Electronic Detectives

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Data Recovery Business Plan

Management Summary

The company will have four officers including our president, Mr. David Radcliffe. Our heart of operations will include an operations chief, Mr. Brad Rinke, plus two other forensics analysts. Legal issues will be handled by our in-house lawyer, Mr. Orcott, and finances and general admin by Mrs. Walter.

The company plans to hire additional computer forensic analysts as we begin to get large numbers of contracts.

6.1 Personnel

Mr. David Radcliffe is a former special agent of the FBI. During his twenty years with the bureau, Mr. Radcliffe worked in a variety of different departments, but starting in 1981 he transferred to and eventually headed the FBI's electronic information investigation branch. In 1985 Mr. Radcliffe received an MBA in information systems from the University of Washington.

Mr. Brad Rinke graduated from Penn State University with a bachelors degree in forensic sciences in 1975. From 1978-1988 Mr. Rinke worked with the California State Patrol as a forensic investigator. In 1992 Mr. Rinke received a masters degree in computer science from the University of Southern California. For the past ten years Mr. Rinke has worked with Symantec, Inc. identifying and developing computer programs to fight viruses and worms.

Mr. William Orcott is a graduate of the Stanford School of Law. For the past eight years Mr. Orcott has worked with White, Curley, & Pineda, a top law firm in Los Angeles specializing in intellectual property lawsuits. Mr. Orcott will serve as the legal advisor for Electronic Detectives and will also be the senior evidence custodian, maintaining the evidence locker inventory.

Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Mr. Radcliffe - President $36,000 $45,000 $60,000
Mrs. Walters - CFO $36,000 $45,000 $60,000
Mr. Rinke - Operations Manager $36,000 $45,000 $45,000
Mr. Orcott - Law Consultant $36,000 $45,000 $45,000
Computer Forensics Analyst $36,000 $40,000 $45,000
Computer Forensics Analyst $36,000 $40,000 $45,000
Computer Forensics Analyst $0 $40,000 $40,000
Computer Forensics Analyst $0 $0 $0
Total People 0 0 0
Total Payroll $216,000 $300,000 $340,000