Robert J. Strang
Chief Executive Officer
Robert Strang has honed his extensive government experience in fraud detection and prosecution into a unique investigative resource for the private sector. As CEO of Investigative Management Group, he is one of the world’s leading corporate investigative specialists serving major financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, large law firms and high net-worth individuals and families.
Mr. Strang began his law enforcement career in 1979 with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, D.C. In December of 1980, he graduated from the Department of Justice’s Special Agent Basic Training class. From 1980 to 1989, Mr. Strang was a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration. There, he distinguished himself on numerous occasions, winning four major U.S. Department of Justice awards, and two letters of commendation from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
In 1989, Mr. Strang teamed up with fellow DEA agent Ann Hayes to form Strang Hayes. Over the next 12 years, that firm went on to become one of the premier corporate security firms in the world. In 2001, Strang Hayes was sold to SPX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. In 2003, Mr. Strang again teamed with Ann Hayes to form Investigative Management Group. There, he continues to manage a number of complex global investigations involving proxy fights, due diligence investigations, litigation, hostile threats, bankruptcies and a range of other business challenges.
Mr. Strang is also actively involved in the community and public service. In 1993, he was appointed a member of New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s transition team, serving as Chairman of the Drug Enforcement, Treatment & Prevention Taskforce. He also has served as a consultant to the New York State Senate Investigative Committee and was recently co-Chair of the New York Senate Anti-Terrorism Task Force.
Mr. Strang was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for The Brink’s Company. Mr. Strang currently serves on Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s Presidential Anti-Terrorism Advisory Board, and also as Chairman of the New York City Civil Service Screening Committee and is on the Board of Directors for D.A.R.E. America and its Executive Committee. Mr. Strang also serves on the Board of Directors of New York City’s Economic Development Corporation and is a member of its Governance, Loan and Legal Affairs Committees. He is also currently on the University of Florida’s Psychiatry & Addiction Advisory Board. Mr. Strang is currently co-chair of the U.A.C.T. Task Force (Unified Against the Challenges of Terrorism) an independent entity established by the New York State legislature.
Mr. Strang appears regularly on national and cable news programs providing expert analysis on terrorism, security and investigative matters. He is also often quoted in The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today and other business publications.