We are pleased to announce that J.D. Kern has joined our Priority Services team and will serve as an Advisor to Dynamic Risk. J.D. will be working closely with our Leadership Teams to further establish Dynamic Risk as an industry leader for pipeline integrity management.
J.D. is a seasoned industry executive and business owner, founding a successful pipeline integrity service company, as well has served in several Executive Leadership positions. After leaving his organization in 2016, J.D. has spent his time researching the natural gas industry to develop a comprehensive understanding of current issues and strategic drivers. This research culminated into the development of a transformative strategic asset management model and related business case framework.
Patrick Vieth, Executive Vice President at Dynamic Risk comments “One of the reasons that J.D. has joined our team is that we collectively share a common vision and approach to serving our industry. We discovered early on that we share a passion to affect change that moves beyond historical O&M philosophies and practices to increase safety and reliability performance.”
The addition of J.D. joining our Priority Services team aligns with our corporate objective to collectively assist pipeline industry leaders in developing and implementing transformational asset management strategies. These are paramount to maximize asset value and provide the level of pipeline safety and reliability performance needed to secure and deliver future supply and demand scenarios. Together, we will continue growing our business across all pipeline verticals, focused initially on the US market.
J.D. resides in Denver, Colorado for most of the year, and spends time in the Houston Gulf Coast region for the remainder of the year with his family. J.D has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.