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Percheron has built a legacy of best-in-class services through the commitment and experience of our project management team. For some companies, the ability to organize and execute projects on a nationwide scale is just an ambition. But Percheron offers more than a promise – our record of sustained excellence and client retention proves where we've been and where our partnerships can go together.

Jorge Lopez

Jorge Lopez

Regional Manager, South Central

Jorge Lopez is Regional Manager, South Central for Percheron, LLC.  He has extensive in-house and field experience in Oil and Gas Lease/Mineral Acquisitions, Pooling/Unitization, JOA/JDAs, Title Research/Curative, Due Diligence/PSA, Contract Negotiations, ROW Acquisition for midstream and electric transmission.  Jorge received a Global MBA in Finance from the University of Houston-Victoria and Bachelors Degree from The University of Texas - Pan-American.  He received his RPL certifitation from the AAPL and is an active member of the IRWA. 

Derek Kopycinski

Derek Kopycinski

Title Supervisor

Derek Kopycinski is a Title Supervisor for Percheron, LLC with 10+ years of industry experience.  He supervises title for various projects across the nation.  Derek joined Percheron in August 2007, previously as a Landman. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Sam Houston State University and is an active member of the AAPL.

Christine Krob

Christine Krob

Marketing Manager

Christine Krob is Marketing Manager for Percheron with 6+ years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in December 2011.  Christine received a Bachelor's Degree from Texas A&M University.  

Nicole Maxwell

Nicole Maxwell

Project Manager - Energy

Nicole Maxwell is Project Manager for Acquisitions and Divestitures - Energy, with 10+ years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in August 2006, previously as a Project Manager.  Nicole received a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Tech University and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law.  She is an active member of the AAPL, Corpus Christi AAPL and the Texas State Bar.  Nicole earned her CPL certification through the AAPL.

Jason Marks

Jason Marks

Project Manager

Jason Marks is a Project Manager - Field Services, with 11 years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in March of 2006, previously as a Crew Chief, Field Supervisor. Jason is a current memeber of AAPL.

Mark McConnell

Mark McConnell

Project Manager

Mark McConnell is a Project Manager - Field Services, with 15+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in January 2013, previously serving as a ROW Supervisor.  Mark received a Bachelor’s Degree from Montana State University.  

Kelly Patton

Kelly Patton

Business Development Manager

Kelly Patton is Business Development Manager for Percheron, LLC.  Kelly joins Percheron with over 13 years of experience in establishing and maintaining client relations with over seven years in the right of way industry.

Kelly began her career in the industry as the Regional Coordinator for a right of way consultant in Houston, TX. She became an active member of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) in 2015. She joined the IRWA Chapter 8’s Young Professional Group and quickly accepted the position of Social Media Chair. In 2017, she became Co-Chair of the group and held the Chair position until 2019. Kelly was an active member of the Chapter 8 Communications Committee where she created the newsletter that is dispersed today from 2019 – 2021. She also served on the Oil & Gas Symposium Committee in 2018 and the Region 2 College Station Young Professional Networking Event from 2015-2020. She also served as a Young Professional Trustee for the Right of Way International Education Foundation (RWIEF). Kelly is currently serving as a Board Member for ROW Cares which holds the Dan Ewing Memorial Golf Tournament each year. Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University.

Eddie McKinney

Eddie McKinney

Project Manager

Eddie McKinney is a Project Manager - Energy, with 10+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in 2007, previously as a Land Lead.  Eddie is an active member of the AAPL and MLBC and has a RPL certification.

Sabrena McKinney

Sabrena McKinney

Project Manager

Sabrena McKinney is a Project Manager for Percheron, with 10 years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in 2007, previously as a contractor then an in house Land Lead in 2015.  Sabrena earned her
Bachelors in Business Administration in Accounting at Baker College with a minor in Flex Studies; concentrations in Management, Marketing, and Human Resources. She is an active member of AAPL and MLBC and has a RPL certification.  

Michael Muallem

Michael Muallem

Mapping Manager - Survey

Michael Muallem is Mapping Manager - Survey for Percheron with over 10 years of surveying and mapping experience, 5 years of mapping lead and coordinating experience. Michael is experienced in many types of survey and engineering including pipeline, topographic, route, construction and As Built. He worked as a Survey Tech/Mapper which gave him experience Processing Survey data to drawing Footprint, Alignment Sheets, HDD, Bore design, Plats, Permits and site specifics. Michael holds an Associate’s Degree at Tarrant County Community College and is BlueSky Certified Level II.

David Moore

David Moore

Title Supervisor

David Moore is a Title Supervisor for Percheron, LLC with 14+ years of industry experience.  He supervises title for various projects across the nation.  David joined Percheron in January 2005, previously as a Landman. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Texas State University and a Certificate in Professional Land Management from the University of Houston Downtown.  David earned his CPL designation from the AAPL in 2014. 

James Murphy

James Murphy

Field Supervisor

James Murphy is Sr. Project Coodinator, Survey and sUAS.  He has over 15 years of field surveying experience, previoulsy serving as a Field Supervisor.  He joined Percheron in August 2010, previously as a Senior Party Chief.  James is an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Land Surveyors and an FAA - Certified sUAS Pilot with a Level 1 sUAS Thermography certification. 

Jeremiah O'Dean

Jeremiah O'Dean

Project Manager

Jeremiah O’Dean, PS, LS is a professional land surveyor with over 15 years of survey experience in oil & gas, transportation, power generation, subdivision and land development for public and private entities. He has experience in the oil/gas and power generation market sectors and is extremely knowledgeable with various types of surveying equipment and field surveying procedures, survey data adjustments, courthouse research, topographic surveys, ALTA/ACSM Land title surveys, Boundary Retracements, preliminary/as-built pipeline surveys, and various CAD & GIS mapping applications.  Jeremiah is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in CA, FL, GA, ID, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, ND, NM, NY, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, WI, WV, and WY.  

Philip Overton

Philip Overton

Title Supervisor

Phillip Overton is a Title Supervisor for Percheron, LLC with 15+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in May 2015, previously as a Title Agent. Phillip served in the United States Air Force for 9 years as a firefighter. He is an active member of the AAPL.

Cameron Riddels

Cameron Riddels

Project Manager

Cameron Riddels is a Project Manager - Field Services, with 10+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in 2009.  Cameron received a Bachelor’s Degree from Tarleton State University.

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