2013 List of Presenters and Vendors

Thanks to


  • Richard W. DiBella, Esquire, of DiBella, Geer, McAllister, and Best, P.C., (who also serves as counsel for both the IFPA anf the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter IASIU) presented “Professional Ethics.”
  • Karen V. Higgins, Inspector in Charge of the Philadelphia Division of the United States Postal Inspection Service and member of the IFPA Board of Directors accompanied by Postal Inspectors, Teresa Ryan and Carol Balke presented “Mail Fraud in an Electronic World.”
  • Ken Vitty, Vice President, Auto & Technical Forensic Division of Sterling Investigative Services presented “Lock & Key Wear Pattern Examination and Transponder System Updates.”
  • Stephan A. Bodge, CFI, SCLA, CFE, SIU Major Case Consultant,and Tomi L. Dorris, JD, CIFI, FCLA, Director, Major Case SIU, of Nationwide Insurance presented “Commercial Casualty Fraud.”
  • Tammi Rockholt, RN, BSN, Director of Business Development for INFORM presented “Waging War on Medical Fraud.”
  • Doug Osborne, Manager/Investigator of Kemper Services Group presented “Web Investigations-Windfalls & Pitfalls.”
  • Robert T. Horst, Esquire, Partner of Curtin & Heffner LLC presented “Is it Insurance Fraud … Bankruptcy Fraud … or Both?”
  • Bo Barber, SIU Manager, Major Investigations Team of CNA presented “Conducting Major Provider Fraud Investigations.”
  • William Delgado, Special Agent, Bureau of Narcotics Investigation, PA Office of the Attorney General presented “Prescription Drug Diversions-the Realities and the Challenges.”
  • James H. Cole, Esquire, Chair, Fraud/Special Investigation and Property  Litigation Practice Groups of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman and Goggin accompanied by William Bergstrasser, SIU Major Case Consultant of Nationwide Insurance presented “Body Shop and Towing Fraud.”
  • Bill McGirk, CFE, CTF, President/Owner of Cellular Solutions, LLC accompanied by Jennie Philip, Esquire, Associate of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman and Goggin presented “Cellular Data Analysis.”
  • Kathy Piccioni, CFE, AHFI, Team Leader of Highmark Financial Investigations and Provider Review presented “Challenges and Solutions in the Prevention and Detection of Healthcare Fraud, Waste and Abuse.”
  • R. Scott King, BSME, Automotive/Mechanical Engineer of DJS Associates, Inc. presented “Forensic Use of GPA Technology and the Personal Navigation Device.”
  • Dr. Dan Bowerman, DC, FACO, CPC, AHFI, Medical Director/Chiropractic of Expert Opinions presented “Physical Medicine-The Spectrum of Investigation through Sentencing.”


  • Advantage Surveillance, Inc. - Jim Ruark and Ali El Bey
  • American Educational Institute
  • ARCCA - David Tocci
  • Armada Global - Zachary Grove and Kristen Grove
  • Becker & Company - Amber Gaston
  • Claims Bureau USA - Kyle O’Bryan and Dillon Sheehy
  • Claims Verification Inc. - Craig Gagnon and Andi Doucette
  • CEW Solutions (formerly L & W Investigations) - C.E. Williams and Kevin Ryan
  • Commercial Index Bureau, Inc. - A.J. Alexander and Rob Van Wagner
  • CSI Investigation Risk Management - Vince Pinchotti and Nicole Garrett
  • DJS Associates - Yaisa Freeman and Rachael Young
  • Ethos Risk Services - Jason Caroluzzi and Jeremy Beck
  • forwardslash/id - Pierre Khoury
  • Gittings Private Investigations & Security, Inc. - William Stevens
  • Healthcare Fraud Shield - Karen Weintraub, Tony Rademeyer and Kate Shaker
  • HUB Enterprises, Inc. - Lori Mufford
  • INA - David Rudy, Lisa Filipiak and Donald Trovy
  • InSight Investigations Incorporated - Brian Gallagher
  • ISO - Louis Riggio
  • Litigation Solutions, LLC - Brian White and Lynda Phuyo
  • Network Deposition Services - Suzanne Minello-Devine
  • NICB - Jodi Insana and John Primiano
  • Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. - Patrick Vincent
  • Sedgwick - Dennis Rapp
  • Sterling Investigative Services - Ken Vitty and Stan Paloski
  • The K Street Group - Robert Aromando Jr. and Thomas Kremper
  • Titan Investigative Alliance, LLC - Anthony Crofton and Scott Latron
  • Veracity Research Co. Investigations - Michael Egbert, Kevin Garrigan
    and Fred Lesner
  • Virginia Chapter, IASIU (Erie Insurance) - John Huddleston