Bachelor of Science  

Organizational Leadership 

Azusa Pacific University 


Licenses & Certifications

State Licensed Private Investigator (CA-PI 17922, NV-954)
State License General Building Contractor #546202
Master Certified Fire Investigator – C.C.A.I. #505
Certified Fire Investigator – I.A.A.I. 22-008
Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator – NAFI - #6617-7844

Certified Vehicle Fire, Arson, & Explosion Investigator -- NAFI
Certified Fire Investigation Instructor – NAFI - #6617-7844i
Certified Fire Investigator National Professional Qualifications System #43062

State Certified Instructor (Fire Behavior and Investigation)


Associate of Arts

Social and Behavioral Science

Mt. San Jacinto College


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Associate of Science

Fire Science

Mt. San Jacinto College

​​Mr. Bonelli’s career as a fire investigator began in 1991. Since then he has  personally determined the origin and cause of over 6,000 fires and has supervised over 6,000 more. His experience as a firefighter, general building contractor and private investigator gave him the perfect foundation for insurance related property investigations. Mr. Bonelli holds degrees in Fire Science, Social and Behavioral Science and Business. He is certified as a fire investigator by four separate organizations at the state, national and international levels and is also certified as a fire investigation instructor. He has also recently received  a Master Certified Fire Investigator designation from the California Conference of Arson Investigators. Mr. Bonelli has spoken or taught at numerous venues over the years regarding fire investigation and related issues and has testified as an expert over 20 times in civil, criminal and federal courts. He holds a general building contractors license and is a licensed private investigator in both California and Nevada.

BONELLI Expert Fire Consulting

A  Division of Advanced Analysis, Inc.


  Founded: 2004

  Owner: Daniel Bonelli

  Certifications: MCFI, CFEI, CFII, CVFI