Texas Association of Licensed Investigators
The TALI Annual Conference is a fun-filled conference loaded with educational opportunities designed to help you advance your career and provide better services for your clients.
With topics and information you need!
You'll find plenty of opportunities to relax and have fun.
Keep your wallet in your pocket. TALI has you covered for breakfast and lunch for both days of the main conference.
Spend time with our sponsors and exhibitors. You just might find the right tool to solve your issues.
No matter what your focus, the 2022 TALI Conference has what you need. Learn, grow and expand your network. There are lots of networking opportunities to meet fellow Investigators.
Tracie Yamauchi is the Owner and Manager of Tracie Investigations LLC, A05227401
BSN, RN, CFN, LNC
Tara Godoy is a Certified Forensic Nurse and has been working with Criminal and Civil Attorneys since 2009. She has a BS in Nursing from the University of Southern California and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through consulting and testimony she has assisted both the prosecution and the defense in obtaining an honest and fair resolution. Along with her nursing staff and physician contractors, Godoy Medical Forensics has consulted on over 1000 cases nationwide, and has worked at both the federal and state levels. Tara has been asked to present for national organizations such as the NACDL and the NDIA at their Forensics conferences in Las Vegas. Tara’s main areas of expertise are Strangulation and Blunt Force Trauma, but testimony is also offered on other cases where traumatic injuries occur or medical record analysis is needed. Tara can be reached at Tara@GodoyMedical.net.
CEO, Premier Pathfinders, LLC
Samantha Santiago is a licensed Private Investigator (TX DPS #A18878001) and the CEO of Premier Pathfinders LLC, a private investigations and security consultancy firm that specializes in criminal investigative and litigation support. She has worked on an array of cases including human trafficking, missing persons, fraud, and corporate due diligence.
Samantha previously spent 13 years in the CIA, where she spearheaded numerous operations on a Presidentially-directed effort against top terrorist threats to the U.S. She also identified, assessed and mitigated foreign intelligence threats, including detecting personnel security and infrastructure vulnerabilities overseas. She was awarded multiple CIA Exceptional Performance Awards (EPA) and a National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation for her mission impact.
Samantha received her degree in East Asian Studies and Anthropology from Bucknell University and a certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the Beijing Foreign Studies University in Beijing, China. She received certifications in both Intelligence Analysis and Targeting (Investigations) from the CIA. She has traveled extensively in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Founder & CEO, MI:33
Rob Holmes is Founder & CEO of MI:33. Raised in Atlantic City, NJ in a family of private investigators, Rob worked his first Intellectual Property case at the age of twelve. While aspiring as a comedian in Los Angeles in the early 90's, he was employed at a premiere investigative firm. Here, he found himself assigned to a new breed of faceless perpetrators: online infringers. Rob conducted some of the world’s first IP-related cyber investigations, and pioneered the study of the “virtual crime scene”. He resides in North Texas and spends his time with his wife and dogs, and his brother Jason (who works with him) and his family. He enjoys being at coffee shops or pubs; either alone with his laptop or having conversations with good people. His regular clients include 20 of the 100 Best Global Brands. Private Eye, Funny Guy, Freemason, Gen-Xer, Libertarian, and a Gene Hackman fan.