Michelle Pyan, Commercial Investigations

Michelle Pyan Commercial InvestigationsMichelle Pyan is the owner of Commercial Investigations llc (CI), a private investigative agency.  Michelle is passionate about background investigations; she believes that businesses need to take advantage of all ethical, legal and available options to assure that the appropriate applicant for a particular position is hired.  Michelle’s passion allows CI clients to be consistently confident with their hiring decisions.  Her expertise and experience provide CI clients with the best possible services available, including accurate, timely and cost effective investigative assistance bundled with superior service.


Michelle ran her first background investigation in 1991 and has been examining the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other state and federal laws applicable to background investigations and human resources since 1998.  She has led seminars and discussions concerning background investigations and has also published several related articles.


Michelle has been a licensed private investigator in the states of Wisconsin and New York since 1991.    She also has experience in human resources since 1993.  She has an MBA from the University of Wisconsin and a BS from Winona State University majoring in Paralegal Studies / Pre-law.