Office Staff

Tom Finley



Tom Finley, a native West Texas, attended Texas Tech University and Angelo Sate University on football scholarships and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from ASU before entering the Texas Department of Public Safety Academy in Austin, Texas.  He was a state trooper for 2 years and served as an undercover narcotics agent for 8 years with TX DPS. In 1988, he was appointed the Director of the Permian Basin Drug Task Force and served in that capacity, retiring in 1998. Mr. Finley started his investigative agency in 1998 and expanded the license to include security services in 2010. He has a total of 45 years of experience w/ state & local law enforcement

Kathy Finley


Kathy, a native of the Permian Basin, is the Office Supervisor at Finley Investigations & Security. Inc.  She has been with the company since it's inception in 1998.

Alli Borrego


Alli is a graduate of Lamesa High School and attended Midland College.  She joined the firm in the Spring of 2015 as payroll clerk and bookkeeper.  She  also works with potential employees to complete the hiring process and is responsible for the security guard schedule.

Diane Sandoval


Diane is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University.  She taught English and was the Varsity Volleyball Coach and Girls' Athletic Coordinator at Midland Lee High School before retiring in 2014.  She joined the Finley staff in 2017 as an Administrative Assistant.  Diane is responsible for composing and editing the Private Investigation reports, editing surveillance video, and invoicing Private Investigation and Research clients.

Viviana Ogeda


Viviana is currently a student at Odessa College completing prerequisite courses before applying for admittance to the Radiology Tech Program.  She joined the Finley staff in August 2018 as an office assistant.  She helps with the carding process of security guards, keeping inventory of uniforms, making Quickbooks entries, and running various errands for the office.

Melissa Gamboa


Melissa is a native of West Texas.  She joined the Finley Investigations team in the fall of 2009.  She took a brief sabbatical, then returned to the Finley team in the fall of 2014 as the Lead Private Investigator.  She speaks fluent Spanish and has covered a variety of cases involving spousal infidelity, child custody, insurance fraud, and  various other cases.

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Finley Investigations & Security, Inc.

7500 NCR 1294, Midland, TX 79707, US

(432) 561-5660