Custom Geospatial Solutions

Sumac Geomatics Incorporated is a full-service Geomatics firm with headquarters based in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Our arsenal of products and services focus on custom geo-spatial data acquisition.

Our Approach

In a rapidly evolving industry, Sumac works hard to stay on the cutting-edge of software, hardware, and operational advances to remain responsive and effective in the field and in the office.

Our Experience

Sumac employs highly trained professionals with a range of experience and expertise, from data analysis to implementing client solutions.

Transform Data into Action

We find there are a lot of problems that businesses have that are best solved using a combination of remote sensing and a spatial solution such as ArcGIS.

Adam Boczek, Manager

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Our Team

Our years of experience in the industry give us a strategic advantage when applying the latest in geospatial methodology and technology.

Todd Domney

CEO, Co-Founder

Todd Domney moved to Thunder Bay from Auckland New Zealand to complete his studies at Lakehead University. Todd, along with business partners Dave Carr and Tom Shields founded Sumac in 1996. Serving as CEO since 2011, Todd has overseen the growth of the company from its forestry roots to a full stack remote sensing services provider. Today, Sumac serves a diverse client base in the forestry mining and engineering sectors.

Adam Boczek

Manager for GIS and Geomatics

Leading a small but highly effective team, Adam is responsible for the delivery of GIS and Geomatics services and products. Most notably, Adam has been responsible for the development of Sumac’s UAV and aerial imaging services. Adam is a Registered Professional Forester in the Province of Ontario.

Tom Shields

Co-Founder

Tom Shields is a graduate of Sault College and Manger for Field Operations. Tom oversees Sumac’s seasonal workforce locating and measuring forestry sample plots across Ontario. Tom along with business partners Todd Domney and Dave Carr founded Sumac in 1996.

Dave Carr

President, Co-Founder

Dave Carr has served as Sumac’s President since co-founding the company in 1996 along with Todd Domney and Tom Shields. Dave is responsible for training and quality control of forestry field projects. He is widely recognized as an authority in forest ecosystem classification and forest soils.

Jarin Stewart

Geomatics and GIS Technician

He is a graduate of Lakehead University in Environmental Sciences with a strong back ground in remote sensing and image classification. A licenced UAV operator, Jarin is responsible for aerial imaging and associated post processing activities.

Brittany Gravel

Senior Inventory Technician

Brittany has pursued a career in the natural resources field, with a strong emphasis on aerial photo interpretation and the field work associated with these projects. Brittany is a certified eFRI photo interpreter for the Province of Ontario for both the Boreal and Great Lakes Forests.

Andy Purton

Registered Professional Forester

Overseeing a team of certified air photo interpreters, and Andy has successfully delivered over 100,000 km² of Ontario Forest Resource Inventory. Widely recognized as an expert photo interpreter, Andy possesses 20 years’ experience describing and classifying forest ecosystems.

Lucas Kaartinen

Senior Inventory Technician

Lucas is a certified eFRI photo interpreter for the Province of Ontario for both the Boreal and Great Lakes Forests. He has extensive experience undertaking a wide variety of forest surveys including growth and yield, regeneration condition and forest resource inventory.