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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, 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.
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. She also conducts security guard interviews and helps coordinate the work site schedules.
Patti, born in Dallas, Texas, has lived in Louisiana most of her life. She worked for Iron Workers Local 591 for 17 years before moving to Midland in 2017. Patti has 4 grown daughters and 10 grandchildren and enjoys spending time with her family. She joined the Finley Staff in 2019 with payroll and bookkeeping as her primary responsibilities. Patti also helps coordinate the security guard schedules.
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.