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,…

DISPUTE ANALYSIS & EXPERT TESTIMONY

Disputes occur, even though they are seldom expected by most individuals or companies when an agreement is first entered. Resolving a complicated dispute requires the insight and experience of professionals who understand how to analyze complex business records and documents, from financial books to business plans to engineering drawings. Whether a crisis or dispute, we provide business, financial, and technical advice to attorneys and their clients. When needed, we provide expert testimony at depositions, trials, and arbitrations.

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…

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…

ALFONSO LÓPEZ DE LA OSA ESCRIBANO

Mr. Lopez de la Osa, an Affiliate Director of Accumyn and the Director of the Center for US and Mexican Law at the University of Houston Law Center has served in public and private business, universities and law firms focusing in comparative and international legal perspectives, as well in European union law studies for over twenty years. He is currently an adjunct professor of law and works in projects involving United States and Mexican legal systems, from national, transnational and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Breach of Contract Litigation

Provided expert testimony in deposition and during arbitration on a federal court case involving Breach of Contract litigation. Provided analysis on the revenue and marketing margins of gas processing and marketing agreements, forecasted production volumes and marketing margins though the end of the contracts, and delivered an expert opinion of the contract damages attributable to the breach of contract.

Lender Liability and Prudent Lending

Provided expert testimony involving claims against a private lender in a leveraged buyout transaction. Issues involved disputes over lender’s right to exercise remedies under the credit agreement, covenant defaults, payment defaults, alleged mismanagement by the owner of the acquired entity and borrower, negotiation between the parties prior to acquisition, due diligence, negotiation of the credit agreement and security agreement, appropriate disclosure of material facts, content and structure of post-acquisition negotiations, borrower’s adherence to the credit agreement and security agreement, and…

Directors’ and Officers’ Liability

Provided expert reports and testimony on behalf of the FDIC in settlement negotiations involving claims against former directors and officers of several failed banks. Issues involved unsafe and unsound banking practices, violations of law, failure to heed and respond to regulatory criticism, failure to properly evaluate and respond to real estate market conditions, failure to adhere to and abide by bank loan policies and/or failure to adopt appropriate loan policies, imprudent lending, concentrations of credit, breach of fiduciary duty, and…