Paris is the National GIS Research Manager for Transwestern’s Research & Investment Analytics team. In this role, she creates innovative and intriguing mapping materials for clients, assists with optimal strategies based on market opportunities, and extracts demographic and geographic information for maps, presentations, data summaries and quarterly reports. She also maintains geographic data and statistics to improve industry and market knowledge.


Paris came to Transwestern from the Miami Downtown Development Authority, where she served as Research and GIS Coordinator. In this position, she was responsible for tracking various economic indicators and geospatial data to perform custom analyses and design mapping solutions and visualizations for print, online and interactive formats. Earlier in her career, she provided geospatial intelligence analysis and created cartographic products as a GIS Specialist for federal defense contractor Leidos. She was also a GIS and Geography Adjunct Professor at Broward College for four years.


  • American Geographical Society (AGS), Member (2011 – Present)
  • Transwestern National Innovator of the Year (2022)
  • Esri GIS User Conference, Featured Cartographer (2016, 2018 and 2022)
  • Broward College, Commencement Speaker (2017, 2018)


Paris received a bachelor’s degree in geography from Arizona State University and a master’s in geographic information systems and sustainability management from the University of Washington, Seattle.