Originally from Tampa, Mr. Schwartz is a senior GIS and information systems analyst with the City of Palmetto’s Community Redevelopment Agency. He is an ardent student of history and how it shapes communities and their growth. He graduated from University of Florida with a Bachelor’s in Anthropology focusing on Archaeology. He earned his graduate certificate in GIS from the University of South Florida, and a Master’s in Professional Studies in Information Sciences – Cybersecurity, and Information Assurance from Penn State. He was awarded the GISCI GISP certification in November of 2014. He also has post baccalaureate certificates including Information Systems Security & Geographic Information Systems.