Who We Are2019-03-13T17:19:16+00:00

Who We Are

Corporate Leadership

Jack McKenna

President

Jack joined Prescient at the start of 2015 as a member of the Due Diligence Practice, focusing on emerging markets due diligence projects. He led many of Prescient’s most complex and sensitive engagements on behalf of clients in the legal, financial services, automotive, manufacturing, and telecommunications sectors, among others. As President, Jack is responsible for overseeing the firm’s overall operating strategy, in addition to coordinating sales and marketing initiatives that will help drive Prescient’s continued growth. Before joining Prescient, Jack worked in the Asia Pacific headquarters of German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp, focusing on market intelligence efforts in Southeast Asia. Jack earned a B.A. in Political Science and Chinese Language from the University of Notre Dame and is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

Todd Minden

Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Prior to joining Prescient, Todd served as Vice President of North America Enterprise Solutions at Kroll. With over 26 years of experience serving as a results-oriented sales leader, he has proven success in championing the customer experience and developing strategic consulting relationships with clients, consultants, industry experts, and partners. Prior to his time at Kroll, he led Sales, Marketing, and Account Management at CVM Solutions in his position as Vice President. Todd’s background includes providing marketing solutions, software, data, analytics, identity resolution and strategic consulting to Fortune 500 organizations. Todd earned his B.S. in Marketing from Iowa State University.

Practice Leadership

John Kula, CFE

Managing Director

John helps organizations solve problems in emerging markets, including some of the most challenging corporate jurisdictions in the world. His extensive experience working in law enforcement, corporate security, and data analytics enables a sophisticated approach to identify and resolve risk challenges for our clients. Prior to joining Prescient, John served as a Managing Member of Forenetics, LLC, as a Principal in the regulatory risk and investigations practice at London-based Control Risks, and as Senior Managing Director in the global investigations practice at FTI Consulting, just to name a few. John earned a B.S. in Psychology from Benedictine University and an MBA from DePaul University.

Patrick Murphy JD, CPA, CFE, CAMS

Managing Director

Patrick advises the firm’s clients in mitigating corporate risks including fraud, theft, and insider threats, and advises major law firms on complex litigation support matters. A former supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Patrick led investigations of high-profile public corruption and financial crimes during his 25 years of service, including the successful investigation, prosecution, and conviction of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Patrick was also a Director of Forensic, Investigative, and Dispute Services at Grant Thornton prior to joining Prescient. He earned a B.Sc. in Accounting from DePaul University and a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

R.M.

Director | Cyber & Intelligence

R.M. handles sensitive investigations and research for Prescient, focusing on intelligence and cyber issues. His background in the private sector is supplemented by extensive knowledge of Intelligence Community best practices. With experience in conducting discreet inquiries and visually mapping out vast networks, R.M. helps global leaders in politics, law, and private enterprise address sensitive internal and external challenges.

Senior Advisors

DJ Fuller

Senior Advisor

DJ is a former AH-1W attack helicopter pilot and instructor pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he led over 200 combat missions during a combined three deployments in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Previously, DJ served as the Chief of Staff at Livingston International and Director of Innovation and Supply Chain at Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (SHO). DJ earned his B.Sc. in Systems Engineering from The United States Naval Academy and his MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business. Additionally, DJ is a graduate of the Marine Corps’ Weapons and Tactics School. He continues to serve as a reserve officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.