We Are Here To Serve You

At Stillinger Investigations, we have 50+ years of combined investigative experience and a diverse team with a wide range of backgrounds and qualifications.

We are a private investigation team focusing on adultery, child custody, insurance fraud, civil litigation and criminal defense investigations. With 5 full-time, licensed investigators, we provide prompt, thorough, dependable service to attorneys, insurance companies and individual clients throughout the Southeast US. We maintain a full range of technical and surveillance equipment, including specialized cameras, audio equipment, drone surveillance, Tech devices and counter-surveillance detection equipment. Free initial consultation. We understand the profound impact an Infidelity, custody or fraud case has on you or your business. We offer professional, compassionate service at competitive rates.


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Our Experience

Private Investigations 100%

Military Law Enforcement 100%

Presidential Protection 100%

Testifying in Trials at All Levels 100%

We are Licensed in:
North Carolina
South Carolina

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Brian Stillinger President,
CEO, & Senior Investigator
As President and CEO of Stillinger Investigations, Brian has over 22 years of experience as a licensed Private Investigator and has worked thousands of cases in South Carolina and throughout the United States. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina/Park College. Brian proudly served in the US Marines from 1989 – 1997 as a Military Security Specialist/Presidential Security. Brian understands the gravity of completing a thorough, complete and detailed investigation and works diligently with his staff to ensure his clients receive the best services possible.

Licensed Private Investigator
MBA Business Administration, University of Maryland
Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina/Park College
Military Fraud Investigator
Military Security Specialist/Presidential Security
1989-1997 USMC
Member, SC Association of Legal Investigators
Member, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Our Valuable Team Members

Christopher Watkins
Field Investigator
Digital Forensics Specialist
Registered Private Investigator
Certified Computer Technician
10+ Years Computer, Programming, and IT Experience
3+ Years Computer and Cellular Forensics
Austin Henderson
General Manager
I am a proud husband to my wife Kristin, and proud father to my daughter Emma. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and close friends.

7+ Years of Experience in Investigations to include: Domestic, Insurance Fraud, Worker Compensation, Due Diligence and Criminal Defense.

7+  Years of Experience in testifying in Family Court in multiple jurisdictions in South Carolina.

Wicklander-Zulawski Certified in Non-Confrontational Interviewing Techniques.

Member of Good Standing in The South Carolina Association of Legal Investigators.

Served Honorably in The United States Marine Corps Reserve from 2007-2013, and from 2013-2015 in the Individual Ready Reserve.

Deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraq Freedom in 2008-2009.

Received a Meritorious Mast for conduct during my enlistment.

Certified by Lockheed Martin in Operator Training for the Deployable AGTS.

Dave Anatra
Major Crimes
Covert Investigator
Katie McClaran
Office Manager