Crossroads Investigations

About Us

Named the top investigation firm in South Florida by the Daily Business Review for the last five years, Crossroads Investigations is a full-service national private investigation agency with global capabilities operated by a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer, and is a leading firm in South Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, offering specialized private investigation services, to include asset and bank searches, background checks, due diligence, surveillance, locate reports and employment and tenant screening. Crossroads’ President, Marc Hurwitz, is a Board Accredited Investigator, a Florida Board Certified Investigator, and a Certified International Investigator. He has been a member of the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee and was the Founding Chair of the Aventura Marketing Council’s Law Committee. Marc has also twice been named Chair of the annual North Dade Justice Center’s Law Day. The Crossroads team is staffed exclusively by former federal intelligence and law enforcement officers.

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Marc Hurwitz attended SUNY Buffalo for a B.A. degree in Political Science, and The George Washington University for a M.A. degree in National Security Policy.

Marc began government service with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and continued in the U.S. Department of State’s Human Rights Bureau. He then worked in the White House for three years, where he served as the aide to the Deputy National Security Advisor. Marc went on to become a counter-terrorism officer for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and later worked for the government in multiple overseas posts, earning several commendations for meritorious service.

In 2008, Marc opened Crossroads Investigations to sub-contract for retired CIA Chiefs of Stations with corporate due diligence contracts. Crossroads has since expanded into a full-service Private Investigation and Due Diligence firm, named by the Daily Business Review as the top Private Investigation Agency in South Florida.

Marc is a Florida Board Certified Investigator, a National Board Accredited Investigator, and a Certified International Investigator.

Marc is accredited by the Stave & Thief Society as a Bourbon Steward.

Marc takes pride in having an active role in his industry, profession and community:

Member, Florida Association of Licensed Investigators

Member, Florida Association of Professional Investigators

Member, World Association of Detectives

Member, Council of International Investigators

Member, International Intelligence Network

Member, National Association of Licensed Investigators

Member, California Association of Licensed Investigators

Founder, Aventura Marketing Council Law Committee

Strategic Regional Member, Florida Lawyer’s Network

Appointed Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 11th Circuit, 2013-2016

Alumnus and Cohort Ambassador, Goldman Sachs/Babson College 10,000 Small Business (10KSB)

Program Chair, Law Day, North Dade Justice Center Courthouse, 2013-2016

Winner, Miami-Dade County Commission Small Business Grant

President, Sky Lake – Highland Lakes Area HOA, representing over 13,000 residents, 2016-2019

Graduate, Glass Leadership Institute, Anti-Defamation League

Founding Member, State University of NY at Buffalo South Florida Alumni Association

Member, George Washington University South Florida Alumni Association

Previous Executive Board Member, Miami Jewish Federation Network

Previous Member, Board of Directors, Temple Emanu-El, Miami Beach

Peter Davidson

Client Relations Manager

Peter Davidson serves as Crossroads’ Business Development and Client Relations Manager. Peter is a native of Washington, D.C. who graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in both political science and English, and a Juris Doctorate from Howard University in 2013.  Peter’s professional experience has spanned the worlds of policy, politics, and the law, and he is happy to utilize those experiences to in service to Crossroads’ existing and prospective clients.

Katie Ramos

Client Relations Manager and Investigator

Katie Ramos is Crossroads Investigations’ Central Florida Client Relations and Case Manager. Katie has extensive investigative and operational experience, including working for American Express and Sprint. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Florida International University.

Sarah Parr

Client Relations Manager and Investigator

Sarah Parr is Crossroads Investigations’ Tampa Client Relations and Case Manager. Sarah has an extensive background in investigative quality control and has experience working with the legal community in Orlando. She is originally from California and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Chelsea Conner

Client Relations Manager

Chelsea is a dynamic client relations and business development executive with 15 years of experience who offers significant expertise in creating and managing solutions to meet client needs. She prides herself on establishing and maintaining the relationships of all her clients to ensure overall satisfaction. Chelsea will always be a “Jersey girl” as she was born and raised in the small beach town of Ocean City but decided to escape the cold winters and move to Florida where she now resides. She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from Stockton University.

Lashelle Roundtree

Senior Analyst

Lashelle Roundtree serves as Crossroads’ Senior Intelligence Analyst. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Economics. She received her Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. In 2010, Lashelle completed a certificate program for Business Consultants at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. She has completed full-time Turkish language training, travels extensively, and resided overseas.

Lashelle began her government career working as a Financial Analyst for the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC. She then moved to Wall Street to work for the American International Group (AIG) as a Risk Analyst before returning to the federal government to join the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). She began her CIA career as an Intelligence Analyst covering financial crimes and money laundering issues. Later as a Senior Counterterrorism Analyst, she identified actors and processes associated with global terrorist financial networks. Most recently, Lashelle has worked as a Senior Strategy Consultant to help commercial and government organizations develop and implement programs promoting innovative thinking, organizational change, and sustainable operations.