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Aaron Brehove is an author and television personality who has been a featured body language expert on the Today Show, CNN's TruTv, Head Line New's Nancy Grace, and has been interviewed by various radio, print, and electronic media. He is a keynote speaker, jury and trial consultant, and fraud investigator who has been trained in interviewing techniques and detecting deception by government investigators from the ATF, FBI, and State Police. Aaron continues to work at one of the big-four accounting firms. His past investigations have included multi-billion dollar ponzi schemes, IRS tax evasions, and whistle blower allegations. He is also a senior instructor at the Body Language Institute, in Washington, DC.
In conjunction with these analytical abilities, Aaron also mastered the skills and knowledge needed to become an expert in human interaction - applying what he has learned about human communication, interrogation techniques and detecting deception to bring a unique perspective to the examination of not only finances, but of the personal interactions that accompany them.
Aaron Brehove is a sought after consultant, helping companies and individuals take every interaction to a deeper, more intuitive level. He lives in Washington D.C.
Chief H. Dean Crisp is a thirty year veteran of law enforcement. He has received numerous State and National awards as an innovative leader in law enforcement. He is frequently asked to speak at national level conferences and leadership seminars on such topics as leadership, motivating employees, gangs, community service, and crime reduction.
He is known as a highly energetic and motivational speaker who shares information from his lifetime of experiences as a Police Officer and Chief. Since his retirement from the Columbia Police Department he has remained active as the Senior Faculty member for FBI -Law Enforcement Executive Development Association. He was recently promoted to National Training Coordinator with FBI-LEEDA. He is also a National Gang Instructor and a National Instructor for Carolinas Institute for Community Policing teaching Seven Habits for Highly Effective Law Enforcement Officers and as a Consultant for The Institute for Intergovernmental Research in Tallahassee Florida. He also travels extensively across the nation as the National Director for FBILEEDA and LifeLock coordinating Identity Theft Training Summits for Law Enforcement Officers. He is also writing his first book on the subject of "How to Be an Effective Leader".
A former professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins. He began his career in Asheville, North Carolina as a Police Cadet. Before he was eligible to become a Police Officer, he served as a police dispatcher for one year. At the age of 21, he became a full time Asheville Police Officer. Chief Crisp attended night school while working full time and earned three advanced degrees, he has an Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters in Public Affairs also from Western Carolina University. Quickly rising through the ranks of law enforcement he was promoted to Captain at the age of 29, Major at 31 and Police Chief at 33.
A Police Chief for 17years he accepted his first Chief appointment in Greer S.C. He served from February 1991 to May 2004. He also served as the Chief of Police of Columbia, S.C. from May 2004 to March 2008. He retired after 21 years of command experience. Chief Crisp has lead Police Agencies from 72 persons to 450.
Chief Crisp is known as an innovator and a motivational leader who is always seeking ways to improve the organizational climate. Some of the more well known professional awards that Chief Crisp has received during his law enforcement career include Distinguished Graduate Western Carolina University 2001, Strom Thurmond Award for Law Enforcement as the Officer of the Year for the State of South Carolina awarded by the Attorney General 2006, Lillie Mae Brock Award for Community Diversity Greenville 2002, Tablet of Honor National Kiwanis International, and National Officer of the Month October 2000 from the National Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation. Chief Crisp also received the National Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Service as a Police Officer in Asheville. He was the first Police Officer to receive this award and the youngest at the time. The award was received in the spring of 1983 at a ceremony in the United States Supreme Court, Washington D.C.
Chief Crisp has dedicated his life's work to improving the communities he has served. He is married to his high school sweetheart Kim, who is a Registered Nurse with Mission Hospital in Asheville. They have twin sons Adam and Andrew who were drafted out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles. After a distinguished baseball careers both sons are currently employed as Patrol Officers with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
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