Frank Holder Joins BRG to Lead Latin America Practice

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - June 18, 2015) - Leading strategic advisory and expert consulting firm Berkeley Research Group announced today that Frank Holder has joined the firm to head its Latin America practice and continue to build a robust BRG presence throughout the region.

"BRG is assembling the world's top experts to address the complex problems our clients face. Frank is a strategic addition to this team and a key component in the growth of our Latin America practice," said BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece. "His expertise in conducting high-profile fraud and technology-driven investigations will be a tremendous asset to the firm."

Holder, based in BRG's Miami office, brings over 20 years of experience in investigations and security consulting assignments in Latin America and the United States. The investigative matters include large-scale internal fraud and public corruption investigations, product protection, litigation support, due diligence and hostile takeovers. As a security expert, he has designed the security for international airports, seaports and complex multi-jurisdictional distribution networks.

Holder began his career with the U.S. Air Force as a political-military analyst for the U.S. embassy in Argentina, and as a special agent for the Office of Special Investigations at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, with responsibilities in counter-intelligence and force protection areas, among others.

Holder is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. He is an accomplished public speaker with numerous presentations throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Brazil on a broad range of topics such as money laundering, risk management, homeland security and operational risk.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC ( is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, investigations, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Australia, Canada, Latin America and the United Kingdom.

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