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.
Nancy Capps (Director, 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) – 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, Sasquatch Investigation Unit) – 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 (Social Communications Director, 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 (Social Communications Director, Investigator) – 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 (Trainee Coordinator, Investigator) – 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.
Nick Forte (Assistant Director, Investigator) – Bio forthcoming
Stefanie Forte (Investigator) – Stefanie and her husband and 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.
Rachel Fortier (Investigator) – Bio forthcoming
Philip Wyatt (Case Manager, 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 Trainee Coordinator, Jordan Duncan, 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.