MIKE THIES:

Office     (213) 627-5557
Cell(213) 509-3778
E-mail    mthies@risksol.com







SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Over 39 years of investigative experience in law enforcement and the private sector.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Broad experience in conducting and managing complex investigations including criminal prosecutions, internal fraud, due diligence, litigation support, strategic intelligence, crisis response, personal and facility security.   Superb contact base throughout the government, legal and business communities.  Superior management and organizational ability.  Strong computer experience including development of database applications in complex investigative assignments.

EXAMPLE ENGAGEMENTS 
§Corporate Investigations — Conducted numerous complex domestic and international investigations for major corporate clients
§Litigation Investigations — Extensive experience providing forensic and investigative support in the course of complex litigation, including representation of clients in significant international business disputes, pre-trial litigation fact gathering and post-trial asset recovery
§Transactional Investigations — Managed pre-transaction due diligence investigations, competitor intelligence studies and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act reviews for financial services clients and strategic corporate buyers for both domestic and international transactions
§Crisis Response Services — Acted on behalf of domestic and international clients involved in crises including law enforcement and regulatory problems, environmental occurrences and incidents of violence in the workplace

EDUCATION
California State University, Los Angeles, BS 1978

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Former Member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
High Technology Criminal Investigators Association
Community activities
Served on Board of Directors of the World Children’s Transplant Fund

MICHAEL THIES
CA PI License # 25233