Charlie Shotwell, CFEI
Vice President Fire & Explosion Division
How did you get into the forensic consulting industry?
During the course of my public sector career conducting fire and fraud investigations, I worked directly with investigators in the insurance industry. With that experience and the variety of investigations to conduct, I focused on a career in the forensic consulting industry.
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
I enjoy the process of conducting an investigation and identifying the cause of an event. From a management perspective, it is rewarding to see those I manage being successful and enabling our company's goals to be realized.
What’s one of the most interesting projects you’ve been involved with as an employee at Envista Forensics ?
I was involved with the investigation of an explosion at a large pressboard manufacturing plant in North America. This investigation required being on site for 5 months, followed by another 6 months of evidence examinations.
What is your favorite thing about working at Envista Forensics?
Envista is a company that cares for the employees. You are encouraged to succeed and grow in your particular discipline which makes your work enjoyable.
I'm a University of Kentucky basketball fan. Go Wildcats!
I enjoy jazz music, classic cars and wooden boats.