Staff Directory

Board of Directors

Barry Newton, Ph.D., PE

Chairman of the Board; Senior Principal Engineer, Failure & Hazard Analysis

Stanna Porter

Board of Directors, Legal Advisor

Andrea Gwynne

Board of Directors, Chief Financial Officer Finance, Human Resources, Business Intelligence

WHA Management

Gwenael Chiffoleau, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Principal Scientist, Testing & Oxygen Cleaning

Andrea Gwynne

Board of Directors, Chief Financial Officer Finance, Human Resources, Business Intelligence

Bradley “Brad” Forsyth

Principal Engineer, Failure & Hazard Analysis, Failure Analysis Lead

Elliot Forsyth, PE

Chief Strategy Officer, Principal Engineer, Technical Training & Hazard Analysis

Danielle “Dani” Murphy, PH.D.

Principal Engineer, Failure & Hazard Analysis, Hydrogen Services Lead

Our Team

Adrian “AJ” Soliz

Test Technician, Testing & Facility Operations, Machinist

Alex Paz

Mechanical Engineer, Testing Services, Failure Analysis

Barry Newton, Ph.D., PE

Chairman of the Board; Senior Principal Engineer, Failure & Hazard Analysis

Brent Houser

Chemical Engineer, Failure Analysis & Testing, Oxygen Compatibility of Metals

Brian Anderson

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Failure & Hazard Analysis, Safety Lead, Custom Testing Lead

Cameron Rose

Administrative Associate, Client Relations & Accounts Receivable

Carla Sims

Accounts Receivable, Client Relations

Doug Dobbin

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Hazard Analysis

Dustin Leonard

Test Technician, Testing & Oxygen Cleaning, Videography

Elizabeth Sury

Administrative Lead, Accounting & Human Resources

Fendi Pena Parson

Administrative Associate, Accounting & Human Resources

Greg Odom

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Testing & Hazard Analysis, Standard Testing Lead

Harold Beeson, PH.D.

Principal Chemist, Failure & Hazard Analysis, Technical Training, Combustion Science

Hecmar Arreola

Electrical Engineer, Testing & Facility Operations, Data Acquisition & Control

John Ronquillo

Senior Technician, Testing & Facility Operations

Jon Bennett

Principal Technician, Testing & Facility Operations, Senior Machinist

Jose Peregrino Meza

Precision Cleaning Technician, Oxygen Cleaning

Josh Baca

Senior Technician, Testing & Facility Operations

Michael Maiella

Computer Science, Cybersecurity/Information Technology

Moses Stacy

Facility Technician, Facility Operations

Nic Linley

Senior Electrical Engineer, Failure & Hazard Analysis, Testing, Statistics & Data Analysis

Nicole “Nikki” Kocsis

Administrative Lead, Legal, Quality, & Business Intelligence

Nola Franzoy

Administrative Associate, Purchasing & Technical Training

Rigoberto Arellano

Precision Cleaning Technician, Oxygen Cleaning

Ryan Hall

Mechanical Engineering Physics, Failure Analysis & Testing, Engines & Welding Technologies

Stanna Porter

Board of Directors, Legal Advisor

Stefan Perez

Mechanical & Industrial Engineer, Custom Testing, Machining & Welding Technologies

Tony Kocsis

Senior Precision Cleaning Technician, Oxygen Cleaning

Travis Gwynne

Mechanical Engineer, Testing Services, Oxygen Cleaning

Ty Stovall

Physics, Standard Testing, Data Analysis

Wallace Foster

Senior Chemist, Failure Analysis & Oxygen Cleaning, Oxygen Cleaning Lead

William Biggins

Test Technician, Testing & Facility Operations

Our Interns

Brandon Darrow

Engineering Intern

Our Consultants

David Birch

Consultant (United Kingdom)

Jay Keller

Consultant (Monterey, CA)

Joe Whitehead

Consultant (Las Cruces, NM)

Kanchan Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Consultant (India)

Paul Spencer

Consultant (El Paso, TX)

Phil Clark

Hydrogen Safety Consultant (Colorado)

Ted Steinberg

Consultant (Australia)

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