Teresa (Terry) Hughes (Director of Investigations)
Terry is a 25-year veteran of a leading Canadian Bank attaining the position of Commercial and Retail Bank Auditor and Field Investigator. Terry conducted special investigations into embezzlement and fraud and ensured bank policies and regulations were implemented. Terry managed the merger of two Commercial Banking Centers overseeing all applications and systems within the Credit Administrative areas. Terry returned to University to pursue her degree in Criminology and Sociology. She completed a tour as a Surveillance Detection Officer for the United States Consulates. She has worked as a Private Investigator encompassing Insurance and Personal Injury investigations, field and on-site Audits, Corporate Security and Fraud investigations since 2000. Terry is accustomed to and thrives in a fast paced environment and has strong analytical and evaluation skills. She has gained experience in analyzing legal documents and financial statements, securing evidence and obtaining legally recognized written statements. In her spare time Terry volunteers at the Burnaby Youth Secure Detention Centre and is a voracious reader of Forensic Crime Investigations. She is a mother of two and lives with her partner in Vancouver.