Alexander Lafler

GIS Technician

Alexander comes to Wightman after spending a year as a contractor following graduation from Michigan State University in 2020. Joining with five years of experience in their young career, Alexander brings with them a passion for team and community-oriented GIS Practices along with finding new applications for the tools within. With a background that includes work in government, research, utilities, and even medicine, Alexander offers a unique flexibility that allows them to be an asset for the GIS team here at Wightman.

Areas of Focus

  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Information Synthesis
  • Data Fidelity and Study Design
  • Causal System Interactions



B.A. Human Geography
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

Professional Training & Registrations

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certification
  • Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Operations Certification

Personal Note

Alexander spends their free time watching sports (especially the WNBA), repairing electronics, and advocating for community equity.

Alexander Lafler

Contact Alexander Lafler

Office: 269.605.4707 Cell: 269.718.8333