Guidepost: Streamlining Case Management through Digital Forensics
Guidepost Solutions offers domestic and international investigations, monitoring, compliance solutions, and security and technology consulting. Their solutions help companies, individuals, government agencies, and their counsel solve problems, mitigate risks, resolve disputes, and protect lives, assets, and reputations.
Digital forensic investigations resolve the challenges of cloud computing forensics, such as evidence identification, collection, preservation, and timelining from heterogeneous cumulative data. Offering reliable and efficient digital forensic solutions is crucial for seamless case management. Guidepost Solutions offers domestic and international investigations, monitoring, compliance solutions, and security and technology consulting. Their solutions help companies, individuals, government agencies, and their counsel solve problems, mitigate risks, resolve disputes, and protect lives, assets, and reputations. Guidepost team comprises former federal prosecutors from several U.S. Attorney’s Offices, former Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, intelligence officers from the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service, and Drug Enforcement Administration.
Through the substantial institutional integrity practice, Guidepost works with domestic and international religious institutions and parachurch organizations from every faith and practice on various cultural, compliance, and investigative matters. The problems that faith-based organizations face in identifying, addressing, and preventing issues such as sexual harassment and abuse can be tricky. By applying unique capabilities, relationships, tools, and programs to unearth and analyze crucial information, they allow their customers to confidently confront sensitive issues that arise in the church, temple, synagogue, mosque, or other religious or parachurch organization. “Our team includes experts who have served as a university system chief compliance officer, a chief compliance officer at a major U.S. university hospital system, a deputy Title IX coordinator, a senior trial lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, former prosecutors, and law enforcement agents who have handled cases involving sex crimes and interpersonal violence. This experience helps us bring a trauma-informed approach to our work.”
The Guidepost team uncovers facts in complex, national, and multi-national investigations using comprehensive desktop, field, and cyber investigation methods. They tackle each assignment to provide customers with the information required to make informed decisions, solve problems and protect assets. The team includes digital forensic experts, forensic accountants, data, intelligence analysts, and many licensed investigators. Guidepost has received various Legal Industry recognitions for its investigative and risk management services. Some recognitions are New York Law Journal, Private Investigation Firm, Legal Times, Top 2, Corporate Investigations Provider, Global Investigations Review, GIR 100 Investigations Consultancies, and many more.
Guideposts’ Federal Procurement solution helps those with existing government contracts and those seeking to enter the realm of federal acquisition expand their business development opportunities within the national and law enforcement sectors. Also, the company is registered on the GSA Schedule. It can offer security system integration, design, management, life cycle support, technical consulting services, such as feasibility studies, strategic planning, policy interpretation, and support, process analysis and development, among other tasks, and background investigation services.
Recently, Guidepost announced the addition of Samantha Kilpatrick as a senior managing director. She will lead Guideposts' Faith-Based Organizations practice. The faith-based organizations will be provided with independent and clear counsel to help identify, address, and correct issues associated with gender-based, sexual, and racial misconduct guided by trauma-informed principles within a faith-based context. “With Samantha’s extensive legal background and involvement in her faith-based community organizations, she is well-positioned to lead our Faith-Based Organizations practice,” says Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost Solutions. “Guidepost Solutions is committed to working with faith-based communities and frameworks to conduct independent investigations and enhance compliance,” she added.
The company have provided solutions for numerous institutions through evaluations of culture, ethics and compliance programs, and Title IX, Clery Act, and the Violence Against Women Act. It has delivered more than 200 security design and technology projects for K-12 schools, colleges and universities, religious institutions, hospital systems, not-for-profits and others.Guidepost Solutions have offices in key markets, including Dallas, Bogotá, Boston, Chicago, Honolulu, London, Palm Beach, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Seattle, Singapore, and Washington, DC. The company holds integrity at the heart of everything it does and has a set of rules and guidelines to which they strictly adhere. The brand is built on the collective strength of their team and is based on the experience and reputation of the individuals who make up that team. With over 200 professionals serving customers, Guidepost has offered solutions to 10 fortune 20 companies and 98 AmLaw 100 firms. They are on the growth path and constantly aim to serve their customers efficiently.