OUR STORY


CalStar Unlimited is a full-service private investigative firm located in the heart of California.

CalStar Unlimited stands apart by offering a holistic approach to investigating that includes partnering with our clients to understand their needs and providing services that encompass both proactive and reactive strategies. In doing so, we help our clients save money, function more efficiently, and attain clarity in problematic or complicated matters. 

CalStar Unlimited draws not only upon decades of investigative experience, but also involvement with the types of organizations we aim to assist. Our staff is full of well-rounded, knowledgeable investigators with real-world experience and a commitment to excellence.


LEADERSHIP

Matt Andrews (Director of Operations)

With a background that includes journalism, corporate training, and management, Matt began his investigative career in 2009 as an AOE/COE Investigator for a Bay Area firm. He found a natural affinity and aptitude for the work, and it soon became his passion. In 2012, he began overseeing a variety of investigations throughout the Western United States, and by 2015 he was intimately involved in managing the marketing and day-to-day operations of a private investigative firm. With unparalleled tenacity, an outside-the-box approach, and a commitment to client satisfaction, Matt aims to work together with clients to helping them get what they need with any investigation.

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Ame Barfield (Director of Investigations)


Ame has worked as a professional investigator since 1997. She began her career in law enforcement, where she worked as a Commissioned Security Specialist and Police Officer in the states of Washington and Idaho. In 2011, Ame moved to California and began working as a private investigator, with a specialty in investigating insurance claims and fraud. Because of this breadth of experience, as well as her prior work as a business owner, Ame has a unique perspective and a vast reservoir of knowledge that allow her to help clients find resolution, no matter their problems.


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Bradley Pfanner(Director of Intel)


Bradley began his investigative work in law enforcement in 1999 as a Police Officer in Northern Ohio. In 2010, he moved to California and began working as a private investigator, with a special focus on conducting surveillance and background investigations for a wide variety of matters. As a result of that experience, Brad has developed a varied skillset that, when combined with his tireless focus on conducting quality investigations that center on results above all else, makes him a valuable addition to our team. Brad has been nationally recognized in several television shows for his investigative work 


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Trevor Morris (Director of Surveillance)


Trevor is a seasoned surveillance investigator who began his career in 2007, when he started working for a nationwide firm based in Northern California. Since then, he has focused solely on surveillance, with six years spent operating his own agency before joining the CalStar team. In addition to his dedication to private investigation work, he graduated from the Napa Valley Police Academy in 2014 and became a law enforcement officer. Today, he continues to serve as a reserve police officer in Amador County. Trevor has a strong understanding of claims investigations, practical surveillance methods to obtain quality results, and innovative technologies and techniques to keep his team ahead of the game. Trevor also has a passion for giving back and helping his community. 


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