Finding What is Hidden in Plain Sight
Data Query Analytics and its affiliates offer a full range of value-added services to help organizations assess, mitigate, and remediate fraud related risk.
Forensically analyze your data applying our proprietary algorithms to identify unusual relationships that may be indicative of unauthorized transactions or fraudulent activities Are there fictitious vendors, undisclosed relationships, and/or ghost employees?
Armed with the results and findings from the initial assessment, do a deep dive into employee, vendor, physician, professor, student, receivables/payables or other data and determine the extent and gravity of the findings.
Leverage available technologies in order to create a robust onboarding process for vendors, employees, and the like to protect your organization from undisclosed and potentially fictitious vendors, shell companies, or ghost employees from entering into your data files
Who We Are
Data Query Analytics is a fraud and forensic services firm assisting organizations, government entities, and legal counsel in mitigating risk through fraud prevention, detection, and data health
Our Executive Team
Joseph M. Palmar CPA, CFE, CFF
Managing Partner – Fraud & Forensics
Mr. Palmar has operated Palmar Consulting Group Inc., a boutique firm specializing in forensic accounting services for the last 15 years . With over 20 years of accounting, finance, audit, and forensic experience in both public accounting and industry, Joe began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young, where as an the Audit and Assurance Manager he focused on Manufacturing, Real Estate, and Retail operations. He has an extensive background in forensic accounting services, with a focus on vendor related fraud.
Michael Capote CIPT, CFE, PMP, MPA, MCJ
Managing Partner – Technology & Cybersecurity
Mr. Capote has nearly 20 years of international IT leadership experience in a variety of government, private, and public organizations. Mike has extensive experience driving the effective use/management of information technology solutions through partnerships with IT departments, Internal/External Auditors, and Legal Counsels to deliver technology, security, and infrastructure and compliance strategic plans, assessments and remediation engagements. Mike is especially adept at transforming and maturing strategic IT capabilities.
What Our Clients Are Saying
I have worked with Joe on a number of projects. He brings a wealth of finance, financial fraud, and operational experience to the table. Joe’s deep understanding of the inner workings of accounting provides a client with a solid framework to leverage on just about any type of finance or accounting engagement.
I’ve had the pleasure of working and learning from Joe on a special data mining and forensic project. Joe and I collaborated to identify process deficiencies and inefficiencies throughout our AP and HR functions, but also provided added value recommendations. I would welcome the opportunity to work with Joe again.
Outstanding professional with a deep passion to deliver sound meaningful results to the client, explains his point of view and is quite timely. I’d recommend Joe in any situation where he believes he can bring value.
Hugo Del Gesso
It has truly been a rewarding experience working with Joe Palmar over the past ten years. Joe is a results driven, detailed oriented, energetic professional. He is a leader and has demonstrated excellent communication skills while bringing clarity to the required task. Joe Palmar’s firm is extremely competent in auditing, financial accounting, and especially fraud prevention/detection. His project management skills were key to the creation, planning, proof of concept, and implementation of VETTED, Memorial Healthcare System’s Vendor Credentialing System. Joe’s focus and ability to quickly assess/understand and determine solution pathways is of immeasurable value to our organization.
I’ve had the pleasure of working with one of the Partners for over two decades in a variety of capacities. He is a man of great integrity and unwavering ethics. Joe is exceptionally passionate about his work. His attention to details is impressive, yet he does not lose sight of the overall plan to achieve remarkable results. I would gladly work with him again and/or hire him and his talented staff to assist me with achieving our objectives
I had the opportunity to work with one of the Partners on a major compliance project. He led the effort from the Information technology perspective and was able to accomplish all of the project’s objectives within an extremely tight timeframe and within budget.