Tim Joel

Private Investigator / Qualified Manager 

San Diego, California

Tim served in the FBI for 20 years, working in various fields of investigation.  Tim’s expertise lies in money laundering and criminal investigation. He also has experience in counter-intelligence, as well as counter-terrorism investigations.  Prior to the FBI, Tim was an United States Naval Officer for over ten years and has extensive overseas experience, especially in the East Asia regions, including Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, as well as Australia.  Tim graduated from Harvard University and his background and expertise lie in East Asian affairs and education.  Tim speaks fluent Korean and Japanese, having been tested and qualified in both languages at the Federal Government level.






Kevin Griffin

Private Investigator 

Los Angeles & Irvine, California

Kevin retired  as an FBI agent with 20 years of experience investigating criminal enterprises including international drug traffickers, terrorism and public corruption. Kevin managed investigation into public corruption in Broward County, Florida which led to conviction of multiple elected officials deemed by local media as the largest public corruption scandal in Broward County history.  He was subsequently awarded the FBI Meritorious Achievement Medal for actions taken during the kidnapping attempt by a Colombian Drug Trafficking Organization.  Kevin graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and served as an Air Force officer attaining the rank of Captain. Kevin is a licensed Private Investigator Qualified Manager in California. 

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Dean Mitchell II

Financial Investigative Specialist 

San Diego, California


Dean has over 25 years experience in the banking and finance industry, including positions as Vice President of Citibank.  Dean will serve in Crimson as a Financial Investigator dealing with money transfers, and investigations pertaining to finance and banking industry.  Dean will also  provide his expertise on overseas money transfers, as well as the commercial and residential lending-related investigations.  Dean graduated from George Mason University in Business Administration.  


Timothy Garrett

Private Investigator 

San Diego, California


Tim served in the FBI for over 12 years working as a Financial Operations Specialist, and his expertise lies in applying accounting and financial management concepts to laws and regulations; therefore, he will serve as financial investigator for Crimson.  Tim has performed a range of financial procedures pertaining to classifying, reconciling, recording, and reporting accounting data in support of various financial-related investigations in the FBI.  Prior to the FBI, Tim served in the United States Navy for over 25 years and has extensive overseas experience serving in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Italy.  Tim  is a graduate of Webster University and possesses Master of Arts degree in Management.


Will Dixion

Private Investigator

Phoenix, Arizona

Will is a former FBI Special Agent, having to served more than 20 years on various investigations, including criminal enterprise and national security investigations.  During his career, Will has achieved some notable investigations that has resulted in great successes.  Will resides and work in Arizona area and will work together in all aspects of Crimson matters and investigations in California.  


John Beaubien

Private Investigator 

Irvine, California


John comes to Crimson as a private investigator.  John graduated from Arizona State University in Finance.  John has extensive financial background working for 20 years in the banking/finance industry for companies like General Electric Capital Corporation and JP Morgan Chase  John excels in record searches, and his expertise is in database management.  John serve as a Private Investigator under Qualified Manager licensee. 


Gene Bare

Private Investigator 

San Diego, California

Genevieve is a former investment banker with extensive experience in the finance industry and Wall Street.  Jen joined Crimson as a partner and executive assistant, and is a designated Private Investigator.  Jen is an expert in dealing with various database resources and complex forensic accounting, and conducts comprehensive record checks for Crimson. Jen is also a spokesperson for Crimson on all media related matters.


Former FBI Special Agents with years of field investigative experiences came together to form this company.  Our purpose is to provide a quality and an effective investigatory solution to our clients.  

  1. Personnel Location & Background Checks

  2. Personnel Security & Premise  Protection

  3. Corporate Security & Investigation

  4. Crisis Management Assessment & Protection

  5. Asset Assessment & Protection

  6. Asset Transfer Assistance


San Diego, California:

11440 West Bernardo Ct., # 300
San Diego, CA 92127

(858) 753-1800 / (858) 829-1215

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