Trista Reese, Analyst


Ms. Trista Reese joined the Hetherington Group in November of 2022 as a Global Research Analyst, focused on identifying and collecting foreign Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and investigation resources. Building on the knowledge she gained from her time as a researcher, she became an Open Source Intelligence Analyst in the spring of 2023. Ms. Reese is responsible for work in risk assessment and removal, monitoring, social media/cyber and background investigations for clients. She utilizes analytical experience and OSINT skills to conduct threat monitoring and remove personal identifying information (PII) for risk assessments and security of Hg’s clients.

Prior to joining Hg, Ms. Reese honorably served as a Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst in the United States Army where she assisted in global missions for the Armed Forces. Trista used geospatial, measurement and signature, signals, and open source intelligence technologies to cross analyze information from multiple platforms for decision making and threat assessments. Ms. Reese graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence and Information Operations with a Law Enforcement Intelligence emphasis.