Meet Our Team

Owens Investigations is a family business. While we will work with other investigative professionals in our community and around the country as needed, our core leadership team is made up of family members who share a singular vision… providing professional service with personal attention. For us that means every client we work with deserves our very best. We will seek to provide you with unmatched service, while caring about your best interest at all times.


Dallas Private Investigator - Keith OwensKeith Owens is the owner and founder of Owens Investigations. Having spent more than 20 years in the educational field, he has devoted himself to helping others. He continues to do this as a private investigator by assisting people in finding answers to their questions. When starting this company, it was important to him to create a family business, built on a strong ethical framework that allowed it to be successful by helping others.

Mr. Owens was raised in Dallas, graduated from St. Mark’s School of Texas and then Baylor University. He is also a graduate of the University of North Texas’ Private Investigations Academy. Keith is a contributing writer to Pursuit Magazine, and a recognized voice in the industry for the importance of an ethical approach to investigations. He is a member of the National Association of Investigative Specialist, the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators, and the American Association of Notaries.


Owens_Investigations_ShawnShawn Owens is the Business Manager for OI. She has worked for several Fortune 500 companies and brings her considerable talent and experience with business administration and organization to the company. Shawn is a Texas native, and has lived on both the East and West Coasts before returning to the Dallas area. She and Keith have been married for more than a decade, and have four grown children in their blended family.


Kayla Owens Private Investigator 1Kayla Owens is a licensed private investigator and the Coordinator of Field Operations and Surveillance. She brings a passion for utilizing technology to enhance the level of service we can provide our clientele. She brings a level of enthusiasm and commitment to her work that embodies what our company strives to be. The quality of work that Kayla does is one of the reasons people turn to the Owens Investigations team!


In addition, other members of our family have and continue to make important contributions to the business simply because that’s what families do… help one another. It’s that deeply ingrained value that helps us to take such good care of our clients. So when you come to us, know that we will treat you with the utmost care and respect. We bring a caring, family-centered attitude to work with us every day.

This is not just a job to us. We “put our name on the door” so everything that we do reflects on us. While many companies have catchy names or cute slogans, we simply let you know who stands behind what we do, and then set out to do it each and every day to the best of our abilities. We know that if you are turning to us, it’s about a situation that really matters to you.

So call us today at 972-550-1200 or email us at We will schedule an appointment, sit down with you and see how we can help.

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