Sharon Curtis-Flair

 

CEO Flair Enterprises & Investigations Inc. CEO Curtis-Flair Investigations Inc.

Sharon brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to all aspects of surveillance and numerous search techniques in private investigations.

She is an accomplished private investigator conducting searches for missing persons, performing background checks and helping attorneys with information crucial to ongoing cases such as insurance fraud, criminal, domestic and international cases. Her 20+ years of work experience has provided a great understanding of and deepened appreciation for all aspects of law enforcement.

Professional Associations

  • Member Tennessee Association of Licensed Professional Investigators (TALPI)
  • Member of International Narcotics Interdiction Association (INIA)
  • Member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

Work Experience

Communications Officer October 2014-December, 2017
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office Lebanon, TN

Spokesperson for Wilson County Sheriff’s Office regarding cases and potential news within departments on active and closed cases. Responsible for responding to all media inquiries, conducting interviews and writing press releases in addition to handling all social media for Sheriff’s Office.

Maintained close contact with detectives, patrol and jail personnel as well as records and dispatch and other law enforcement agencies to stay up-to-date on ongoing cases and events that may involve media interaction.

Communications Director December 1995 – October, 2014
Tennessee Attorney General’s Office Nashville, TN

Liaison between the media, Attorney General’s Office, law enforcement and state and federal agencies to coordinate and conduct media interviews, write and distribute press releases to state and national media under four different TN Attorneys General. Composed annual reports, all Office photography as well as media inquiries regarding matters within the Attorney General’s Office and/or its clients.

Coordinated interviews, press conferences, media availabilities, media-related speaking engagements, editorial board meetings for Attorney General and/or senior staff attorneys and initiated and maintained social media for AG Office. Have established and maintained news media relationships for many years.

Regularly discussed ongoing issues with the Attorney General as well as its 16 Divisions regarding cases ranging from violent offenses to white collar crime, tax, Medicaid and consumer fraud, environmental crime and misuse of public funds, investigations of practicing law without a license, government misuse of official capacities and defense of all State of Tennessee agencies in addition to numerous other active cases and compliance with TN law matters.

Planning Assignment Editor June 1994 – December 1995
WSMV TV, Channel 4 News Nashville, TN

Compiled story ideas and arranged details for daily news coverage in addition to long-term projects. Assigned news teams (reporters and photographers) and supervised news teams in the field and the newsroom.

Photo-Journalist November 1997 – June 1994
Nashville Banner Nashville, TN

Reporter for Tennessee courts, Nashville police and fire, business news, and investigative work. Gained valuable knowledge of court system through a variety of classes and hands-on experience.

Free Lance Photo-Journalist May 1985 – November 1987

Wrote breaking news, business and feature news on a variety of topics for the Nashville Banner, the Knoxville Journal and some smaller local publications.

Photo-Journalist February 1984 – March 1985
Mountain Press/Gatlinburg Times Gatlinburg, TN

Reporter/Photographer for all city and county government, police, court and features news for area.

Photo-Journalist October 1981 – February 1984
Crossville Chronicle Crossville, TN

Reporter/Photographer for all city and county government, police, courts, and features in addition to front page layout and design and photography.

Education
State of Tennessee, Department of Commerce and Insurance 2013 to present

Bachelor Science Degree Graduated 1981,
University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

TESL Certification September, 2006
Tennessee Institute of Foreign Language Nashville, TN.

Professional Private Investigation Service in Tennessee