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 Expert  725369

Expert in Construction/Project Management, Trenchless Technology, FEMA PA, Disaster/Emergency Management

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Louisiana (LA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience in business process re-engineering. He has support various integration and standardization initiatives across various industries and geographies across North America. Expert has 20+ years experience in this field dating back to 1994

business process re-engineering

Expert has a broad spectrum background in project management. He has supported Owners, consultants, and contractors in residential commercial, industrial and public sector projects and programs ranging in size from $10k to $25 billion. Experience includes both domestic and international projects over the past approximately 20 years, dating back to 1994.

project management


construction project management

Expert has extensive experience supporting both public and private non-profit in navigating the often byzantine field of disaster/emergency management. Expert has experience supporting all levels of government, including: Federal, State, County, and local government. With special emphasis in FEMA Public Assistance Program supporting infrastructure repair and other long term economic recovery interests. Expert was an integral part of the project team that developed and implemented 4 out 5 of the larges FEMA PA grants in history totalling over $6 billion. Sub-specializations include insurance related issues, audit response, compliance assessment, procurement, grants management, high end policy/problem resolution, and identifying/resolving complications resulting from multiple sequential disasters.

disaster recovery

Expert has approximately 20 years experience in the trenchless technology field dating back to 1996 and has worked in markets serving the field all over the United States and the world. Background includes robust experience in: business development, contract administration, subcontract selection/management, scheduling, contract/technical specification review, estimating/bidding, client relations, material control, quality control/assurance, process improvement, and field supervision.

trenchless technology

Expert has developed a specialized background in understanding the interaction of federal disaster recovery programs and various forms of insurance, including both commercial insurance and NFIP. These background primarily focus primarily focuses on: grants administration issues, duplication of benefits, and compliance with requirements to obtain & maintain coverage. Expert's efforts result in minimize cost, maximizing eligibility, and optimizing risk management - especially for entities that have suffered multiple disasters or likely to suffer multiple disasters. Expert's experience dates back to 2006 or approximately 10 years.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New Orleans, Louisiana;  Baton Rouge, Louisiana;  Lafayette, Louisiana;  and Kenner, Louisiana.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2001   BS   Construction Management   Louisiana State University  
2010   MBA   Law   Louisiana State University  
2001   Minor   Technical Sales   Louisiana State University  
2011   JD - BCL   Law   Louisiana State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to







Responsible for providing professional consulting to a wide variety of public and private sector entities, including engineering consultants, construction companies, and owners.

1996 to 2003


Insituform Technologies, Inc.



Project Manager - North American Systems


Business process re-engineering. SOP development. Business development, infrastructure asset management planning.

1994 to 1996


Jacobs Engineering Group


Project Controls


Project Controls Engineer


Responsible for estimating, cost control, and scheduling on various projects. Developed new methods, processes and systems for same.

Career Accomplishments:

Construction Specifications Institute, American Institute of Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers


Associate Constructor, Certified Document Technologists, LA Licensed Adjuster


Project Manager for 2nd Runner Up TT Magazine project of the year

Publications and Patents Summary

“Prioritizing Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation with CCTV Inspection/Automated Rating/Ranking System." Publication/presentation, American Society of Civil Engineers, National Conference, Pipeline Division, July 2003.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Society of Civil Engineers  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2006 to 2006   FEMA   Technical Assistance Consultant   Determination of public/non profit organizations eligibility for FEMA's public assistance program. Detailed disaster and emergency response.
2005 to 2005   US Army Corps of Engineers   Technical Assistance Consultant   Oversite of Hurricane Katrina debris removal response. Coordinate various contractors and subcontractors.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Develop standard operating procedures for Insituform Technologies, Inc. and Jacobs Engineering Group. Design and implement project management systems throughout the enterprise.
  • Assist various contractors in governmental relations and business development on public sector work.
  • Assess closed circuit television inspection results of existing infrastructure and perform root cause analysis and prospective work recommendations.
  • Assist in appeal/arbitration efforts in agency disputes with FEMA in various disaster recovery programs.
  • Analyze and make recommendations for improvement for compliance related issues in various FEMA disaster recovery programs.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Some limited expert witness experience.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2003 to 2003   Edmonton, Canada   Develop parallel estimating system to US estimating system for client. Develop and train staff on project management standard operating procedures.
2012 to 2012   Middle East   Assist various clients in various countries with operational strategies for working in the middle east. Peform basic business development functions.

Market Research:
Familiar with nearly all major manufacturers, distributors, and providers in trenchless technology. Familiar with customer expectations in attitudes over most North American market.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Course related to objective assessment, rating, and planning associated with infrastructure. Particularly underground or difficult to access piping systems. Providing training in various FEMA disaster recovery programs for federal, state, local government as well as private non-profits.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Extensive experience in identifying vendors or suppliers in my area of expertise.


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