Steve Burkhalter has worked in the municipal government sector for 32 years, starting his local government career in the Public Works Street division as a laborer and equipment operator. He worked in this field for 12 years maintaining roads, storm utilities and signs. Steve was then tasked with implementing an Operations management program for the City of Ashland’s utilities and maintenance divisions. Along with managing the operations management software Steve also supports GIS and SCADA, in 2013 Steve was tasked again with finding and implementing a way to deploy the city's SCADA information on a mobile platform. In early 2014 he deployed the SmartGlance app which is now Aveva Insight.