Doug Steele

President, Paragon Investigations

Over 20 years of senior leadership experience in personnel investigations and security in both the federal and private sectors.

  • BA, International Relations and Economics, University of Richmond
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Innovation in Leadership certificate from MIT’s Sloan School of Management

Doug Steele was named President of Paragon Investigations in 2019. Mr. Steele joined Paragon’s parent company, SCIS, in 2014 as Vice President of Investigations and Business Development to build this new business sector. Prior to joining SCIS, Mr. Steele served as Principal and Managing Director of multiple nationwide federal investigations and inspections programs while focusing on productivity, policy, quality assurance, integrity, and new technology solutions. He previously was a senior member of the US government’s policy arm charged with drafting policy, executive orders, and federal regulations impacting personnel security and investigative standards. His work also included design and implementation of Integrity Assurance protocols governing the government’s background investigations and personnel security framework.