Corporate Officers

F. Lee Howell
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining The Behavioral Assessment Resource Group, LLC, Mr. F. Lee Howell was a Senior Behavioral Intelligence Expert with an advisory group providing training in the art of Detection of Deception, Interviewing and Elicitation of Information to thousands of financial services industry professionals throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. In 2002, Mr. Howell retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation with over 26 years of distinguished service. While assigned to FBI headquarters he served as a Supervisory Special Agent in the psychological services unit, administering psychometric tests to and counseling all active undercover agents.

Dennis M. Matko
Co-Founder and President

Prior to co-founding The Behavioral Assessment Resource (BAR) Group, LLC, Mr. Dennis M. Matko was a Senior Behavioral Intelligence Expert with an advisory group that provided advanced interview training, behavioral assessments, and analytical products to thousands of business professionals worldwide. He worked primarily with members of premier corporate, financial services, and auditing firms in the United States, Europe and Asia. He has additionally provided training in these unique skills to members of the law enforcement community.  

Robert N. Bettes
Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining The Behavioral Assessment Resource Group, LLC,  Mr. Bettes was a Senior Behavioral Intelligence Expert with an advisory group that provided training in Identifying Deception, Interview Techniques and Elicitation of Information.  Mr. Bettes provided this training to financial services industry professionals throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.  He has also contracted with various U.S. Government and local law enforcement agencies for training of their law enforcement personnel.

David R. Strawn
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Prior to co-founding the Bar Group, Mr. David R. Strawn, over the past 30 years, has engaged in the practice of securities law, as an attorney, and has participated, as a private investor, in various business ventures.  As a practicing attorney, Mr. Strawn has represented: registered broker dealers, venture capital investors, public reporting companies, issuers in private and IPO transactions, private and public companies in acquisition transactions, domestic broker-dealers and foreign broker-dealers engaged in cross boarder business and has participated in the development of an online Internet based trading system providing both order execution in trading securities and an online investment banking platform.

David M. Klausmeyer
Co-founder and Controller

Prior to co-founding the BAR Group for the past 40 years,  Mr. David M. Klausmeyer was engaged in the investment banking industry.  As the President of Corporate Development Inc., Klausmeyer and Associates, Southwest Reification and Director of Investment Banking for GH Securities and Secured Electronic Global Order Execution Systems, he negotiated and arranged over 200 acquisitions and mergers of both public and private companies including the arranging of financing for many of these transactions.

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