Credentials

I N V E S T I G A T I V E   Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S

2001-present

President
Kendall Investigations
Knoxville, TN.

Provide polygraph examinations and private investigative services to attorneys, businesses and private individuals specializing in workman compensation, insurance fraud and infidelity. Provide expert witness testimony. Conduct background checks for companies. Licensed private investigator in TN and polygraph examiner in TN and TX.

Senior Partner
National Polygraph Consultants
Knoxville, TN.

Provide instruction in interview and interrogation techniques and polygraph countermeasures. Provide quality control to private and state polygraph programs.

2011 – present

President
Kendall Security Guard Services
Knoxville, TN

Provide armed and unarmed Security Guard Services to business and private individuals.

2004 – present

Adjunct Polygraph Instructor
Northeast Counter Drug Training Facility
Harrisburg, PA.

Provide classroom instruction and training to polygraph students from law enforcement agencies across the country.

2003

Information Security Specialist
NCI (subcontractor to Wackenhut Security Incorporated)
Oak Ridge, TN

Provided technical security countermeasure (TSCM) assessments.

1999 – 2001

Chief and Program Manager
Federal Bureau of Investigation Polygraph Unit
F.B.I. Headquarters, Washington D.C.

Managed over 80 employees. Played a significant role in the investigation and prosecution of several major cases both nationally and internationally. Served as a consultant to foreign government polygraph programs and briefed members of the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs Committee staff. Provided expert witness testimony in U.S. District Court cases. Conducted and published research on polygraph techniques.

1995 – 1999

Supervisor
F.B.I. Polygraph Unit. Washington D.C. HQ. Managed 25 employees.

1991 – 1995

Polygraph Examiner Interview & Interrogaton
F.B.I. Washington D.C. Field Office

Conducted polygraph examinations in all areas of F.B.I. jurisdiction to include white-collar crime, political and public corruption, fraud, sexual offenses, homicide, counter-intelligence, and espionage.

1975 – 1991

Special Agent
F.B.I. Washington D.C. Field Office.
Conducted investigations in areas of F.B.I. jurisdiction to include over ten years as the primary undercover investigator focused on political corruption, property crimes, narcotics and organized crime. Specific areas of investigative experience include:

  • Interview and Interrogation
  • Narcotics and Organized Crime
  • Undercover and Special Operations
  • Foreign Counterintelligence Investigations
  • Applicant and Background Investigations
  • Personal Security and Surveillance

E D U C A T I O N

1971
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1990
Polygraph Studies Degree, Department of Defense Polygraph Institute, Fort McClellan, Alabama

1992
Advanced Polygraph Studies Degree, University of Virginia,Charlottesville, Virginia

1993
Masters of Science, Polygraph, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

S P E C I A L I Z E D   T R A I N I N G

1997
Clinical polygraph testing in sex offender investigations, FBI Laboratory

1998
Clinical polygraph testing in sex offender investigations, FBI Laboratory

A C K N O W L E D G M E N T S

Recognized in the April, 2003 issue of International Intelligence Magazine “Eye Spy” as a polygraph expert.

Guest speaker at the first Raleigh International Spy Conference concerning the Robert Hanssen espionage case and acknowledged as an expert polygraph examiner.

Identified as the leading expert in the field of polygraph and interviewed concerning voice stress and polygraph by the CBS 60 Minutes television show on April 4, 2004 in New York, NY.

A W A R D S   R E C E I V E D

2014
Make-a-wish Foundation – Humanitarian Award

1988, 1989
U.S. Attorney’s Award for Meritorious Service, Washington, D.C.

1990
U.S. Attorney’s Award for Meritorious Service, Virginia

1989, 1991
Department of Justice Commendation

1979 -1991
Numerous Distinguished Service and Incentive Awards

P R O F E S S I O N A L   A N D   C H A R I T A B L E   A F F I L I A T I O N S

American Polygraph Association
VA Polygraph Association
TN Polygraph Association
FBI Agents Association
Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
TN Professional Investigators Association
American Association of Police Polygraphists
Former board member and current wish granter of the East TN Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Former board member of the State of TN Private Investigators and Polygraph Examiners Commission
Mission of Hope


Kendall Investigations
11167 Kingston Pike, Suite # 3
Knoxville, TN 37934

Phone: 865-966-1494
Fax: 865-671-1494

info@kendallinvestigations.com