Meet Our Team
Carmelo MorrealePartner / Owner
John BurnsPartner / Owner
Michael BieniasGeneral Manager of Operations
Ryan VertinoDeputy General Manager of Operations
Michael KentFinancial Specialist
Joseph ChmuraOperations Specialist
Madeline RobinsonOperations Specialist
Partner / Owner
Carmelo Morreale or “Carm” is from Amherst, NY which is where he currently resides. A graduate from Medialle College in Buffalo, NY, he earned his degree Summa Cum Laude in Criminal Justice. He began working with Metrodata Services in 2009 in various capacities and through that has now more than 14+ years of experience in the Background Screening Industry. Carm is the one to look for when searching who runs the day to day at Metrodata, as he held the title of Director of Operations, he now is a current Partner in Ownership. He also specializes in conducting and reporting criminal investigations, as well as Vendor Management. When Carm isn’t hard at work, he can be found in the summer on the golf course, or during those winter months at the local Ice Rink.
Partner / Owner
John Burns is born and bred in Buffalo, NY. A graduate from SUNY Buffalo State College, he studied in Finance / Accounting. He began working with Metrodata Services in 2010 and now has more than 13+ years of experience in the background screening industry. John held the title of Director of Finance. He is now a current Partner in Ownership. John specializes in accounts receivable and accounts payable management, as well as reducing operating expenses. He is an expert in cash flow forecasting and management, maintaining vendor and client records and the development of company financial reports. John wears many hats at Metrodata, but those do not stand a chance next to his favorite Buffalo Bills and New York Met’s hats. When John is not at work, he is a proud dog owner and loves going on new adventures with his English Bulldog.
General Manager of Operations
Michael Bienias was born and bred in Buffalo, NY. He began working with Metrodata Services in 2013, and now has over 10+ years of experience in the background screening industry. Michael holds the title of GM of Operations and is one of the most affluential members of the Operations Team. Michael specializes in criminal record reporting and management and has experience with verification services to meet the needs of our clientele. Michael is also responsible for the day to day work flow forecasting for the entire operations department. When Michael is not hard at work, he enjoys going to being on the golf course or various outdoors events such as different types of music concerts in the summer, and in the winter months he enjoys being on the ice playing rec hockey in the Buffalo area.
Deputy General Manager of Operations
Ryan Vertino grew up on Grand Island, NY this proud islander currently residents in the Niagara Wheatfield, NY area. A graduate from SUNY Buffalo State College, he earned his degree by studying History. Ryan has been a trusted member of the Operations Team at Metrodata since late 2018 and holds the title of Operations Specialist with over 4+ years of background screening industry experience under his belt. Ryan is a dedicated worker and is someone who can be trusted with any task brought to his need. Ryan is quite the fitness and health junkie, when Ryan is not hard at work he can be found at the gym or finding new ways to stay active. He is also a cat lover as well as his Pittsburgh Penguins.
Michael Kent was born and raised in Syracuse, NY. After graduating High School, Mike decided on SUNY Cortland, he studied accounting and business for 4 years upon graduating from Cortland in 2020. A lifelong goal of his was to move to Buffalo. Once in Buffalo he began working with Metrodata Services shortly after finishing college in 2020. Michael’s job title is Financial Specialist. He can be reached to assist with any questions on billing, along with other financial responsibilities which he holds. Michael spends his time while not working, exploring the Adirondacks as well as cheering on his beloved Buffalo Sabres and Bills.
Joe Chmura was born and raised in Cheektowaga, NY. Without moving around the local landscape a few times, ended up in Florida for two years. Since then, has resided and settled in the Southdown’s of Erie County, NY. Joe Graduated with a Business degree from SUNY Buffalo State. Joe is a valued and trusted member of Metrodata’ s operation team and is a key cog in day to day processing of records. Joe holds a Basic FCRA Certification from the PBSA and comes to us with 3 years of knowledge in the industry. Joe in his free time can be found at a dog park with his beautiful black lab and golden retriever.
Madeline Robinson or “Maddi” is from Tonawanda, NY which is where she currently resides. A graduate from Erie Community College with an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree and is set to complete this in 2025. Madeline comes to us with many years of experience, she is a Veteran of the United States Navy. Where she was stationed in Japan. Madeline is responsible for various tasks at Metrodata. She currently works on Record Research, Record Data Entry, and specializes in Verification of Licenses, Education, and Employment. When Madeline isn’t hard at work you can find her exercising especially running, and always having a book nearby.