Dan started his career in security in 1974, he was hired by IBM and was in the physical security division, and rose through the ranks from uniformed security officer, and corporate security, to Security Specialist. Retiring in Jan 1996. While working for IBM, Dan attended the Austin Police Academy and served as a police officer in Rollingwood PD and Westlake PD obtaining the rank of Sergeant. Resigning in 1984
In 1996 Dan started Emerald Security and Investigations Inc, and later changed the company name to Emerald Pi. Inc, until stepping down in 2018.
Dan has been a private investigator since 1999 and worked for the following companies:
Emerald PI Inc 1999-2018
The Saldivar Group 2019-2022
Sentry Security and Investigations 2019-Present
She Spies Private Eye 2020-Present
In all, Dan has held a license through Texas DPS as a Non-Security officer, Commissioned officer, Personal Protection officer, and Corporate Officer/ Shareholder/Owner and Private Investigator.
Dan has been in the security industry a total of 49 years, with a passion for safety and excellence.