About Becker & Company

We are the most responsive investigative partner in the industry. Our national footprint enables us to service any client, anywhere with any investigative need.

As a leading, nationwide professional investigation firm, Becker & Company delivers cost-effective solutions with broad capabilities and a national geographic footprint to meet all our clients’ investigative needs.

For over 25 years, we’ve offered a “one-stop-shop” with a wide array of investigative services. We investigate all types of insurance claims including workmen’s compensation, suspected fraud, liability and others to mitigate expenses for our clients. We strive to understand our clients’ businesses and to partner with them to deliver quality and results.

Our clients consistently report that they choose to work with us—and continue to work with us—because we are the most responsive investigative partner in the industry. As such, we pride ourselves on our commitment to effectively communicate with our clients and to always keep them in control of the process.

Experience

Our staff draws on decades of experience in law enforcement, the insurance industry, and military service when handling any investigative or surveillance assignment. That experience prepares us for the varied circumstances encountered on a daily basis in our business.

Professionalism

We maintain a professional approach in all our interactions with our clients and while conducting surveillance or investigations. We hold our staff to the highest standards in all stages of an investigation; accountability, honesty and reliability describe who we are at Becker & Company.

Integrity

This is the cornerstone of Becker & Company. We conduct every investigation with sound moral and ethical principles, and treat all our clients with respect, acting with honor and truthfulness as our basic tenets.

Our Team

Amanda Koenig

National Accounts Executive

Amanda Koenig is a National Account Executive with Becker & Company Professional Investigators, a position she has held since 2006. She is responsible not only for providing clients with investigative services nationwide but also giving the best customer service possible to each of her clients. She prides herself on great communication with her clients and making sure they have everything they need at all times. She will quickly respond to any question or need they may have regarding investigations and surveillance.

Prior to working for Becker & Company, Amanda worked in sports for television stations and landed in sales for a major league baseball team. While the field of criminology always was an interest for her, she decided to go back to school and receive a second degree. She worked for a local investigation firm for awhile until combining her sales experience and investigation experience when taking the job with Becker & Company. She has been with the company since and loves what she does!

Amanda graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor degree in Journalism and one in Criminology. Amanda and her husband, David live in Dublin, Ohio and have two young daughters. She loves spending time with her family noting that having two little ones keeps her active, young at heart and running around like crazy. In her "spare time" she enjoys watching sports including any Ohio State games.

Jennifer Lewis

Relationship Manager

Ray Smith

National Accounts Executive

Ray Smith is a National Accounts Executive with Becker & Company. Ray had previously worked in the surveillance department before moving into his current role. Ray’s experience on the surveillance side of the company and drive to make each client happy helps him provide a thorough job from beginning to end.

Ray is a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, OH, where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Ray has also had an interest in the investigations industry and looks to use his outgoing personality to help build strong relationships with his clients.

Ray lives outside of Pittsburgh with his wife, Becca, and their newborn son. When they aren’t chasing their child around the house, Becca and Ray can usually be found at the movie theater or cheering on the Pirates at PNC Park.

Gillian Strain

National Accounts Executive

Gillian Strain is a National Account Executive with Becker & Company and started her career with the firm in 2016 as the Sales Coordinator for the sales team. Her experience with the company combined with her enthusiasm for the work made her decide to make the leap into sales. The transition has been seamless due to Gillian’s outgoing personality and her unique ability to build relationships.

Prior to working at Becker & Company, Gillian served as an Admissions Representative for a local technical school. In that role she aided high school students, parents and adult students as they began their educational careers.

Gillian’s high energy and natural inclination to advocate for her clients facilitates open communication and improved outcomes. Gillian takes pride in her work and values team effort and personal assistance to her clients, colleagues and coworkers. Gillian’s greatest source of pride however is in her role as “mom” to her two children Taylee, age 3 and Mason, age 1. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her babies grow and learn.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Awesome Surveillance

Large Workers Comp Insurance Company

Thank you, Amber. The PI who handled this surveillance did an awesome job, incorporating intuition and proactive decisions. The updates were clear, concise, and perfect for our needs. Great job!

Impressive Response Time

Large Auto Claim Insurance Company

Y'all did great! I was super impressed with the response time to my referral and how quickly the assignment was completed and how fast I received the CD.

Vendor of Choice

Large Liability Claim Company

The work you guys have done for me has been amazing! I've sent more claims your way since the first one I sent over, and I've been so happy with the results and the promptness that you handle things! I appreciate all of your help and I've recommended you to all of my coworkers as my vendor of choice.