Industry Experience: Mr. Riddle has more than 30 years of investigative experience and established Kelmar and Associates more than eighteen years ago in 1989. Prior to founding his own company, Mr. Riddle worked for two other private investigation companies including a nation-wide operation. In addition, Mr. Riddle worked in the insurance industry as an adjuster and an investigator. Kelmar and Associates conducts a variety of corporate and general investigations including counter-intelligence, workplace and general investigations.
Prior Law Enforcement Experience: Prior law enforcement experience includes being a member of the SWAT Team, a Training Officer, Emergency Medical Technician, Evidence Technician, Arson Investigator, Traffic Investigator and Breathalyzer operator.
Education: B.S. degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Alabama.
The National Assoc. of Investigative Specialists (NAIS) selected Mr. Riddle as the "Investigator of the Year"
Chosen the #1 PI in the U.S. by the PI Magazine
Mr. Riddle has been listed as "One of the Top Surveillance Experts in the U.S. today" by NAIS.
He has also been called "One of the Most Successful PI's in the State of Texas" by Thomas Publications.
His book, "The Art of Surveillance" was chosen as the "Best Book of the Year for Surveillance Investigations" by the NAIS
Mr. Riddle has been designated an expert in "physical surveillance" and "insurance Investigations" by NAIS
Kelly obtained his Texas Certified Investigator designation (less than 50 in TX.) Mr. Riddle is also on the Board of Directors for the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI).
He is the founder of the Association of Christian Investigators and the PI Institute of Education.