Principal and President
Phone: (626) 932-1800
Jack Orswell, a principal of the company, is an ASTM Environmental Professional and a licensed Private Investigator (#PI 14366) with the State of California. He is also a USEPA/AHERA accredited Asbestos Management Planner and California Certified Asbestos Consultant (#92-0869). He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, and his Master of Arts degree in organizational leadership from Woodbury University. For 15 years he served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Denver, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Mr. Orswell received specialized training from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and he was one of the first FBI Agents to work with the EPA in investigating federal environmental crimes.
While with the FBI, Mr. Orswell worked with the EPA’s National Enforcement Investigations Center (NEIC) in Denver, Colorado, and helped establish evidence control procedures for their laboratory personnel. As coordinator of environmental investigations for the FBI’s Los Angeles office, Mr. Orswell gained extensive training and experience working with the California Department of Health Services and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Since 1988, Mr. Orswell has been in private industry, conducting environmental assessments for several financial institutions, real estate companies and law firms. Mr. Orswell has conducted environmental investigations throughout the United States, locating and interviewing witnesses to determine how hazardous materials were handled in various manufacturing operations, and documenting the long term effects of improper disposal.
Mr. Orswell’s extensive background in criminal environmental enforcement and civil litigation support make him uniquely qualified as an environmental assessor and investigator. He is a life member of the FBI Agents Association, a member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Association of Environmental Professionals, the National Association of Government Guarantee Lenders, and ASTM International.