Meet the Alpha Agency Key Staff

When hiring a Private Investigative Agency, you want to be sure that that have the right qualified people who can give your case the the attention and care it deserves. The Alpha Agency staff is diverse and well qualified to produce the results you expect.

Depending on the type of case, we will call upon other licensed investigators across the United States who are part of our exclusive “Alpha Investigative Group” to work with us as needed.

Please take a moment and review our Staff members. You will see that we are your choice for professional investigations.

We invite you to contact us for a free, confidential consultation concerning your needs.


Wayne Miles, FBCI          Telephone (863) 808-0341 ext 3

Director of Operations, Florida Board Certified Investigator, Florida Notary Public, TSCM Trained in “Bug Sweeps”.

Wayne Miles is a Florida licensed Private Investigator and is the Director of Operations and maintains the Florida Agency License for Alpha Agency. He has completed training as a Forensic Interviewer and provides field training for investigator interns through local universities. His experience includes years of computer and internet consulting. He also served his country as a military intelligence officer and collected signal intelligence (SIGINT) for the National Security Agency (NSA) in Europe. Wayne served on the Board of Directors with the Lakeland Citizens Police Academy, and is currently an active member of the FBI Infragard program. Other affiliations include being a “Ten Year” member of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigator (FALI), active member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers and a current member of the California and Texas Investigators association as well as the National Council of Investigation and Security Services, (NCISS). Over all, Wayne has had years of experience in the field conduction investigations and working under-cover operations. Licensed in Florida since 2002.

Barbara Happacher          Telephone (863) 808-0341 ext 4

Investigator, Litigation Specialist, Paralegal, Notary Public

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Barbara is a Licensed Investigator and a Paralegal. She came to Alpha Agency with several years’ experience working in the legal industry. She is also fluent in Spanish and is an accomplished interpreter  both in and out of the courtroom.  She also functions as our Notary Public when called upon. In addition to being an Investigator, Barbara is working within as a Litigation Support Specialist working closely with law firms and managing our “In House Investigator Program”.

Anthony Bonacum

Private Investigator (Retired), Consultant

Tony is a research specialist and a wiz on the computer. He is often tasked with starting background checks and digging up information from the world wide web. He is the former CEO of Atlas Information Research, Inc. and is retired from the Connecticut State Police where he became proficient with accident investigations and general criminal investigations. Tony also served several years as Third Vice President of FALI and is a Lifetime Member. Most recently, Tony can be found roaming around the US in his motor home when he isn’t consulting on cases or doing volunteer work.

Brockman C. Self

Principal Investigator

Mr. Self is State licensed and the CEO of Brockman C. Self and Associates. Brock is retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) and is an expert in “white collar crimes”.  When he is not actively working on cases, he is very active in the community and brings a wealth of knowledge to our team.

Nicole G.

Research Specialist – Under Cover Specialist

Nicole, or “Nikki” has worked with our agency for several years now, and started as an office manager and moved on to become an experienced Research Specialist. She is great for digging up all sorts of information to support our investigative staff. Nikki is also very skilled is setting up under cover operations and “prepping” cases.

Thomas Minor

Field Investigator

Tom is a retired Colonel in the US Marine Corp and has several years of experience as an investigator while serving. He is involved with supporting different investigations and serving as a backup for other agency operations  as needed. He recently returned from a trip to Africa where he climbed a dormant volcano in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro. It was over 19,000 ft high and something that he has always wanted to do.

LaTia Howard

Human Resources, Private Investigator

Ms. LaTia is our local expert in the pre-employment and background check area and oversees all such investigations. She has a wide range of resources available that she uses to provide services to our clients. When she has time, she loves going out on stakeouts and working with other investigators doing undercover assignments.

Lizzette Sarria

Certified Forensic Examiner (CFE)

Fraud Investigation and Litigation support are her strong point. She is the owner of On-site Accounting and bookkeeping services in Plant City where she offers CFO services and business reviews. Her CFE credentials allow her to assist in internal investigations where money is involved providing forensic accounting services for our agency.

Barbara Wolford

California Private Investigator – West Coast Operations

Barbara is in charge of all of our West Coast Operations. He office is located in Los Angeles, and she assists in our San Francisco Field Office when needed. An active member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators, (CALI), she is able to provide a wide range of investigative services for us. She has years of experience and can handle all sorts of cases with ease and professionalism.

We know how important finding a good Attorney is.

Because we have worked with law firms all over for many years, it’s only natural that we have gotten to know some of them very well. So, we may be able to suggest one that can provide excellence legal service for you.

When ever we can, we provide a free service to our clients to help you find the right right law firm that is right for you. We can provide introduction service to you and many have agreed to provide you with a free consultation as well.

Because of confidentiality reasons, we do not list law firms or attorneys on this site. Please contact our Litigation Specialist, Barbara Happacher for more information. She can be reached at (863) 808-0341, ext 4. She will be glad to assist you!

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“A business is only as good as its personnel. My goal, as Director of Operations, was to create an organization of experienced, highly trained professionals and bring them together to work as a team in order to provide the very best services for our clients. I know I have succeeded in doing just that…”