Michael G. McCartney • President/CEO
Co-Founder Michael McCartney is a highly decorated, 22-year veteran member of the law enforcement community having served as an Assistant Chief Investigator for the New York State Attorney General’s Office (NYSAG) as well as five years with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York. Mr. McCartney has also served as the head of the Analytical and Forensic Technologies Unit in the Mid West for a national Big 4 Consulting firm based in Chicago. He is an internationally known expert in Computer Crime Investigations and Computer Forensics and is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) through the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists.
James Domres • Sr. Vice President/COO
During his 34 year Law Enforcement career, co-founder Jim Domres was entrusted with a wide range of investigative and supervisory assignments culminating as the Assistant Chief Investigator for the New York State Attorney General. He was responsible for assignments in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Binghamton, New York. He was a highly decorated member of Law Enforcement, with his efforts being recognized in the United States Congressional Record. His innovations and abilities made him a recognized expert in the areas of Computer Investigations and Computer Forensics. He was a leader and member of several State and Federal Task Forces, including the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Kyle Cavalieri • Director of Computer Forensics & Investigations
Kyle Cavalieri is the Director of Computer Forensics and Investigations at DIGITS LLC. Kyle has oversight and responsibility for all digital forensic, investigative, and technical consulting services provided by DIGITS. Kyle is an integral component to DIGITS’ digital investigative services involving complex, high profile investigations, computer and network intrusions, theft of intellectual property, financial fraud, whistleblower allegations, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. He has provided hundreds of expert reports for cases pending before state, federal, and international tribunals. Kyle also has qualified as an expert in computer forensics and as an electronic discovery practitioner within the New York State Court system.
Christopher A. Puckett • Manager of Accident Reconstruction Unit
During his 20 year Law Enforcement career as an Investigator with the State Police, Christopher Puckett found himself investigating crime scenes and motor vehicle collisions. Mr. Puckett has provided collision reconstruction services for numerous agencies as well as the private sector. Mr. Puckett provided investigation and reconstruction of hundreds of motor vehicle collisions involving property damage, physical injury, and death. These investigations include the use of applicable theories in collision reconstruction and the fulfillment of reporting requirements as stipulated by the Division of State Police.
Paul E. Kiel • Vice President, Tax Partner
Paul Kiel, CPA is a tax partner at Nowicki and Company, LLP and has over 25 years of financial and business experience, including 23 years of auditing, tax and small business consulting and tax planning. He also was a divisional controller of a manufacturing company for two years, which included operations management and reporting responsibilities to the U.S. corporate headquarters. He holds a bachelors degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo (1983) and completed their graduate tax certificate program. He currently serves as a director for the Buffalo Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Steven K. Roney • Sr. Forensic Examiner
Steve Roney is the Sr. Forensic Examiner at DIGITS LLC. Prior to joining DIGITS LLC, Mr. Roney was a Senior Special Agent for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in SAC Buffalo, N.Y. As a Case Agent, he specialized in Immigration and Customs Enforcement and was responsible for investigation of violations of federal statutes including but not limited to: Customs and Immigration fraud, importation violations including narcotics smuggling, financial crimes including money laundering and structuring, trademark violations, cyber crimes