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STARS Consulting is a multi-faceted risk management firm. We fill a significant need for quality Traffic Crash Reconstruction, Expert Testimony, Risk Management, Safety-related Consulting Services, Forensic CDR/ECM Downloads, Digital Forensic Investigations, Vehicle Forensics, Computer/Mobile Forensics, and level-specific Background Investigations - at affordable prices. STARS Consulting welcomes all clients and we provide a no-cost initial consultation.

Meet the Team

Steve Belyus

Trish McGarvey

Partner, Accident Reconstructionist

Partner, Digital Forensics Specialist

Steve is a retired 27-year member of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. He served the Jackson District as the commercial enforcement coordinator from 1998-2005.


Steve is an experienced Expert Witness and specializes in large commercial vehicles.  He has received extensive training in the areas of technical crash investigation, vehicle dynamics, crash reconstruction, forensic mapping, crash data retrieval, as well as inspections and investigations specific to commercial vehicles.


His memberships include:

National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS), the National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructionists & Investigators (NATARI), the Accident Reconstruction Network (ARC), Ohio Trucking Association (OTA), and Professional Society of Forensic Mapping (PSFM).  

Trish has worked for the State of Ohio on the SIRT (Security Incident Response Team) as the Computer Forensic Analyst & Incident Handler. She obtained her certification in Computer Forensics and Digital Investigations through Champlain University. She is a member of InfraGard, Digital Forensic Association (DFA). and the Ohio Trucking Association (OTA)

Additional certifications:

NW3C --Certified Cyber Crime Examiner (3CE)

Commercial UAS Pilot - FAA

Cellebrite Advanced Smartphone Analysis (CASA)

AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)

Oxygen Forensics – Certified Examiner

Cellebrite Certified Logical Operator (CCLO)

Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyzer (CCPA)

Vehicle, Infotainment, & Telematic System Forensics – (iVe)

Certified Vehicle System Forensic Technician - (CVST)

Certified Vehicle System Forensic Examiner - (CVSE)

Certified Forensic Consultant -- (CFC)

Certified Social Media intelligence Analyst (SMIA)

Certified Cyber Threat Forensic Investigator (CTFI)

Certified HiTech Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Certified Blacklight Examiner

Belkasoft Examiner

Cyber Investigation – Secure Techniques for Onsite Preview, NW3C

Digital Forensics of Vehicle Event Data Recorders, The University of Tulsa

Certified White Hat Hacker Level 1 & 2, Cyber Security & Privacy Foundation

Contact STARS  |  Tel: 740-974-4511

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