Novara GeoSolutions Welcomes Heather Rone as Quality Assurance Analyst

Heather Rone brings over 13 years of geospatial experience to Novara

Norwell, MA – Novara GeoSolutions (Novara) (, the industry’s leader in geospatial software and services for pipeline assets, announces Heather Rone has joined the company as a Quality Assurance Analyst assisting with software and data quality. In this new role, she will be reviewing and testing the company’s software products to help ensure the highest quality solutions for our clients.

Heather has over 13 years of experience in application development, database administration, geospatial data analysis, data migration, and project management. Prior to joining Novara, she designed, planned and managed PODS (Pipeline Open Data Source) migration projects, along with other data clean-up efforts and database modification projects, and provided customer support to help ensure client satisfaction. She has experience in a variety of industries, such as oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution and municipal GIS systems.

Neal O’Driscoll, president of Novara commented, “Since becoming part of the CHA family in 2013 and rebranding from Coler & Colantonio to Novara GeoSolutions, our goal has been to increase project collaboration and enhance our customer service. We welcome Ms. Rone to the team to back our promise of quality solutions and improved customer service.”

Heather earned her associates degree in programming from Owensboro Community and Technical College in Owensboro, KY. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in data management/data analytics at Western Governors University based in Salt Lake City, UT.


About Novara GeoSolutions

Novara GeoSolutions offers a wide range of GIS, consulting and mapping services including GPS field data collection, regulatory compliance, spatial analysis, geospatial database design and implementation, data loading and validation, web-based GIS application development, PODS data migrations, alignment sheet generation and more. For more information, please visit

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