TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective 8/1/2009 L. Scott Harrell joined IRBsearch as Director of Brand Management and eMedia. Harrell was hired by IRBsearch to spearhead the company’s expansion in online continuing education, e-commerce, and e-magazine communications. Harrell’s background hails from nearly twenty years of professional investigation and security service. He worked undercover operations while in the United States Navy, as a corporate investigations manager with a Fortune 500 company, and more recently as owner of two successful investigative companies along the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida.
Harrell founded CompassPoint Investigations in 2000 in Austin, Texas. He soon moved his company to Pensacola, Florida with branch offices in Mississippi and Alabama. Harrell continued to initiate new product launches and services during his tenure as a professional private investigator.
In June of 2002, Harrell premiered www.PIeducation.com. Harrell designed PIeducation as a curriculum for delivering online continuing education classes to private investigators. His training courses are recognized and approved through 14 state licensing and regulating agencies; Harrell’s classes are also accepted in numerous professional associations, making PIeducation the market leader in state-mandated continuing education for private investigators.
In addition to PIeducation, Harrell is an accomplished industry trainer, speaker, and author. He has been well received by audiences at events ranging from the American Society of Industrial Security and the National Sheriff’s Association to the Professional Bail Agents of the United States and the Texas Bar.
Harrell launched the online magazine entitled, Pursuit Magazine in 2008. Pursuit Magazine offers private investigators, legal professionals, and security experts free access to subscriptions and online content at http://pursuitmag.com. Harrell passed his successful CompassPoint Investigations to top investigator-employees in July of 2009 to accept a senior management position with IRBsearch.
IRBsearch CEO Tony Del Vecchio applauds the new venture. “We’re thrilled to have the history of experience and depth of knowledge available to our customers with Scott Harrell. His contributions can foster even more personal relationships with our customers and continue to develop value-added services and benefits for our customer’s success.” IRBsearch is the national premiere provider of online risk management services for private investigators, process servers, recovery agents, and bail bondsmen in the United States. IRBsearch offers The Most information, The Best data sources, and The Fastest delivery for locating people, businesses, and their assets.
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