Our Team Members

 

KENDRA BERNARD

Chief Operations Officer

KBernard@Cyopsis.com

Phone: 720 838-2262

Kendra is the Chief Operations Officer for Cyopsis. She brings to the table senior-level management experience in various roles including Business Development Manager, Credentialed IT Trainer, and Field Director. She is well versed in managing business office operations with accountability for new client development, customer retention, marketing coordination, and financial administration functions. She is also highly adept at directing comprehensive staff training activities for employee development. Kendra’s background extends further to forecasting, data analysis, mapping and report monitoring for sales and marketing. She worked 15 years in field research for Westat and RTI on healthcare studies for field and medical research projects. While serving as a Field Director, Kendra oversaw staff on large-scale longitudinal projects to collect data, direct quality control processes, and corporate training. As a Credentialed IT Trainer Kendra spearheaded employee training processes and provided extensive end-user support.

Core Competencies includes but not limited to:

  • IT Training Development & Leadership

  • System Testing & Maintenance

  • Credentialed IT Trainer

  • Office & Business Management

  • Field Interviewing

  • Quality Control Processes

  • Data Collection & reporting

 

CHRISTIAN

MAMMARELLA

Senior Forensic Analyst

CMammarella@Cyopsis.com

Phone: 720 838-2265   

Christian is the Senior Forensic Analyst for Cyopsis. He has investigated computer, economic, property crime and homicides while working as a police detective for over 10 years. Christian participated in the Palm Beach County Sexual Predator Enforcement Unit and the Secret Service Miami Electronic Crimes Taskforce and is a proud veteran of the Army,. He has examined computer systems and mobile devices in divorce, Corporate HR, IP Theft, Insurance fraud and data recovery cases. He has also worked with his clients to create investigative production protocols to protect the client’s privacy. Christian is a Licensed Private Investigator in the State of Texas and the State of Colorado. He holds an Open Text forensic certification as an Encase Certified Examiner (ENCE). He has testified as a forensic expert for cases involving cell tower analysis, as well as in Federal, State and Military courts. He has been appointed to work as a neutral third party by the courts. Christian has produced to the jury, video and graphic depictions of the electronic evidence.

 Representative analysis conducted includes but not limited to: 

  • Searches for evidence that intellectual property has left or been copied from the computer system

  • Locating evidence of wiping utilities and cloud usage

  • Identifying external devices connected to the system

  • Determining locations and usage of mobile devices

  • Examined email activity and conducted keyword searches

  • Recovered and restored data

Christian’s approach for his investigations comes from a combination of the civil and criminal investigative techniques. Years of working cases from both sides, gives him the advantage of providing the client, accurate and insightful results. 
 

 

JON

GOLDBERG

Chief Technology Officer

JGoldberg@Cyopsis.com

Phone: 720 838-2266

 Jon is the Chief Technology Officer for Cyopsis. He believes in adding value by finding solutions to complex problems the quickest and most cost-effective way possible––building and designing scalable business applications, where a change can manifest results and further iterations are possible. Jon subscribes to Occam’s Razor in architecture design and problem-solving. Jon’s experience includes building and leading high performing, cross-functional teams and driving the entire project from concept, architecture design development, and QA in the building and deployment large OLTP systems, Big Data Warehouses, and sophisticated Mobile Identity and Secure Authentication Projects. Jon is a Licensed Private Investigator in the State of Colorado.

Core Competencies includes but not limited to:

  • High Volume CC Transaction Processing 

  • eCommerce / B2B Web Services

  • Secure Mobile Authentication 

  • VLDB & XML Data Design / Data Modeling

  • PCI, ISO and SOX Compliance 

  • Big Data Applications / Data Flow

  • Risk Identification / Mitigation 

  • IT Governance & Controls

  • Enterprise Data Storage / Reporting Systems 

  • SaaS and Cloud Computing

  • Client / Server Applications 

  • Intranet / Internet Infrastructure

 

JOE

O’HAVER 

Senior Investigator

JOHaver@Cyopsis.com

Phone: 720 838-2262

Joe O’Haver is a Senior Investigator with Cyopsis with more than 30 years interagency experience working as a Senior Special Agent with the US Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General and as a U.S. Park Ranger/Law Enforcement Specialist with the US Department of Interior, National Park Service. Joe independently developed investigative plans, identifying witnesses and subject matter experts, and exploited sources of information necessary to affect successful prosecution. Investigations often required data mining, analysis of vast amounts of evidence, electronic and physical surveillance, and coordination of several avenues of investigation simultaneously over large geographic areas. Joe conducted in-depth, high-profile, high-risk apprehensions involving organized crime, felony assault and homicide, drug smuggling and distribution, gang violence, firearms, auto theft, and fraud cases. 

Notable Work Accolades:

  • Large scale employee background check investigation at two major US airports resulting in more than 1,100 criminal prosecutions for security document fraud.

  • Complex fuel tax evasion scheme investigator involving civilian and military personnel and resources resulting in successful felony convictions. 

  • Lead agent for a public corruption and bribes-for-licenses scheme, resulting in the cancellation of more than 300 fraudulently-obtained driver and commercial truck licenses and the first successful federal conviction of corrupt DMV personnel.

  • Successfully investigated a complex and highly sensitive bribes-for-access and contract fraud scheme involving multi-million-dollar transportation grants resulting in felony convictions.

  • Successful apprehension of an organized property theft ring resulting in the resolution and closure of 135 theft cases in twelve different jurisdictions.

Francis

Brackin

Senior Digital Forensic Network Analyst

FBrackin@Cyopsis.com 

Phone: 607 442-4530 

Frank is the Senior Digital Forensic Network Analyst for Cyopsis. Frank has 29 plus years of successful investigative, digital evidence section management. He worked in the law enforcement Special Investigations Unit participating in complicated drug and organized crime related investigations. As an investigator with the Ithaca police, Frank oversaw Computer Crime, PC & Network Support, and Webmaster investigations. He is a Licensed PI in the state of Colorado. He has obtained the Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), and High Technology Crime Network (HTCN) certifications with International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS). Frank has testified as an Expert Witness regarding Computer Forensic Examinations, over the last fifteen years. He has produced for the jury written, video, and graphic depictions of the electronic evidence.

Representative analysis conducted includes but not limited to: 

  • Searches for evidence that intellectual property has left or copied from the computer system

  • Locating evidence of wiping utilities and cloud usage

  • Identifying external devices connected to the system

  • Determining locations and usage of mobile devices

  • Examined email activity and conducted keyword searches

  • Recovered and restored data 

Frank successfully established a digital evidence section in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited forensic testing laboratory where one had not previously existed. He oversaw day-to-day technical and quality operation of a digital evidence section in the forensic testing laboratory for more than a decade in the state of New York.

 

Phil

Waters

TSCM Specialist

PWaters@cyopsis.com

Phone: 303 872-9231

As a Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM) Specialist for Cyopsis, Phil conducts inspections of corporate, business and personal property. These inspections locate clandestinely-placed audio and video transmitters, telephone wire-taps and recording devices.  Electronic countermeasures along with physical search and analysis techniques are used to locate these devices. Phil was a Special Agent of the FBI for 27 years where he was responsible for TSCM inspections in the Chicago and Denver Divisions. Phil was employed by Science Application International Corporation (SAIC) to conduct Threat Assessments of U.S. Bureau Of Reclamation (BOR) dams, power plants, canals and other Federal properties owned by the BOR. He was also employed by Discover Financial Services/ (DFS) Discover Card to conduct security assessments of DFS properties in addition to companies that DFS outsourced to internationally. Presently with Cyopsis, Phil provides security assessments for corporate organization and technical security evaluations.

George

Veltman

TSCM Specialist

GVeltman@Cyopsis.com

Phone: 303 872-9231 

As a Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM) Specialist for Cyopsis, George conducts inspections of corporate, business and personal property. These inspections locate clandestinely-placed audio and video transmitters, telephone wire-taps and recording devices.  Electronic countermeasures along with physical search and analysis techniques are used to locate these devices. George spent 28 years as a special agent for the FBI having retired in 2000.  Prior to becoming a Special Agent, George spent two years as an engineer for AT&T, Western Electric Division.  In addition he provided training in the above subjects to FBI agents and other government agencies. George has also received training in SWAT operations, undercover work, and expert witness testimony.  After retirement from the FBI, he assisted government and private organizations in developing security programs, accessing their security needs and vulnerabilities. Presently, with Cyopsis, George provides security assessments for corporate organization and technical security evaluations. In addition, provides training in TSCM to FBI agents and other government agencies.