Colin is Managing Director of Imperium Consulting Group. He is a 25-year financial services industry veteran, having previously worked at three global professional services firms. Colin brings extensive experience working with clients to shape strategies to resolve complex claims and protect capital project investments. He has successfully built and managed a consulting business through both acquisition and organic growth strategies. He brings an entrepreneurial vision to Imperium that prioritizes client service, professional excellence across disciplines, and colleague engagement, where client solutions are delivered with agility and creativity. Colin will tell you he’s an avid runner, counts cook outs as an outdoor activity, and has logged close to 3,000 hours flying a variety of aircraft.
- BS in Business Administration, La Salle University
- MBA, Duke University Fuqua School of Business
- Construction Management Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
- Professional Accreditations: CPA, CFF, CITP, CCA
Joseph Stella is a Senior Director for Imperium Consulting Group. He is a 30-year construction industry veteran with broad experience from field operations to executive leadership. He is applying operational principles garnered over decades of managing a construction company and complex projects to now managing the daily operations of Imperium, putting in place both a nimble and organized structure, with defined processes and protocols applied to fulfilling client engagements. Joe provides expertise managing engagements and performing various consulting and project advisory services for the engineering and construction industries. His focus areas include project risk assessments, project and contract audits, contract claims, insurance claims, executive management consultation and dispute resolution. Joe has noted, “I enjoy adapting my real-life experiences and lessons-learned in business to the current challenges and problems that our clients face, leading to practical and proven solutions.” Joe is an avid golfer and photographer with a sly wit and sense of humor, unlike Colin.
- BS in Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
- Juris Doctor, New England School of Law
- Professional Affiliations: AGC of America, AGC of Massachusetts
Anita Bernstein is a Senior Director for Imperium Consulting Group. She specializes in project scheduling, contract performance audits, contract claims and disputes, property insurance claims, Builders Risk claims, and Subcontractor Default claims. Anita has extensive and diverse experience working in the construction industry for 35 years, including over 25 years providing expert consulting services relating to scope, time and money. Anita has worked with owners, general contractors, mechanical prime contractors, attorneys, and consultants in both the public and private sector on projects both large and small throughout the United States and U.K. She supports clients at any point in the construction life cycle by providing services including developing, auditing, and managing project schedules; quantifying schedule delays, contract administration, project controls advisory, and dispute resolution.
- BS in Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
- Professional Affiliations: PSP
Jason is a Senior Director located in the Houston, Texas office. He is part of the firm’s Disputes, Claims and Investigations Practice, which is dedicated to assisting clients with complex insurance claims, construction related claims, matters involving litigation, data analytics and corporate recovery. Jason’s experience spans across multiple industries, including energy, oil & gas; healthcare; construction; real estate; institutional/research organizations; hospitality; among others. Jason provides property damage and business interruption claims analysis, investigates costs and billings, develops claim quantification methodologies, and other types of analysis related to economic loss quantification. He is also retained by law firms to provide expert witness analysis and dispute resolution support.
- BS in Business Administration, Accounting, University of Wisconsin
- Professional Affiliations: RIMS, HCA, YPE, YRP, EBA
Hunter Williams is a Senior Director for Imperium Consulting Group, with 30 years of experience, working out of the Atlanta office. Hunter’s services include the quantification of economic loss relating to first-party property and business interruption insurance claims, third-party liability claims, contract claims, product recall/product liability, and fidelity matters. Hunter is frequently retained by large organizations across a variety of industry sectors, through law firms, or referred by risk advisors and insurance brokers.
During his career Hunter has handled numerous large, complex, multi-million dollar claims. He has also assisted clients dealing with mass tort cases in determining strategies for settlements with the large numbers of claimants to avoid class action status. Hunter has assisted in fraud and employee theft investigations by conducting interviews, preparing loss calculations and presenting the findings to insurance carriers and other potential responsible parties. He has extensive experience assisting clients recover after catastrophic events, both within and outside the US.
- BS in Administration/Accounting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Professional Affiliations: CPA, Georgia
Steve is a Senior Director of Imperium Consulting Group. For 40 years he has accumulated experience serving the engineering, construction, power, manufacturing, oil and gas and pharmaceutical sectors both domestically and internationally. Experienced in contract dispute resolution and extensive claims and litigation experience providing financial damages calculations including expert reports and has testified as an expert witness. Steve has provided consultancy services including capital project management and controls. He has experience with multi-million-dollar proposal review, contractor selection, drafting, negotiating and management of contracts, project advisory services, project development process oversight and contactor audits including forensic review and analysis.
- BS in Construction Engineering Technology, Spring Garden College
- MBA, Monmouth University
Chris is a Senior Manager at Imperium Consulting Group. Chris adds to Imperium’s credentialing across a range of client solutions, including complex insurance claims, complex cyber claims, representation and warranty claims, construction related claims, matters involving litigation, data analytics and corporate recovery. Chris is a 16-year financial advisory services industry veteran and has been providing complex damages analysis, litigation support and consulting services for clients on a wide variety of matters in various industries, including, but not limited to, energy, real estate, healthcare, and manufacturing. In addition, Chris has experience in fraud investigations (fidelity claims), litigation support/dispute resolution consulting, financial and operational restructurings, and eDiscovery. MA in International Relations and National Security, St. Mary’s University.
- BBA in Finance and Management, University of Texas
- Professional Accreditations: CFE
- Professional Affiliations: ACFE, YPE, Houston RIMS Chapter
Tim Mullaney is a Manager for Imperium Consulting Group. He has more than a decade of experience working in the construction industry as a project manager for general contractors. Tim has also been involved in numerous contract and insurance claims, as well as project audits, where he delivers common sense, fact-based solutions that are supported with his subject matter expertise. His areas of focus include: contract claims related to delay and cost overruns; insurance claims, including property/business interruption, Builders Risk, Subcontractor Default Insurance, among others, and construction project reviews and cost audits.
- BS in Management, Bentley University
- Professional Accreditations: CCP, OSHA 30 Hour Certification
- Professional Affiliations: NACA, PMI, AACE
Lindsey Durosko is a Senior Consultant for Imperium Consulting Group. Over the years, Lindsey has provided detailed analysis and day-to-day management of a variety of consulting engagements, including: contract litigation/expert witness support; government contract claims; construction disputes and insurance claims, data analytics, and contract/project auditing.
- BS in Systems Engineering and Business Administration, The George Washington University
- Presidential Academic Scholarship, Victoria University in New Zealand
- Professional Affiliations Member, NY RIMS Chapter
Amy Miller is an Analyst for Imperium Consulting Group. She uses her business background to provide consulting and administrative assistance to colleagues and clients in area of work product analysis, engagement billing and project administration. Amy brings her 15 years of results orientated sales and management experience across various industries to Imperium. Her practice includes developing client relationships, identifying talent and building teams in enhancing operational excellence to achieve the firm’s business goals.
- BS in Business Administration, University of Mary Washington