BayeSniffer

BayeSniffer

Dr. Jeff Grover

Position: Principal | Chief Data Scientist.

Bio:

Dr. Jeff Grover is founder and chief research scientist at Grover Group, Inc. (2001) where his team specializes in Bayes’ Theorem and its application through Bayesian belief networks (BBN) to strategic economic decision-making (BayeSniffer.com). He is a winner in the Kentucky Innovation Award Winner (2015) for the application of his proprietary BBN big data algorithm in the area of health care and is currently evaluating the Medicare “Hospital Compare” survey data for a local hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky. He has recently conducted research with U.S. Army Recruiting Command using BBN in the areas of Soldier attrition and special operations and medical recruiting (2014-2015). In the area of economics, he was recently contracted by the Department of Energy, The Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Management and Operating Contractor for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, to conduct a 3rd party evaluation of the Hydrogen Financial Analysis Scenario (H2FAST) Tool (2015).

Jeff received his Doctors of Business Administration in Finance from NOVA Southeastern (2003), MBA from ERAU (1997), and a BS in Math from Mobile College (1987).

Jeff has published a book, Strategic Economic Decision-Making: Using Bayesian Belief Networks to Make Complex Decisions with SpringerBriefs (2013). Also, he has published in the Journal of Wealth Management, the Journal of Business and Leadership; Research, Practice, and Teaching, and the Journal of Business Economics Research. Recently, He was a guest speaker at the MORS Conference in Washington, DC (12/2014) where he gave a presentation on the application of BBN in the area of terrorism.

 

Dr. Grover is a father of Rebecca Tabb and Jeffrey S. Grover Jr. and is also a retired US Army Special Forces officer (2001).

Dr. Al Infande

Position: Vice President of Human Resources

Bio:

Dr. Al Infande's work experience is in Human Resources (HR) Management and Training and Development, where he has served as a Vice President in these disciplines.

To maintain HR currency, Dr. Infande is a University Professor for several colleges and universities where he teaches various Human Resources-related courses. In addition to his Human Resources and teaching experience, he has also served as the Director of Faculty Development for various colleges and universities throughout the State of Florida.

He has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Science in Human Resources Management, a Doctor of Education in Adult Education/Human Resources Development, a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology.

In addition to his degrees, he has also earned the Certified Online Instructor certification, the Certified Faculty Developer certification, the Certified Human Resources Executive certification, the Certified HIPAA Administrator certification, the Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner certification, Six Sigma certification, and various other certifications from Harvard University, Berkeley University, and Purdue University.

During his corporate and academic tenure, he has published several articles and ebooks in the areas of adult learning, faculty development, student retention, customer service, goal setting, stress management, training and development, team building, and quality management.

He has served as a corporate trainer for various industries as well as a guest speaker at several conferences sponsored by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges and most recently at the University of Greenwich in London, England.

Dr. Dotty Heady

Position: Vice President of Marketing.

Bio:

Dr. Dotty Heady has been a loyal supporter and contributor to the Grover Group, Inc., since 2014. She helped with the concept and development of our ‘Data Sniffer’ logo and design (at DataSniffer.com) and works her marketing magic with each new company and application that enlists our services.

Her strengths lie in the areas of marketing, managing, training, organization, strategy and customer service. She earned a Doctorate of Education in Leadership from Spalding University 1999, and Dual Masters degrees in Marketing (1995), and Management (1994), from Webster University and a BS in Marketing, in 1992.

Marketing is her passion and she has written many marketing and advertising courses and teaches marketing and advertising at the university level. She successfully managed the start-up of The Center for Business and Corporate Training for a medium-sized university, has been Senior Editor of Splendid Publications, along with ten years of experience in writing, editing, books, training manuals, business articles, wrote and performed local, regional, national and international workshops along with training and development seminars. Training clients include: Ford, Toyota, The International Presbyterian Church, Bowen & Assoc. • Evaluation of Your Overall Marketing Program • Asking “Who is your target market?” • Are you reaching your customers? • Analyzation of Your Company Website Performance • Choosing the Right Social Media Marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and more) • New Ways to Make Mail/Email, Buzz Marketing, Guerrilla Marketing, or Networking work for you • Evaluating Examples of Current Businesses Doing a Great Job Generating Revenue • Discovering the Gaps in your Marketing Strategy • How important is Customer Service? • How are you getting feedback? Measuring feedback.

Dr. Dotty is the proud mother of 4 vibrant and successful sons, Lee and Chris Heady, Adam and Chase Ripperdan, growing a tribe to include 14 grandchildren and has developed a great sense of humor!

Katrina Stirn

Position: Executive Assistant

Bio:

Katrina Stirn brings over 30 years of administrative and executive secretarial experience to the role as Executive Assistant at the Grover Group, Inc. Her past experience includes working as a senior legal secretary and legal assistant for 17 years in both small and large, international law firms in Washington, D.C. and Austin, Texas. She has worked as an administrative supervisor for an 11-branch city-county wide library system in Santa Cruz, California; and in northern California, as a sales/marketing assistant for Smith, Dennis & Gaylord, an OEM sales accountant coordinator for Seagate Technology and as an assistant sales administrator for Nissei Sangyo, a subsidary of Hitachi.

Ms. Stirn is certified as a paralegal from The Paralegal Institute of Washington, D.C., earned an Accredited Legal Secretary certification from the National Association of Legal Secretaries and a B.A. in psychology from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.

Paul Gaynor

Position: IT Systems Developer.

Bio:

Paul Gaynor(PMP, CCNA) is a systems developer and project manager who was trained to the BSc level at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Computer Science and Electronics. After working at an IT services company performing hardware repair and networking services for over a year, he then engaged several projects to completion in the telecommunications and educational sector. Paul completed a MSc in Digital Technology at the UWI, after which entrepreneurial spirit drove him to start a systems consulting firm in 2001. The firm was operated for seven years, during which time he managed several projects in the financial and transport sectors in accordance with PMBOK principles. Subsequently, Mr. Gaynor has been the chief software development consultant on projects for companies involved in marketing, equity management, and image analysis. Mr. Gaynor’s civic responsibilities are seen through his past involvement in the Jamaica Red Cross, the Jamaica Defense Force reserve (1998-2000), and the local YMCA. Hobbies include martial arts (tae kwon do, aikido and kali) and cycling.

James Johnson

Position: IT Specialist.

Bio:

James Johnson has worked in the computer field since 1998 managing servers, repairing computers, and fixing network issues. He has worked for himself and for larger corporations in that time frame. He is a talented Computer Technician with experience in a wide variety of fields. He has experience in Microsoft, Apple, and Novell operating systems and software.

Darlene Kelly

Position: Front End Developer | Web Designer

Bio:

Analytical, creative information technology professional with a strong track record in bridging Information Technology and Marketing. Demonstrated strength in evaluating systems and processes, and implementing changes to improve efficiency and quality. Collaborates with senior management to proactively align technical improvements with business strategy.

SPECIALTIES

Responsive Design • Bootstrap • SharePoint 2007/2010 • SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 • Branding • HTML5 • CSS3 • Adobe Dreamweaver • Adobe Photoshop • Email Marketing Campaigns • Section 508 Compliance • Google Analytics Responsive Design • Bootstrap • SharePoint 2007/2010 • SharePoint Designer 2007/2010 • Branding • HTML5 • CSS3 • Adobe Dreamweaver • Adobe Photoshop • Email Marketing Campaigns • Section 508 Compliance • Google Analytics

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

Developed significant SharePoint solutions: 1) to provide a one-stop shop to access and retain all contract related documents, reports, and pre award agreements; 2) to enable new employee access to forms, benefits, and general company information via an onboarding site. Created a standalone responsive HTML template for company’s Investor Relations vendor with all asset files (CSS, JS, images, fonts etc.), eliminating all development fees. Selected to prepare and modify tags in military reports to ensure full compliance because of my knowledge of Section 508 as it relates to web pages. In-house Section 508 compliance resulted in significant savings. Sole web designer chosen by Marketing Director to develop html version of the company Annual Report, eliminating the majority of printing and postage costs.