CEO - Mike Marty
Mike is a decorated United States Marine Corps Officer (prior Enlisted) who left active-duty service due to an injury just after 9/11. Following his Marine Corps service, Mike began a career in law enforcement that started with an assignment through the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office to the Northern California High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area office in San Francisco where his innovative investigative techniques and skills with emerging technologies enabled him to solve a cold case homicide out of Marin County that led to the arrest and extradition of the suspect from Germany back to the United States.
Returning to the Sheriff’s Office, Mike worked in numerous assignments within the office before leaving California in 2013 to work for the Nevada Division of Investigation, where he became the lead homicide detective for the State of Nevada. He was subsequently appointed as the Chief Investigator for the Douglas County (NV) District Attorney’s Office.
In 2018, Mike was recruited by Tesla to lead a global investigations team for the business. His performance in that role led to numerous promotions and became a senior leader for global security within the company. Most recently, Mike was recruited to serve as Director of Global Security for an international corporation.
Mike is a recognized expert in the fields of technology and homicide, major crime and cold case investigations. He has been a featured speaker on these topics at INTERPOL and at numerous law enforcement conferences. His work has been featured in national media.
COO - Jeffrey Munks
In the early 1970s, Jeff served as a criminal investigator for the United States Air Force on assignments in Spain and New Mexico. Following military service, his law enforcement career spanned fifteen years and included service with both small and large agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area. While working as a police officer in San Jose, Jeff and a colleague started the Language Line, a network-based service that made interpreters available to support first responders struggling to communicate with people who spoke little or no English. In 1989, Language Line was acquired by AT&T. Jeff was named Director of Marketing, Sales, Product Management and Communications for the company and helped lead it to 4,000% growth over the next five years, earning a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award along the way.
In 1998, Jeff secured venture capital funding to start one of the world’s first eLearning companies. As CEO and Chairman of Arista Knowledge Systems, Jeff led the development of middleware that translated the differences between competing learning management systems. In July, 200, Jeff sold Arista to DigitalThink, Inc.
Following 9/11, Jeff was appointed by the United States Navy to help build FLAG University, a career-long executive development program for all Navy admirals. In 2011, Jeff began consulting for the Department of Defense and the United States Partnership for Peace Training and Education Center on assignments in Sweden and in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Jeff worked in higher education for a number of years, serving as Director of EduVenture Projects at California State University Monterey Bay and as an assistant dean at San Francisco State University.
CFO - James Leonard
James has worked in all areas of accounting, beginning his career as the corporate financial controller for a large multinational corporation. He went on to become the CFO of IEC Drilling Company and Blue Water Supply Company, where he was instrumental in the business's success.
Briefly leaving the corporate arena, James transitioned to a large CPA firm in Midtown Manhattan, where he was able to assist high net-worth individuals, celebrities, corporations, non-profits, and foundations. After much success within a multi-tiered firm, James started his own firm, tailored to serving public accounting, tax, and consulting for large corporate concerns, high income taxpayers, celebrities, and non-profit entities.
James was selected as the President and CFO of Cavalry Security Group, LLC and Subsidiaries. While driving this industry leading corporation geared toward the military and law enforcement, James negotiated $20 million in loan and bank facilities for the parent corporation and their subsidiaries and managed $72 million in US Government and foreign military sales.
In 2016, James transitioned into full-time work in the nonprofit sector when he was appointed as the Director of Finance for the Nevada-based, Walker Basin Conservancy, a $300 million Congressional Endowment. James was directly responsible for the acquisition and conveyance of 12,000+ acres of heritage ranch properties along East Walker River as part of the largest single land gift to Nevada State Parks.
CLO - Peter Handy
Peter Handy currently serves as a Deputy Director of the Nevada Department of Indigent Defense Services. He oversees the Nevada State Public Defender’s Office and attorneys practicing indigent defense in Nevada’s fifteen rural counties. He develops and provides training and education to indigent defense practitioners and reviews the qualifications of applicants desiring to serve as indigent defense counsel in Nevada’s rural counties.
Prior to becoming a Deputy Director, Peter served as a Deputy Attorney General with the Nevada Office of the Attorney General with the Office’s Government and Natural Resources Division and served as a member of the award-winning Policy Research Team.
Prior to his work as a Deputy Attorney General, Peter was a Deputy District Attorney in Douglas County, Nevada, where he prosecuted crimes ranging from minor misdemeanors up to open murder. Peter has litigated and argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and has prosecuted and litigated hundreds of cases in California and Nevada courts during his nine years as a practicing attorney.
After law school, he worked as an associate attorney for a small, multistate law firm engaging in civil and administrative litigation in California and Nevada. Peter obtained his Juris Doctor with Distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from San Jose State University. He is currently licensed to practice law in Nevada and has an inactive license in California.