Cross Section of Employees

Investigative Consultants International provides their clients with access to a dynamic group of professional Investigators that you can contact with a single phone call or Internet connection. ICI performs investigation and surveillance for companies that are either defending themselves in lawsuits, or attempting to identify fraud as it relates to workers compensation, liability, intellectual property, due diligence, internal theft and workplace violence or harassment accusations.

Brandon I. August: President / Lead Investigator

Brandon has been with ICI since 2002. He was in charge of our offices in the Northwest for several years before returning back to California to lead ICI. He has been conducting investigations, both criminal and civil for more than 20 years. Besides being a police officer in the Bay Area for a number of years, he was also an intern investigator for the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office. Mr. August obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and has attended graduate schools in the fields of Criminology and Public Administration.

Craig R. Riesterer: Vice President of Operations/Investigator

Craig has been with ICI since 1994, and is the Supervisor of our surveillance department. He has extensive knowledge of video and photographic techniques, and is a highly proficient field investigator. In addition to surveillance, Craig also handles a variety of investigative cases, including witness interviews, locates, aviation, product liability and related matters.

Michael "Doc" Black: Lead Investigator
(Pacific Northwest Regional Offices)

Doc's career as a professional investigator spans over twenty years and includes work in law enforcement and as a criminal defense investigator. He currently serves as the lead investigator for our Pacific Northwest Regional Office where he contributes extensive experience in all aspects of both civil and criminal investigations.

Julia Butler: Office Manager/Investigator

Julia has obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from California State University Hayward. She has been certified in Library & Information Technology and has extensive background in digital and standard photography. She currently maintains and schedules our case files, accounts receivable, and media processing as well as conducts our skiptracing and background investigations.

Contact Us

  • PO Box 82
  • Concord, CA 94522
  • Phone: (925) 989-3324
  • Fax: (925) 626-7176