Our Staff

Steven Prothero, Director of Mitigation Services

Steven moved to the Fraser Valley in 2007 from Michigan where he and his brother and father owned and operated a construction company for over 10 years. After subcontracting for RMCAT for a year, Steven joined the RMCAT team in 2012. Steven is IICRC certified in: Water Damage Restoration, Applied Microbial Remediation, Applied Structural Drying, Health & Safety, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Odor Control, Carpet Cleaning, Carpet Repair & Re-installation, Journeyman Fire & Smoke Restorer, Journeyman Textile Cleaner, Journeyman Water Restorer, Master Fire & Smoke Restorer, Master Water Restorer and Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning. Steven’s hobbies include hockey, skiing, rafting, hunting and camping. Steven (Runaway) plays defense for the RMCAT hockey team. He lives in Tabernash with his wife, two children, and dog Hatch.

Colten Warner, Project Manager, Mitigation Services and Radon Specialist

Colten grew up in Grand Lake, CO.  His background is in construction, hard wood flooring, fabricating granite slabs, and business management.  He joined the team at Rocky Mountain Catastrophe in 2013 and is IICRC certified in Water Damage Restoration, Odor Control, Applied Microbial Remediation, Carpet Repair & Reinstallation, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Carpet Cleaning, Health & Safety, Lead Safe, Biohazard & Trauma Scene Cleanup, and is certified by AARST-NRPP as a Radon Professional.  In his spare time, he has a passion for hunting, fishing, camping, traveling, snowboarding, and playing hockey.  Colten (Long Haul) plays center on the RMCAT hockey team.  He lives in Granby, CO with his wife, daughter and their dog, Clementine, who works part time as the RMCAT office guard dog.

Jonny Conibere, Project Manager, Mitigation Services

Jonny moved to the Fraser Valley in 2000. Originally from Birmingham England, Jonny came to the Winter Park area to ski. His background is in stonemasonry, tile, and stucco. Jonny has a degree in French from Kingston University, London. He has been with RMCAT since 2012 and is IICRC certified in: Water Damage Restoration, Applied Microbial Remediation, Odor Control, Carpet Repair & Re-installation, Carpet Cleaning and Fire & Smoke Restoration. His hobbies include skiing, hockey, rafting and camping. Jonny (Golden Spike) plays Left Defense on the RMCAT hockey team. Jonny lives in Fraser with his wife and three children and his dogs, Rosa and Jasper.

Kim Daniels, Restoration Coordinator

Although Kim is not a Colorado native, she first set foot in the Centennial state in 1992.  She spent time adventuring in Boulder, Buena Vista, Santa Cruz and Terlingua before choosing Grand County as home base. Kim has a background in graphic design as well as HOA Management with several licenses including a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) and a Colorado HOA Manager (CAM).  She enjoys cross-country skiing, rafting, and hiking, and plays wingwoman (Boiler) on the RMCAT hockey team. Kim has two kids, and resides in Fraser.

Joanna Goodman, Estimator

Joanna, originally from upstate New York, first visited the Fraser Valley in the winter of 2003.  She was blown away by the breathtaking views driving over Berthoud Pass and knew one day she would make this place her home.  She moved to the Fraser Valley in the summer of 2007 after graduating from Cornell University with a degree in Natural Resource Management.  She has worked seasonally for the US Forest Service and Winter Park Resort as a ski instructor and ski patroller.  She then worked in the  water and wastewater treatment industry for 10 years as laboratory manager and operator.  Joanna enjoys skiing in the winter and mountain biking, backpacking and camping in the summer. She is very involved in her community, volunteering for the newest local radio station KFFR 88.3 FM, Grand County Blues Society, Middle Park Mountain Bike Team, and serves on the Grand County Open Lands, Rivers, and Trails Advisory Committee.  Joanna (Gandy Dancer) plays striker on the RMCAT hockey team. She lives in Winter Park with her husband and dog Neva, who has become the newest guard dog at the RMCAT office.

Molly Turk, Mitigation Coordinator

A long time ago (1995) in a galaxy far, far away (Arvada), Molly decided to move to Fraser to escape the city life. Her background is in sales and her hobbies include anything Star Wars, biking, skiing, and snowshoeing. Molly is quite the crafty-pants and enjoys sewing, gardening, and, of course, crafting. She lives in Fraser with her husband, her son and daughter, and her pets: Jango, Chewbaca, and Luke Skywalker.

Alexandra Mowrey, IT/Office Coordinator

Alex grew up in Fraser, before beginning her adventures traveling the world, and eventually graduating from the University of Colorado at Denver with degrees in Political Science and Communications, and finally settling back in the Fraser Valley.  Alex has a background in property management and estate management, and also a unique knack for problem-solving.  In fact, several times every day you will hear “Alex?” in the RMCAT office as she is a highly-sought after problem-fixer for everyone who steps foot in the office. She and her partner Westley are the proud parents of one fabulous kitty called Princess Ella-Puff.  Alex is an avid bowler, an occasional yogi, a fair-weather snowboarder, and a wine enthusiast.

Ashley Firl, Restoration Project Coordinator

Raised in California, Ashley came to Colorado for college and received her BS in Chemical and Biological Engineering from CSU Fort Collins. She spent nearly a decade working in Environmental Compliance, water and wastewater treatment, and construction. Ashley lives in Tabernash with her vizsla Daisy Brown and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, riding motorcycles, fly fishing, skiing, and everything else outdoors that Grand County has to offer.

Austin Kohler, Contents Specialist

Austin was raised in Birmingham, Alabama and moved to Mobile, Alabama for college. He graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2014 with a marketing management degree. After graduating, Austin was looking for a change of scenery and moved to Colorado. He explored around most of Colorado before settling down in the Fraser Valley. Austin is IICRC certified as an Contents Processing Technician and has expertise to restore contents subjected to various sources of contamination as well as inspect, inventory, wrap, pack, transport, deodorize, post-clean evaluate, and store contents. Austin lives in Tabernash with his fiancé and two dogs, Roxie and Rosie. He enjoys skiing, yoga, camping, attending concerts, backpacking and working on house projects.  

Maura McKnight, Business Manager

Maura came to Winter Park in 1996 on a ski vacation following her graduation from the University of Texas at Austin and decided to not use her return ticket home. She worked at the ski area in winter and as a river guide in the summer for 4 years and then worked in the non-profit sector for 16 years. She opened the Tabernash Tavern in 2008 with her business partners and continues to help with the Tavern’s operations. Maura serves on the East Grand Education Foundation Fund Committee as well as Grand County’s Open Lands, Rivers & Trails Advisory Committee. Maura joined Rocky Mountain Catastrophe & Restoration in October of 2014. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, downhill and cross-country skiing, rafting, running, paddleboarding, traveling, music and camping. She lives in Tabernash with her husband, two sons, and Timber the Hound Dog.

Jonnie Wells, Operations Manager

Jonnie moved to the area in 2008 from Florida. She has owned her own businesses: both in land surveying and home/construction cleaning services. Her hobbies include softball, golf, anything outdoors and whatever her kiddos are doing. One of Jonnie’s specialties is tackling various tasks while speaking on two phones and simultaneously spreading her contagious smile. In 2018, Jonnie moved back to Florida to be near her extended family and now works remotely for RMCAT. She lives with her husband, son and youngest daughter, and dogs: Dutch, Willis, and Dale.

David McKnight, President & CEO

David moved to Grand County in 1996. He worked as a restaurant manager at the ski area during winter and in construction during the summer months. In 2000, he started a general contracting company and ever since has worked diligently to build the trust of the community. In 2008 David decided to expand to the disaster mitigation field, and started Rocky Mountain Catastrophe & Restoration (RMCAT). David lives and professes the philosophy that you have one chance at integrity and it’s every day. Dave ( Hole in the Wall) plays striker on the RMCAT hockey team. His hobbies include golf, hockey, rafting and “glamping”. He lives in Tabernash with his wife, two sons, and Timber the Hound Dog.