ARIA Defense Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business founded by one of the most experienced leaders in strategic solutions and planning in the defense, investigative and Intelligence Community. ARIA provides strategic and policy support, intelligence and operations support, and program management.
Government audit professionals
Anti-money laundering specialists
Together, we have decades of experience as former Big Four accounting firm managers, protection and Intelligence Community personnel, law enforcement and armed forces commissioned officers.
We currently support the U.S. government around the globe. Our specialists have direct government, intelligence operations experience — having served in counterintelligence support in locations from Kuwait to Colombia.
As a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner, Mariya has served as either a program manager or a subject matter specialist for both Federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, Department of Treasury, the Department of Homeland Security and Fortune 500 companies. She brings an extensive depth of knowledge in performing money laundering investigations, including violations of money laundering statutes and regulations, identify theft and complex fraud investigations to include mail, bank, wire, credit card and cyber fraud. As an Army Intelligence Officer, she led multiple overseas missions, where she monitored, analyzed and published assessments that identified financial facilitators — including banks, financial institutions, hawalas, money service businesses, black market peso exchanges.
Mariya brings experience in counterterrorism and counterintelligence collection, strategic and operational analysis. She collaborated with field officers and analysts on intelligence products and briefings, participated in liaison briefings covering Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. In addition, Mariya was able to provide immediate linguistic assistance during multiple investigations and interview suspects in Ukrainian, Russian and Polish. In other cases, Spanish and Turkish documents were translated as part of an investigation.
chief executive officer
Litigation and claims support
Forensic accounting and technology
Chief operating officer
Gary, a U.S. Army Veteran, has extensive experience working in successful government projects. He has assisted the Department of Defence and Intelligence Community partners with various task orders since 2012.
In 2008, he graduated from the University of Miami with a Baccalaureate in Criminology, and a certified U.S Army military occupational speciality (MOS) 35F - All Source Intelligence Analyst with deployable CENTCOM experience. Gary is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist with over a decade of intelligence and investigative experience establishing financial intelligence nexus to terrorism, espionage, insider threat and transnational organized crimes. Gary’s experience has expanded ARIA’s ability to provide specialized intelligence services to the Intelligence Community by supporting clients like the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Foriegn Terrorist Tracking Task Force, its Weapon of Mass Destruction Directorate, the National Counter-Terrorism Center, Defence Counterintelligence Specail Agency and Department of Army.
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