Dark Daily Team Members

Robert L. Michel

Robert L. Michel

President & Editor in Chief

Phone: (512) 264-7103
Deborah Lucas Michel RN

Deborah Lucas Michel RN

Vice President

Phone: (512) 264-7103

Deborah Lucas Michel RN is the Vice President for the Dark Intelligence Group based in Spicewood, Texas since 2000. She is responsible for Audio Conferences, Human Resources, Contract Monitoring, and financial oversight. She has a nursing degree and a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from USC. Nurse Debbie is a psychiatric nurse with expertise in Quality Management, Program Development, and Case Management. When not working, she does volunteer work for community based services, trains Engel, enjoys sailing, and dancing. She can be reached at djlucas@darkreport.com or directly at 512-264-7103.

Robert Croce

Robert Croce

Executive Publisher/General Manager

Email:  bcroce@darkreport.com
Phone:  (512-264-7103)

After almost 18 years as an executive in B2B publishing, Bob joined The Dark Intelligence Group in September 2018 to run daily operations and assist founder Robert Michel with a plan for future growth. Bob’s stops as a publishing company leader include health care information and training companies HCPro and Carlat Publishing, and Wellesley Information Services in the IT space. While at HCPro as Group Publisher, Bob was a part of a management team that helped that company through 10 years of super growth, leading to two private equity recapitalizations. A Boston area native, and graduate of Northeastern University, Bob splits his work time between our Spicewood, TX, main office, and his home office in the Boston area, where he lives with wife Maureen and their two “cheagle” puppies named Sully and Murphy.

Chris Garcia

Chris Garcia

Director of Operations

Phone: (512) 264-7103

Chris Garcia has been with The Dark Intelligence Group since 2015.  Chris is Director of Operations and involved in all aspects of the business operations.  Chris oversees White Papers, Directory Services, Special Reports, Customer relations and is involved in all operations at the Company conferences.  Chris is a graduate of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, and served as an officer is the US Navy for several years.  Chris is located at the Spicewood office and can be reached at chris@darkreport.com and at 512-264-7103.

 Jude Broderson

Jude Broderson

Digital Marketing Specialist

Phone: (512) 264-7103

Jude Broderson is a Digital Marketing Specialist for The Dark Intelligence Group. He is based in Seattle, WA. and has been with the company since 2001.  Over the years as the business has grown, Jude’s involvement has grown; he currently is the primary support to the Marketing services of the company and he oversees the digital marketing campaigns and websites user experience. He has a BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oregon. Jude can be reached at jbroderson@darkreport.com or call 512-264-7103

Lea King

Lea King

Executive Assistant/Accounting

Phone:  (512-264-7103)

Lea has been with The Dark Intelligence Group since July 2018.  She handles all  Executive Assistant duties for Robert and Debbie Michel and Bob Croce, heads up the Accounting Department, as well as all aspects of the day-to-day business operations. Lea has over 35 years in the administrative and accounting field, and comes to TDIG from San Angelo, TX.  Lea is located at the Spicewood, TX, office.