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.
Reggie Sticker joined the firm in 2006 and became a shareholder in 20215. He has more than 15 years of experience providing accounting and tax compliance services to individuals, corporations, and partnerships. His clients represent a broad range of industries, including service industries, manufacturing, healthcare, and construction. Reggie graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont in 2000 and moved to the Houston area in 2006. He is a member of both the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Attorney at Law
Paul has been practicing juvenile and criminal law for over 19 years. Over his 19 years of practice, Paul has worked as a criminal defense attorney with a solo practice, focusing on criminal and juvenile law. He would later close his practice and join the Galveston County District Attorney’s office where he worked his way to Chief Prosecutor. Paul has the knowledge and experience to oversee any type of juvenile, misdemeanor, or felony case. He has handled juvenile capital murder certifications, sexual assaults, aggravated assaults, aggravated robberies, murders, and capital murder cases. Paul has successfully tried hundreds of serious cases to a jury in different counties throughout the state. He has also been instrumental with training and mentoring other lawyers in effective winning jury trial skills and zealous advocacy.
Paul has an intricate understanding of how the criminal justice system works from start to finish. Not only from his work as a criminal defense attorney, but from years of working within the District Attorney’s office. As Chief Prosecutor, Paul supervised the Misdemeanor and Juvenile Divisions, supervised the Grand Jury Division and was Chief Prosecutor in several felony courts.
Paul was often called out to homicide scenes to assist and advise officers and detectives working the crime scene. Therefore, Paul has the confidence, ability, and knowledge to defend any criminal case you may face. You can also find comfort knowing your case is being handled with care and experience.
Paul is a native Houstonian. He graduated from Texas Southern University with a B.A. in Social Work, obtained a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Houston, and earned his J.D. from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, IA.
Mondo Investigations, LLC
As a former criminal justice reporter and writer, Michelle Mondo worked for nearly two decades answering the questions who, what, when, where, why, and how. Now, as a licensed private investigator, her experience combines both the high-tech skills of today, like OSINT and proprietary databases, with old-fashioned, shoe-leather information gathering, for an analytical, critical-thinking, and individualized approach.
One of her proudest moments was the exoneration of four women who became known as the San Antonio Four. Michelle’s reporting and investigation into the wrongful conviction was a key moment that uncovered previously unknown facts and witnesses along with research into faulty forensic science used in the trials against the women.
Michelle Mondo is a member of the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators. Mondo Investigations is an LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming friendly business.
Texas Enforcer, LLC
Lorenzo J. Sosa a professional Private Investigator and Security company owner of Texas Enforcer LLC, His Company has been in business since 2000. Texas Enforcer is licensed in Texas and New Mexico. Graduate of Kaplan University with an Associates and Bachelors’ degree in criminal justice. Cum Laude and Member of Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society. Past Regional President of Associated Security Services and Investigators of Texas- El Paso Region, Chapter Chairman 2007-2009 El Paso-Juarez Region ASIS International, Has Received (3) Three years 2003, 2004, 2005, Honors of the Congressional Republican Committee as Businessman of the Year. Recipient of the Reagan Congressional Commission from the House Republican Trust. 2008 Presidential Commission by President Bush and the Republican House of Representatives. Lorenzo Sosa is also a member of the Freemasons of Texas, Past Master to El Paso Lodge #130, Captain General of the York Rite Masons of Texas, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner of El Maida Shrine. 3rd degree Knight of Columbus, Knight of Malta, and Member of the Masons College of York. Lorenzo has worked in the security field since the age of 18. He was born in El Paso Texas and went to high school to Riverside High in El Paso. He has worked since he was 7 years old, and his credit is to his grandmother that always stated, “you can’t live a day without work”. He is a child to Martha Sosa Chavez the eldest of 9 children and married to Maria Rosa Ortiz. They were married in El Paso at Guardian Angel Catholic Church, has 5 children, and serves the Sisters of Adoration Monastery as the monastery guard. Security and Investigations has been Lorenzo Sosa’s passion and has provided services to the U.S. Department of Defense at Fort Bliss Texas. He provided Security Officers to MacGregor Range, Dona Ana Missile Range, Oro Grande, and TXXE Site.
Kitty Hailey, CLI has been speaking and writing about ethics long before she published three editions of her book: Code of Professional Conduct.
She is a long standing investigator who cut her teeth doing full service work and now proudly performs Post Conviction and Civil Rights investigations for attorneys. She is the author of more than 7 volumes, or chapters, instructing and informing investigators on techniques and approaches to complex subject matter. She has also written more than 40 articles for professional journals. Kitty prides herself in promoting professionalism within the industry so that all investigators benefit from the good practices and intelligent decisions upon which we stake our reputations. Code of Professional Conduct: Standards and Ethics for the Investigative Profession, 3rd Edition
Providing Canine Services for Track/Trail and Detection (scent specific and drug) trained K9s.
Utilization of Scent Specific Track/Trail dogs to locate lost pets; and development of an individualized detailed plan to guide owners in reuniting them with their pets.
K9 Handler for 10+ years Occupational Therapist for 20+ years; utilizing Therapy Dogs for 2 years
Trained 10 Track/Trail Dogs Trained 4 Service Dogs
Master’s in Business Administration, October 2015.
2021 Team Texas K9s End of Year Track/Trail Seminar, TROY, TX 5-Day Seminar training in variety of environments and scenarios, 12/27/21 – 12/31/21.
2021 Team Texas K9s November HRD Water Seminar, TROY, TX
5-Day Seminar training on human remains (water, shoreline, and land), 11/22/21 – 11/26/21.
2021 Team Texas K9s October HRD Water Seminar, TROY, TX
5-Day Seminar training on human remains (water, shoreline, and land), 10/25/21 – 10/29/21.
4TH OF JULY WATER SEMINAR, TROY, TX
5-Day Seminar training on human remains (water, shoreline, and land), 6/30/21 – 7/4/21 sponsored by CUE Center for Missing Persons.
K-9 Alexia and I have participated in 4 Missing Persons cases in the DFW area between 10/2000 – 6/2021, which lead to HRD Training
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President, Kevin W. McClain Investigations
Kevin W. McClain is a licensed private investigator in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri. He is a Board-Certified Criminal Defense Investigator, a Board Accredited Investigator and President of Kevin W. McClain Investigations Ltd., which is a multistate investigative firm (Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Kentucky) with 10 investigators that have over 200 years of investigative experience. He is qualified as an expert in Criminal Investigations, and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. He has also been a college instructor in personal security. Mr. McClain began his career in 1993 and gained distinction as one of the regions premier private investigators assisting some of the finest criminal defense and civil attorneys with major felonies, personal injuries, wrongful deaths, excessive force shootings, civil rights investigations, police misconduct investigations, white collar defense investigations, corporate investigations and high profile media cases. He has been a featured speaker at the national conferences for NLADA “Life in the Balance Capital Defense training seminars in New Orleans, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Florida and St. Louis. He has spoken for the IICLE, ISBA,IACDL,MACDL,Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana and Tennessee Public Defenders Mr. McClain has taught for Jon Rapping’s Gideon’s Promise for returning attorneys. He also has been a featured speaker at the international and national conferences for NACDL,NALI, NCISS, NAPD, Intellenet and the Federal Defenders. Mr. McClain has presented on over 20 different criminal defense subject matters in over 25 states and internationally. He has developed numerous presentations on the utilization of the Internet and Social Media and has been retained as a Cyber Investigator in high profile media cases conducting jury research, analysis, verifying credentials of experts and deep web searching and backgrounds of witnesses.
He has developed investigative and attorney training programs throughout the country. He is a founding faculty member of nationally acclaimed Essentials of Defense Investigations Training Institute for criminal attorneys and investigators held yearly in Faubush, Kentucky. He has been a featured speaker for the Wisconsin National Investigator Training Program held each year in Delevan, WI.
He has the distinction of being part of the defense team on two Illinois Death Penalty cases and one Missouri (August 30,2021) which were dismissed prior to trial. Mr. McClain has conducted over (90) Death Penalty investigations as a fact and mitigation investigator around the country including two recent cases one was part of the Angola (5) defendants in Louisiana which resulted in a life sentence and the other was a federal death penalty case where the client was charged with (6) homicides. The case resulted in a life sentence with one of the homicides getting an acquittal on at the guilt/ innocence stage of the trial. Mr. McClain was part of a US Marine military defense team that obtained a Not Guilty verdict on a homicide after three-week trial. Mr. McClain latest victory came as he was part of defense team that testified at the postconviction hearing for a young man (Jonathan Irons) who had been incarcerated in Missouri for 23 years which led to his exoneration in July 2020.
Mr. McClain has had the honor to present at the NACDL Annual Conference in Palm Beach, Florida and NACDL’S Sex Crime Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Mr. McClain presented on very timely subjects with his brand-new presentations “The Thin Blue Line Investigating Police Misconduct” and “Sex Lies and Reasonable Doubt, Investigating Sexual Assault on a College Campus a Case Study” Mr. McClain is the founder of the READI Response Investigative Network and Mobile App www.readiresponse.com. An investigative network of over 1000 investigators connected through mobile app technology. Mr. McClain has recently been featured on the Oxygen Network series “Snapped” and the A&E Series “The Accused”. Mr. McClain has also worked extensively with the Center of Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University and is on the faculty at the Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College and is a contract investigator for the Missouri Public Defenders, Kentucky Public Defenders, Federal CJA Panel Investigators and the Exoneration Project in Chicago. Mr. McClain can be reached at 877-532-1152, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mcclaininvestigations.com.
President, KW Consulting, LLC
Ken Cates is the retired Special Agent in Charge, Department of Homeland Security/US ICE-HIS and the former Regional Special Agent in Charge, US Customs Internal Affairs-Southwest Border. He has over 34 years of federal investigative service with ATF, US Customs and ICE. Mr. Cates has a BA in education and a MGA from the JFK School of Government, Harvard University. Ken also served for 6 years as a Special Investigator and senior law enforcement advisor to US Army Special Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and is a certified military interrogator. Ken is the President of KWConsulting, LLC an independent consulting firm engaged in specialized support to corporate clients in areas related to immigration employment compliance, law enforcement training and research and specialized trial preparation/support in areas such as; international border operations and trade, money laundering and corporate internal security issues.
President, Kelmar Global
Professional Experience Narrative: Mr. Riddle is the President of Kelmar Global Investigations and has more than 42 years of investigative experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Alabama. He was chosen as the “PI of the Year” by the National Association of Investigative Specialists and the PI Magazine named Mr. Riddle as the “#1 PI in the United States”. He has been designated an expert in surveillance, insurance investigations, nursing home abuse and computer investigations. He was chosen as “One of the Top 25 PI’s of the 20th Century.” Kelly obtained his Texas Certified Investigator designation (less than 50 in TX.) Mr. Riddle is also the past President (2010-2012) for TALI - the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators; Board of Directors (2007-2010) for TALI as well as being on the Board of Directors for the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas. Kelly is on the Advisory Board for FAPI - the Florida Association of Private Investigators and is on the Public Relations committee for the Council of International Investigators. Kelly is also on the Board of Directors for the Intellenet Board Accredited Investigator certification and the Membership Chair for the San Antonio Chapter of ASIS. He is a Founding Board Member and Board Advisor for the non-profit organization “Can You Identify Me.” Mr. Riddle is on the Board of Directors for the National Council of Investigation and Security Services and the National Association for Missing and Exploited Children. Region 4 Director for National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI). Kelly was the recipient of the 2013 Investigator of the Year award, the highest recognition presented by the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators. Kelly was named one of America’s Top PIs of 2022 by PI Magazine.
Mr. Riddle is the author of 14 books and has published more than 40 articles. Kelly has been the guest speaker at more than 850 events and has been featured in newspapers, magazines and on national TV, radio and podcast programs. Kelly was also presented the NALI Editor-Publisher Award in 2004.
Prior law enforcement experience includes being a member of the SWAT team, a Training Officer, Emergency Medical Technician, Evidence Technician, Arson Investigator, Juvenile Specialist and Traffic Investigator.
Mr. Riddle is the Founder and President of the PI Institute of Education, as well as the Association of Christian Investigators with more than 1500 members in the U.S. and 19 countries. Kelly is the Founder of the Coalition of Association Leaders comprised of past and present board members from state, national and international associations.
Mr. Riddle is a member of TALI,NAIS,INTELLENET,NALI,FAPI,CALI,ASIS, NCISS,USAPI, ACI,PICA,WIN,CII,NLLI,CTIP, CLEAR,IOPIA,TIDA,ASSIST,ISPLA
M.Ed., LPC, LPI
Mr. LaBeau is licensed by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council as an independent practitioner of professional counseling. He has been counseling now for 20 years, sixteen of which have been in his private practice in Harlingen, Texas.
Mr LaBeau has completed post licensure training in a One Year Certificate Program (2013), followed by clinical group supervision, which was then followed by about another year in personal analytic-psychotherapy in which he was the client -- all through the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis in Livingston New Jersey.
He also completed one- year of Child Studies as a Fellow at The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston.
Mr LaBeau has extraordinary medical training for a counselor, including three years of post-license clinical supervision by a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Department Chair at UTHSC-SA Medical School and has obtained a Certificate in Primary Care Behavioral Health from University of Mass., Medical School, Family Medicine Dept.
During this period, Mr LaBeau completed a five year behavioral-health clinician residency in a primary care medical setting and where he also provided training in behavioral medicine to 3rd year medical students as they would circulate through their rotation at his site.
Mr LaBeau is Board Certified by the National Forensic Counselor Association as a Clinical Criminal Justice Specialist and as a Certified Consultant by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He holds professional memberships in the Texas Counseling Association.
Investigator Resource Coordinator
Currently the Investigator Resource Coordinator, past Member Support Coordinator and the national survey investigator for National Association for Public Defense. Since the pandemic he has led roughly 75 meetups for investigators both nationally and internationally. Jon is the president of Lyon Legal Logistics to help attorneys in and out of court with Discovery and technology and has assisted attorneys in multiple federal court jurisdictions (www.lyonlegallogistics.com). He is also a legal investigator for McClain Investigations. Jon began his investigative background working in a PI firm and then for 12 years for the Office of the State Appellate Defender of Illinois. His primary focus has been on post-conviction death penalty cases. In addition, Jon worked for LexisNexis as an award-winning national trainer of the CaseMap suite of software. He also worked for Lockheed Martin as a contractor supporting government attorneys and investigators with software and electronic discovery support needs. He is a Certified Defense Investigator through DePaul's Center for Justice in Capital Cases and a Certified Trainer through the Bureau of Justice Assistance. He has taught at the Clarence Darrow Death Penalty Defense College, Cardoza, DePaul, Kent, Iowa, and University of Michigan law schools. He has also taught at the National Defense Investigator Associations Annual Conferences, National Association of Legal Investigators annual conference, National Association for Public Defense, The Innocence Project, NACDL, Federal Defender's winning strategies conferences, Life in the Balance, American Society of Criminology, US Army, and numerous state and county public defender conferences. It is not unheard of for Jon to be invited back to conferences. Jon is the Creator/Webmaster for the internationally utilized website www.internetsleuth.net.
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Dr. Drew A. Leins is Senior Scientist and Team Lead at Aptima, Inc., an engineering company focused on improving human performance. Dr. Leins has been researching judgment and decision making in high-stakes environments and interpersonal interactions, particularly in the context of investigative interviewing, since 2006. His work has been sponsored by the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group, the Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the Naval Research Lab, and the U.S. Army, among others. Dr. Leins’ most recent work has focused on pairing cutting edge technology with social science, to advance scientific discovery that supports practitioners’ ability to respond to emergent complex problems that impact communities, the nation, and the world. This has involved supporting a socio-technical system for enhancing research capacity in synthetic biology, developing training applications for improving Soldiers’ ability to detect and assess threats in operational environments, and developing interview methods for eliciting information and assessing credibility. Dr. Leins received a PhD and an MS in psychology from Florida International University, an MS in counseling psychology from Northeastern University, and a BA in psychology from Boston University.
Major Financial Crimes Specialist
Dave has been a Texas Private Investigator for 3 years. He specializes in major financial crimes. He normally builds a team of 3-4 investigators for each case. Previously Dave worked for Deutsche Venture Capital and represented several wealthy families in the USA and Europe. He has also served as a Reserve Sheriff’s Deputy, a Colorado Ranger, and a Police Academy Instructor. Dave’s education includes: University of Southern California B.S. in Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a Police Academy Certificate from the Southwest Regional Law Enforcement Academy. He is the author of 27 CLOSE CALLS, a book on personal safety for women.
TPSA Training Director
Dan Brouillette began his process serving career in 1996 after a 14-year career in the USAF as a Security Police Instructor serving in a wide variety of assignments involving junior/mid-level management in the U.S., Europe, Middle East & South America and a brief stint as a legal courier in the San Antonio market. Dan is the owner of Xpress Process LLC in San Antonio, TX and has served thousands of documents over his 24-year career. Since being called into the process server industry, Dan has excelled at learning all he could regarding the business of process serving and then giving it back to the community. Beginning in 2008, he has been the TPSA Training Director teaching over 6,900 students under the Texas Statewide Certification Program.
PTAC Program Manager
Curtis Graham Mohler is a twenty year Navy Veteran who has served in several management capacities including NJROTC Administrative & Budget Manager, Human Resources Recruiter, Combat Communications Instructor, Warfare Coordinator and NCIS Direct Special Agent Support.
In 2006, Curtis served as a Senior Defense Management Consultant, Director of Business Development-US West Operations responsible for managing and implementing the (SaberDiamond Business Plan) specifically targeted to develop, capture, expand and management new business opportunities for a (Fortune 500) Global Defense Contractor client in support of 20 commercial small businesses encompassing 27 states and over 1000 personnel.
In 2011, Curtis served as a Senior Business Development Specialist Counselor at the UTSA, Small Business Development Center, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) managed the Veterans Assistance Services Program (VASP) and Chase Veterans Business Development Programs providing free business counseling services to veteran entrepreneur clients specializing in start-ups, development, operations, certifications, management, government contracting and long-term expansion. Curtis then transitioned, serving under the UTSA PTAC, providing assistance to Small Business Owners in the areas of advanced government contracting, training and expansion.
Curtis now serves as the PTAC Program Manager managing the 38 county area assisting small business owners to expand their opportunities to local, state and federal markets providing advanced government contracting business services under the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) program.
Curtis is federally certified VA Counselor for CVE Certifications, Certified Business Advisor (CBA), and certified GSA Schedules preparer with Georgia Tech University. Curtis is a graduate of Wayland Baptist University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education (BSOE) degree with a major in Management, and Master of Arts (MAM) degree in Organizational Management.
Curtis has been awarded the Small Business Administration (SBA) Veteran Champion of the Year (2014) for his superior leadership and service to Veterans in support of the Chase Veteran Business Development grant. Curtis was awarded as the UTSA IED Service Award Winner (2018) for his superior service and performance in support of local, state and federal government contracting efforts supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) grant.
Curtis is married to Mrs. Julietta Esteban Mohler for 29 years as of 24 December, 2019 and they have three children, Shauna Nichole Mohler, 30, Justin Curtis Mohler, 28, and Danielle Renee’ Mohler, 25 including three grandchildren.
Colton came to Safer Schools Together in 2016 after receiving his Diploma in Law Enforcement Studies at the Justice Institute of BC. As a member of the Safer Schools Together team, Colton specializes in Social Media Awareness and publicly available information gathering. As the Project and Training Manager, he collects social media data that is used to assist schools nationwide in conducting accurate threat assessments. He has been involved in several high profile cases relating to school safety in Canada and the US. As a trainer, he presents to police officers, school staff, parents, and students on social media awareness, cyberbullying, and online safety.
Alex “SkipGuru” Price is a nationally recognized expert on the art of skip-tracing, cyber-tracking. He is a author, key note speaker but most importantly a father and husband. skip-tracing experience goes back to the mid-1980’s. He began my career in skip-tracing with Barnett Bank from there he moved on World Omni Finance where he spent the better part of a decade, Owner of a national skip-tracing company Renegade Research and EVP of Master Files a data solutions provider. Director of Client Services at DRN (Digital Recognition Network). Currently he is the Director of training and Development for LocateSmarter a premier data solutions provider. He resides is Mobile Alabama with his wife of 38 years Page Price.
Sr. Analyst & Customer Support Training
Aleck Ragsdale is from the Atlanta area, who has been a professional training specialist with TransUnion for 5+ years and is from the Atlanta area, is a leading trainer and expert on investigative and legal research to demonstrate how the TLOxp database platform works to assist investigators to quickly and cost-effectively uncover comprehensive information they need for their cases and transactions. Aleck has presented to and trained attorneys, law enforcement, legal and private investigators on both simplified and complicated informational database platforms and searches. He is sought by legal, LE, and investigative associations to train on the most effective and cost efficient uses of the TLOxp database.
TX DPS Member/Private Security Advisory Committee
An honorably retired 20-year veteran with the Texas Department of Public Safety, Alan Trevino holds a Master Peace Officer License and is certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. He also is a certified firearms and pursuit driving instructor. Mr. Trevino served as the protection detail leader for former Governor and President George W. Bush and family. When Mr. Bush campaigned for President of the United States, He was a team leader for Mr. Bush’s protection detail. This required him to assign manpower, complete equipment logistics, analyze costs, and coordinate specialized training and instruction for the team members. He has also served as a personal protection officer to many celebrities. He is licensed in guard services, investigations and consulting, personal protection, and is an instructor for the Sentry Security training academy. Mr. Trevino served as the State Board President for the ASSIST organization and was instrumental in increasing membership and establishing a true 501C3 charitable organization, COTSO, that helps fallen officers and officers who have been injured or displaced by catastrophic events. He is a member of the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators. He was also appointed by Governor Abbott to the Texas Private Security Board where he served as Vice Chairman, He has been appointed to the Texas School Safety Center Board of Directors, He also currently serves as a member of the Public Safety Commission's Private Security Advisory Committee.