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Mr. Shea is the President of Alpha Group Investigations. Mr. Shea formed Alpha Group in 1997 in New York. Today Alpha Group maintains physical offices in New York, Florida and New Jersey. In addition, Alpha Group has affiliate offices throughout the United States, Europe, Middle East, Asia, South America, Central America and Australia. Mr. Shea was born and raised in New York and began his investigative career with the New York City Police Department. Upon retirement from the New York City Police Department, Mr. Shea continued to provide investigative services, now in the private sector, to the legal and insurance communities.

Recognizing the need for competent, thorough and professional investigators, Mr. Shea founded Alpha Group. Alpha Group has been conducting investigations for over 20 years and in this time has grown to be a recognized force within the industry. Providing services to the private client as well as the corporate, insurance and legal communities. Mr. Shea has built a committed team of dedicated and seasoned investigators, research analysts, technicians and support staff. Mr. Shea has always maintained the code of service that states, "We pride ourselves on our ethics, confidentiality and discretion." Mr. Shea attributes the success of Alpha Group to this dedicated, hardworking team of professionals.

Alpha Group Investigations maintains a highly skilled extended support staff. We are a full service investigation, litigation support and corporate investigations firm serving the business community as well as private individuals. We have a results-oriented approach and are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for our clients. We also have the capabilities and versatility to handle a variety of assignments expedited in a professional, discreet and cost-effective manner. 

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Frank Shea

Mr. Shea has been an investigator for over 40 years. He first served with the United States Marine Corp before his career with the New York City Police Department.  His initial investigative experience started while employed with the New York City Police Department assigned to undercover investigations and eventually assigned to the Brooklyn Homicide Team. The investigations included extensive background verifications, document examination, and application of law with reference to the investigations. During the course of his career in the New York City Police Department, Mr. Shea was assigned to units that required a strong investigative knowledge of the law and a detail-oriented presentation to the respective agencies. Upon retirement from the New York City Police Department in 1985, Mr. Shea performed investigative duties for numerous attorneys, law firms, insurance companies, and third-party administrators for self-insured companies.  In October 1997, Mr. Shea founded and registered Alpha Group as a corporation.

Enza Miller
Research Manager

Ms. Miller has been with Alpha Group since 2006 and has over 20 years of investigations experience in the private industry. She has conducted extensive background investigations for both private and corporate clients, domestic and international.

She performs extensive research for trial preparation, litigation, matrimonial and divorce matters, school residency, child custody and missing persons, and for matters pertaining to assets investigations and due diligence on corporate entities and/or corporate executives. Enza is licensed in New York, New Jersey and Florida, a Certified Identity Theft Investigator (C.I.T.I.) and New York State Notary. Ms. Miller continuously expands her knowledge significant to technology, attends training classes and is active in industry groups and forums.

HON. Ed W. McCarty III
Legal Expert & Consultant

Denise White
Vice President


Ms. White is a licensed Private Investigator in Florida, New York, and New Jersey and a Florida State Notary. Ms. White is a Certified EEO Investigator, trained in government and private sector EEO complaints.  Denise has been employed with Alpha Group since 2007 and oversees operations in Alpha Group’s Florida offices.  Ms. White also provides strong investigative support in the New York and New Jersey Offices.  Ms. White is a member of the Florida Association of Private Investigators (FAPI), has served on the Board of Directors since 2011; and currently serves on the Executive Committee as Immediate Past President. Denise is the 2014 recipient of FAPI’S Harvey E. Morse Founders Award for recognition of outstanding service to FAPI and the investigations industry.  Denise holds a Board Accredited Investigator (BAI) designation, an internationally recognized accreditation; and is a Certified Identify Theft Investigator.  Prior to her employment with Alpha Group, Ms. White was in the medical insurance claims field where she acquired medical coding and terminology knowledge as well as subrogation and coordination of benefits knowledge all beneficial when conducting insurance/injury investigations.

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Retired Surrogate Judge Edward W. McCarty III has been retained by the Alpha Group as a legal advisor. The judge has significant experience in the field of legal forensic investigations, locally and internationally. He has served as a Special Prosecutor with the Judicial Inquiry of Professional Conduct, which reviewed the activities of lawyers and judges for misconduct. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County’s Major Offense and Homicide Bureaus. He retired from the United States Army Reserves with the rank of Colonel, having served as a Judge Advocate and Inspector General. In those assignments he conducted numerous investigations into allegations of fraud, waste and abuse of government assets both nationally and internationally.

Joe Dorilio
Research Analyst

Mr. Dorilio came to Alpha Group after more than 25 years on Wall Street, where he held senior leadership positions running business units focused on the analysis and trading of domestic and international securities, analyzing and interpreting global macro, micro economic and corporate data.

His previous experience serves to provide Alpha Group with unique Investigative analysts pertaining to the corporate, legal or financial industries as well as the private sector.

At Alpha Group, Mr. Dorilio’s responsibilities include investigative research, specific to each client’s needs, be it background, fraud or claims investigations. Mr. Dorilio also spearheads special projects as mandated by the President of the company.

Our strength is in our people. We are dedicated to what we do and we are tireless in the pursuit of our clients' objectives. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, our integrity and our ability to assist our clients in overcoming difficult problems.

In an age of mediocrity, we strive to achieve excellence and to distinguish ourselves as professionals in whom our clients can place their full trust and confidence. We are proud of the caliber of personnel within our organization. 

We pride ourselves on our professionalism, our integrity and our ability to assist our clients in overcoming difficult situations.

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