Private Investigator, Best-selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Breast Cancer Survivor

"Sly Fox" Brianne Joseph

Brianne Joseph is an award-winning, nationally recognized Private Investigator, Entrepreneur, Best-selling author, keynote speaker, and breast cancer survivor. She is the Owner and Head Investigator at Sly Fox Investigations - an all female, six-figure Private Investigation agency. She is also the owner of Punk Azz Cancer, a breast cancer empowerment brand. Brianne has been a Licensed Private Investigator in the state of Louisiana for 11 years. She has been featured in national publications including Essence Magazine, The Atlanta Post, and many others. She is a contributing author to entrepreneurial book ‘Reach Your Greatness’ and author to inspirational book ‘Punk Azz Cancer, How Dare You!’

Brianne engages audiences in an authentic and compassionate way that touches the heart and inspires change. Brianne's personal experiences, including growing her business from $0 to 6 figures while raising toddlers, to losing everything she owned in a flood– twice, to battling depression and surviving breast cancer, have made her an expert in courage and resiliency. These inspiring experiences provide a valuable core to her message. Brianne has a passion for effecting change in the world of Oncology based on her own experiences in her breast cancer journey. She travels the country educating Oncology staff on ways they can humanize cancer care and improve the patient/provider experience.


A Sought After Speaker

Brianne has spoken at Ochsner Hospital, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Xavier University, LSU, Louis Martinet Society, Crewe of Athena Women’s Empowerment Session, HYPE Academy and others. Brianne was the keynote speaker at the 2017 National Oncology Conference, the keynote speaker at the 2018 Carolina Medical Managers Educational Conference, and other conferences as well.


A Recognized Leader

A recognized leader, Brianne was previously the Region II Director of the Louisiana Private Investigators Association, she was honored at the BR 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs Award ceremony, was named the 2011 'Investigator Of The Year ' by the National Association of Investigative Specialists, and was awarded 2017 ‘Best Private Investigator in New Orleans’ by Expertise. Brianne is also the State Leader for the Young Survival Coalition- an organization that provides resources to breast cancer survivors under 40.