JOHN C. SIMMERS
Chief Executive Officer
JEFFREY L. DAVIS
JASON J. SIMMERS
NOELLE K. HARLING
SCOTT A. CORNELISON
LAURA S. PFAFFMAN
Chief Financial Officer
LOUIS VITTORIO Jr.
TODD A. SAVAR
Director of I.T.
AMBER B. HAYES
Director of H.R.
JOHN C. SIMMERS – Chief Executive Officer
John Simmers is the Chief Executive Officer of Frasco, Inc. and is in charge of total management of the entire company. Mr. Simmers joined the firm in 1973 as an investigator trainee and worked his way up to his current position as CEO. He is a licensed private investigator and an active member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators.
An expert in insurance defense, Mr. Simmers has spoken at numerous workshops and seminars on the subject of fraud investigations. He is also approved by the California State Bar Association to provide Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits on the subjects of surveillance, backgrounds, and general corporate investigations. He has spoken to over five hundred attorneys in California in the last two years.
Additionally, Mr. Simmers has co-authored a book with Robert Frasco on the subject of Workers’ Compensation fraud, which is entitled Workers’ Compensation Abuse: An Employers Guide to Combating Fraud Through Early Intervention Investigation. The book is a serious study of the problems now facing employers and the important role that investigators play in identifying, investigating, and eradicating fraud in the workplace.
JASON J. SIMMERS – President
Jason Simmers, President of Frasco, Inc., oversees the day-to-day operations of the company and its offices throughout the United States. He is experienced in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, disability and liability investigations and has worked on numerous complex civil and criminal court cases, assisting attorneys with trial preparation.
Jason began his career with Frasco in 1997 as an investigator and has worked his way up through the ranks to his current position of President.
Mr. Simmers regularly speaks on the subjects of ethics and the legalities of investigations at Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminars for attorneys. These presentations address surveillance, backgrounds, and corporate and workplace issues.
Jason holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of San Diego and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
JEFFREY L. DAVIS – Vice President, Business Development
Jeff Davis, Vice President of Business Development for Frasco, is a well-known and experienced professional within the insurance investigations arena. Jeff brings to Frasco over 20 years of experience in sales management and business development.
Prior to joining Frasco, Mr. Davis was the Executive Vice President of a national investigations firm, where he established the firm’s sales and marketing program and led the organization’s Business Development initiatives not only within the U.S., but internationally as well. Additionally, Jeff is credited with successfully implementing various business models within the organization’s sales platform as well as a well-rounded menu of various investigative services that were sold and marketed on a global basis. He has conducted numerous training and sales presentations on a national basis and is easily recognized as a business development leader within the industry, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Jeff is a graduate of Jacksonville State University where he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
NOELLE K. HARLING – Vice President, Frasco, Inc.
Noelle Harling is the Vice President of Frasco, Inc. She is a nationally recognized expert on employment screening, as well as a published author and frequent speaker and trainer on the subject.
Ms. Harling joined Frasco in 1992 as a Workers’ Compensation Investigator and worked her way up through the ranks to her current position of Vice President. Her diverse investigative experience has given her a keen perspective and a strong working knowledge of workers’ compensation, liability, and workplace issues, as well as recruiting, policies & procedures, interviewing, insurance, and of course employment screening and drug testing.
An active and founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), Ms. Harling was the first ever Chair of the Ethics & Accreditation Committee and was responsible for leading the committee in drafting the association’s Code of Ethics, as well as the Standard for the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program.
Ms. Harling is a former member of the NAPBS Board of Directors, as well as a former member of the Background Screening Credentialing Council, a thirteen member governance committee that oversees the accrediting of background screening companies nationwide. Ms. Harling is also the only recipient of the NAPBS Distinguished Service Award and was presented this award based on her overall service to NAPBS and the consumer reporting industry as a whole.
National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
ADAM McMAHAN – Vice President, Claims Operations and SIU
Adam McMahan, Vice President, Claims Operations for Frasco, is experienced with insurance defense investigations, including Workers’ Compensation, fraud, and liability claims.
Mr. McMahan began his career with the San Diego County Probation Department. Adam was also the Area Loss Prevention Manager with a major retailer, where he conducted numerous internal and external theft and fraud investigations and oversaw physical security and loss prevention training for sales and management staff for several stores.
Adam joined Frasco in 2006 as an AOE/COE Supervisor and has worked his way up through the ranks from positions as Branch Manager of the San Diego office and Director of Claims Operations to his current position of Vice President in 2014.
Adam is a graduate of San Diego State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. He is also professionally trained in interviewing techniques.
SCOTT A. CORNELISON – Vice President
Scott Cornelison, Vice President for Frasco, is an established operations leader with over 25 years of experience in the insurance defense investigations industry.
Prior to joining Frasco, Mr. Cornelison was the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of a multinational investigations company focusing on delivering anti-fraud, claims, surveillance and background investigative services to the insurance industry and self-insured corporations. Scott has implemented domestic and international anti-fraud programs, developed new services and operational teams to assist customers in mitigating insurance related risk and quantify return on investment. In addition to his investigative and management experience, Scott has actively participated in several mergers and acquisitions in the investigative industry. He is an experienced instructor who teaches continuing education courses on investigative topics such as fraud identification, interviewing, detection of deception and investigative best practices.
Mr. Cornelison holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.
LOUIS VITTORIO Jr. – Vice President
Louis Vittorio currently serves as a Vice President for Frasco Inc., a leader in the insurance investigation industry for over fifty years. Louis is a well-known and experienced professional in the insurance industry and he brings to Frasco over 21 years of experience, with sixteen of those years involving management oversight of Operations and Business Development.
Louis transitioned to Frasco as part of their acquisition of Bonnamy & Associates, LLC, in March of 2016, where he served as Managing Director. Bonnamy & Associates, LLC, was a leading provider of risk management and fraud solutions. Louis was responsible for the total management of the entire company, most notably, developing the company’s Special Investigation Unit, Mortgage Fraud Division and Social Media Investigation Division.
Louis’ professional interests focus on leveraging current technology to more efficiently and proactively investigate suspicious insurance claims. Louis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.