Our Team

Walker & Associates LLC was founded in 2021 to empower businesses and individuals with information so they could mitigate risk and do their best work.

Co-Founder and Principal: 

Scot Walker spent more than twenty years of service as a reserve military non-commissioned officer and a Federal law enforcement officer. He served as a Reserve Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and a Federal Agent with the Department of Homeland Security. He worked internationally to resolve considerable threats to the United States; assignments included service with the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Los Angeles Border Enforcement Security Task Force before honorably retiring and joining a Silicon Valley tech company.

As an investigator and consultant, Scot has worked with iconic technology brands to mitigate risk and is frequently asked to speak and present on various risk topics. In addition, he remains active in his community, volunteering with public safety agencies and mentoring transitioning military veterans.

Co-Founder & OSINT Researcher: 

Nora Walker is a certified open source (OSINT) Researcher who was trained by Sandra Stibbards, Camelot Investigations, in open source intelligence.

Nora conducts much of the deep due diligence requested by our clients.  Nora is also a certified Medical Assistant who spent time testing and caring for COVID-19 patients from the beginning of the pandemic.

Private Investigator & Security Consultant: 

Rene Gonzalez (Gonzo) spent three decades defending and serving his country as a U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer and a Law Enforcement Ranger in Southern Arizona.  Rene has worked all over the world training foreign maritime law enforcement officers, protecting public land, countering narcotics and human smugglers, and even earned the title of "Sheriff of Burning Man" for his efforts to keep people safe during the Burning Man event in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada.

Rene and Scot met as young Coasties serving in Port Security Unit 311, a deployable specialized unit organized for sustained force protection operations. Steaven is also active in his community as a public safety volunteer.

OSINT and Social Media Consultant: 

Michael Walker is the firm's OSINT, social media, online tools, and cybersecurity padawan. Michael assists investigators with social media reviews, OSINT searches, and cybersecurity consultations.  Michael is also studying Cybersecurity in College.