Kenneth S. Springer
Ken Springer, a Certified Fraud Examiner, is President and founder of Corporate Resolutions Inc. Mr. Springer is the co-author of "Digging for Disclosure: Tactics for Protecting Your Firm's Assets from Swindlers, Scammers and Imposters" (released Jan. 2011). A former special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mr. Springer has conducted business-related investigations and intelligence gathering for over 30 years. Prior to founding the firm in 1991, Mr. Springer was President of Bishops Services, Inc., an investigative firm in New York City. Mr. Springer, a graduate of Siena College, is a frequent speaker and lecturer on due diligence issues, risk management and corporate investigations. He is active with numerous industry organizations that promote security, risk management and due diligence and is an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance on the topic of Detecting Fraud.
Donald P. Klaskin
Managing Director - Boston
Donald Klaskin is Managing Director of Corporate Resolutions Inc. Before joining Corporate Resolutions, Mr. Klaskin was a manager in the Business Fraud and Asset Protection Group of Arthur Andersen in Boston and prior to that was a principal in a consulting firm which oversaw security engagements throughout the United States and Latin America. Mr. Klaskin has also held positions at Marine Midland Bank, Banker's Trust, Bank of New England and Fleet Bank. He has extensive experience evaluating the security and control environments of financial institutions and commercial businesses in both the United States and Latin America. Mr, Klaskin has an accounting degree from Fordham University and is a member of the Association for Independent Private Sector General (IPSIG), the Turnaround Management Association, and the Association for Corporate Growth.
Keith S. Prager
Managing Director - Miami
Keith Prager was previously with the U.S Customs Service as the Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of their Miami Office. After retiring, Mr. Prager was Managing Director for an international security consulting firm. Mr. Prager is also the Director, Maritime and Aviation Operations for NWTC Inc., a Non-Profit Organization serving Federal, State and Local Government, and corporate entities. Mr. Prager is frequently requested to speak on the subject of international security matters and has appeared on numerous national and international news broadcasts. Mr. Prager holds a BS from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Managing Director - London
Michael Ricks has more than 25 years experience in corporate investigations. He trained as an investigative journalist where he worked for and contributed to various national newspapers including the Sunday Times Insight Team and after editing a newspaper moved into business investigations where he specialized in fraud investigations and due diligence for financial institutions and law firms. Mr. Ricks is a member of the Institute of Professional Investigators and for the past 20 years has been involved in the International Symposium on Economic Crime. Mr. Ricks is a frequent lecturer on international investigations.
Director - Investigations
Wes Rigler spent 28 years as an FBI agent conducting investigations into organized crime and labor racketeering which resulted in the successful prosecution of corrupt labor leaders and prominent members of organized crime families. Mr. Rigler was recently honored by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation for his outstanding work in the arrests and convictions of numerous corrupt union officials and contractors throughout New York and New Jersey while he was with the FBI. In 2007, Mr. Rigler was nominated for the FBI Director’s Award for his role in the investigation of corrupt union officials of Local 825 of the International Union of Operating Engineers. Before joining the FBI, Mr. Rigler was an officer with the Ridgewood Police Department in New Jersey and has also served in the United States Army. Mr. Rigler received his Bachelor of Science degree from William Paterson University and attended Pace University School of Law. As Director of Investigations, Mr. Rigler will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating corporate investigations and monitoring assignments for Corporate Resolutions Inc.
Director of Business Intelligence
Joelle Scott has spent the last 15 years in business investigations and currently oversees the intelligence analysts at Corporate Resolutions to ensure quality control and accuracy of all investigative reports. Ms. Scott is the co-author of "Digging for Disclosure: Tactics for Protecting Your Firm's Assets from Swindlers, Scammers and Imposters" (released Jan. 2011). A graduate of Colgate University, Ms. Scott received her Master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she is also a teaching assistant for Richard Wald on the topics of “Critical Issues in Journalism” and “National Affairs Reporting.” Joelle is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and 100 Women in Hedge Funds and is an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance on the topic of Detecting Fraud.
Richard G. MacDonnell
Richard MacDonnell is a Vice President for Corporate Resolutions Inc. Mr. MacDonnell is a senior intelligence analyst and plays an integral role in executing global background checks and complex corporate investigations. Mr. MacDonnell also developed and maintains the company's proprietary databases and oversees the incorporation of all new technology and resources for Corporate Resolutions. Mr. MacDonnell received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University, majoring in Environmental and Business Economics.
Kayla Boorady is a Vice President for Corporate Resolutions Inc. Ms. Boorady conducts database research and comprehensive analysis for the firm's global background checks as well as the corporate investigations side of the business. Ms. Boorady also oversees the client communication and organizational aspect of the workflow. Ms. Boorady received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Canisius College, majoring in psychology and criminal justice, and a Master of Arts degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.