Prior to joining Kroll, Andrew was a forensic computer examiner for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Before that, he was a detective who conducted general criminal investigations as well as a digital forensics examiner who handled digital forensics cases at the Michigan State University Police Department.
Andrew is also Virtual Teaching Assistant for the SANS Institute. Additionally, Andrew contributes to AboutDFIR , and he is Administrator of the Digital Forensics Discord Server, which is a three-time winner of the DFIR Resource of the Year award presented by the Forensic 4:cast Awards.
He also contributes to multiple projects on GitHub, and he has co-authored two books: “Hitchhikers Guide to DFIR” and “EZ Tools Manuals.”
Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and sociology from Western Michigan University . He also holds a Master’s in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan. Additionally, he holds the following certifications: GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Advanced Smartphone Forensics (GASF) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH). Andrew is also a member of the SANS DFIR Summit Advisory Board and the GIAC Advisory Board.