About Sandra Stibbards

Sandra Stibbards - Owner & President

Licensed Private Investigator in California (PI 18099)

Investigative Background

Sandra Stibbards began her investigative career training and working extensively with one of the oldest and best-known private investigation agencies in California. Four years later, January 2, 1996, she opened her own investigation agency, Camelot Investigations. Currently, she maintains a private investigator license in the state of California.

Ms. Stibbards specializes in Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Business and Corporate Espionage cases, Physical Penetration Tests, Online Vulnerability Assessments, Brand Protection / Counterfeiting Investigations, Corporate Due Diligence and Internet Investigations. Social Engineering and Elicitation are specialized skills that she has developed and refined during her years as an investigator. She has included “Internet profiling” and online investigations within her work. Ms. Stibbards has conducted investigations internationally on five continents.

As the Internet expanded, it became another tool used to accomplish Ms. Stibbards investigative goals. She became proficient at utilizing Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) to enhance and strengthen all investigations. The methods and thought processes used as a private investigator amplified and bolstered the utilization of OSINT. OSINT is used every day in her investigative case work. OSINT is an immensely powerful tool when conducting Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, IP Investigations, Internet Threats, Corporate and Individual Due Diligence, Backgrounds, Assets, Difficult Locates.

Ms. Stibbards has performed investigations for clients including Financial Industry (Financial Institutions & Brokerage Firms), Security & Executive Protection Corporations, Airline Industry, International Retail Industry, Medical Supply / Pharmaceutical Industry, Accounting Agencies, Software and Marketing Companies, Law Firms and Investigation Agencies as well as Government Agencies including many three-letter agencies. Ms. Stibbards clients include several Fortune 500 and international companies.

Presentations and Training Classes

Ms. Stibbards has been presenting training seminars on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) since 2010. The course was created originally for the US Federal Government. The training seminars are tailored for large corporations and government agencies. Some of the businesspeople and businesses in attendance have included retired intelligence agents, licensed private investigators, law enforcement, security companies, computer forensic corps., aerospace companies, financial corporations, accounting firms, law firms and software companies. The presentations help prepare participants to protect and expand their businesses and information as well as grow with the changes.

Ms. Stibbards has been an invited speaker at various international conferences and private events. Sandra created an online 6-Webinar Certification Training during the summer of 2020 in conjunction with ADCG (Association for Data and Cyber Governance) and currently maintains an Online Training in partnership with Covered 6.

She most recently conducted a 3-day in-person OSINT Training for Interpol in Asia and a 1-Day OSINT Training for Friends of Chuck in Texas. She has also provided presentations and training classes for:

  • 2023 Texas Cyber Summit
  • 2023 ConvergeSec
  • 2023 and 2022 DefCon
  • 2023 and 2022 RSA Cybersecurity Conference
  • 2023 Security LeadHER
  • 2022 Texas Cyber Summit
  • 2022 WAD Conference in Aruba
  • 2022 ASIS GSX
  • 2022 MSPCE
  • 2022 NALI Conference
  • 2022 Annual PAWLI Conference
  • 2021 Confevip Cybersecurity Conference (Colombia)
  • 2021 ASIS GSX, 2021 MSPCE
  • 2019 XIV Congreso ASIS Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 2019 ASIS GSX in Chicago IL
  • 2019 WAD Conference in Stockholm Sweden
  • 2019 Midwest Security & Police Conference Expo in Tinley Park IL
  • 2019 ASIS Women In Security Conference in Cartagena Colombia
  • 2019 ACAMS Hollywood FL Financial Crimes & AML Conference
  • CRCA (Caribbean Regional Compliance Association) 2018 Conference in Barbados
  • AGMA Global 2018 Winter Conference in London and the Spring Conference in Singapore
  • 2018 OSAC Annual Conference in Guatemala
  • 2018 CALI 50th Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA
  • ASIS International Annual Conference in Dallas, TX
  • International Association of Financial Crime Investigators (IAFCI) Annual Conference in Florida
  • 2017 OSAC Annual Conference in Guatemala
  • ASIS NYC Security Expo
  • ASIS Annual Seminar in Anaheim, CA
  • The International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • The Annual Financial Crime Conference by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS)
  • The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Heartland Annual Training Conference
  • The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Security Conference
  • The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Toronto Conference
  • Brazil MPF (Ministerio Publico Federal) Seminar on Terrorism and Other Emergencies in Brazil
  • Annual Colorado Certified Fraud Examiners (COCFE) Conference
  • The Annual Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) Conference, Annual BACO (Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers) Conference
  • She has also conducted her 2-Day Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Training throughout North America.

Sandra Stibbards currently maintains membership with ADCG (Association for Data and Cyber Governance), ACFE, ASIS, CII (Council of International Investigators), Intellenet (International Intelligence Network), InfraGard, NALI (National Association of Legal Investigators) and WAD (World Association of Detectives) and is the past Chair of the ASIS International Investigations Council (remains as Vice Chair). Sandra is an Advisory Board Member of the ADCG, past Advisory Board Member FAPI, and past Board Member of CII and Intellenet. She holds the B.A.I. (Board Accredited Investigator) Certification.



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