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Joe Becker


1-888-279-1500, ext 12

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Joe is involved in all aspects of the investigative business, including being a key contact for clients, direction to supervisors and investigative staff, and actual field investigations, as necessary. He has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance claims industry, working as a claims adjuster and private investigator for both insurance companies and self-insured corporations.

After working in the insurance claims profession for ten years, Joe made the transition to Private Investigations focusing on the needs of the insurance industry. That experience over the next 25 years includes field investigation, supervision, management and all facets of business organizational skills required to operate a successful enterprise.

This lifetime journey in the satisfying and always interesting world of Insurance investigation has been rich with business relationships with clients, investigators and professionals involved in insurance defense. As an professional investigator Joe has testified in court many times and provided services to hundreds of clients to protect their legal interests .

Joe continues to focus on providing valuable services Nationwide to corporate clients every day.

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Amanda Koenig

National Account Executive


Amanda Koenig is a National Account Executive with Becker & Company Professional Investigators, a position she has held since 2006. She is responsible not only for providing clients with investigative services nationwide but also giving the best customer service possible to each of her clients. She prides herself on great communication with her clients and making sure they have everything they need at all times. She will quickly respond to any question or need they may have regarding investigations and surveillance.

Prior to working for Becker & Company, Amanda worked in sports for television stations and landed in sales for a major league baseball team. While the field of criminology always was an interest for her, she decided to go back to school and receive a second degree. She worked for a local investigation firm for awhile until combining her sales experience and investigation experience when taking the job with Becker & Company. She has been with the company since and loves what she does!

Amanda graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor degree in Journalism and one in Criminology. Amanda and her husband, David live in Dublin, Ohio and have two young daughters. She loves spending time with her family noting that having two little ones keeps her active, young at heart and running around like crazy. In her "spare time" she enjoys watching sports including any Ohio State games.

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National Account Executive


Chuck McCracken is a National Accounts Executive with Becker & Company, a position to which he transitioned in September 2014, after 15 years as the Operations Manager for the firm. Chuck has worked in the investigative field for over 35 years, initially in personnel security and counterintelligence for the Federal government before joining Becker & Company. Chuck initially came to the company as a field investigator, but quickly became a field supervisor and subsequently Operations Manager. Having been a field investigator and case manager, he brings a unique perspective to his current position. He can suggest options to clients on cases where traditional surveillance may not have been effective previously, perhaps bringing to closure files which have been deemed "unsolvable" by clients. He also has a broad knowledge of client needs and ensures that those needs are met, updating clients and discussing strategy constantly during the working of a case. He enjoys mentoring younger staff members and helping to shape corporate policy and procedures.

Chuck graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. He also received training as a Certified Fraud Consultant.

Chuck and wife, Diane, have two grown daughters, and recently moved to South Carolina to be closer to their first grandson. Chuck enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling during his spare time.

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Ryan Peters

National Account Executive

1-888-279-1500, ext 26

Ryan is a National Accounts Executive with Becker & Company primarily focused on developing business partnerships on the West Coast. Ryan has a hybrid background ideal for the demands of this position, with not only prior experience in the private investigation industry, but a proven track record in sales. With management experience with one of the country's largest education corporations, he is fully capable of managing the needs of many stakeholders at once without missing details or sacrificing quality. His philosophy is to actively listen to clients in order to get the full picture prior to moving forward, then to work collaboratively with them to develop the ideal plan-of-attack. Once this important foundation has been built, his goal is to make each client feel as though they are his only client, pulling out all the stops to provide the best client experience in the industry.



Gillian Strain

National Account Executive

1-888-279-1500, ext 22

Gillian Strain is a National Account Executive with Becker & Company and started her career with the firm in 2016 as the Sales Coordinator for the sales team. Her experience with the company combined with her enthusiasm for the work made her decide to make the leap into sales. The transition has been seamless due to Gillian’s outgoing personality and her unique ability to build relationships.

Prior to working at Becker & Company, Gillian served as an Admissions Representative for a local technical school. In that role she aided high school students, parents and adult students as they began their educational careers.

Gillian’s high energy and natural inclination to advocate for her clients facilitates open communication and improved outcomes. Gillian takes pride in her work and values team effort and personal assistance to her clients, colleagues and coworkers. Gillian’s greatest source of pride however is in her role as “mom” to her two children Taylee, age 3 and Mason, age 1. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her babies grow and learn.


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