Richard Saldivar — Principal
Richard Saldivar has over 22 years of substantial experience in litigation and business consulting, with a unique combination of experience and education in both the technology and business disciplines. He has led large, multi-disciplinary teams and transformed two companies within the electronic discovery services area and has experience in a broad spectrum of industries including high technology, professional services, entrepreneurial business and manufacturing.
Previously, Saldivar was president of the largest privately held Litigation Support Company in the United States, RLS Legal Solutions L.L.C. in Houston, Texas, primarily focused on litigation support. His background includes many years of management and cost containment experience, beginning with key management roles at United Parcel Service and IKON Office Solutions. During his tenure with UPS, he set many management and cost containment records and had the highest sales growth and volume growth in the company by bringing unique solutions to clients that included Dell Computer, GolfSmith and others. At IKON, he set numerous records for revenue growth, operating income and ollection/cash flow while improving employee morale and productivity.
John Hartman — Principal
John Hartman specializes in business development, management and sales of advanced eDiscovery and forensic technologies in his position as Managing Partner of TERIS in Austin, Texas. He brings 20 years of experience in the litigation support industry to the company, including 15 years as a general manager, partner or owner.
Working with the philosophy that “equal value yields long term success” Hartman has a driven focus to provide value to the customer, employee and company. Hartman attributes TERIS-Austin’s year over year growth to a culture where consistency and solution minded thought processes create customer and employee retention. With oversight of the Texas marketplace, Hartman engages in all aspects of the customer relationship, from sales through process and workflow engineering.
Hartman founded TERIS-Austin (formerly Digital Discovery Solutions) in 2003. Before that time he held positions as partner at XCEL Document Solutions, general manager at RLS Legal Solutions and managing partner at IKON Document Solutions.
Robin Smith – Vice President
Robin has worked in the Litigation Support Industry for 20 years. Prior to working on the support side, Robin was a paralegal for 5 years. Robin provides her clients with the most effective means to preserve, collect, process, review and produce defensible data.
Brandon Colburn – Vice President
With over 10 years of experience, Brandon has a scalable approach that has led him to work with cases ranging from local corporations through ALM 100 firms and Fortune 500 corporations. Brandon also provides CLE instruction for the Arizona State Bar, Nevada State Bar and MCBA.
Donte Hubbard – Vice President
Donte has been in the industry for over 18 years. Donte has been in a variety of roles ranging from Account Manager, Director of Business Development all the way to President of a large eDiscovery service provider that was acquired by an industry leader. Through customized approaches, Donte provides litigation teams with enhanced visibility into their data and therefore case.
Michael Ciaramitaro – Director of Forensic Advisory Services
Mr. Ciaramitaro has over 16 years’ experience in the computer forensic and electronic discovery industry. He has certifications and formal training in computer forensics, data preservation and computer investigations. Mr. Ciaramitaro guides clients through complex discovery with a clear and concise communication.
Kathryn Vander Meulen – Business Manager
Kathryn excels at streamlining processes and minimizing expenses while creating an environment of trust and excellence. Providing satisfaction for the stakeholders, the customers, and the employees.
Digital forensics requires that data handling and analysis be performed only by an experienced professional with appropriate credentials. TERIS' digital forensics experts have the appropriate training, background, and credentials to properly execute any data mining unecessary for the discovery process.
TERIS provides unparalleled electronic discovery services that help bridge the gap between traditional methods and new technologies. We provide early, in-depth information about your data so that litigation teams can make informed, timely decisions about their case.
TERIS has built its stellar reputation in the eDiscovery industry by focusing on three core pillars of strength: People, Process, and Technology. There's no question that having the proper blend of technology and operational processes to guide that technology has been extremely important to TERIS’ striking success.
At TERIS, we have helped to define current industry standards in the eDiscovery and Information Governance spaces through a longstanding commitment to hiring and developing thought-leaders and subject matter experts.
As an alternative to in-house systems, TERIS simplifies online document management with complete hosting and repository solutions. This approach enhances productivity while providing optimal access to documents even when teams are working remotely.
TERIS offers complete digital document imaging and coding to translate existing physical documentation into a fully enabled searchable database. Sophisticated imaging systems and traditional page-by-page quality control on every project undertaken by TERIS has helped define new industry-wide standards.