A diverse team of hands-on engineers, senior consultants, and young professionals with a passion for heavy lift/ heavy haul solutions.
Below are biographies of a few of our team members who are representatives of the experience and quality of our staffed departments within the company.
Maikel Takken joined Alltec in 2014, and in 2017 became President of Alltec managing all aspects of the business. Maikel holds a Master of Science in Management and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in addition to 14+ years in managerial roles in respected companies such as Mammoet and Eager.One throughout North America, South America Middle East, and Europe.
His experience goes well beyond managing, Maikel is known for creativity and implementation skills and his technical and commercial expertise in design and construct, horizontal and vertical transportation.
His wealth of knowledge and experience equip him with the necessary skills needed to continue to operate and grow Alltec successfully.
Corbin Postell joined Alltec in 2012 and gained his rigging and business experience working at various departments of Alltec while studying Business Management. Having worked in the shop, in the office, on the jobsite as well as on the road have allowed him to experience all aspects of the services Alltec offers from a customer, vendor, and Alltec internal perspective. As Operations Manager Corbin is responsible for the Inventory Management, Logistics and Construction and plays a key role in controlling and managing Alltec’s day to day technical and financial activities.
Blake Johnston started his career in the rigging business over 25 years ago. He held several business development and outside sales roles associated with rigging supply. In 2016 he joined Alltec as Sales Manager overlooking all U.S. Gulf Coast area. Prior to Alltec Blake worked at Spanset, LGH and Delta Rigging. In addition, he gained invaluable business experience being co-owner of a rigging company specialized in water bag testing. His key areas of expertise consist of below the hook lifting devices, hoisting & winching, and load testing. His broad knowledge and drive to manage customer relations provide him with the optimal skillset and motivation to deliver quality products and services to our customers.
Christopher “Chris” Moran joined Alltec as the Technical Manager. He brings 20+ years of extensive knowledge in the field of heavy lifting. His background includes onshore and offshore rigging design and construct projects, as well as A-to-Z heavy lift and heavy haul planning and engineering projects. Prior to joining Alltec he worked for Bengal Crane and Rigging, Versabar, and Petra Consultants. Chris’ proficiency in a wide range of engineering software, FEA, stress and tension analysis ensure clients are being provided with quality engineering. Through continuous learning, experience, dedication, and commitment Chris has developed his career into managerial roles. Because of his background and management skills, Chris is fitted to lead and guide Alltec’s team of designers and engineers.
Anthony “Tony” Blanks joined Alltec in 2008. He is a U.S. Army veteran with 40+ years of experience in rigging and crane related activities. Tony’s experience goes well beyond rigging. He has hands-on heavy lift experience working as crane operator, rigger, rigging foreman and rigging superintendent for known companies, including TNT Crane & Rigging, JVIC, S&B, and Brown & Root. He trained fellow co-workers, directed crane operations, and prepared and supervised critical lift and transport operations. He is closely involved with Alltec R&D projects and plays a key role in training young professionals at Alltec. His wealth of expertise, and people skills equip him with a unique skill set making him a superb Senior Consultant.
George Larke joined Alltec as the Southeast Regional Sales Manager. Prior to Alltec, George served as the District Sales Manager at The Crosby Group. George holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Louisiana. He brings 10+ years of sales and business development experience and a vast knowledge in rigging hardware related to both onshore and offshore operations. His experience, expertise and high energy equip him to discuss client needs and tackle heavy lift heavy haul challenges.
Jessica Ocampo joined Alltec in a unique way that allowed her to gain insight and experience by rotating through a variety of areas within the company to eventually become Sales Representative. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology degree from the University of Houston. She brings 10+ years of professional experience in various roles including design engineering, sales, event planning and human resources. She has the ideal blend of knowledge and skill set of an engineer and the persona to develop and maintain client relationships and partnerships.