Charles Malinowski is the Owner and Founder of Malcon (Malinowski Consulting, Inc.). He has more than 30 years of local government experience and works directly with clients and Malcon staff providing superior management consulting services.

Prior to founding Malcon in 2004, Charles worked for David M. Griffith & Associates, Ltd. (now Maximus, Inc.). Charles got his start in DMG’s Michigan operations before transferring to Florida to lead the cost allocation team. Upon successfully improving the Florida operations, he was promoted to Director of Indiana.

Charles began his career in the public sector as a Deputy Clerk in the Livingston County, Michigan Clerk’s Office. This experience became invaluable as it provided insights to the inner workings of local government. Charles’s duties included court clerking/docketing, voter registration, vital statistic records management, accounts payable and payroll processing.

Charles received his bachelor’s of business administration in accounting from Cleary University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He has been a resident of Indiana since 1997. Charles lives in Hamilton County with his wife of 23 years, Barbara.


Daniel Vaughn is a consultant with Malcon, responsible for providing local governments across Indiana with creative ways to improve services to its citizens while optimizing program revenues. He works directly with clients, providing solutions and alternatives to better improve their revenues and expenses regarding the Title IV-D program.

Prior to joining Malcon, Daniel was a Training Specialist with The Capital Group. This experience enables Daniel to explain complex topics in an easy to understand way when consulting with clients.

Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and communications from Ball State’s Miller College of Business. Daniel lives in Hamilton County with his wife and their two children.


Barbara Malinowski is Co-founder and Operations Manager of Malcon. Barbara leads the Malcon IV-D Consulting Group, providing direct consulting services to clients, coordinating other consultants on IV-D projects and serving as a liaison between State and County child support agencies as well as Indiana State Board of Accounts. Barbara also manages the strategic business operations of Malcon.

Prior to co-founding Malcon, Barbara was a human resource specialist with Michigan State University and had a successful real estate career.

Barbara earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts & Science. She resides in Hamilton County, Indiana with her husband.


Matthew Lowery joined the Malcon team as an intern in the spring of 2015. He is working side by side with our staff to gain valuable real-world experience in the fields of consulting and finance as he pursues a Finance degree at IUPUI – Kelley School of Business.

Matthew is an active student, serving as a leader for IUPUI’s Riley Dance Marathon and fundraiser for Riley Children’s Hospital. He enjoys learning about all aspects of the business world and is a European and American soccer enthusiast.