Mr. W. R. (Bill) Byrd

President, RCP Inc.

As founder and principal of RCP Inc., Mr. Byrd enjoys a solid reputation for working with the public, corporate executives, legal representatives, and regulatory agencies to resolve complex regulatory, integrity management, safety, and compliance management issues. He combines exceptional analytical and communication skills with a broad background in engineering, operations, management, economics, and regulatory affairs, yielding excellent professional judgment and capabilities that can be applied to intractable problems. He is a widely respected public speaker and is routinely called upon to make presentations to industry associations and other groups at the national level. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in four states and graduated with honors from Georgia Institute of Technology for both his M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.