Ballinger celebrates 25 years at Hanson

3/12/2024

Headshot of Lance Ballinger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2024

Contact: Darrel Berry, Corporate Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291
dberry@escapefromreality.net

Ballinger celebrates 25 years at Hanson

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Lance Ballinger, GIS and database administrator, recently celebrated 25 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters.

Ballinger joined the company in 1999 and serves in Hanson’s information technology department. He provides information technology project management, database support and application development on several database and general computer applications. He specializes in data management and collection, database development, website implementation, geographic information system (GIS) administration and support and computer programming.

During his career at Hanson, Ballinger has worked on several high-profile program management projects, including a land acquisition and property management program for the planned South Suburban Airport in Peotone for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics; the outdoor advertising control support services program for IDOT’s Bureau of Land Acquisition; and a statewide grade crossing and grade separation study for the Illinois Commerce Commission. Recently, he has served as the project manager on Hanson’s Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning implementation.

Ballinger received a bachelor’s degree in management information systems in 1999 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and master’s degrees in management information systems and computer science in 2008 and 2016, respectively, from the University of Illinois Springfield.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone at (217) 788-2450.

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