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OUR TEAM

George A. Lemieux II Owner/President - 2004 

George is the founder and President of Lemieux & Associates, LLC. Prior to starting the company in 2004, he had been working as a licensed private investigator in the State of Connecticut since 1989. George has personally worked well over thirty thousand hours of investigations ranging from insurance defense, high profile criminal cases to locating missing persons. He has also been a defense investigator for Death Penalty cases testifying in both the State and Federal court systems.

 

George is an Associate Member of the Connecticut Bar Association and previously sat on the board for the Connecticut Association of Licensed Private Investigators (CALPI). George currently sits on the board for Samasta Health Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that supplies community health solutions in an effort to improve the quality of life for residents in some of the most impoverished areas of the world. He has also been a guest lecturer at UCONN School of Law and the University of New Haven School of Criminal Justice.  George is currently licensed throughout most of the United States.

Robert D. Molnar  Owner/Vice President - 2008 

In August of 2008, Bob Molnar joined Lemieux & Associates as a Partner and Vice President, Operations. In 1986 Bob began his career in the private investigation arena with the major focus being on insurance investigations.  Before joining Lemieux & Associates he was Vice President, Operations for the two largest investigative agencies in the U.S. and was directly responsible for over 400 Field Investigators in the United States and more than 200 Contract Investigators abroad. Prior to that he was a Police Officer in Connecticut, Deputy Sheriff in Colorado and worked with the U.S. Marshals Service. He also served in the U.S. Navy and majored in Criminal Justice at Western CT State University.

 

Bob is well known within the investigations industry and was much sought after for his broad knowledge and experience.  He has well over thirty thousand hours of field experience and has worked as a consultant and adviser to many insurance and investigative firms over his long career.  Bob is currently licensed throughout most of the United States.

Dawn Marcucci Office Manager/HR Manager – 2004 

Dawn started her career in 1984 as an Accounts Payable Coordinator for a nationwide cable company.  In 1988, when she had her first child, she started her own bookkeeping business.  The business did very well and allowed her to work mostly from home and raise her 3 daughters. In 2004, Lemieux & Associates became one of her many clients.  As Lemieux grew, so did Dawn’s position as well as her responsibilities with the company.  She is now the Office Manager/HR Manager and is part of the Executive Team. Dawn is included in the decision making with the owners, with running and future course of the business. 

Mike J. Calnan

Case Manager – 2008 

Mike has been a licensed Private Investigator since 1994. He specializes in insurance claim service work and private sector which has been his primary case load since then. Mike has conducted over 3000 surveillance Investigations too date and numerous assignments for Insurance companies, attorneys and corporations relating to Worker’s Compensation, SIU fraud claims, Interviews, witness statements, work related claim injuries, scene photography, disability claims, interviews and statements.  Mike has also conducted matrimonial and financial investigations for the Private Sector as well as 18-B Criminal Defense Investigations and Trial Prep for the legal community. He handles all interviews, activity checks, claim follow ups etc. Mike specializes in surveillance, fraudulent claims, disability, workers comp claims, interviews, report writing & field work. He has extensive experience in report writing and computer skills.

Jeff Connor

SIU Manager - 2014

Jeff Connor is the SIU Manager for Lemieux & Associates. Jeff has 32 years of claims and fraud insurance industry experience. He has an A.A. in Police Science along with completing several certificates and advanced training courses in numerous areas of insurance investigations. He has specialized training and experience in the field of property/casualty claims, surveillance, auto, home, bodily injury, general liability, commercial lines, and special lines. He has extensive knowledge with the usage and interpretation of databases.

 

His responsibilities include managing SIU files, developing investigative actions plans, monitoring investigative efforts and budgets, developing additional action plans / red flags through the progression of the file, and overseeing the overall flow of the file. Jeff has overseen and submitted hundreds of fraud referrals to the corresponding state fraud departments.

David D’Addio

Desktop Investigator Manager – 2015

David Joined our team in 2015 as a Desktop Investigator.  Shortly after, he shifted into a role as an assistant case manager before settling into the role of Desktop Manager, where he oversees and works alongside the desktop investigative staff. He is the proud recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Service Award and is recognized for “Exceeding our customers’ expectations on a daily basis.” David graduated from Salve Regina University with a BA in Administration of Justice in 2010.  He is a proud Eagle Scout and is always looking to solve a problem. On a personal note, David recently got engaged, purchased his first home, and is excited for the journey ahead.

Tate Falduto

SIU Manager

Tate has been licensed Private Investigator in the state of Florida since 2006 investigating insurance claims filed for a variety of coverage to include Workers’ Compensation, General Liability, Property and Casualty and Disability Claims.  Prior to becoming a private investigator, Tate was the Director of Loss Prevention for a major hotel chain where he implemented all safety and security programs for providing protection and a sense of well-being to all guests and employees.  After transitioning to the field of Private Investigations, Tate has conducted thousands of surveillance and SIU cases throughout the Florida Panhandle, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. He has thorough knowledge in all aspects of SIU, surveillance and contestable death claims.

Jennifer “Petie” Gernand

SIU Manager – 2017

Petie began her investigative career in 1992, first in retail before transitioning into the insurance industry in 1994 where she initially worked as a Field Investigator before moving on to positions as a Sales Representative, Case Manager, Vendor Manager and eventually an SIU Manager.  Petie elected to transition into Risk Management for a government entity upon having her daughter in 2011 yet upon her child reaching elementary school age, Petie was eager to get back to her true passion of Investigations.  Petie and her daughter reside in the Southern Gulf Coast of Florida and she currently manages cases in the Mid-Atlantic Territory.

Leigh Ann Greiner

Case Manager – 2014

Leigh Ann began her career in the insurance industry in 1997. There she worked as a claims rep for CIGNA, Sedgwick and Liberty Mutual. Prior to joining Lemieux & Associates, she was a Senior Case Manager for one of the national investigations companies. There she managed one of the largest territories and had one of the top performing investigative teams in the company. Her teams were consistently recognized for being the best amongst their peers.

Steve McCormick

Case Manager – 2016 

Steve is currently a private investigator licensed in the state of Florida. He previously served in the United States Navy stationed aboard the USS Midway in Yokosuka, Japan, where he participated in Operation Desert Storm and then was stationed in Miramar, California with air wing VAW 113. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Navy, he has been working as a licensed private investigator in Florida for the last 24 years. For the first twelve years, Steve performed field investigator duties to include surveillance, locates, recorded statements, social networking checks, courthouse records searches and alive & well checks. For the last 12 years, Steve has performed Senior Case Management duties, directing a staff of field investigators over various states throughout the South-East Region. In addition, for the last 3 years he has served as the liaison between his company and The Travelers Companies, facilitating a healthy client/partner relationship.

Jessica Murie

Case Manager – 2017

Jessica began her career in the investigative industry in 2005 when she started as a field investigator after graduating with her Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of North Florida. She worked in the field as an investigator for several years conducting surveillance and interviews for civil and insurance investigations.  Prior to joining Lemieux & Associates, she worked as a Strategic Account Manager for 10 years at one of the national investigations companies where she successfully managed investigations nationwide in her extensive territory. She and her husband have 2 children and live in the Jacksonville FL area.

Kevin Puckett

SIU Manager

Kevin has worked as a licensed private investigator, in the Surveillance and Special Investigations fields, since August 1998. Kevin started out as a licensed private investigator in Houston, Texas and has since gone on to work in multiple states across the United States and even conducted surveillance in Kuwait. He also worked as a Director of Investigations in Colorado, and a remote Vendor Manager for several years. He joined Lemieux & Associates in July of 2018. Kevin is a veteran of the United States Navy and a former Military Police Investigator. Kevin graduated from Arapahoe Community College of Littleton, Colorado with an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice in 2008.

Robert Reese

Case Manager - CT - 2007

Bob Reese has been a private investigator since 2007. He is licensed in CT, MA, NH and NY. Bob has worked on insurance claim cases and private sector work and has done all tasks required to successfully and professionally complete cases in those areas. Bob has conducted criminal investigations, inmate interviews, witness interviews, witness statements, background investigations, accident investigations, discrete surveillance for domestic, insurance fraud, workers’ compensation, SIU, and disability claims. The surveillance assignments he has conducted have encompassed both single and multiple investigators, all of which he was the lead investigator. Bob is currently the case manager for the New England region.

 

Bob has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and spent 24 years in industry as a Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, Project Manager and Director of Operations. In these capacities, he has worked closely with people from fortune 100 Presidents to engineers from small 15 employee companies.  Bob has had as many as 150 people reporting to him at any given time and has also had the opportunity to work on his own being 100% responsible for delivering a project on time and to specification.

Ashley Abend

Regional Sales Manager - 2015 

Ashley graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY in 2005 with a Bachelors in Psychology and Criminal Justice.  She was a pre-law concentration and worked her way up to a senior paralegal in a litigation defense law firm. When presented an opportunity to work on client development for the firm she saw her passion with marketing and customer service.  She soon went back to school to complete her MBA in marketing. In 2007, while in her program, she took a job as a Regional Account Manager for a mid-sized investigative company.  She worked for them for 5 years working her way up to VP of National Sales before she left the industry for a job in the pharmaceutical world.  In 2015 she restarted her career in the investigative industry and joined Lemieux & Associates.  She is the Regional Sales Manager for Upstate New York and New England states.  Her and her husband have one son, Jace, and live in Western New York.

Michael Caldarazzo

National Accounts – 2019

Mike has been a licensed private investigator since 1992 and currently services National Accounts at Lemieux & Associates. Mike currently serves as chair of the Fraud & Risk Management Committee for the International Claim Association. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Forensic Interviewer. With over 20+ years' experience in investigations, his expertise is in matters concerning fraud-investigations, exaggeration, state-fraud compliance and complex litigation. Mikes professional background and experience includes workers’ compensation, disability, liability and bodily-injury investigations... for publicly-traded insurers, mutual insurance companies, third-party administrators and privately held (self-insured) entities in a range of industries. 

 

Mike is passionate about sharing his experience in fraud schemes, bodily-injury investigations and tactical manned & unmanned surveillance. He has presented at numerous industry conferences and has authored/instructed 21-lectures and seminars, along with 10-selected presentations, performed at national and regional levels. Mike believes in partnering with professionals who are serious about eliminating fraud and exaggeration from their programs. He is one of the most trusted and relied upon individuals in the industry.

Rachel Miller

Regional Sales Manager - 2016

Rachel began her insurance career in an agent’s office over 16 years ago. Since that time, she has worked in several different capacities, including marketing, social media and sales. Before joining Lemieux & Associates, Rachel moved from her home state of Michigan to North Carolina to work in the automotive industry, traveling the U.S. working special events and races for 8 years. As the Regional Sales Manager of the Mid-Atlantic, Rachel enjoys traveling to different states helping clients find solutions to their investigative needs. Rachel currently lives in the Charlotte area with her boyfriend of many years and enjoys running two of her own businesses in her spare time.

Sherry Montes

Regional Sales Manager - 2016

Sherry Montes began her career in 1997 as a flight attendant with American Airlines out of DFW.  In 1999 she created an interior design and faux finishing company, Define by Design, in which she worked with upscale design firms and luxury home builders.  Now Regional Sales Manager with Lemieux & Associates, she is responsible for extending the company's brand and mission in the Southern and Gulf Coast markets.  Proud mother of three, Sherry is married to her best friend, she enjoys estate sales, designing, and outdoor activities.  Her goal is to build a successful footprint for Lemieux & Associates while developing lasting relationships.  

Shelby Rogers-Bettini

Regional Sales Manager - 2010

Shelby began her career in 2001 in Florida as a Regional Sales Manager for a national investigation company.   She moved to New York in 2003 to open the tri-state region for that same company where she developed revenues into one of the highest producing territories.   She decided to leave the industry in 2007 to work in the fashion industry where she worked in NYC for 2 years.   In 2009 she and her husband had their first daughter and decided to move back to Florida to be with family.  This is where she decided to restart her career in the investigative industry and came on board with Lemieux & Associates in 2010.   She is now a Regional Sales Manager successfully managing the Florida territory.   She and her husband have 2 daughters and live in the Tampa area. 

Denise Williamee

Regional Sales Manager

Denise, who currently resides in Illinois, has worked in both the legal and investigative industries within multiple capacities spanning twenty years: Court Runner, Legal Researcher, Paralegal, Deputy Clerk for a US Magistrate Judge and as a Private Investigator who owned a full-service investigative defense firm in Alaska defending Insurance, Criminal and Civil matters. She transitioned from the investigative side of the house to the sales side 2 years ago, joining Lemieux in 2018 where she is the Regional Sales Manager for the Upper Mid-West. Denise’s education background includes an AAS in Paralegal Studies (cum laude) from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, an ABA Approved Program.

Jennifer Wright

Regional Sales Manager - 2014

Jennifer began her career in 1995 as a Work Comp Adjuster in FL. In 2000, she successfully made the transition to sales, where she’s been ever since. For 10 of those years she was with a national investigations company where she handled a four-million-dollar book of business. She took some time off and when she decided to get back into the industry at the end of 2013, she came on board with Lemieux & Associates. Jenn manages lower NY, NJ and PA. She and her husband have one daughter. They enjoy traveling and spending time in NY City.