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Our Global
Management Team

PHENIX is comprised of over 100 professional investigators located throughout the U.S. We also perform work or have alliance partners in 27 countries globally. We look forward to talking with you!

 
 
 Brian Bauer

Brian Bauer

Brian Bauer, CEO/President

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by ACFE

Brian is the founder and CEO/President of PHENIX Investigations, Inc. He is one of the most sought after Corporate Investigators in the country. 

Brian is a natural when it comes to complex interviews that are often required to obtain facts and information.  He is especially passionate about identifying and resolving any misconduct in business, including internal theft, supplier fraud, non-compete violations, intellectual property conflicts, and asset investigations.

You've probably read in the news about cases that Brian worked, but there may be no mention of PHENIX, because some of his assignments are strictly confidential. Brian's team is ready to travel anywhere in the globe to perform investigations for purposes of legal support or to resolve an internal business problem.

When the job is done, Brian likes to get away to his log cabin to recharge among nature.

Brian is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.

 
 Carl Mason

Carl Mason

Carl Mason, Senior Director

Your new case starts here. You will likely communicate with Carl first. Luckily for you, Carl has extensive experience when it comes to understanding complex situations. A typical day for him involves conversations with attorneys and business leaders throughout the U.S. No wonder Carl has successfully engaged over 10,000 case assignments for PHENIX.

Still, at the end of the day, his family comes first. His wife is a first-grade teacher. Their son is a top-ranked collegiate sprinter at Lipscomb University in Nashville TN. Their daughter performs in competitive high school cheer and also excels in track and field at Center Grove HS.

Carl can often be found working out at the gym or on the golf course. He graduated from the University of Indianapolis, School of Business, class of 1993.

 
 Ben Ford

Ben Ford

Ben Ford, Senior Fraud Investigator

Certified Fraud Investigator (CFI) by ACFE

Ben specializes in misconduct prevention and resolution cases around the globe, many involving IP theft for some of the most recognized names in the business world. Investigative work has taken Ben to over fifteen countries on six continents.

Ben is a Purdue University graduate.

 
 Jared Zentz

Jared Zentz

Jared Zentz, Investigations Team Leader

Jared Zentz is known for obtaining unique intel from data sources, unstructured documents, communications (discreet and overt) by phone and email, and social media extraction. Jared works with the CFE team on high profile casework to obtain intel that is not already known. If information exists, Jared can find it.

Jared is a University of Indianapolis graduate.

 
 Andrew Simpson

Andrew Simpson

Andrew Simpson, Surveillance Team Leader

Frequently rated with 5-star accolades by clients in post assignment reviews, Andrew uses a decade of experience in working on high profile cases to get the results clients are looking for. He manages our nationwide alliance of surveillance investigators and manages undercover assignments.

Andrew attended University of New Hampshire and Franklin Pierce University.

 
 Peter Harrah

Peter Harrah

Peter Harrah, Investigator

Peter diligently handles a broad range of investigative research and discovery for asset searches, people locates, and coordinating of national case assignments.

Peter is a graduate of Indiana University (IUPUI).

 
 June Cappelletti

June Cappelletti

June Cappelletti, Client Account Supervisor

When you need information about your case assignment, June has everything at her fingertips. June is highly experienced in handling large volumes of information and documents.

 
 Fabio Cruz

Fabio Cruz

Fabio Cruz, International Surveillance Investigator

Fabio has worked on critical cases for top international brands that involved undercover surveillance, monitoring cargo transfers, gps tracking, and more.

Fabio speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese.