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  We are a private investigation firm that believes in the following principles:

  • Honesty

  • Integrity

  • Confidentiality

  • Discretion

  • Due Diligence

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Meet The Investigators

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Thomas E. Akers (Tea)
Chief Executive Officer
Compliance Agent
Lead Investigator
VA DCJS Reg. #99-136488

I am a Navy veteran and Chief Executive Officer for a predominantly female-owned private investigation business.

I have spent most of my life serving others, with extensive experience in the private sector, including investigations and physical security. I am a former Campus Safety Officer and a former Regional Jail Officer. I once served as a volunteer firefighter and rescue squad member.

Through my experiences, I have investigated employee misconduct and theft, sexual harassment, retail fraud, vehicle accidents, retail cash tracking, and many other types of investigations.

I hold a VA DCJS instructor certification as well as a VA DCJS registration for private investigator. I am the Compliance Agent for our agency

(License # CA-1000798).

I have a deep-seated passion for helping others. There is nothing better than taking care of our clients by exercising due diligence in every aspect of the investigation. When you need a private investigator, Tea2Sea LLC is here for you.

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Selma M. Ferris
Chief Information Officer
Lead Investigator
VA DCJS Reg. #99-202193

I am the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for this private investigation firm.

My background includes being an experienced private investigator, a B.S. in management and organizational development, with previous employment in the role of a quality engineer and as an engineer project manager. My background in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification process insures that the firm's standard operating procedure (SOP) document is current, thus ensuring that a quality process is followed throughout all phases of an investigation and the associated records and documentation. In my free time I enjoy performing genealogical research for my own and other's benefit.

My life's journey has been that of truth seeker, an important asset in this line of work. At Tea2Sea LLC private investigation, I will utilize my inherent skillset, education, training, and experience in performing a complete and thorough investigation, tailored to meet each client's need.

Meet Our Administrative Support

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Sharon Elaine Akers (Sea)
Chief Financial Officer

I am the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of this private investigation firm.


Having obtained a degree in banking and finance, in addition to a degree in accounting, I have the necessary skills, education, and experience required to ensure that all of Tea2Sea LLC's financial responsibilities are handled in a timely and professional manner.


This support role is critical to the business's success. The client may rest assured that they are dealing with a reliable team.

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