Happy 2018! Announcing New Services & Team Members

January 2018 - Announcing New Services and Team Members

Happy 2018! As the new year begins, we wanted to share some of the exciting things happening at Ponderosa Associates Limited!   

Recently we have expanded our team and capabilities. We are delighted to introduce the newest members of our team and the services they provide.

Introducing Recent Additions to Ponderosa Associates



Lillian Chatham, Biomechanics

Lillian Chatham, MSME - Forensic Biomechanics


Lillian specializes in:

  • Forensic injury biomechanics
  • Spine anatomy and injuries
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • SD anatomical modeling

She holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with graduated studies focused on biomechanics.


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Jennifer Seely, AIA - Forensic Architecture


Jennifer specializes in:

  • Construction defects
  • Premises accidents and weather damage
    • Primarily focused on the building envelope
  • Fire-resistive assemblies
  • ADA and building code issues

She is a licensed Architect in four states and holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of Science in Architecture Studies.


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Lillian Chatham, Biomechanics

Cord Guthrie, CFEI, CVFI - Forensic Science


Cord specializes in:

  • Fire origin & cause and accident reconstruction
  • Vehicle dynamics testing, research, and analysis  

He has a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science and a Bachelor’s in Pre-Med Psychology.  Cord holds both CFEI and CVFI certifications and an Arkansas P.I. license. 


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Continued Excellence and Expertise



Ponderosa Associates continues to specialize in reconstructing motor vehicle accidents and determining the origin and cause of the most challenging fires and explosions. We recently expanded our selection of state-of-the-art tools with the addition of a drone and a 3D printer to aid us in our investigations and presentations. Below is a comprehensive list of the expertise Ponderosa Associates offers.

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Fire & Explosions
  • Biomechanics
  • Forensic Architecture
  • Failure Analysis
  • Visual Exhibits