Mike Orchard, president and CEO of Beacon International Group Inc., has successfully completed hundreds of complex and sensitive investigations for Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Orchard began his law enforcement career as a Deputy Sheriff in 1979, and has a wide range of investigative experience with criminal and civil matters. After nearly a decade as a Deputy Sheriff, he began his private investigation career in 1991 as the founder of Alpha Investigations in Indianapolis and later continued with Phenix Investigations Inc. In addition, as the law enforcement liaison to the Indiana State Police, Mr. Orchard consulted on large-scale undercover drug investigations for the private sector. Separately, Mr. Orchard served as a commercial pilot for AirborneExpress (DHL) and his last assignment was flying internationally as a captain on the B767 based in Osaka, Japan in 2008.
Founded in 2009, Beacon International Group Inc. d/b/a Beacon Investigative Solutions represents the culmination of nearly 30 years of civil, criminal, corporate, and private investigation experience.
The majority of Beacon’s lead investigators have prior experience in local, state, or federal law enforcement positions, followed by extensive experience in investigative work within corporate, insurance, or litigation cases. Many of our investigators are former FBI Special Agents that now work for us in the private sector, so you can trust that our private investigators are among the most experienced in the business.
Beacon is currently licensed as a private investigation agency in 45 states. We plan to achieve full licensure in all 50 states in 2013, making Beacon one of the only private investigative firms with a truly national footprint. Our mission is to provide clients with top-quality and cost-effective investigations in every state and major city.