Trish McGarvey1199 Windcliff Ct. ■ Grove City, OH 43123

740-974-4511 ■


Champlain College*, Burlington, VTDecember 2013

Certificate Program in Computer Forensics and Digital InvestigationsGPA: 4.0

Currently pursuing Bachelor’s/Master’s Degrees in Computer Forensics and Digital Investigations

Certifications, completed coursework, and training in computer forensics and incident response:

  • Certificate in Computer Forensics and Digital Investigations – Champlain College
  • Certificate from AccessData – AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)
  • Certificate from Oxygen Forensics – Certified Examiner
  • Certificate from Cellebrite – Cellebrite Certified Logical Operator (CCLO)
  • Certificate from Cellebrite – Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyzer (CCPA)
  • Certificate from Berla – Vehicle, Infotainment, & Telematic System Forensics – (iVe)
  • Certificate from McAfee Institute – Cyber Threat Forensic Investigator (CTFI)
  • Certificate from McAfee Institute – Certified HiTech Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
  • Cyber Investigation – Secure Techniques for Onsite Preview, NWC3
  • Digital Forensics of Vehicle Event Data Recorders, The University of Tulsa
  • Certified White Hat Hacker Level 1, Cyber Security & Privacy Foundation
  • Certified White Hat Hacker Level 2, Cyber Security & Privacy Foundation
  • Cyber Defense Course (CDC), Cyber Security & Privacy Foundation
  • Computer Forensics, Champlain College
  • Intrusion Detection and Incident Response, Champlain College
  • Intrusion Analysis, Champlain College
  • Anti-Forensics, Champlain College
  • Network Forensics, Champlain College
  • Computer Law, Champlain College
  • Procedural Law, Champlain College
  • Cybercrime, Champlain College
  • Digital Forensics Investigation Techniques, Champlain College
  • Introduction to Malware Analysis, Champlain College
  • Computer & Network Security, Champlain College
  • White Collar Crime, Champlain College
  • Operating Systems (Windows, Mac, & Linux), Champlain College
  • SANS Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response – January 2016
  • Recognized as an expert witness in Franklin County

Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Memory Forensics, Malware Analysis, Network Analysis & Mobile Forensic Tool Set used but not limited to:

Experience with EnCase, FTK Suite – Imager, PRTK, Registry Viewer,iLook Investigator, IEF (Internet Evidence Finder), Axiom, Aquire, Magnet Forensic Encryption Detection (EDD), Helix3, Paladin, Raptor, Cain, Wireshark, Nmap, Zenmap, Network Minor, Oxygen Forensic Suite,Cellebrite, Snort, Splunk, BackTrack, Kali Linux, Mandiant Redline, Volatility, Volix, Dumpit, SANS Investigative Forensic Toolkit (SIFT), OSForensics, UFOForensics, OS Triage, Remnux, Tux4n6,Live View, SysInternal Suite, Pro USB, WinHex, Autopsy, Sleuth Kit, Simple Carver, OnTrack Easy Recovery, Orphcrack, COFEE - Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor, Registry Recon, and various other tools.

Professional Memberships & Accomplishments:

  • 400+ Computer Forensic Investigations
  • Member, InfraGard – Columbus Chapter
  • Member, Digital Forensics Association
  • Member, HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association)

Northwestern University, Evanston, ILDecember 2011

  • Traffic Crash InvestigatorGPA: 4.0

Southeastern Business College, Lancaster, OHAugust 1997

Associate’s Degree in AccountingGPA: 4.0

  • Completed coursework in Computer Science, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, and Business
  • Experienced with a variety of accounting software, including QuickBooks and Peachtree


DAS – Office of Information Security &Privacy, Columbus, OH 2014 – 2016

Data Security Analyst (DSA) 2

  • Performs all computer forensic investigations along with verbal and written final reports
  • Collects, analyzes, and conducts research on various malware and security threats
  • Conducts analysis of log files, evidence, and other information to determine best methods for identifying perpetrators
  • Decrypts and carves seized evidence
  • Performs static malware and media analysis
  • Uses network monitoring tools to capture and analyze network traffic associated with malicious activity
  • Compiles data and writes reports on incident findings
  • Monitors external data sources to maintain currency of threat conditions and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise
  • Assists with development of security advisories and alerts for distribution to state agencies
  • Writes policy and procedures for the forensic unit

STARS Consulting, LLC, Grove City, OH2007 – Present

Partner, Computer/Mobile Forensic Examiner, Crash Investigator, Network Administrator

  • Performs all computer and mobile forensic investigations along with verbal and written final reports
  • Performs data recovery, malware removal, computer, and mobile repair
  • Performs forensic downloads of Event Data Recorders (EDR) in vehicles
  • Resolves diverse internet related issues, including networking, security, and malware
  • Conducts traffic crash reconstructions, digital and mobile forensics, & risk mitigation services
  • Maintains network and accounting for firm

White & Barbee Properties, LLC, Grove City, OH2004 – Present

Partner, Network Administrator, Accountant, Property Manager

  • Designedand maintained databases of more than 1000 customers
  • Operated rental property business
  • Maintained networking and accounting for the firm

Amanda-Clearcreek Local School District, Amanda, OH1999 – 2006

Network Administrator, Technology Coordinator

  • Oversaw the entire network for optimal performance and security
  • Conducted training on the operation and installation of new software and hardware
  • Performed installations for all technologies and investigated all network intrusions

*Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security