Team Profiles

Pilum is a Total Investigation & Protection Solutions Firm. We offer a range of unparalleled services; Civil, Financial, Corporate, Background, WorkplaceCriminal Defense, Asset Research, Surveillance, Close Protection, and Training.

Veteran-owned and veteran-run, we were founded by former U.S. Marine Corps and Navy SEAL combat proven personnel. All of our team members and advisers have either served in the U.S. Military or in Law Enforcement careers.
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Executive Team


Michael ManchaChief Executive Officer/Chief investigator

Stephen BarelaExecutive Vice President/Lead Investigator

We intentionally do not list our team members to protect the integrity of the case work that we conduct.