As the industry-leading expert, we actively guide change within the screening and background investigations industry. Innovation and Customer Experience move hand in hand. IDS places customer experience and compliance as our top priority and has built and maintained a culture committed to supporting our mission. IDS has differentiated itself within the investigative industry through our innovative systems and willingness to do whatever it takes to satisfy our clients’ needs and expectations and exceed them.

IDS listens and provides solutions to solve the problems our clients face daily. We believe in continual program improvements by recommending and implementing state of the art technologies. By hiring the right people with the right systems and a proven training model, we’ve cultivated our program to be the driving force behind risk mitigation today.

Our Mission is to embrace long-term partnerships by offering integrity, quality, and timely performance to our clients. We set clients’ needs first and vigorously pursue each project to complete satisfaction. We service our clients by providing outstanding customer service with customized screening, investigation plans, and reports based on our clients’ needs, not our own. We pride ourselves on our availability and customer service with a 99% customer retention rate.

The IDS team is comprised primarily of former local, state, and federal law enforcement officials. Although no longer public trust employees themselves, they still have the dedication, passion, and drive to serve the public interest by helping our clients hire only the safest, highest quality personnel possible. IDS provides team members with growth and developmental opportunities setting IDS apart from other entities. The IDS Team places quality of service at the forefront of our culture.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Greg Borders, Founder & CEO
Information Discovery Services is the premier provider of background investigation services in federal, state, and commercial markets. Since the inception of IDS, Greg and his team have created exceptional growth and expansion of services within the investigations and screening markets for government and private entities–– a crucial security and safety component in the United States. Greg began his law enforcement career in 1980 with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, later joining the Arlington Police Department. During Greg’s tenure in law enforcement, he gained extensive investigative experience and was exposed to multiple police work areas. Greg was an Officer of the Year nominee in 1993 and awarded the Medal of Valor while serving in various roles, including SWAT and Criminal Investigations Units. With his Master Peace Officer certificate, Greg remains active in law enforcement as a reserve police officer.
Regan Starkey, President
Joining IDS in 2011, Regan brings 17+ years of leadership and management experience. Regan is responsible for overseeing all aspects of IDS growth and development strategies, strategic initiatives, and performance, which has led to success year after year. Having led multiple operational teams and programs across various federal contracts, Regan has successfully improved bottom-line performance and has expanded IDS’ capabilities. Regan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University.
Mike Welsh, Vice President of Operations
Mike joined IDS in 2014 and serves as Vice President of IDS Operations. Mike is responsible for the day to day operations of IDS contracts and overseeing over 150+ personnel across the country. His role focuses on customer satisfaction, operational performance, and employee engagement. With 12 years of investigation, personnel security, industry, and experience overseeing local, state, and federal programs whose purposes include pre-employment, security clearances, and program integrity, Mike can get the job done. Mike has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland.
Dina Meneely, Human Resources Manager
Dina leads the Human Resources functions. She oversees the employee lifecycle, benefits, compensation, organizational development, recruiting, compliance and social media. Dina spent 10+ years in the background and security industry in Human Resources and Corporate Training. Prior to joining IDS, she spent the last 7+ years leading the financial, operational, strategic planning and growth of non-profit organizations. Dina has a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State and a Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron.
Scott Kobasick, Director of Federal Programs and Business Development
Scott joined IDS in 2021 and brings with him 33 years of personnel security experience developing and executing strategic plans to govern operations for personnel security corporations, contract, and government entities. In his role at IDS he will have oversight of IDS’ federal personnel security support, investigations, and adjudications programs to include leading operations and organic growth initiatives. Scott will work in unison with our President to focus on strategic business development efforts in support of IDS’ continued growth and success, including identifying pipeline opportunities, industry partnerships, and leveraging our core capabilities to target new markets.
Chris Brooks, Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance
Chris joined IDS in 2024 bringing with him 20 years of experience in operational leadership, improvement, and strategy across the personnel security space. Chris oversees quality and compliance across IDS’ diverse portfolio as well as serve as the Facility Security Officer (FSO).
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“I have had the great pleasure in working with the field Investigators along with IDS as a whole in completing our background investigations. The professionalism shown in the communication and report writing skills from IDS has expedited my meeting of deadlines and expected dates on my end as a personnel investigator.”
Personnel Investigator, Correctional Facility
“You and your staff work miracles for us, and are always prompt when we send ten thousand emails! Thank you for all that you do for us as well!! We greatly appreciate it!”
MTCJC Human Resource Specialist
“ROIs are clear, thorough, and matter-of-fact. You keep us advised of situations and are very responsive to questions/concerns. Reports are good and appreciated, as well. So, all in all, I’d say we’re happy with IDS’ customer service and quality.”
Department of Public Safety HR Manager
“Your crew has been exceptional with our verifications as well as very timely. I have to travel a lot and some of these classes are short notice by the time I get back to the office to get the registrations submitted to you. The reports I receive are very complete and thorough with everything I need. I appreciate the attached detailed notes as well. I appreciate everything your company does to get this accomplished. I wouldn’t change anything at this point. (If it’s not broke, don’t fix it).”
Scott Armstrong, U.S. Transportation Security Administration, Program Manager
“You guys have been super attentive to us, and that is very much appreciated.”
HR Manager, MTC
“We really appreciate all that IDS has done for us.”
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