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MKA is Moving Forward
Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is pleased to
announce the promotion of A. Marc Goupille, Craig Tarr,
David VanDerostyne, Kevin McMahon, Michael Bischof,
Michelle "Shelly" Robbins and Randal Goetz to Executive
Manager as well as their appointment to the Board of
Directors at MKA. Consistent with our philosophy... "
growth from within,"
each person comes from a senior management position and has
been with the company anywhere from fifteen to twenty
years. Following the announcement regarding the
creation of an ESOP for MKA, this group brings their
experience in the main applications of our professional
services namely Property Loss and Builder's Risk Claims
Consulting, Construction Defect Litigation and Construction
Dispute and Surety Services.
Their commitment to the continuing professionalism and
growth of MKA, will assure our legacy as one of the most
widely respected independent multi-disciplinary construction
consulting companies in the industry.
On behalf of my fellow Board Members, I would like to
congratulate them and look forward to their contribution to
a purposeful and sustained growth.
Jozef H. Kneppers, CPE, FCIOB, CCM
Visit our leadership page to learn more.
Robert McMichael Obtains California
Geotechnical Engineer License
Please join us in congratulating Robert "Bob" McMichael for
having recently obtained his California Geotechnical
Engineer (GE) license. This license is granted to
California-licensed Professional Civil Engineers that pass
additional examination and vetting, and authorizes him to
use the title "Geotechnical Engineer" in the State of
Mr. McMichael is a Civil Engineer licensed in twenty-three states,
with thirty years of civil/geotechnical engineering and
environmental consulting experience throughout the United
States and internationally. His experience consists of a
multitude of projects including feasibility and planning
phase studies, due-diligence investigations, environmental
remediation design and implementation, design-phase
geotechnical studies, construction-phase support projects,
and post-construction (forensic) studies.
Please contact him with any questions or opportunities:
Robert W. McMichael, PE, GE
MKA Presents at the PLRB Claims Conference &
David Hooper and Robert McMichael recently presented at
the PLRB Claims Conference & Insurance Expo in San Antonio,
our in-house Microbiologist, discussed the identification
of potentially hazardous materials that may be encountered
during a loss. His presentation examined remediation and
abatement project practices and challenges through loss
McMichael shared his civil / geotechnical expertise
and engaged participants on how to recognize various
geologic conditions that may result in a geotechnical or
geologic loss, the conditions that cause them and how they
contribute to property loss claims.
Interested in MKA providing a presentation that will earn
you continuing education credit? Please contact
West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar 2016
We are pleased to be sponsors at this year's seminar.
A. Marc Goupille
and twelve other of our forensic professionals with
extensive construction defect remediation / assessment
experience will be in attendance for the 23rd
anniversary of this conference. Please stop by and
May 12 - 13th
Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim
1150 Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
For additional information visit
MKA is pleased to announce that we now have offices in Austin, TX,
Columbus, OH, and Toronto, ON.
1 Chisholm Trail, Suite 310
Round Rock, TX 78681
Regional Manager: Kevin M. McMahon
485 Metro Place South, Suite 160
Dublin, OH 43017
Regional Manager: Michael P. Berlin
Suite 102, 1290 Central Parkway West
Mississauga, ON L5C 4R3
Regional Manager: Derrick L. Worthington
The following offices have relocated:
15995 N. Barkers Landing Road, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77079
Regional Manager: Johnny Anastasiades
220 W. Garden Street, Suite 502
Pensacola, FL 32502
Regional Manager –
Michael J. Buist, EIT
MKA has developed a real time, end-to-end site inspection photo documention system.
Click here for more information.
We Have An App For That!
MKA has an iPhone app that shows locations and information
about recent earthquakes, tropical cyclones, volcanic activity,
and floods that have occurred around the globe.
Click here for more information.