplinary

NRI staff includes: Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers; Economists; Urban Planners; Landscape Architects; Computer Specialists; GIS Specialists; Estimators and Specification Writers; Construction Managers, Aerial Photography Managers; Contract & Project Managers and a full range of technical and support personnel.

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Scott Holbrook

Chief Executive Officer NRI GmbH

As the Chief Executive Officer of NRI GmbH, Scott Holbrook is responsible for the overall vision and direction of an organization, making the final decisions over all NRI operations. He is the lead program manager, as well as, GIS and Environmental Specialist for NRI. Mr. Holbrook coordinates with the NRI project teams and clients to ensure that each projects progress runs smoothly and according to plan, while meeting customer requirements. Mr. Holbrook has over 25 years of experience working with the U.S. Army in Europe in the fields of Geospatial Data, Environmental Stewardship of Military Lands and Project Management.

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Marci Schreder

Managing Director NRI LLC

As director of operations for NRI LLC, Ms. Schreder has been heavily involved in the U.S. Army’s RTLA program since 2007. Ms. Schreder is a specialist in the areas of watershed management, erosion control and stream rehabilitation.   She has over 20 years of experience in corrective land management project planning and in charge of erosion control, road repair, ditch and culvert construction projects for NRI LLC and supervises Preventative and Corrective Land Management Projects for NRI LLC over a three State area in the Western United States including Oregon, Idaho and northern California. She has developed watershed repair and management plans for over 15 projects, as well as, developed resource protection and implementation plans for the U.S. Forest Service in the areas of trail and road construction, restoration and erosion control measures.

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Tobias Arnold

CADD Technician

Mr. Arnold is a Senior GIS Analyst and Professional Forester assigned with geospatial data development, natural resource management data collection and Natura 2000 mapping for projects to reduce range encroachment and to enable a sustainable maneuver terrain. Responsible for performing the update and maintenance of range encroachment data, TES surveys and management plans, environmental geospatial data and vegetation surveys.

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Dirk Baltes

Geographic Information Specialist

Mr. Baltes is currently a GIS and Database Specialist assigned with the development of geospatial data for the USAG Kaiserslautern DPW. He consults with the Facilities Engineer in the update of geospatial data for force protection, facility utilization and site maps. Mr. Baltes provides project review and quality assurance for geospatial projects within the DPW. He coordinates with USAFE on spatial data sharing for the combined military community. In previous years, Mr. Baltes was the Master Planner, director of GIS/CAD department and IGI&S Manager for USAG Rheinland-Pfalz. He was responsible for the MCA program, 1391 Processing, COR, RPlans, GFEBS, ISR, Site Approvals and As-Builts.

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Andrea de la Huerta

Electrical Engineer

Ms. de la Huerta has been an integral part of the SRP GIS program in Grafenwoehr, Germany for the last 2 years. She is responsible for assisting with database and web based application tasks, including technical support for the Online Range Development Plan and SRP Data-master.  She is a programmer proficient in HTML, Java, Visual Basic and C++. She is proficient in Microsoft SQL Server 6.X and Microsoft Active Server Page, ArcIMS and ArcSDE. Ms. de la Huerta has been working with NRI for the last 8 years on a project-related basis.

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Sven Hauch-Achstetter

GIS Coordinator

Sven Hauch-Achstetter is an experienced geospatial coordinator and technician. For over 15 years, he has worked in the fields of mapping, digitizing, geospatial management, analysis and map layout for USAG Kaiserslautern Department of Public Works in the Environmental Division. He updates and manages geospatial data for hazardous substances, solid wastes, tree inventories, endangered and threatened species and cultural resources. Mr. Hauch-Achstetter helps to manage remediation and compensation sites, spill prevention and response, as well as the necessary data for understanding environmental constraints. He provides expert knowledge and leadership to interested parties with classroom and personal training. He helps decision makers effectively coordinate their efforts through understanding how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be optimized for positive results.

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Horst Klemm

Project Manager

Mr. Klemm holds a Masters Degree in Geophysics and has over 38 years of professional and managerial experience, supervising up to 25 employees and subcontractors. He has managed over 40 task orders for the U.S. Army in Europe, involving geospatial data systems (GIS), computer modelling, detection and geodetic surveys of utility lines, UXO, remote sensing, LiDAR, aerial photography and other related fields.

Gerhard Löffler

Database Administrator

Mr. Löffler has been the authority on U.S. Army Europe Region Master Planning, Real Property, RPLANS, ASIP and facility utilization for over 35 years. As a past employee at the HQ USAREUR/ODCSENGR and HQ IMCOM level in the Engineering and Real Property/Master Planning Divisions, he has specific expertise and knowledge about HQDA driven information systems to provide concise analysis to senior leadership. He has technical and developmental knowledge of data from various key U.S. Army systems (e.g. Real Property inventory, RPLANS, ASIP, etc.).

Alexander Maier

GIS Analyst

Mr. Maier holds a Master of Science in Physical Geography with a specialization in landscape change and remote sensing from the University of Würzburg. His main tasks are spatial analysis, development and editing of mapping products and geographic field work for various projects and contracts. Furthermore he has years of work experience with the Facility Utilisation Study and several mapping projects at USAG Wiesbaden.

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Katina Schneider

Marketing and Business Development Support

Mrs. Schneider is a competitive business developer with entrepreneurial expertise, working for Match Rider, a ride-sharing start up. She also works as a business developer for NRI and assists with social media, website design and marketing.

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Pete Schreder

Military Range Planner / RTLA Coordinator

Mr. Schreder is a professional range ecologist with over twenty-four years of experience in all facets of range management, including range analysis and vegetation examination. He has over 20 years of experience in the field conducting vegetation mapping, riparian area management, sampling and site rehabilitation. A staff member and natural resource consultant for fifteen years with the Oregon State University Agriculture Extension Office with emphasis in resource evaluation, mapping and spatial analysis. Since 2007, Mr. Schreder has been a consultant to the U.S. Army in Hohenfels, Germany in the subject matter of range planning, vegetation management and RTLA. He has developed the techniques currently used for the study of encroaching vegetation and the effects on training and range sustainability. Mr. Schreder has been with Natural Resource Innovations LLC based in Lakeview, Oregon since 1998.

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Samantha Simpson

GIS Manager

Ms. Simpson is a GIS Manager at the US Army Garrison in Ansbach with over six years of experience in both private and public industries collecting, managing, and analyzing complex data sets in the fields of Geospatial and GIS Sciences.  She is skilled in ArcGIS, Spatial Analysis, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Quality Assurance, and Environmental Awareness.

Philip Urban

GIS Specialist

Mr. Urban holds a Masters Degree in Physical Geography from the Goethe-University in Frankfurt. He currently works in the Master Planning Division at the US Army Garrison in Stuttgart and is responsible for maintaining data in the GIS databases and providing GIS and mapping support. He is the team’s go to person for any questions or challenges involving GIS.

Dr. Marzena Wicht

GIS Project Manager and Specialist

Ms. Wicht is a GIS Manager and Specialist with a vast knowledge of spatial analyses, remote sensing and photogrammetry. In her GIS specialist duties, she develops and oversees protocols and methodologies required within the scopes of new contracts. As a manager, she oversees GIS contracts and provides on-site customer support, as well as assist in contract acquisition for the eastern Europe. Ms. Wicht is also responsible for the Quality Assurance checks prior to the contracts deliverables.