About Us

The Staff of Gulf Coast AccuSearch have over seventy-five (75) years of experience in law enforcement and investigations; and all have worked together involving cases of identity theft and various other crimes while with their perspective law enforcement agencies. Their diverse experience, resources, and reasonable rates have enabled them to satisfy their customers.



Gulf Coast AccuSearch is led by its C.E.O. Mr. Kenny Rodgers. He has served over 33 years as an investigator for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office where he advanced to the position of Chief of Investigators supervising over 56 investigators. During his tenure at the District Attorney’s Office he was in charge of thousands of investigations and personally responsible for hundreds of felony arrests and prosecutions. He spent 12 years as the lead investigator of the electronic surveillance detail of the Special Crimes Bureau. He has also spent over 40 years of conducting background checks.

Mr. Rodgers was a key player in the design and implementation of the art technology now used by the Harris County civil and criminal data base systems. He served as an analyst in the development of the current Justice Information Management System known as (JIMS) used by private citizens, lawyers and law enforcement throughout Texas. He was also instrumental in establishing the Automated Fingerprint Identification System(AFIS) for Harris County which automated the taking and verifying fingerprints on individuals, which has proven itself as the key law enforcement tool to positively identify apprehended individuals.

Other achievements include the design and development of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office Intake Management System (DIMS) that is used by over 125 law enforcement agencies to file criminal charges against persons suspected of criminal activities. He was instrumental in the development of the systems (GRITS) Gang Related Information Tracking System as well as the Harris County Sex Offender data management system.

Mr. Rodgers is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (158th Session) and the National Intelligence Academy. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Harris County Federal Credit Union and serves as their security director. In 1983, Mr. Rodgers was recognized with the award and was proclaimed “Officer of the Year” by the “100 Club” of Houston for his outstanding work in law enforcement. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in 1972.

Mr. Rodgers is currently licensed and certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education as a Master Peace Officer and Instructor.


Joseph M. Glad -  Mr. Glad comes to us after 30 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where he was a highly trained and experienced Regional and National Response Surveillance Coordinator. He has been responsible for all aspects of surveillance operations from planning through execution, as well as responsible for collection, analysis and dissemination of intelligence gathered during operations. Strong qualifications in surveillance reporting, case coordinating, and performance appraisals of employees, Mr. Glad has been instrumental in a number of innovative and cutting-edge initiatives while working closely with executive managers of the FBI at FBI headquarters in Washington DC. He ensured subordinates received and continued to receive necessary training in the most up-to-date tradecraft and technology. He followed employee progress and training needs throughout their careers.

As a Surveillance Coordinator, from 1997 to 2008, Mr. Glad was responsible for a large pool of mobile surveillance personnel and a mid-size group of static surveillance personnel. He supervised both the static and mobile surveillance programs as one combined squad and worked in this fast-paced, high volume operational environment for 16 years.

Mr. Glad developed and implemented numerous technical, operational, training manuals and case analysis reports, vouchers, travel request forms, security awareness issues, cover stories, and off-site security. Some of the manuals were designated as prototypes and are used by other surveillance centers.

Mr. Glad recently retired to join fellow retirees in the formulation of Gulf Coast AccuSearch.


Charles Marler - Charles Marler worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for 16 years learning all facets of the bureau's complex operations including evidence collection, radio communications, aviation surveillance and forward looking infra red (FLIR). Mr. Marler was an Investigative Specialist for 12 years as a member of the Special Surveillance Group and conducted, organized and completed thousands of surveillances on drug, intelligence and terrorism targets. He participated in joint training operations with the DIA, DEA and CIA. Mr. Marler was an instructor and evaluator for the FBI’s surveillance training program and also managed and operated one of the FBI’s FLIR programs.

Mr. Marler joined Gulf Coast AccuSearch in 2008 where he performs criminal investigations and works on surveillance operations involving workman’s compensation, child custody, drug use, theft and the elusive but frequent cheating spouse.


Bryan Vaclavik joined Gulf Coast AccuSearch after 18 years with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office (HCDAO) in the Major Fraud and White Collar Crime sections of the Special Crimes Bureau. Mr. Vaclavik’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Master's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and accounting.

While employed at the District Attorney's Office as the Chief Fraud Examiner, Mr. Vaclavik obtained his certification in Fraud Examination from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition to his extensive experience investigating “white-collar crimes," Mr. Vaclavik has experience providing expert testimony during various types of litigation.

Mr. Vaclavik is currently an independent consultant specializing in the presentation of complaints to the Harris County District Attorney's Office, providing litigation support and the tracing and recovery of assets lost to misapplication.


Kyle Rodgers -  Mr. Rodgers has been with Gulf Coast AccuSearch since 2005.  Since 2009, he has been the qualified manager of the company. Prior to his work with Gulf Coast AccuSearch, Mr Rodgers was an account executive for six years with Aero Communications as a Telecommunication Specialist specializing in working with County Government. He spent four years before that with Polyfoam Products Inc. as a production operator and was a deputy with the Harris County Pct. 5 Constable Office from 1994 through 1995.





Dirk Suter -  Dirk Suter joined the Houston Police Department in 1990.  In 1995 he was assigned to the Homicide Division.  Most of his time in the division was spent assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit.  During this time he received an M.B.A. in management from the University of St. Thomas.  In 1999 he joined Wells Fargo Banks investigations unit as a Senior Investigator investigating bank fraud.  In 2000 he joined Reliant Energy, Inc. as a Security Coordinator investigating fraud.  In 2004 Dirk moved to Yellow Roadway as a Security Investigator where he gained extensive experience conducting surveillance and investigating workman compensation fraud.  He returned to Reliant Energy in 2005 when he was offered the position as Security Manager.  Dirk has investigated theft, credit card fraud, check fraud, loan fraud, customer take overs, embezzlement, and commercial bribery throughout his private sector career.  He serves on the Board of Directors of InfraGard Houston and is a member of the Fraud Investigators Association of Texas. 





Gulf Coast AccuSearch, LLC
Houston Office:
3233 W. 11th Street, Suite 11
Houston, TX 77008
Office:  979-863-7627
Cell:     713-542-3047
Fax:     832-201-5368

Email: investigate@gulfcoastaccusearch.com