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Management

President:

Rodney J. Winkler
Cell: +1 713-906-3081
Email: rodney.winkler@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S., Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.B.A., University of Houston

Experience:

Rodney has been in the energy adjusting industry since 1999 and is experienced with control of well, physical damage, builder’s risk, and business interruption claims, both offshore and onshore.  His field experience is with a major oilfield service company providing engineering and field supervision in relation to drilling/workover operations in the Persian Gulf, Mediterranean Sea, Venezuela, and other locations.

Senior Vice President:

Bob J. Kachnik
Cell: +1 713-202-3014
Email: bob.kachnik@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S., Petroleum Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
M.B.A., Texas Christian University

Experience:

Bob has been in the energy adjusting industry since 1991 and is experienced in a variety of energy loss adjustments, including control of well, offshore and onshore physical damage, business interruption, seepage and pollution, and litigation support. His field experience is with a major offshore drilling contractor onboard semi-submersible drilling units, with additional onshore field experience with a wireline contractor conducting well logging, perforating, and stuck pipe recovery operations.

Vice President:

Edward Montalvo
Cell: +1 832-483-8585
Email: edward.montalvo@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.B.A., University of Houston

Experience:

Edward has been working in the energy industry since 2003. Edward, who is fluent in Spanish, specializes in managing and supporting complex energy claims, including offshore/onshore physical damage, business interruption, control of well, and other energy losses. Prior experience includes over seventeen years of accounting, financial, and managerial experience in various industry sectors.

Vice President:

J. Steven Butler
Cell: +1 713-829-4607
Email: steven.butler@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S., Marine Administration, Texas A&M University

Experience:

Steven has been in the energy adjusting industry since 2001 and is experienced in a variety of energy loss adjustments, including offshore and onshore physical damage, drilling and service contractors equipment, pollution liability, control of well, builder’s risk, salvage/wreck and debris removal, mobile offshore drilling units, hull and machinery – multiple vessels, seismic equipment, and high-end yachts and pleasure craft.

Director Latin America Energy:

Roberto Alvarez
Cell: +1 832-795-1692
Email: roberto.alvarez@bcjohnson.com

Experience:

Since 1992, Roberto has been working with major international loss adjusting firms, joining BC Johnson Associates in 2006. Experienced in adjusting international energy insurance claims including offshore/onshore physical damage, builder’s risk, business interruption, seepage & pollution, control of well and machinery breakdown. Roberto has led and managed teams of adjusters to address property catastrophe claims resulting from hurricanes, as well as participating in numerous offshore/onshore risk assessments. He is semi-fluent in Portuguese and is fully fluent in both English and Spanish with vast travel and experience in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Founder/Advisor

Bryan C. Johnson
Cell: +1 713-202-3012
Email: bcjohnson@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S., Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas
M.B.A., LeTourneau University
Louisiana State University – Well Control School Certified
Hydraulic Fracturing – Design and Treatment (SPE)
University of Houston – Drilling Engineering

Experience:

Bryan has been an energy loss adjuster since 1984, as well as having served as president of a major international adjusting firm before starting BC Johnson Associates. Bryan is experienced in adjusting a variety of energy losses, including control of well, physical damage, business interruption, liability, and marine matters. He has also conducted pre-risk and loss prevention services on behalf of Underwriters, and has provided numerous presentations to the energy and insurance industry, on topics such as deepwater risk, horizontal drilling, shale hydraulic fracturing losses and loss prevention.

Staff

Senior Adjuster/ Liability Claims Manager:

Doug Shackelford
Cell: +1 832-335-0382
Email: doug.shackelford@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.B.A., University of Mississippi
J.D., University of Mississippi

Experience:

Since 1998, Doug has been an insurance adjuster and has handled numerous energy and marine claims, including general oilfield liability, pollution, protection and indemnity, builder’s risk, physical damage, control of well and business interruption. Before becoming an adjuster, Doug was an attorney and practiced general insurance defense, admiralty, and maritime law for approximately 12 years. During that time, Doug was responsible for a wide variety of matters, including general oilfield defense, protection and indemnity defense, hull matters, energy related claims, and policy and contract review.

Petroleum Engineer/ Adjuster:

Robby Nixon
Cell: +1 832-746-8705
Email:  robby.nixon@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S. Petroleum Engineering, Texas Tech University

Experience:

Robby has been an energy loss adjuster since January of 2012 and is experienced with a variety of energy loss claims including control of well, seepage & pollution, and onshore/offshore physical damage. His field experience is with a major oilfield service company where he provided field engineering and supervision support to a variety of drilling, workover completions, wireline, well logging, pipe recovery, and multi-stage frac stimulation operations within the major shale plays of the United States.

Adjuster:

Bill Froelich
Cell: +1 713-252-8314
Email: bill.froelich@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S. Nautical Industrial Technology, California Maritime Academy, CSU

Experience:

Bill has experience in the maritime and oil & gas industries since 1985, conducting inspections and accident/reconstruction investigations.  Bill has provided consulting services for marine survey and maritime warranty services for the energy insurance industry, and has experience with various major offshore drilling contractors.

Adjuster:

Daniel Ovalles
Cell +1 915-356-5453
Email: daniel.ovalles@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University

Experience:

Daniel has been an energy loss adjuster since October, 2014. His field experience is with a major oilfield service company where he provided field engineering and supervision support to drilling operations, including measurements while drilling, directional work and log interpretation. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and has completed a variety of drilling operation courses internationally.

Adjuster:

Krystle Gutierrez
Cell +1 281-989-1984
Email: krystle.gutierrez@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.S., Agricultural Science, Texas A&M University

Experience:

Krystle joined the firm in Spring of 2007 and as an adjuster, assists with all aspects of the claim handling process for both offshore/onshore locations with exposure to physical damage, control of well and business interruption claims.  Krystle is also pursuing an Associates In Claims designation.

Adjuster:

Ashley Alberts
Cell +1 832-289-2623
Email: ashley.alberts@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.B.A., Minor in Geology, Minor in Management, Sam Houston State University

Experience:

Ashley joined the firm in early 2010, with a background in geology/environmental science. Ashley has a special interest in pollution claims.  Ashley also assists with a variety of claims including downhole tool, control of well, physical damage, and general liability. In 2012, Ashley attended the Lillehammer Energy Claims Conference and completed the University of Texas, Petroleum Extension Services’ Introduction to Offshore Operations course. Ashley is in the process of pursuing her Associates in Claims.

Associate:

Brian L. King
Direct Dial: +1 850-671-6367
Email: brian.king@yorkrsg.com
Operations Manager at York Tallahassee Environmental Division

Education:

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Lake Superior University

Experience:

Brian has been involved in the environmental industry since 1987, with experience handling environmental claims as an adjuster, including petroleum cleanup.

Associate:

Bruce French
Direct Dial: +1 850-671-6355
Email: bruce.french@yorkrsg.com
Sr. Project Manager – Florida

Education:

Post Graduate/Oceanography, Florida State University
B.A., Biology/Chemistry, Florida State University
A.A.S., Palm Beach Community College

Experience:

Bruce is an adjuster with experience in the environmental industry since 1991.  Bruce has experience handling spill response and remediation, contamination assessment, and site investigation for both onshore and offshore / ocean marine.

Associate/ Professional Geologist:

Frederick F. Kocher
Direct Dial: +1 850-671-6361
Email: frederick.kocher@yorkrsg.com

Education:

M.S., Geology, Queens College
B.S., Biology, Mercy College
Graduate Study, Numerical Groundwater Modeling, Florida State University

Experience:

Frederick, as a professional geologist, has extensive environmental experience.  Since 1984, Frederick’s experience includes site assessment and remediation for soil and groundwater sampling, hazardous waste disposal, hydrogeological reports, and health and safety.

Administrative

Human Resources/
Claims Associate:

Jeff West
Email: jeff.west@bcjohnson.com

Education:

B.A., Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin

Experience:

Jeff assists with both administrative and claims support aspects of the firm.

Executive Assistant:

Karen Werres
Email: karen.werres@bcjohnson.com

Education:

A.S., Lehigh Valley College

Experience:

Karen assists with a variety of administrative duties of the office.