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Brandon Sprague is an Associate Managing Director with Kroll’s Business Intelligence and Investigations practice, based in the San Francisco office. Brandon is a former journalist and editor. He joined Kroll in February 2005 after working on the business desk of The Seattle Times. He has reported for the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon.com, and The New York Times in London, Jordan, and Iraq.
His story in Salon.com about children dying of treatable diseases in Baghdad hospitals due to the breakdown of the medical delivery supply chain following the Iraq War won the Al-Falah Published Paper award at UC Berkeley. He also has worked for the San Francisco Examiner and the Tri-City Herald as a production editor and designer, respectively.
At Kroll, Brandon has worked on and managed a variety of cases including large due diligence matters, asset searches, hostile takeover cases, and corporate intelligence cases. In 2012, he led an international anti-counterfeiting investigation that ultimately resulted in the closure of an illegal counterfeiting operation. He also managed a large-scale investigation on behalf of investors of a public company that identified significant undisclosed transactions between the company and a related third party.
Education and Certifications
- M.A., Journalism, UC Berkeley
- M.A., International Studies, UC Berkeley
- B.A., Classical Archeology and Languages, San Francisco State University