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Associate Directors

ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS

MICHAL KAZIN

MICHAL KAZIN

Associate Director, Due Diligence

Michal has been a key player in Gryphon’s due diligence operations, working on numerous international and domestic due diligence cases. Michal liaises with clients to establish project budgets and scopes, and is a key team member responsible for tailoring due diligence projects to the needs of our client base. Michal speaks Hebrew fluently.

Prior to joining Gryphon Strategies, Michal worked on research and evaluation projects in a number of countries in Africa and Asia. She holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from SUNY, Purchase.

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Phone: 914-730-9038

LAURA MARVELLI

LAURA MARVELLI

Associate Director, Litigation Support

Laura co-manages the due diligence workflow and is responsible for the daily administration, review and delivery of casework to clients. Laura joined Gryphon in 2015 and during her tenure has worked on and directly managed numerous domestic and international due diligence cases. Prior to her current role, Laura managed a team of investigators working on a high-volume project focused on verifying the sources of wealth of private wealth banking clientele.

Prior to joining Gryphon Strategies, Laura worked as a field surveillance investigator, conducting investigations related to workers’ compensation and disability fraud. Laura graduated magna cum laude from Marist College with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology.

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Phone: 914-730-9035

LAURA MOLLOY

LAURA MOLLOY

Associate Director, Due Diligence

As a member of Gryphon's due diligence team, Laura uses her extensive overseas experience to identify and interpret risk factors in a range of jurisdictions and across languages. Prior to joining Gryphon, she worked in the nonprofit and private sectors. Laura has held positions in Washington, D.C. and 6 countries in Eurasia, where she administered federally-funded programs and supported global business operations.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in Russian and International Business, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, a Master's Degree in International Business from the University of Deusto (Spain), and was a Fulbright scholar in Russia. Laura speaks Russian, Spanish and French.

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Phone: 914-730-9048

IMAN SINGH

IMAN SINGH

Associate Director, Data Mining & Analytics

Iman is a member of Gryphon’s Data Mining & Analytics team, and is skilled at machine learning, statistical analysis, data visualization, and information extraction. Prior to joining Gryphon Strategies, he worked in a variety of roles in the nonprofit and academic sectors.

Iman graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and obtained a Master of Arts in philosophy from Columbia University. He holds a Certificate in Data Science from the NYC Data Science Academy.

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LISA VEGA, ESQ.

LISA VEGA, ESQ.

Associate Director, Due Diligence

Lisa is a Senior Associate focusing primarily on anti-money laundering (AML) investigations and high-risk due diligence background screenings. She serves as team leader for the AML-focused investigators at Gryphon. Lisa is responsible for implementing and consistently updating the firm-wide training program, training new employees on investigative methods and Gryphon’s protocols, as well as continually improving their skills and processes. In addition to her roles as team leader and trainer, she conducts domestic and international investigations into high-profile organizations and individuals.

Prior to her work at Gryphon, Lisa held a number of Civil Rights focused internships in addition to internships advocating for the rights of women and domestic violence victims. Lisa earned a Juris Doctor from the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and is admitted to the New York Bar. Prior to attending law school, she was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Phone: 914-730-9032

As Marcus Aurelius once said, “Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life”. At Gryphon, we strive every day to live up to these words. – Laura Marvelli, Associate Director

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