We are pleased to announce that Bryan Beason has joined our Columbia, SC team. Mr. Beason obtained his Bachelor of Science in Fire Science as well as his Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University. He is a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI), a Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (NAFI-CFEI), a Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator (CIFI), and a Fraud Claims Law Specialist (FCLS). Throughout his years of experience, Mr. Beason has conducted or participated in more than 300 origin and cause investigations.
Mr. Beason began his career in the public sector. He has served as a firefighter, law enforcement officer, fire marshal, special operations supervisor, arson K-9 handler, and an arson investigator. However, most of his professional career has been devoted to fire investigations in the public and private sectors. As a fire investigator, Mr. Beason has determined the origin and cause of structural, vehicle, and heavy equipment fires. He has performed scene examinations to include evidence collection, photo documentation, and follow-up investigations. Mr. Beason has been an insurance fraud investigator in SIU and investigated cases involving thefts and staged accidents.
Mr. Beason has completed more than 650 hours of professional development training in origin and cause analyses and insurance fraud. He has given numerous presentations at the College of Charleston on insurance fraud. Mr. Beason has served as President of the S.C. International Association of Arson Investigators (SCIAAI) and he is currently a Director for the SCIAAI. With U.S. Forensic, Mr. Beason investigates the origin & cause of fires associated with residential and commercial structures as well as vehicle and equipment fires.
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