eTERA Consulting’s founders started the company on the principle that superior electronic discovery solutions were not determined by software or computers, but rather by smart, dedicated and experienced professionals able to provide high-quality solutions and superior quality control procedures. That same philosophy applies to this day.
eTERA has assembled an exceptional management team whose members have significant experience and proven track records in their respective disciplines.
Scott Holec is the Founder and President of eTERA Consulting, a nationally recognized eDiscovery provider and litigation consulting firm specializing in global data management. Since launching eTERA Consulting in 2004, Mr. Holec has led the growth of the company in consulting, collections, processing and hosting. In addition, he provides the strategy roadmap necessary to grow a stable base of corporate and law firm clients and expand in the U.S. and abroad. Under his leadership, eTERA Consulting has received national recognition by the National Law Journal, named to the Inc. 500 list, recognized by Helios HR for employee development, and nominated for the National Capital Business Ethics Awards. Read More
Senior Executive Vice President
As Senior Executive Vice President and Principal, Mike Garner has been instrumental in helping eTERA Consulting gain national recognition as an eDiscovery and litigation consulting firm. Since joining eTERA Consulting as a Principal in 2004, Mr. Garner has significantly contributed to the growth and expansion of the company by advocating for the addition of capabilities across the EDRM paradigm to better serve Fortune 500 corporations and the Am Law 100. As a member of the leadership team, Mr. Garner provides critical strategic insights into the needs and requirements of clients in overcoming data management, information readiness and budget challenges. Read More
Ashish Prasad, Esq.
Ashish Prasad, Esq.
Vice President and General Counsel
Ashish Prasad is widely regarded as among the leading experts on discovery in the United States. He has served, among other things, (as Litigation Partner, Founder, and Chair of the Mayer Brown LLP Electronic Discovery and Records Management Group, Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University Law School, and Chair of the Defense Research Institute Electronic Discovery Committee.) Mr. Prasad has authored more than two dozen articles and given more than a hundred continuing legal education seminars on topics of electronic discovery before judges, practicing lawyers, and industry groups in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Prasad is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review, and the University of Michigan, and graduated with high honors and high distinction. Read More
Margaret Lindsay, Esq.
Chief Financial Officer
With more than 25 years executive level experience, Margaret Lindsay has served in both private and public sector companies, in several C-level capacities, including Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary and Treasurer. Ms. Lindsay specializes in financial and strategic planning, accounting and financial operations, mergers and acquisitions and due diligence activities. Read More
Chief Information Officer
Jon Forst is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for eTERA Consulting, an electronic discovery, document review and technology consulting company providing services across the Electronic Discovery Reference Model across the globe. In his current position, Mr. Forst is responsible for leading the Client Delivery System (CDS) and Information Security (IS) groups. In this role, he develops and manages information governance policies, including how and when they should be applied, and advises on information security procedures. Mr. Forst is a key member of the leadership group, bringing more than two decades of experience to the team. Read More
Vice President, Strategic Solutions
As Vice President of Strategic Solutions, Todd Haley consults on eTERA Consulting’s Client Delivery System (CDS) team and all processes, procedures and reports necessary to ensure the handling of all client eDiscovery and data management projects. Mr. Haley brings his experience as Chief Technology Officer, directing both IT and litigation support in a nationally recognized consulting firm to the forefront. At eTERA, he regularly consults clients on how to plan defensible electronic discovery and data retention strategies. Mr. Haley has over 16 years of information technology and litigation support experience. He brings a different perspective to the litigation support arena, applying the managed services, information governance and workflow protocols of the information technology arena to litigation support. He is an Adjunct Professor on legal technology at Georgetown University and a frequent author and speaker on electronic discovery, litigation support and information technology. He was recently recognized by SmartCEO as a top CIO/CTO in the greater Washington area for his creative management vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy and undeniable work ethic. Read More
Vice President, Sales
In his role as Vice President of Sales, Steve Lilley develops eTERA’s business strategy and manages a team of international business development, consulting, and sales support personnel who strive to solve client data challenges in a compliant, risk-reducing, and cost-effective way. In addition, Mr. Lilley serves on the executive team and oversees a number of eTERA’s programs, including All1ance One and client engagement. Since joining the company, Mr. Lilley has been instrumental in the further development of eTERA’s Early Information Assessment® and information governance capabilities and technology solutions provided to corporations in key industries. READ MORE
Director, Client Engagement
As Director of Client Engagement, Bruce Malter is responsible for developing eTERA Consulting’s client engagement program, as well as enhancing the company’s consulting service offerings, while growing the Midwest client base. Mr. Malter joins the leadership team, bringing over 25 years of experience with professional services companies and technology providers. In his previous position, Mr. Malter was the Vice President of Sales for a technology company based in Chicago, IL. READ MORE
Director, Client Engagement
Chris Hurlebaus is the Director of Client Engagement for eTERA Consulting, an international electronic discovery, document review and technology consulting company providing services across the Electronic Discovery Reference Model. In his current position, Mr. Hurlebaus is responsible for growing and educating eTERA’s clients on eDiscovery best practices and providing more efficient and cost-driven ways to handle electronic data. This education includes how to be more risk adverse and aware, selling solutions and managed services that better align with the latest directives of the FRCP and keeping ahead of the industry and cloud requirements, subsequently allowing clients to achieve the greatest level of value-add from our services at the lowest cost. Read More
Vazantha Meyers, Esq.
Vazantha Meyers, Esq.
Managing Director, Rev1ew One
Vazantha Meyers is responsible for all aspects of eTERA’s Rev1ew One™ service offerings,from consultation on best electronic discovery practices to analysis and production of documents. She manages client relationships, providing both expert guidance and rapid response. Vazantha directs large teams of lawyers on legal reviews for a variety of clients, including law firms and corporations. Ms. Meyers is an accomplished electronic discovery attorney, applying more than a decade of legal acumen to both novel and mundane matters as a consultant to clients on policies, procedures and practices related to electronic discovery. She manages eTERA’s legal staffing team and has successfully supplied teams of capable, experienced and efficient reviewers to dozens of clients. Read More
Director, Sales Operations
In his role as Director of Sales Operations, Mike Chagnon is responsible for advising, coordinating and managing client engagements and resources across the entire EDRM model including data collection, forensics, electronic discovery processing and litigation hosting. Mr. Chagnon also provides extensive training programs covering eTERA’s Forensics One and 1ntelligent One data management and reporting capabilities. Mr. Chagnon has an impressive track record leading cross-functional teams in throughout the entire project life cycle leading to the successful delivery of client solutions . In addition, Mr. Chagnon has successfully developed and managed a large network of strategic partnerships including forensic collection firms. Read More