SCOTT A. BAYLEY

Mr. Bayley, a Managing Director, is the founder of Accumyn and serves as its President. He has served public and private businesses, governmental entities, and law firms with auditing, accounting, financial, and economic consulting services for over thirty years. A primary focus of his practice is analysis of financial damages and economic claims, valuation analysis, fraud and forensic accounting examinations, preparation of expert reports and expert testimony regarding accounting disputes, claims of financial and economic loss, and valuation opinions. His…

LUIGI CALABRESE

Mr. Calabrese has been retained by law firms to assist in matters involving lost profit, lost value, unjust enrichment and other financial and economic analysis. Luigi has also determined pecuniary damages for personal injury and wrongful death and wrongful termination for both plaintiffs and defendants. Luigi has appraised businesses, equity securities and specific assets. Types of securities valued include valuation of common stock of privately held companies on a controlling and non-controlling basis, partnership interests, corporate notes, incentive distribution rights,…

KIMBERLY BAYLEY

Ms. Bayley is co-Founder of Accumyn and serves as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Her previous positions include Audit Manager with Ernst & Young and Controller for The Houston Post.  In addition, Ms. Bayley founded and operates K. Bayley Design, a commercial and residential interior design firm.  Ms. Bayley brings her unique combination of technical, management and creative expertise to all facets of the Accumyn operation.

CHIP NIEMANN

Mr. Niemann is a CPA with experience in auditing, forensic accounting and business valuation. He has experience developing expert reports, financial modeling, damages and lost profits analysis, discount rate analysis and preparing financial statements. He has also provided expert testimony on cases as well. He has served public and private businesses in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, real estate and health care. Prior to his current position at Accumyn, Mr. Niemann provided similar services for a valuation…

MARIA TERESA RITCHEY

Ms. Ritchey has served in management and executive positions for public and private corporations in manufacturing, banking, agriculture, and not-for-profit sectors and has consulting and advisory services experience in both the US and South America. Ms. Ritchey’s leadership roles have included serving as financial manager, administrative director, assistant controller and chief financial officer. She has held management responsibilities in the fields of financial accounting and analysis, treasury, and human resources including payroll administration. Her business management experience has involved state…

GUY BRASSEUX

Mr. Brasseux directs exploration and production consulting activities for Accumyn. He has more than 35 years of technical, supervisory, and managerial experience in wells and operations as-well-as special projects with British Petroleum and Amoco, providing him with exceptional prerequisites to professionally address almost any aspect of upstream oil & gas exploration and production. In addition to a solid understanding of onshore and offshore drilling processes, his background includes internal consulting and the training of executives in support of domestic and…

HANK ARNOLD

Mr. Arnold is a computer programming and software design expert, assisting Accumyn’s clients by providing solutions to complex information technology challenges.  He has over 30 years of software design and development experience in computer programming, systems development, and network administration. He specializes in providing cost effective and timely solutions to “one of a kind” problems, but has also built a significant library of solutions for processing typical data sets for industries such as  healthcare, securities trading, energy, electronic equipment; seismic…

CRAIG G. BRAZAN

Mr. Brazan, a Consultant with Accumyn, specializes in petroleum engineering, drilling and well construction activities, as well as exploration and completion activities. Mr. Brazan has strong technical well construction skills in the areas of casing/tubular design, cementing, hydraulics, bit election, pressure detection, torque/drag modeling, directional drilling, synthetic/invert emulsion fluids applications, completion design, well testing, well performance, sand control, and formation damage control. Mr. Brazan has supervised the planning, drilling, and completion of wells across the Gulf Coast region, both on…

GREGORY BRYANT

Mr. Bryant has extensive oil and gas industry accounting experience, with a proven track record of achievement in revenue process allocation and valuing, financial results validation, SAP/PRA, variance report review and analysis, data analysis/interpretation, volumetric data, and client relations.  He has also obtained extensive systems and software experience which allows him to make sound recommendations that positively impact the bottom line. His experience includes twelve years of SAP experience in upstream lease gas revenue, four years in midstream revenue, and…

ROBERT BURNHAM

As a managing consultant, Mr. Burnham provides critical architectural insight and technical support for Accumyn’s project management, financial, and economic practice areas. Mr. Burnham consults with Accumyn’s clients and in-house specialists on engagements to help resolve complex disputes and claims for architectural planning, design, production, contract administration and construction issues. On past engagements, Mr. Burnham has provided litigation support to attorneys for the resolution of construction jobsite accidents, specifically in areas of architectural standards, building codes and OSHA regulations.  In…

JOHN W. (JACK) BURMAN, PE

 Mr. Burman provides expert consulting services to industry users in areas of oil and gas development projects. His formal training is in mining and petroleum engineering, and his more than thirty years of experience has focused on project management, communication, leadership, team building and engineering skills in world class deepwater, shelf, and land oil and gas development projects. In addition to field operations management and project supervision, he has an extensive background in petroleum and mining engineering that encompasses reservoir,…

CONSTANTINE CARACOSTIS

Mr. Caracostis is an Associate Managing Consultant at Accumyn adding expert technical value to engagements involving complex capital project claims and disputes. He has more than forty years’ experience in civil, structural and offshore engineering including research, teaching, design and construction. He has several years’ experience in research and development in computer software and performing engineering studies for deepwater structural/floating systems. Furthermore, he applied the developed technology to actual design processes. Mr. Caracostis has overseas experience including technical management, technical-economic studies…

GEOFF CHAMBERS

Mr. Chambers is a chemical engineer with over 40 years of project management, process design, operations support, engineering division and department management experience gained at global engineering and construction contracting and process technology firms in the hydrocarbon processing industry. Most recently he has held project management positions for lump sum contracts involving EPC activity in the USA and process equipment design and supply in the People’s Republic of China. He has extensive experience in preparation of front end engineering and…

J. MICHAEL CLARKSON

Mr. Clarkson, a Managing Consultant with Accumyn, specializes in the valuation of technological and industrial assets. He has specialized in and been involved with Machinery and Equipment (M&E), Marine Survey, Public Utilities, Industrials, Computers and High-Tech Personal Property, Aircraft, and Cost Surveys, among others. He has provided analysis, appraisal, and consulting services for various purposes such as Purchases and Sales, Mergers and Acquisitions, Estate and Property Taxes, Financial Planning and Compliance, Collateral Financing, and Insurance and Residual Forecasting. Mr. Clarkson…

MARK DRUMMOND

Mr. Drummond is an experienced exploration and production professional with expertise in well construction projects in the deepwater and Shelf areas of the Gulf of Mexico. He has managed the development and implementation of systematic processes associated with Wells Performance Management; including the reporting and performance analyses of well construction operational activities. Mr. Drummond’s working experience includes over 22 years with a major international integrated oil and gas company as a drilling and reservoir engineer, project manager and team leader…

DAVID N. ELIFF

As a management advisory consultant, Mr. Eliff has been engaged by numerous firms as interim CFO/CRO or in the lead financial advisory role.  He has worked with workout departments at Wells Fargo, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of Japan, Bank of America and U.S. Bank, PNC and BBT to name a few.  His consulting engagements have involved, transaction advisory, litigation support, accounting forensic analysis and expert testimony in financial and accounting disputes.  Mr. Eliff has vast background and corporate recovery turnarounds…

FRANKLIN L. FLATO, MAI

Franklin L. Flato, MAI is an Affiliate Director who specializes in commercial real estate valuation. Mr. Flato has analyzed properties including retail, involving single tenant, pad site, ground lease, retail centers to regional malls; office buildings, including single tenant garden to high rise multi-tenant, call centers, corporate headquarters; industrial properties, such as warehouses, manufacturing plants, special purpose, maquiladora plants, vacant development tracts, mixed use developments; commercial sites; rural land; ranches; farms; apartment complexes; residential and commercial subdivisions; aircraft related buildings;…

GEOFF FLETCHER

Mr. Fletcher is an associate managing consultant at Accumyn Consulting specializing in analysis of construction project controls for capital projects. His education and more than thirty years of experience in executive and senior manager positions crosscuts construction industry executive, project and contract management, quantity surveying, and consulting activities. Projects have involved construction and operational assignments in domestic and international commercial, manufacturing & process, oil & gas and power generation business sectors. Beginning as an apprentice quantity surveyor Mr. Fletcher worked…

JOHN GARRETT

Mr. Garrett has 15 years of experience in Financial Analysis, Project Development, and M&A management involving modeling and analyzing projects ranging from small power plants and pipelines to multi-billion dollar company acquisitions. During his tenure in the energy industry, he was responsible for developing a dispatch model, which was used to maximize the value of private power plants by selling excess capacity into the public power grid. While employed with Duke Energy Corporation, he served on the Corporate Valuation Committee…

RONALD GUAJARDO

Mr. Guajardo is a recognized expert in the Midstream Industry, specializing in the commercial business development of gas gathering, processing, NGL fractionation and marketing assets. He has over thirty years of commercial and technical experience spanning strategic planning and business development, acquisition and divestitures, asset optimization, and commercial negotiations in all phases of the Midstream Industry. Recruited into Conoco’s Management Development Program, Mr. Guajardo progressed through plant operations and facilities management, gas and NGL marketing, and commercial business development positions…

ERNIE KILLINGSWORTH

Mr. Killingsworth is an affiliate Director of Accumyn Consulting specialized in the Aviation Industry. Ernie has completed hundreds of aircraft appraisals and prepared many valuation reports on propeller aircraft, jet aircraft, helicopters and aviation related support equipment for several of the world’s largest finance and leasing companies. Ernie has experience in the aerospace industry as a military and commercial airline pilot, an operations engineer, an executive in marketing, sales, and financial services. While at Gulfstream Aerospace, Mr. Killingsworth worked directly…

GUSTAVO GRULLON

Dr. Grullon is an associate professor of finance at Rice University and an expert in several areas of corporate finance, including corporate investment, corporate financing, payout policy, business valuation, real options valuation, and mergers and acquisitions. He has provided consulting services to several Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Grullon has done extensive research on how firms determine their payout policy and capital structure and how these decisions affect the value of the firm. Gustavo’s research has provided explanations to several interesting…

MAURICIO ROCA

Mr. Roca is an affiliate Director of Accumyn Consulting with over 28 years of experience in the insurance, steel, pharmaceutical and retail industries. He assists insurance companies, agents, accountants and other industry advisors, with agency management, claims consulting, underwriting practices, risk management, risk analysis, standard of care, and other technical assistance. Mr. Roca has assisted numerous companies with transaction advisory services, developing and consolidating the franchise distribution channel, the structuring of transactions, valuation, and general insurance company and agency consultation.…

ROBERT JAMES

Mr. James has technical, managerial and executive experience in engineering, procurement and construction of global capital ventures. Bob provides litigation support services to counsel for engineering and construction related claims and disputes, concentrating primarily on contract administration, project management and controls, and practical applications of the engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) process. His focus has involved disputed matters between owners and contractors in energy & chemicals and commercial business sectors. Engagements have involved independent and objective advisory services, expert reports,…

HOWARD C. PARK

Mr. Park is an affiliate Director of Accumyn Consulting with over 25 years of experience serving public and private businesses, government entities, and professional firms in business modeling, valuation, investments and economic consulting. A primary focus of his practice is economic projections, analysis of damages, and valuation analysis. His consulting experience includes assisting in engagement such as intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, and trade dress infringement), involving unjust enrichment, estate tax valuation, patent infringement, business valuation, and licensing agreements. In…

JOHN MCREYNOLDS

Mr. McReynolds has provided consulting and expert services in over 100 legal matters. John has been deposed numerous times and provided live testimony in both jury and bench trials as well as in arbitration and state administrative hearings. He assists both individuals and companies with matters of all sizes and scopes, and has been about equally retained by plaintiffs and defendants. John specializes in matters related to construction defects with an emphasis on residential construction, but significant experience in other…

BONNIE MILNE-ANDREWS

Ms. Milne is an experienced exploration and production professional with expertise in domestic and international new ventures, acquisition and divestiture, exploration and drilling operation. She has managed a wide range of conventional and unconventional energy projects and consulting engagements in North and South America, the Former Soviet Union, the Middle East, West Africa and Australasia.Her areas of specialty include upstream investment opportunity identification, conventional and unconventional reservoir evaluation, petroleum systems analysis, prospect generation, exploration and development risk analysis, resource assessment,…

STEPHEN NEIGUT

Mr. Neigut has considerable experience in operation, maintenance, optimization, design and construction of facilities within the energy sector. His career spans offshore, pipelines, midstream, refining, petrochemical, biofuels, distribution and retail operations. During his tenure with a previous litigation support company, he authored an authoritative report on world-wide gasoline pricing factors for a major operator. Other litigation support includes economic analysis of a failed refinery services contractor’s business. His work at major refineries has included several projects dealing with recertification of…

CARL OLAND

Mr. Oland is an Accumyn Managing Consultant directing its management systems functions that include quality, safety, environmental, and risk management. He is the founder and Limited Partner of Oland Interests, L.P. with over 45 years of experience in design, engineering, quality and management with multi-national Fortune 500® engineering, construction, manufacturing, oil and gas producing companies, and government agencies. He has over 30 years of continuous experience directly related to Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) in domestic nuclear power and fuel processing…

ALLEN PARKS

Mr. Parks is Managing Director of Oil Field Services at OFSCap. He also serves as an advisor to StormHarbour Securities in all energy related restructuring transactions. Prior to that he was Managing Director at Global Hunter Securities. Previously, Allen founded Parks Paton Hoepfl & Brown (PPHB) in 2003 to provide financial advisory expertise to the oilfield services sector. Before founding PPHB, he led the oil field services investment banking efforts at CIBC World Markets and Dain Rauscher Wessels (now RBC).…

JONATHAN PARRY

Mr. Parry has twenty years’ experience working with IOC’s, NOC’s and Independents. As a Principal Engineer he has participated in major capital projects in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. At ConocoPhillips he provided oversight to Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Caspian and Russian well operations, and contributed to their new ventures and farm-in activities. In Functional Excellence Mr. Parry is familiar with defining appropriate standards and processes to manage corporate risk and enhance value. He…

HUMBERTO RIBERA

Mr. Ribera, a Associate Consultant in Accumyn ‘s Capital Project Management practice, and an expert in process safety performance improvement. In addition, it has a vocation as an educator, a central theme that has been repeated throughout his career, he has been the development of training programs to train and impart his knowledge. In 1995 as General Manager of Sistemas De Alerta Y Control Srl, a company that he founded, took the initiative to become certified in USA in electronic…

BENJAMIN SCHRADER, PE

Mr. Schrader provides consulting and expert services to clients and their outside advisors in matters relating to the energy and capital project management sectors.  He has over 35 years of operating and consulting experience in the petroleum and chemical industries. His 14-year tenure at Chevron Corporation provided extensive refining and supply experience, including managing the operations of refinery process units. Mr. Schrader’s broad experience as a management consultant to the industry since 1991 includes extensive advisory assignments on both domestic…

CYNTHIA SEALE

Ms. Seale is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years serving the healthcare industry. She provides leadership to improve financial and clinical operations performance. Leadership roles include directing and participating in hundreds of performance improvement projects and delivering measurable successes by increasing revenue, decreasing costs, and improving the bottom line. Methodologies and tools are developed by Ms. Seale to analyze data and identify potential improvement areas. Her approach includes implementing processes to monitor and report…

R. MICHAEL STROMAN

Mr. Stroman has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry. Currently serving as an industry consultant, he assists insurance purchasers, insurance companies and agents, and their attorneys, accountants and other industry advisors, with agency management, claims consulting, underwriting practices, standard of care, and other technical assistance. Mr. Stroman has assisted numerous clients with transaction advisory services, assisting with the identification of merger & acquisition candidates, the structuring of transactions, valuation, and general insurance company and agency consultation. Mr.…

ROSS SMITH

Mr.  Smith is a political scientist with experience in international treaties, along with political and legal research. He is a case analyst that assists with client engagements, financial analysis, and preparation of expert reports. Mr. Smith recently received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and in History from Northwestern University.

MICHAEL TAUBE

Mr. Taube has over 20 years of experience in refining, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, including construction, operation and operations support of many different processes. He has worked domestically and internationally for several oil, gas, refining and chemical companies. Mr. Taube has a solid understanding of refining and chemical plant operations. His experience includes proficiency in steady state and dynamic modeling and project leadership and management. He has a track record of leading culturally diverse teams for capital construction projects, consulting…

CRYSTAL THOMAS

Ms. Thomas is a mechanical engineer and certified safety professional specializing in accident investigation in the transportation and oil & gas industries. Her work experience crosscuts private company, governmental and military sectors. As an incident investigations advisor for a major operating company Crystal has managed investigations of health, safety, security and environmental (HSSE) incidents and incident investigation programs, including development of policies, practices and training procedures. Her work for the National Transportation Safety Board involved high-profile investigations into major domestic…

IAN THREADGOLD

Mr. Threadgold, an affiliate director at Accumyn, is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and serves as a safety management systems expert and auditor in the capital project management, petroleum & chemicals and industrial safety & quality assurance practices. He is the founder and owner of Threadgold Safety Management L.P. which is a specialized consultancy providing safety management services and advice to the geophysical sector and to the broader oil and gas industry. His over forty years of technical, supervisory, managerial…

STEPHEN TRAICOFF

Mr. Traicoff has provided expert witness services in federal and state courts primarily related to energy trading, risk management, and structured finance in the energy industry. He has commercial and trading experience regarding refined products, natural gas, residual fuel, petrochemicals, feedstocks, and electric power. Steve has also originated, structured, and closed large, complex physical and financial transactions in the natural gas and power industry sectors. Steve has participated as a subject matter expert in a variety of engagements involving analysis,…

KEVIN TRAN

Ensure that all elements of the company’s network infrastructure are operating normally. Diagnose and solve problems related to company computers. Configure and provision computers and related equipment to new employees.

JERRY TURNER

Mr. Turner is the founder and President of T-4 Investment Solutions LLC (T4IS). His clients include financial institutions, domestic and international governmental entities, law firms, and public and private businesses. Jerry provides a broad array of services, including quantification of damages, transaction assistance, mediation assistance, financial analysis, preparation of expert reports and expert testimony regarding real estate and financial disputes, operations review and analysis, contract examination and valuation analysis. Mr. Turner’s dispute experience includes assisting in matters such as tenant/landlord…

JAN K VARMA, P. ENG

Mr. Varma is an industry recognized leader with diversified engineering and management skills in the engineering, procurement and construction industry with over 40 years of experience in domestic and international Process, Power and Industrial business,  and a successful track record in global capital project execution worth multibillion USD in installed cost. Mr. Varma’s core skills include leadership, entrepreneurship, turnkey project management, financial (P&L) responsibility, contract negotiations, strategic planning, global business development, quality management and relationship building. As a Project Director with…

DAVID WALTON

Mr. Walton is a consultant with Accumyn’s exploration and production consulting activities. He has more than 39 years of drilling experience with international and domestic operators as well as offshore drilling contractors.  His strengths include well site drilling and completion supervision, well planning, project management, rig management, logistics, engineering, contract preparation, negotiations and sales. During his career he managed projects with HDM / Noble Energy, ENI / Crescent, Azeri Drilling Company, ENSCO International Inc. and Arco Oil and Gas, providing…

DAN WATSON

Dr. Watson is an expert on econometric and statistical analytics, valuation analysis, economic and financial damage claim computations, and risk management. He teaches Security and Asset Valuation at Rice University.   He also serves as faculty advisor to student teams working as consultants to businesses as part of the school’s Advanced Learning Project.  Dan is a Certified Valuation Analyst. Dan has recently advised a large industrial firm on the probability that non-tradeable executive stock options would “in the money” at…

BILL WELCH

Mr. Welch, a Director, has been involved in the banking and savings institution industry since 1978, has held senior management positions with several financial institutions, and has been an independent consultant to the banking industry since 1987. Since the early 1990s, Mr. Welch has provided expert testimony in a variety of bank related cases, including directors’ and officers’ liability, lender liability/prudent lending, appropriate lender/borrower relations, commercially reasonable banking practices, and cases pertaining to bank operations and generally accepted non-lender relationships…
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