David P. Frizell, Jr., CFE
David P. Frizell, Jr., is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with over thirty years of experience in the fields of Investigations, Security Consulting, and Management.
While earning a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from California State University at Sacramento, Mr. Frizell served as a Drug Consultant/Parole Aide to the Parole Division of the California Youth Authority where he investigated alleged parole violations.
Following graduation, Mr. Frizell
served for three and one-half years in
as an Investigator for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), conducting full-field background investigations of Presidential and other high-level appointees, such as Astronaut Candidates and persons requiring access to nuclear weapons and testing information, facilities, and materials.
Mr. Frizell was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to serve in their Office of Security.
first assignment was to the Security Field Office in
, where he
specialized in Personnel Security matters.
After about one year, he
was transferred to CIA Headquarters where he
served for about two years as a Polygraph Examiner for applicants, employees, and human intelligence assets.
Mr. Frizell then successfully competed for an assignment in the CIA's Directorate of Operations where he was the Project Manager of a classified project where he had security, administrative, and fiscal responsibility.
Following four and one-half years with the CIA, Mr. Frizell became a Special Agent with the U.S. Naval Investigative Service (NIS, now known as NCIS), the civilian criminal investigation and counter-intelligence arm of the U.S. Navy.
served approximately one year each in the Criminal, Fraud, and Foreign Counter-Intelligence Divisions.
Mr. Frizell also served in a Special Operations Unit of the Criminal Division and a Counter-Espionage Element of the Foreign Counter-Intelligence Division.
During this period he
also served on many Executive Protection details at the Minister of Defense level, primarily serving in the difficult and highly specialized position of Advance Agent.
Following eleven successful years in federal service, Mr. Frizell brought his skills to the private sector where he has served in management or CEO positions of several flourishing Private Investigations and Security Consulting firms before founding FGI in 1995.
clients have ranged from Fortune 500 companies to small business ventures, from foreign governments to small
municipalities, and from large outside counsel law firms to small corporate counsel offices.
has specialized in Corporate Services (to business and industry, particularly involving fraud and corporate compliance issues), Litigation Support, and Security Consulting.
As a result of a varied background, Mr. Frizell
has developed expertise in General Investigations, Corporate Compliance Investigations, Criminal Investigations (especially relating to fraud and white-collar crime), Civil Investigations, Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques, Executive Protection, Undercover Operations
, Personnel Security, Protection of Proprietary Information, and a number of other sub-specialties.
Mr. Frizell is a member of several professional associations, including the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), and the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI), and the SIGNA Society.
and FRIZELL GROUP International, LLC.
(FGI), provide unique Investigations, Business Intelligence, and Security Consulting solutions for uncommon problems