ProNet Group Opens Office In Phoenix (Scottsdale), Arizona

PRONET GROUP OPENS OFFICE IN PHOENIX (SCOTTSDALE), ARIZONA - ProNet Group, a leader in forensic consulting services to the insurance, corporate risk management and legal industries since 1990, announces the recent opening of its regional office in Scottsdale, Arizona. This location will provide ProNet clients with services such as property damage evaluations, fire origin & cause investigations, electrical engineering failures, construction defect consultants, structural/civil engineering evaluations, and expert witness testimony. This office will cover Arizona, New Mexico, southern California, Colorado and west Texas.

"We are ready and excited with this expansion into the Phoenix market and the greater southwest region" said Kenneth C. Smith, Regional Vice President. "We have assembled a strong team of experts with forensic consulting experience and are prepared to continue to meet and exceed our clients needs and expectations".

The Phoenix office will be managed by Michael Norton, Jr., CFEI/CVFI. Mr. Norton has more than thirteen years of experience in the areas of fire suppression, prevention, and origin and cause investigation. His professional background has a healthy mix of experience in both private and public sector, obtaining position of Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal with his last department. He has extensive expertise in residential and commercial property fires, as well as vehicle and heavy equipment fires. Mr. Norton's project experience includes managing and conducting more than 800 fire O&C investigations.