Our team

Raven has assembled a group of subject matter experts in research, lobbying, policy and child protection, and investigation of child exploitation. As Raven expands, we will be adding strategic positions to set up Raven as a difference maker in the protection of children from exploitation.

John Pizzuro

John Pizzuro serves as Raven’s CEO after spending multiple years in the New Jersey State Police as Commander of the NJ Interet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. John has developed programs about Human Behavior and Neuroscience and how it applies to real life behavior and has become a sought after presenter and at conferences involving child exploitation.

John Madsen

Board President

John Madsen is a retired Detective with the Gainesville Police Department in Florida, with 10 years as the North Florida ICAC Task Force Commander, serving additionally as the Chair of the ICAC Emerging Technologies working group.

John currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Griffeye Inc, a subsidiary of Griffeye Technologies AB.

Brent Gromer

Board VP

Brent Gromer spent the first 25 years of his career serving with Law Enforcement in South Dakota. He worked in Narcotics, as a General Criminal Agent and an ICAC Agent.

He retired at the rank of Supervisory Special Agent/Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Commander.

Janet Jensen

Board Treasurer

Janet Jensen, the Treasurer for Raven, is the founder of The Jensen Project- where she leverages her strengths to cultivate opportunities and build better futures for vulnerable and traumatized individuals. Janet has launched multiple businesses, foundations, and social initiatives and has distributed over $5 million in scholarships to disadvantaged students seeking higher education.

Janet has served on several Boards, been a frequent speaker on university campuses and has fought for victim-centered policies and practices. Janet is an expert in strategically aligning interested stakeholders with impactful partnerships for positive change.

Tom Kerle

Retired MA, ICAC commander and Program Director for Fox Valley Technical College which performs all training and technical assistance for the 61 ICAC Task forces and over 5000 affiliate law enforcement agencies.

Jay Houston

Jay Houston spent over half of his 24 years in Law Enforcement with working online child exploitation investigations and computer forensics with the Mississippi Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC).

Jay has taught Child Exploitation Investigations internationally for the US Department of Homeland Security, INTERPOL, Brazilian Federal Police, Australian Child Exploitation Team (ARGOS), as well as many State ICAC Task Forces.

Debbie Garner

Debbie Garner is a Solutions Leader for an innovative digital forensics company where she assists law enforcement with issues surrounding lawful access to digital evidence.

She served 30 years with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and as the Special Agent in Charge of GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit.

Alan Flora

Alan Flora has three decades of Law Enforcement Experience and retired in 2021 as a Special Agent in Charge of Computer Crimes Unit of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. He served as the Commander of the North Carolina Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force until his retirement.

Alan has investigated homicides, arson, embezzlement, public corruption, drug violations, digital evidence, and sex crimes.

Michael L. Bourke, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Bourke served as the Chief Psychologist for the Unites States Marshals Service from 2008-2021 where he created and headed the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU). Prior to the USMS he worked for the federal prison system, where he performed risk assessments of incarcerated sex offenders, provided psychotherapeutic treatment, and conducted polygraph examinations.

An outstanding author and researcher, Dr. Bourke has been profiled in the Monitor of the American Psychological Association, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and several textbooks in forensic psychology.

Brooke Walker

Brooke Walker is a Global Investigator with Walmart and is assigned to the Marketplace Investigations Team and protects customers and the business from fraud.

Brooke also served with law enforcement as the Commander of the Alabama State Bureau of Investigator’s Special Victims Unit and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Robert Leazenby

Robert Leazenby is a Specialist Supervisor with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) where he is responsible for the direct supervision of a team of high-tech, financial, and intelligence subject matter experts. 

Prior to coming to NW3C in 2020, Robert retired from a thirty-year law enforcement career culminating as the Commander of the Wyoming ICAC. Robert was a member of the ICAC community for 19 years conducting investigations and computer forensic examinations.

Glen Pounder

Since 2019, Glen Pounder has served with the Child Rescue Coalition and has used cutting edge technology to protect children.

He has served for over 30 years combatting crimes involving child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Glen is internationally recognized after serving 6 years in Portugal as the UK’s Law Enforcement liaison and he played a key role in establishing a multi-national counter drugs task force (MAOC-N) to combat the trans-Atlantic drug trade.

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