Woolpert Hires Accomplished Business Development Leader William Marbell as Geospatial Program Director

Marbell will lead Woolpert’s geospatial business development strategy and expansion throughout Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

DENVER (April 10, 2024) — Woolpert has hired Geospatial Program Director William Marbell to support its strategic business development and expand its global geospatial capabilities in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Marbell brings over 27 years of business development, sales, and construction management experience specific to the geospatial and engineering industries.

Before joining Woolpert, Marbell worked for 15 years with Trimble, an industrial technology and geospatial company and Woolpert partner. At Trimble, he held numerous business development and strategy roles, supporting customers in multiple vertical industries across emerging markets globally.

As geospatial program director, Marbell will pursue strategic projects related to national mapping, land administration, digital twins, and disaster relief, while supporting ongoing sales activities within Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

“Woolpert has long proven itself to be one of the leading architecture, engineering, and geospatial companies in the world and is committed to finding solutions for clients’ complex challenges,” Marbell said. “I’m looking forward to working closely with the geospatial team and using the latest technologies to deliver exceptional service to our clients and help make the world a safer and better place for all.”

Marbell holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Leicester in Leicester, England, and a bachelor's degree in geodetic engineering from the Kwame University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. He is an active member of both the Ghana Institution of Engineers and the Ghana Institution of Surveyors.

“William is an accomplished and respected leader in the geospatial industry, and we are looking forward to learning from his extensive geospatial and business development expertise as we expand our services to new clients and regions around the world,” Woolpert Senior Vice President Joseph Seppi said. “We’re confident that William will be able to deliver the first-class level of support and knowledge that our clients deserve and have come to expect.”

About Woolpert
Woolpert is the premier architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG), and strategic consulting firm, with a vision to become one of the best companies in the world. We innovate within and across markets to effectively serve public, private, and government clients worldwide. Woolpert is a Global Top 100 Geospatial Company, a Top 100 ENR Global Design firm, has earned seven Great Place to Work certifications, and actively nurtures a culture of growth, inclusion, diversity, and respect. Founded in 1911 in Dayton, Ohio, Woolpert has been America’s fastest-growing AEG firm since 2015. Woolpert has over 2,500 employees and more than 60 offices on five continents. For more, visit