Better data,
Better decisions

cFive provides software that connects innovative community supervision agencies with the information they need to reduce recidivism, improve lives, and keep communities safe. With more than 17 years of experience in supervision management, cFive has helped some of the largest and most progressive supervision agencies with simplified, powerful, and insightful analysis that facilitates enhanced decision making.

Nearly 20 Years of Supervision Expertise


cFive was founded in 1999 as Capita Technologies, a systems integrator and developer of custom software and mission critical applications for large government agencies. Over time, the company developed an expertise in community supervision by partnering with state and county agencies to develop solutions for their specific needs and consult with them to solve their most rigorous problems. Today, cFive provides unique, data-driven solutions for some of the largest and most progressive supervision agencies, by enhancing their decision-making with simplified, powerful, and insightful software. Our solutions connect people with data, helping them reduce recidivism, improve lives, and keep communities safe.


cFive is led by an executive team that has more than 110 years of experience working with and for criminal justice agencies, and are authorities in delivering solutions for community supervision agencies. Throughout our history, we’ve made it a priority to work with our customers and industry experts to learn about their challenges, concerns, and desired outcomes. We’re focused on delivering solutions that address them. We don’t profess to know it all, but we do know when we work together to improve agency effectiveness, reduce recidivism and keep communities safe, we all win.


Our Leadership Team

William Kilmer

Chief Executive Officer

Our CEO William Kilmer is on a mission to transform the world of community supervision, with a focus on helping agencies make data-driven decisions, and helping case managers work more closely with clients, not computer screens.

Prior to cFive, William was Operating Partner at Mercato Partners, an investment company focused on helping organizations grow and scale their businesses. As CEO and Chairman at PublicEngines, a leading provider of cloud-based predictive analytics and data visualization

software for public safety, government and other organizations, the company tripled revenue by focusing on cloud-based data analytics, launching a predictive analytics product, creating a new sales model, and revving up the company’s marketing efforts.

Throughout his career, William has held a variety of positions including CEO, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Strategic Officer for a diverse range of technology-oriented companies, and has worked in cloud-based software, cyber-security, and data analytics markets.

James Newman

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

James is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for cFive. He brings a wealth of criminal justice industry knowledge spanning a 30+ year career in the Information Technology field.

James has worked for some of the most respected companies in the industry where he has extensive experience working with multiple criminal justice agencies to include corrections, probation, parole, pre-trial, public defender, courts and juvenile justice.

He has built world-class sales and marketing organizations and has consistently developed the infrastructure, processes and teams required for success.

Guy Mahoney

Vice President of Engineering

Guy has more than 15 years’ experience leading research, product development and systems integration teams for organizations with a criminal justice focus.

Guy has managed research and software product development for a diverse range of products including biometric multi-tiered identification systems, mobile capture, access control, jail/corrections management systems, offender management, booking/enrollment solutions and passport/document solutions.

Throughout his career he has been responsible for many significant industry advancements including orchestrating the development of the state of the art Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

Guy joined cFive in March 2016, and is responsible for research and development, product design, and quality assurance.

Rob Schwab

Vice President of Product Management

Rob provides a rare combination of more than three decades of criminal justice, project management and software design experience. As a former court services agency administrator and board member of the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies, he possesses significant real world subject matter experience.

Joining cFive in January 2015, Rob’s vast industry expertise has been instrumental in developing product enhancements that continually elevate the functionality of cFive’s product suite, while at the same time identifying and implementing innovative solutions that address the industry’s challenges.

Rob has designed state of the art enterprise class COTS and SaaS case management software systems for probation and parole, community supervision and jails. As the application architect, he was responsible for system design, business specifications and the product development road map.

While serving as a member of Pretrial and Probation/Parole national standard setting bodies Rob has helped establish national functional and procurement standards for Probation/Parole Management Information Systems.

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