William Dutcher, President
Mr. Dutcher has been in the oil and gas business since 1972. Prior to forming his own company in 1987, he was a Senior Vice President of The RAM Group, Ltd., an Oklahoma City energy and financial management consulting firm. Previously, he was a Vice President of The GHK Company, an Oklahoma City natural gas exploration company, where his responsibilities included natural gas marketing and finance. Mr. Dutcher served as Executive Director of the Independent Gas Producers Committee in Washington D.C., where he led a lobbying effort to include the deregulation of deep natural gas as a part of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978. Earlier, he was a public relations executive with Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He also served as a U.S. Navy officer, with assignments in the Philippines and in the Pentagon. He is a 1965 graduate of The University of Oklahoma.
Ole E. Andreassen, VP and Chief Financial Officer
Ole E. Andreassen joined Dutcher & Company as Vice President and CFO in November 2007 from the World Bank, where he worked in the oil and gas department, in the financial sector department, as well as in its subsidiary, the International Finance Corporation. Previously, he has been a research fellow at the University of Bergen, an attorney-at-law at Hienn Oymo, a Director of Finance at Viamericas Corporation, following other positions in public and private finance and academics. He has a Ph.D. in International Economics and International Relations and a M.A. in Latin American Studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, a Master in Business Management from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Paris, and a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Bergen in his native country, Norway.
Travis Williams, VP of Accounting
Travis Williams joined Anadarko Minerals in September 2010 as Controller and was named VP of Accounting in 2015. Prior to joining AMI, he spent one year as controller for an oil and gas exploration and production company and twelve years in public accounting, working at Big Four and other global accounting firms. Since 2001, Travis has focused in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The majority of his audit experience is related to audits of internal controls over financial reporting and financial statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission of companies whose stock is publicly traded as well as financial statements of privately held companies. Travis has worked with companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to small closely held private companies. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, and the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies.