Pulse Members 06/10/2023
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David Alderton
Director Technology

Just arrived in Utah from the NW coast of Scotland, UK where I was an investigator with the Ghost Club of London (Est 1862) and the SPR (Est 1882). I began investigating the paranormal in 1983 and formed a research group in 1988 in Northumberland, England before joining the Ghost Club in 1995. I've always had an interest in the paranormal from a very young age and have continued to hold this fascination throughout my life. By profession I'm an Electrical/Instrument Engineer, having worked now in Engineering for 26 years. Although I have been investigating now for a number of years, I still retain a healthy sceptism and am focussed on identifying natural explanations for the things we see and hear.

Jane Grove
Case Manager

I moved around a lot while growing up & have been to many historic places. Salem Mass. Was definitely my favorite! I have also been to Gettysburg & Valley Forge to name a few. Once, while taking my own unplanned "scenic route" through Colorado, I was lucky enough to drive past the Stanley Hotel. Awesome!!!!

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Kimberly Brown
Client Manager

I have officially been investigating in the world of the paranormal for two years though the paranormal world has been a big part of my life for as long as I can recall. I grew up in a house with unexplained occurrences with doors flying open, glass shelves falling but not breaking, just to name a few. I have witnessed a full bodied apparition of my grandfather years after he had passed, I have heard voices in the various homes I have lived in, and even had a ghost dog try to play tug with a stick that I was carrying. Crazy I know! Those experiences keep me going wanting to learn more, see more, and gain a better understanding of the unknown and learn all I can. I love sharing experiences and investigations through podcasts and going live to have others join in the investigation. Happy Haunting. 

Carrie Pytlik
Executive Director
Executive Director

My journey into the paranormal began at a very young age. My childhood was different than most people. As a child, I would regularly see “people” who were not physically there. I would feel a variety of different emotions that were not my own. I could hear voices, music, and sounds that others could not. I was drawn to touching everything due to the vibrations the objects emitted.  Luckily, my parents supported me and made me feel normal. I hid these abilities from others the best I could. I did not want people to judge me. As I grew older, I realized that I was not a freak, and I was given a gift. I was proud of what I could do; therefore, I decided to embrace my abilities. I began a quest to understand the paranormal by investigating every place that I would go. Throughout my life, I lived in numerous states and even lived in England for four years. While in England, I was able to travel to many other countries. At almost every place I visited, I was able to feel, see, and hear things others could not. My final destination eventually became Utah. I discovered a paranormal group in Utah, and I excitingly joined. I now was with others that could understand and accept my abilities. My dedication to the paranormal allowed me to quickly ascend to the position of second in the hierarchy. Unfortunately, I was not happy with the team’s focus and plans for the future. I, and others from the team, decided to start fresh and create a new and more dedicated paranormal investigation team. Cordell and I created Paranormal Pulse in 2009. Paranormal Pulse quickly acquired a stellar reputation and provided me with many opportunities that other teams were not given. I have been investigating the paranormal for over 30 years. The paranormal and I have been linked my entire life. I now can openly, and proudly share my experiences with others.

Cordell Measells
Computer Support

I have been in the computer field for 36 years. The last 11 years as a Supervisor for a server Hosting Team. I've worked mostly with Linux Operating Systems, System Security and Networking. I have experience in security video systems. I also have about 25 years experience in the audio field. I have a home recording studio. I have done a variety of recording work - Fun and for Profit. I have also been a programmer off and on through the years with experience in - C, Java, PHP, Perl, Lisp, and use to do Web Design. I owned and operated a Hosting company for 8 years. I have been fascinated with the paranormal for years and would classify myself as a skeptic. With years of experience in working with paranormal groups. My current interests in the paranormal are - Video and Audio. I believe in a scientific approach to the paranormal. But I'm not a Scientist nor do I play one on TV.

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Curry Stegen
Assistant Case Manager

Hello! My name is Curry Stegen and I was born and raised in Ogden, Utah. I served on active duty in the Air Force for 12 years and have lived in several places, to include Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Hawaii, and was also stationed in Korea for a year.

I retired from the Air Force Reserve in 2018 after a combined 25 years of service (active and reserve) and I am now work as a civilian at Hill Air Force Base.  I have many interests, to include Fly Fishing, Camping, Skiing, Mountain Biking, Golfing and a strong interest in investigating the paranormal. 

I host the Passion for the Paranormal Podcast (over 3 years running), where I explore all things unexplained, to include UFOs and Aliens, Ghosts and Hauntings, Paranormal Investigating, Bigfoot and other Cryptids, Near Death Experiences and more.  

Robert Ritchey
Assistant Case Manager

Active duty military member of the US Air Force and hopefully retire soon. Utah will be my retirement home....maybe!

Robert Smith Crooks
Assistant Case Manager
Andrew Nunley
Marissa Bogovic

Hello my paranormal friends! My name is Marissa and I am originally from St. Petersburg, Florida, but now live in West Valley City, Utah. My paranormal journey began in my teens experiencing paranormal phenomenon, and continued rapidly as I became an adult. My abilities and gifts are growing the older I get - it is both frightening and fascinating! I sought out a paranormal group that I could share my experiences with, and found the amazing Paranormal Pulse team. The team took me in under their wing and showed me that I can be myself without fear of judgement. Being able to see and communicate with spirits has been something I shied away from telling people as I was fearful of how others would see me. Being able to share my experiences with my team in a safe place was liberating. I am so grateful for this team, and so grateful to call them family. I now accept my paranormal experiences as my own, and no longer consider them a "curse".  I enjoy investigating new locations and meeting others who have the same experiences. This team is dedicated to helping those who have questions about the paranormal, or looking for people who understand what they are going through. 

Christopher Spores
Media Support

Chris was born in the small town of Brunswick, on the sunny, Southeast coast of Georgia. He developed a strong work ethic and sense of local pride that stemmed from spending summers volunteering with his church youth group, by painting houses, building playgrounds, and planting gardens. He was also heavily involved in the local arts in his community and volunteered at the historic theater during his senior year in high school. His love for serving people and his community, brought him to a Maximized Living clinic, where he began a three-year career as a chiropractic assistant. During this time, he became an advocate for his patient's health, counseling them in nutrition, exercise and detox. He enjoyed working closely with his patients and being a positive force in their lives everyday. Coupled with his strong sense of community, and his heart for serving people, Chris possesses a talent and passion for the culinary arts and was classically trained at the Le Cordon Bleu school in Scottsdale, Arizona. He moved to Evanston in January of 2014 and began working as the Executive Assistant for the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, where he serves on a committees for Chamber and the City. In what leisure time he has, he enjoys reading novels about prehistoric marine life and playing vintage video games with his girlfriend, Kayla. He has two small sons who live in Georgia. He likes to think that they keep him humble and grounded, reminding him that life is precious and every moment a gift. He is extremely grateful and proud to be part of the Pulse Paranormal Team and looks forward to the many years of investigations, friendships, and excitement that being a part of Pulse will surely bring.