We’re the eDiscovery experts making eDiscovery easier.

Steve Ankenbrandt

CEO + Founder

Steve loves digging into complex business problems and solving them. He got his start in the consulting world nearly 20 years ago and has since used his background as a consultant and tech geek to help people in eDiscovery work faster and smarter. Steve founded Milyli in 2008, and since then, he’s been living the “make it like you like it” dream and helping our clients do the same.

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Chuck Kinnan

Chief Architect + Founder

Chuck first copied a drawing program from BYTE magazine into a TRS-80 Color Computer back in 1980. His other hobbies over the years have included, reading, writing, acting, biking, movie-seeing, playing both viola & guitar, video and other gaming, etc-ing. Starting Milyli was a great way to bring together the problem-solving, creativity, and discipline of many of his pastimes into the craft of software engineering.

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Barrett Newell

Senior Marketing Manager

Barrett Newell is a Kentuckiana native slowly morphing into a true Chicagoan. He specializes in integrated marketing. However, having come of age during the Myspace era, it’s hard for him to talk about himself in anything other than cryptic song lyrics. (Keep looking up for the ladder!) Tell him about the last great book you read.

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Andrew Boudreau

Software Architect

For over 15 years, Andrew has built solutions with Microsoft technologies across a variety of industries. He works exceptionally hard to ensure his team feels confident and comfortable with their processes and procedures. He believes this is critical to supporting the quality design and efficient processes that deliver the best product experiences in the market.

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Brian von Kuster

Senior Automation Engineer

Brian – or "BVK" as the team knows him – started at Milyli as a software developer in 2016. Previously, he worked for Packet Power, Neutron Star Games, and End All Games. The Milyli team looks up to BVK – not just because he's tall – but because of his ongoing dedication to delivering quality features and thorough testing solutions for Milyli products.

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Deborah Mathis

QA Engineer

Deborah is a DePaul graduate with degrees in Film and Animation, which helps her make sure the bug screenshots she submits are framed beautifully. (She’s a Quality Assurance Engineer.)

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Emma Yaffee

Software Developer

Emma lives life in incognito mode. She spends her time outside of work pretending she doesn't know anything about software and she spends her time at work developing with her head down, laser-focused on the tasks at hand!

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Jeffrey Levinson

Senior Customer Advocate

Jeffrey loves helping others solve problems and learning in the process. In his free time, Jeffrey enjoys binging TV shows, spending time with his family and friends, and trying new foods and restaurants. A lover of animals, Jeffrey is hoping to add caring for a four-legged companion to the mix some time soon.

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Joseph Low

Product Manager

As a product manager on the custom services team, Joseph enjoys helping others by designing new applications, improving existing workflows, and finding ways to do more with less. His other interests include psychology, electrical engineering, and writing. He is of no relation to Jennifer Lopez, but you can call him "JLow" if you like.

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Katherine Bargar

Engineering Manager

Katherine has worked with .NET since 2011 and Relativity since 2013. KISS and YAGNI are two of her favorite design principles and she describes her love of testing and documenting code as fanatical. In her free time, Katherine reads a lot of books about gays in space and plays the Legacy format of Magic: the Gathering.

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Marko Iwanik

Senior Project Manager

Marko likes to read, play volleyball, and eat. He’s always looking for travel and restaurant suggestions. Ask him about project management, UX theories, or Ukraine.

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Lissa Errea

Senior Automation Engineer

Lissa previously worked at Milyli in Operations, left to complete her Masters in Computer Science, and returned as an Automation Engineer. In addition to her team, she also loves traveling, hiking, and off-roading with her husband. She enjoys yoga, has a passion for food, and loves being a new mom. She’s hoping to master crow pose, own land in Moab, and visit all 50 states with her son before he goes to college.

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Quinn Palmer

Customer Advocate Manager

Quinn hails from a cool town in Wisconsin called Appleton. Sometimes when no one is looking, he sits at his desk and does some work, which he receives company-wide praise and has elevated his sense of Self to a ridiculously high level. When not sitting on his throne providing world class customer service, Quinn works as a “Game of Thrones” extra. But not really. His favorite movie is “Dragonheart.”

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Tom Taylor

Senior QA Engineer

Tom has been with Milyli since 2012. He is an Oklahoma State University graduate, who previously worked at iMirus. In his time as a member of the Services team, Tom has quality tested hundreds of projects and applications designed for or on top of Relativity.

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Trent Brouillette

PM Manager

Trent is a Project Manager and self-proclaimed sports guru who considers life complete after only having to wait 30 years for the Cubs to win the World Series.

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Jed Cassinelli

VP, Services + Founder

Jed focuses his team on understanding customer needs, pain points, and goals when designing solutions for them. Using an iterative approach, Jed finds the right pairing of technologies and processes that deliver the highest value features to customers as quickly as possible. He co-founded Milyli in 2008, prior to which he worked at the SAVO Group and kCura/Relativity.

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Peter Nachtsheim

Director of Finance

Peter joined Milyli in 2016 as Director of Finance. Prior, Peter spent 7 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers and 2 years of consulting at The Siegfried Group developing his deep love of spreadsheets and using financial analysis to make sense of complicated business issues. When not in a spreadsheet, Peter enjoys spending time with his wife, Maureen, and two young children, Grant and Claire. Most summer weekends you’ll find him on a boat with family and friends.

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Timothy Randall

Director of Product Development

Whoops! I’ve been so busy helping people solve their eDiscovery problems that I haven’t had time to write my bio.

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Bill Harper

Senior Developer

Bill has been with Milyli since 2017 working to develop the best custom applications for Relativity. Previously, Bill worked for STA Group. He earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his Masters in Computer Science from the University of Chicago.

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Cooper Legg

Customer Advocate

Cooper joined Milyli in 2019. Originally from Pittsburg, Cooper holds a degree in biobehavioral health from Penn State University with additional computer engineering certifications. These unique power stats allow Cooper to be one of the most leveled-up players in the support game – knowing how to manage a technical challenges without losing sight of the person on the other end of the ticket.

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Emily DuPlessis

Senior Accounting Associate

Emily is our Senior Accounting Associate. Before joining Milyli, Emily worked as a forensic accountant for 5 years at Meaden & Moore and most recently worked as a staff accountant for the startup firm, Hunt Club. Emily enjoys playing tennis and soccer, and loves to talk podcasts, music, and comedy!


Eric Cormack

Software Developer

Cormack once collected someone who was wearing a full suit of armor from the airport; this passenger was told to expect someone who looked like “Freddie Mercury, but serious.” Cormack works as a software developer to support their family’s swordplay habit.

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Jacob Malliet

Technical Lead

In 2013, Jacob started as a summer intern and grew into his role as Technical Lead on the product team. Now, his work focuses on uncovering ways to make Milyli’s products more efficient for their users. He loves tinkering with code to produce higher-quality experiences and showing his team how to do the same. His favorite planning tool is a white board.

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June Sery

Customer Advocate

June went to college with a passion for video game development, and jumped into the wider software industry with the goal of trying to understand and support customers' wants and needs to make their experience as smooth as possible. Having started in QA and worked as a User Experience Engineer, both at Milyli, she's now joined the Customer Advocacy team to work more directly with our clients.

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Kristy Sullivan

HR Manager

Kristy loves working in human resources because she is able to pursue her passion and help teams with their most important resource – people! When Kristy is not spreading HR joy, she can be found spending time with her loved ones (both the human and four-legged variety), binging great TV, meeting interesting people at fan conventions, listening to podcasts, reading, traveling, and trying out new hobbies.

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Micah Weinflash

Migration Tech

Whoops! I’ve been so busy helping people solve their eDiscovery problems that I haven’t had time to write my bio.


Pete Brown

IT Engineer

Pete has been with Milyli almost since its founding and has kept the lights on – literally and figuratively – ever since. We would be lost without him.

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Tavares Porter

Office Cook

Tavares "Wood" Porter enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending quality time with his 1 year old son. He loves playing in competitive basketball, softball, and bowling leagues, and stressing over his fantasy football team during the months of September-December.

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Tony Zahnle

Senior Developer

Tony loves video games and comes from a game development background. He currently has the largest Steam game collection among all at the company. With the help of June and Tim, Tony started an internal video-game-of-the-month club where they try to actually play the games they purchase and comment on what they thought of them.

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