Heidi Brown joined Gryphon in 2019 as a director on the litigation support team. Previously, Heidi investigated securities firms and brokers at FINRA. While at FINRA, she was the sole investigator on a case that led to the regulator’s first disciplinary action for a cryptocurrency. Heidi also worked at Kroll, where she specialized in human and business intelligence and proxy fights.
Before becoming an investigator, Heidi spent nearly 15 years as a journalist, writing for Forbes, the Associated Press and the San Francisco Chronicle, on Russia, investing, the art market and multinational companies. Heidi began her career as a reporter in the Russian Far East. She graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in history and a minor in Russian language. In connection with her reporting, Heidi has appeared by invitation before the Helsinki Commission on Human Rights and has been interviewed by CNN, the BBC and other outlets.
Areas of expertise: U.S. Securities; Human Intelligence; Court Records Research and Analysis; Business Intelligence; Russia and Eastern Europe