CEO, Lead Strategist & Special Investigator
Stephen is an Intelligence, Security and Investigation Professional with extensive experience conducting special investigations. His depth of knowledge of government corruption, human trafficking, counterintelligence, and organized crime, demonstrates a focus on being diverse and seeking the most challenging cases.
Additionally, Stephen is a board member for the International Law Enforcement Training (ILET) Network, and serves as an International Liason Officer.
Stephen served as the president of the International Intelligence Think Tank at The Cyber Security Global Alliance (CSGA) as well as serving on the Board of Directors, he served as a member of the Board of Directors for World Association of Detectives (WAD) and the National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS). On a collegiate level, Stephen sat on the Board of Advisors for Pace University Design Thinking Graduate Program in New York. Stephen proudly served in the United States Army and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terror.
Stephen holds certifications in numerous intelligence disciplines to include Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), Certified Master Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CMAS), Intelligence / Counterintelligence Specialist (OIS), Combating Human Trafficking, Micro-expression and Micro-expressions profiling, Instructor and Master Trainer of Lie Detection, to name a few. In 2020, he was awarded Instructor of the Year by Whetstone Security for his instruction in Human Lie Detection utilizing the BLAST Method.
Stephen served as a guest speaker and lecturer for the World Association of Detectives, International Foundation of Cultural Properties Protection, Society of Professional Investigators, the Global Security Connection Conference, International Law Enforcement Training Summit, the BlackBerry Security Summit, Paraben Forensic Conference, as well as numerous others.
He is featured in various national and international media outlets for his investigative work in international criminal cases and human trafficking. One case resulted in the release of an American citizen facing the death penalty [in a Chinese prison] for a crime he did not commit, which he was reported as “Instrumental” by the Daily Mail in 2018.
He was again notably mentioned as being "instrumental" providing real-time support and "intelligence on the unfolding and dangerous situation in Ukraine" during a daring rescue mission at the start of the war as reported by Law Enforcement Today in 2022.
More recently, Fox News Network and ABC News reported Stephens actions in "aiding tens of thousands of Afghan lives" and investigating "corruption and human trafficking on a worldwide scale"; including war crimes and exposing the kidnapping of over 200,000 children in Ukraine.