Our Investigators

A few of our investigators ready to investigate Old South Pittsburgh Hospital in November, 2015. From left to right: Christina Kieffer, Thomas Mancino, Heather Dobson, Jordan Duncan, Tammy Thomas, and Clint Brownlee

Would you like to know more about our investigators? Then look no further at the self-written bios below.

Jenny Brahm (Investigator) – Jenny is a third generation Dunwoody resident and remembers when her town was considered “the sticks.” A childhood interest in the paranormal included exploring many of the abandoned and alleged haunted houses in Dunwoody when it was “country.” She hopes to continue and grow in  her explorations of the paranormal and to support those who have experienced the same. Jenny has been co-owner of Escapes Unlimited Travel Agency for 20 years which has given her opportunities to visit ancient sites and stay in haunted hotels over the years. She shares her interest in painting and silversmithing with her carpenter/musician husband. Her son and daughter are grown and growing their own families.

Clint Brownlee (Charter Member, Director, Trainee Coordinator) – Clint became interested in paranormal activity during high school. This interest came from personal experiences and questions about the world in which we live. He is a Firefighter, Captain, and EMT-I with Dekalb County Fire Rescue. Obviously, he serves as our team Medic. Clint is also an accomplished fine art photographer and has 18 years experience with photography. Clint approaches investigations with a very analytical and logical mindset. He is also technically oriented. Clint is a Georgia native and currently lives in Roswell with his wife and twin sons.

Nancy Capps (Case Manager, Investigator) – Nancy grew up in rural North Carolina with a daddy who loved history and genealogy. She enjoyed walking with her dad and Maw Maw through graveyards, driving down back roads and searching through books, barns, boxes of stuff and abandoned houses for any clues. To keep her entertained on their travels her family would talk about family history and folklore such as The Knocking Tomb, The Devil’s Stomping Ground, The Brown Mountain Lights, The Haunted Church Organ and The Grey Man. She became interested in discovering what was fact, what was fiction and what was just plain lies. Long story short, an experience on one of those fact finding trips made her want to learn as much as possible about the paranormal, overcome her fears and prove, that maybe, she wasn’t crazy. Nancy has lived in GA since 1996, she has been married to her best friend Chris for over 20 years. They have two grown boys and a sweet daughter-in-law who just happens to share Nancy’s passion for the paranormal. When she is not out “haint hunting'” as her granny called it, she is crocheting for preemies, metal detecting, Geocaching, or oil painting.

Tasha Capps (Investigator, Case Management Assistant) – Tasha is a native of Dayton, Ohio, who remembers experiencing unusual activity at her grandparents’ house as a child. She began exploring the idea behind paranormal investigation when witnessing further activity after her family relocated to Eastern North Carolina. As a college graduate, she describes herself as a “forever student,” always curious and looking to expand her knowledge of anything and everything, including the unknown, and shares her passion for the paranormal with her mother-in-law.

Shawn “DB” Cooper (Investigator) – DB is a native of rural New Jersey in a small town that had been established in the mid 1700’s. He grew up with local legends of revolutionary war ghost stories, local settlers ghosts and legends, and the infamous Jersey Devil.  DB had several experiences that he was taught to chalk up to “his imagination running away with him.”  DB served in the United States Marine Corps before he became a Law Enforcement Officer here in Georgia.  After some really strange events started occurring regularly, he decided that it was no longer his imagination that explained what was going on. That is where his journey began. This journey eventually led him to find PGI, whom he invited to do an investigation in a new house where experiences continued to occur and to help more mentally (the “I am not crazy am I syndrome?”) then anything else.  Now, he is an Investigator with PGI to help him on his quest for knowledge and to help others realize that they are not crazy, either. Shawn enjoys spending time camping and hiking in the woods looking for Sasquatch (whom he thinks took his money), riding his Harley, spending time with his friends, and learning about the paranormal in all of its manifestations, from sacred geometry and ancient aliens, to cryptozoology (yes that is Bigfoot), and everything in-between, to try to find some answers, no matter how strange they may be.

Sherry Davenport (Investigator) – Sherry is a native of Georgia and currently resides in East Cobb. Her interest in the paranormal stems from a desire to understand and explain the experiences she has encountered throughout her life and as far back as her first memory of a full bodied apparition as a toddler at the age of 2 or 3. It wasn’t until adulthood that she realized not everyone had these same experiences. While she is a complete believer and open minded to the possibility of all things supernatural, she maintains a very reserved and skeptic approach to most things deemed paranormal. She relies on an amalgamation of research, data, scientific explanation and intuition to discern answers. She has been consulting on and investigating purported paranormal cases and locations for over 10 years. Sherry is a spiritual intuitive counselor and life architect, a writer and teacher on a variety of metaphysical topics, and co-founder of The Bridge of Compassion Foundation. Her hobbies include culinary wizardry, writing, creating inspired art, traveling and adventuring, and serving those in need in the community.

Heather Dobson (Charter Member, Communications Director) – Heather grew up in Charleston, West Virginia, with a father who had a great interest in the paranormal. He told her stories of ghosts, UFOs, the Braxton County monster, and especially of the Mothman, the harbinger of the Silver Bridge collapse in Point Pleasant, WV, 1967. Following this upbringing it was only natural she would develop a keen interest in the paranormal. Heather has lived in Georgia since 1994, is a stay-at-home mother of three nearly-teens, and a competition coordinator for Georgia Academic Decathlon. Before motherhood, she received her BS in physics from North Georgia College (now the University of North Georgia) and worked as a technical writer, circuit board designer, and scuba diving instructor. When not herding children or investigating purported hauntings, she writes, runs, and plays the piano.

Jordan Duncan! (Charter Member, Assistant Director) – Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Jordan has always been interested in stories, myths, and legends dealing with the paranormal. He holds a degree in World Histories and Cultures at Kennesaw State University with a focus on the ancient world. As part of Paranormal Georgia Investigations, Jordan stands on the skeptic side of investigating, relying on data collected from equipment to prove or disprove paranormal activity.

Larry Flaxman (Investigator) – A best selling author and researcher, Larry is on a mission to inform, empower, and entertain those fascinated by the paranormal. Best-selling author of nine books including “11:11 – The Time Prompt Phenomenon: The Meaning Behind Mysterious Signs, Sequences and Synchronicities,” “The Grid: Exploring the Hidden Infrastructure of Reality,” and “Viral Mythology: How the Truth of the Ancients was Encoded and Passed Down through Legend, Art, and Architecture,” Flaxman continues to write ground-breaking books on cutting-edge research that leave readers, researchers, and reviewers open-mouthed in disbelief of the truth as it’s presented to them. He is the President and Senior Researcher of the Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team (ARPAST) which has become one of the nation’s most respected paranormal research organizations. Widely respected for his advances in the field, Flaxman has appeared on the Discovery Channel’s “Ghost Lab” as well as the History Channel’s popular show “Ancient Aliens”, and the History Channel special expose “Time Beings: Extreme Time Travel Conspiracies.” He’s a cool guy so we let him investigate with us when he’s in town.

Stefanie Jones (Charter Member, Investigator, Case Management Assistant) – Stefanie and her daughter reside in Cherokee County GA. Stefanie is the proud owner and proprietress of Junk Drunk Jones, a family business that specializes in authentic vintage items and superior quality reproductions. Stefanie encountered several childhood paranormal experiences. As she grew up she followed in her father’s footsteps and became an avid history buff. Most of her travels are centered around areas rich in history. It was an increase in paranormal activity several years ago that really piqued her interest in getting involved with a group and start investigating the theories behind her experiences. When she is not investigating Stefanie enjoys doing anything that allows her to be creative. Painting, paper crafting, and all things crafty are her cup of tea.

Christina Kieffer (Chief Science Officer, Investigator) – Christina was born in Georgia and has lived here for most of her life. Her interest in the paranormal was not sparked by any type of encounter; she was always just generally interested in the paranormal. Visiting haunted locations and going on ghost tours helped to fuel her interest even further in high school. For the past six years, she has been researching and investigating the paranormal. When she is not chasing ghosts, she is a tropical ecologist and has recently completed her Master’s degree in ecology. She also likes to use her scientific background to support her paranormal research. Additionally, she has studied the martial art of capoeira for the past seven years and enjoys painting and drawing in her spare time.

Thomas Mancino (Investigator) – A Marietta native and a 3rd generation cabinetmaker, Thomas is an experienced trim carpenter of over 15 years and works with his family-owned business in Roswell, Georgia. He has been drawn towards the subject of the paranormal and the supernatural since early childhood. However, during his early teenage years, several experiences with the paranormal left him with the desire for finding answers to his many questions and the want to help people that may be having similar experiences happening to them. Thomas currently resides in Cherokee county with his fiancé and daughter and stays grounded by the means of writing poetry, prose and lyrics, and exercises his love of woodworking and all things artful.

Philip Wyatt (Investigator) – Philip is a hair stylist and colorist with over two decades of experience who has logged many airline miles at the request of loyal clients who won’t settle for just anyone when it comes to their hair. From Washington, D.C. to Hawa’ii to trendy Buckhead, Philip has put his special touch on political and business leaders, runway models, brides and clients who have become lifetime friends. His paranormal interest extends into ITC (instrumental transcommunication) – using electronic equipment to elicit EVP responses from spirits.

Are you interested in becoming an investigator with PGI? Feel free to email our board of directors at PGIBoard@gmail.com regarding your desire to become part of our team. We’ll send you and application to fill out and return to us.

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One Response to Our Investigators

  1. Margaret Chester says:

    I would be interested in joining your group. I am a retired federal employee that just so happens to be a psychic-medium. I have many years of experience of investigating and cleansing houses and places of business on the south-side of Atlanta. I look forward to hearing from you.

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