After retirement from the Arson and Fire Investigation Unit of the Baltimore County Police Department in 1996, Mike Newberry was employed as a senior fire investigator of a large multi-line insurance carrier. In July of 1999, Mike founded Atlantic Fire Investigation to provide fire and explosion related investigative services to the insurance industry and legal community.

Since then, Atlantic Fire Investigation has investigated a full range of fire and explosions from residential to very large commercial structures, some in cooperation with local, state and federal law enforcement.

Mike Newberry has been a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) with the International Arson Investigators Association since 1997 as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mike is a past president of the Maryland Fire and Explosive Investigators Association.