Professional Experience

Forensic Document Examiner, M.F.S. 

  • Perform forensic examinations on handwriting, signatures, typewriting, printing, and other documentary evidence to establish origin or authenticity.
  • Provide expert testimony in federal, state, and local courts,when necessary.
  • Present training/consulting in the field of questioned documents.

Subject Matter Expert: FBI Handwriting Examiner Decision Analysis Study

  • Provide technical knowledge and support to assess the performance of forensic document examiners involving accuracy, precision, and repeatability of decisions involving forensic comparisons of handwritten evidence.

Forensic Consultant: Engility Corporation, Arlington, VA

  • Mentoring forensic document examiners in capacity building and compliance practices in Algeria, Columbia, Kosovo, Mexico, Mozambique, Paraguay, and Tanzania.

Consultant:  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Vienna, Austria

  • Developed the Introduction to Security document examination: Training programme and trainers guide
  • Designed to educate and train immigration/border control officers and forensic document examiners basic and advanced security features observed in security and identity documents.

Lead Consultant: UNODC, Vienna, Austria

  • Developed the Guide for the Development of Forensic Document Examination Capacity
  • Designed to enhance forensic document examination and intelligence dissemination capabilities between donor and recipient countries.

Forensic Document Examiner: FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

  • Performed forensic examinations on handwriting, typewriting, printing,and other documentary evidence submitted to the FBI Laboratory establishing origin or authenticity.
  • Provided expert testimony in federal, state, and local courts, when necessary.
  • Presented training and expertise at local, national, and international conferences.
  • Received “On-The-Spot” award for work on high-profile case.

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer: George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

  • Developed and instructed a graduate level course in Questioned Documents to include laboratory exercises, lectures, tours, special projects, and testing.

Document Analyst/Examiner Trainee: FBI Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

  • Prepared laboratory worksheets, photographed evidence, and conducted indented writing examinations.
  • Successfully completed a full-time training program