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Name: David E. Zeldin

Title/Position: President/CEO


Business Description: A full service corporate investigations and security organization. Leading experts in Uncovering Corporate Fraud, Waste & Abuse. Forensic Computer Experts and Investigative Accountants on staff. Nationwide placement of Undercover Investigators. Background Investigations, Asset Searches and all other high level investigative services, except Criminal Defense!

Chapter: New York


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In addition to being the founder and the President Emeritus of the Long Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (, and the current President, for an unprecedented second two year term, of the Society of Professional Investigators (, David E. Zeldin is a Licensed Private Investigator in NY/NJ/CT & FL. Mr. Zeldin is also a Management Consultant in the areas of Forensic Computer Analysis, Loss Prevention, Security Management, Risk Management and Fraud, with a specialty in Employee Dishonesty, at all levels of business and government. Personally, David E. Zeldin enjoys a diverse educational background with undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Marketing (Cum Laude) and a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, from Long Island University. David E. Zeldin is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Fraud Consultant, a Certified Security & Safety Consultant, Executive Advisory Board Member of the American Board of Law Enforcement Experts, Certified in Homeland Security (Level-III), a Diplomate in the American Board of Forensic Examiners and a Life Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute of Forensic Science (ACFEI), as well as a Life Member of the New York Chief Executive Officers Club.

David Zeldin has spent more than thirty-five years working throughout the investigation, law enforcement and security fields. After working as a Security Guard and Store Detective, during college, David became a Regional Security Director, at age 22. During the next six years, David worked in retail, corporate security, industrial and trucking company investigations, as well as undercover and insurance investigations and supervision. He then spent a little more than five years, as a Special Investigator and Bonded Deputy Sheriff, in Suffolk County (NY), specializing in Welfare Fraud. At the same time, he obtained his first Private Investigator's License and founded Asset Protection Corporation, which later grew into APC Corporate Security, Inc., ( a multi-state, multi-faceted investigative and security organization.

In January 1999, after spending more than eighteen years expanding and growing his businesses, Mr. Zeldin merged the APC organization with INVESTICORP, INC., ( APC's primary competitor and the then-leading women owned investigation and fraud consulting organization on the East Coast. In 2001, David Rose International, Inc. was formed to handle International (IP) investigations and consulting, as well as becoming the agency of record in the State of New Jersey. In November 2005, Mr. Zeldin acquired all outstanding shares of all related entities and became President & CEO.

Mr. Zeldin is a Certified New York State Security Guard Instructor and has served on the faculties of Jersey City State College and Long Island University, where he was an Adjunct Professor, from 1980 - 1997. Mr. Zeldin is a co-author of Security Design and Premises Protection, in McGraw-Hill's First Edition (1981) of the Criminal and Civil Investigation Handbook, and Undercover Investigations and Sting Operations in the Private Sector in the Second Edition (1992). He is also listed in Who's Who in American Law Enforcement, Who's Who in U.S. Executives and in the Outstanding Young Men of America (1982).

David Zeldin is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Civil Air Patrol (USAFA) where he served as Chief Investigator and Deputy Inspector General of New York Wing, from 1975 - 1995. He is also an NRA Certified Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun Instructor and an Associate Member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors.

Mr. Zeldin has been a member of ASIS International ( formerly known as the American Society for Industrial Security, since 1976, where he has held national and local positions, including the National Investigations Standing Committee and Chapter Chairman. David currently serves the Long Island Chapter as Law Enforcement Liaison, Legislative Liaison and Person of the Year Chairman. He is a past president of the Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State (ALDONYS) as well as its current License Enforcement and Ethics Chairperson, as well as the Web Master, and Dinner Co-Chairman and Journal Chairman. In 1998, He was awarded the association’s highest honor, the Eugene R. Fink Memorial Award, for service to ALDONYS and the Security/Investigative Profession. In May, 2006, David received the Association’s first, “Special Recognition Service Award, For a Lifetime of Public Service.” Mr. Zeldin represents ALDONYS and the investigation industry, as a member of the Legislative Committee of the International Association of Security and Investigative Regulators (IASIR), where he co-chairs the sub-committee to write a nationwide Model Private Investigation Law. David is also the Region 2 Director and member of the Ethics Committee of the National Council of Investigation and Security Services ( and its 2008 National Conference Chairman. David is a member of both the New York City and Long Island chapters of the American Academy for Professional Law Enforcement. David is the Web Master of the Long Island Chapter ( David E. Zeldin is also a member of the Nassau County Police Security Advisory Council, which advises SPiN, the nationally acclaimed Security Police Information Network. David was a Gubernatorial Appointee and served for the first four years of the existence of the NYS Security Guard Advisory Council [2/93 – 12/96]. Mr. Zeldin is a current member and a former Secretary of the New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association. (NJLPIA).

Finally, David Zeldin is a member of the Board of Governors, of the New York Military Academy Regiment of Graduates, and an active member in more than twenty other professional and civic organizations, including National Law Enforcement Associates, Kiwanis International, and the F&AM.

David E. Zeldin currently (2006) serves, on retainer, as the Corporate Director of Security, Safety and Risk Management, of a delivery and trucking company in Brooklyn, NY. and two companies where their anonymity in type, as well as name is required. Previously, David served as the Corporate Director of Security, Safety and Risk Management of a record storage company, two different Coffee and Food Companies, selling to the office and business/school markets; A five store Grocery Company; A Children’s Clothing Importer and Distributor; A large Truck Dealership and three different automobile “Mega Dealers,” with multiple franchises in each organization.

In addition to all of his other duties and organizational activities, David has served the People of Nassau County, NY, since October, 2001, as Director of Security of the Nassau County Probation Department. In this position, David has been appointed as a Probation Officer and Sworn NYS Peace Officer. David Zeldin donates a minimum of one full day each week, or 20% of his otherwise income producing time to this Public Service endeavor.