About Team

Dorian Conger
Founder and Advisory Board Chairman

Dorian is an internationally recognized expert in incident investigation, root cause analysis, safety behavior and human performance.Read more During his more than thirty years in business, he has participated in projects and training for clients in: Antarctica, Australia, South America, Asia, Europe, and North America. He has led major investigations at commercial and government facilities including: Aerospace, Chemical, Energy, Manufacturing, Petroleum and Utilities. Dorian has conducted training programs for more than 200 client organizations and he developed the Model Root Cause Analysis Methodologies, and Corrective Action Programs that have become the global standard for the energy industries.As a developer/instructor, he also led the first Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) training program on incident investigation and root cause analysis and participated in the initial development of the Human Performance Enhancement System (HPES). He was instrumental in the development of the Mishap Analysis and Prevention System (MAPS) software which contains a series of safety analytics for conducting safety inspections and root cause analysis. In 1992, with Ken Elsea, Dorian purchased the division of EG&G, an energy consulting firm for which they worked and then launched Conger & Elsea, Incorporated.Read less

Eugene Cobey
President and Chief Executive Officer

Gene is a seasoned leadership executive with over 25 years of experience and success in nuclear safety regulation, nuclear licensing and conduct of operations.Read more He brings expertise and a myriad of relationships in the following sectors: nuclear regulatory and safety inspection, performance assessment of fuel cycle facilities, nuclear material licensees and reactor operations.Since serving in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear trained submarine warfare officer, Gene held a variety of leadership and executive roles for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Since then, he held positions of leadership and management responsibility as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority; where he served as the Browns Ferry Director of Licensing during the 95003 recovery effort, the General Manager of Regulatory Operations, and the Senior Manager of New Plant Licensing and Regulatory Improvement.
He serves as Conger-Elsea’s strategic visionary with a clear sense of purpose and urgency. With an extensive background in the nuclear industry, Gene has a proven ability to successfully analyze an organization’s critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities,harry and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness, increasing profitability, and improving customer service offerings.Read less

Roy Caniano
Vice President Consulting Services

As the Vice President of Consulting Services for Conger-Elsea, Roy brings a unique combination of nuclear science expertise and a global business strategy.Read more With more than 30 years of diversified experience as a regulator with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Roy is described as both an operation expert and a highly versatile corporate leader. He is certified as a material and reactor radiation specialist and a materials licensing reviewer.As an operations expert, he has proficiencies and knowledge of the materials inspection and licensing program, the Reactor Oversight Process, the associated 10 CFR regulations and oversight of the agreement state program. He is a proven leader of two high-visibility agency level augmented inspection teams associated with events in the nuclear power plant and materials programs. And he has also served as a senior executive, managing a 70 member team with responsibilities to implement all inspection and licensing programs in the reactor and materials programs. With an extensive background as part of the USNRC enforcement and allegation process, Roy brings a wealth of knowledge and experiences to Conger-Elsea.Read less

Mark Anderson
Managing Partner

Mark is a relationship architect who brings his leadership talents, resources and entrepreneurial spirit to Conger-Elsea’s rich history.Read more As a results-driven sales and marketing professional, he has led and consulted numerous Fortune 100 organizations to successfully develop Customer Relationship Management processes that deliver high-performance sales and service results. To his credit, Mark was one of the team leads for the largest shift in marketplace momentum as a member of the Friends and Family sales and marketing team for MCI / Verizon.Then after 25 years, in 2006 Mark founded WinningOutlook, which provides consulting services for improving operations and processes, defining metrics and utilizing technology to effectively improve an enterprise brand, their sales, and their services. Since joining the Conger-Elsea team, he adds marketing value and a performance record for translating that marketing value into results. While bringing a wealth of talents to the Conger-Elsea executive team, Mark assists the team to mitigate client’s risk and solve/resolve problems that affect our client’s business.Read less