Paul Jaeb » Heartland Investigative Group began in Minneapolis in 1991, when founder Paul Jaeb saw that the Twin Cities’ top lawyers, corporations and financial institutions needed a new breed of professional partners

He’s since assembled some of the nation’s premiere investigators, forensic experts and agents. We’re client focused and relentlessly committed to offering our clients the clear-eyed, timely and cost-effective facts and services they need to make smart decisions and reach successful outcomes.
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Paul Jaeb

CEO Heartland Companies
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Biographical Info

Nothing like a bridge collapse to test your skills. As one of the first retained private investigators at the Interstate 35W bridge disaster, Heartland’s CEO, Paul Jaeb, realized how years heading Minnesota’s premier investigative firm made it possible for him to gather the facts under the most chaotic of conditions.

Paul founded Heartland Investigative Group in 1991. His leadership is guided by his wide-ranging experience in legal investigations, background profiling, corporate fraud investigations and security consulting. He has solved dozens of complex corporate fraud cases, conducted dozens of high-level security audits and advised the region’s leading executives on issues related to corporate security.

Paul attended the University of Minnesota with a political science major. He’s a Chartered Fraud Investigator™ and is the immediate past National Director of the National Association of Legal Investigators. He’s an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, and the American Society for Industrial Security. Paul is one of the founding members of Investigative and Security Professionals for Legislative Action, a federal political action committee.

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