L. Hiram (Larry) Adams
Retired Private Investigator, Arizona & New York
L.Hiram(Larry) Adams is a retired private investigators in Arizona and New York
Consultant to the Investigations,Security Guard, Executive Protection,
Corporate, Airport, Seaport Security, Transportation Industries.
Honorary Life Member, Professional Investigators Organization of Arizona, PIAOZ.
Former Member of:
- World Association of Detectives
- Arizona Fiduciaries Association
- Arizona Association of Licensed Private Investigators
- National Association of Investigative
- National Association of Licensed Private
- Associated Licenced Detectives of New York State
- World Investigators Network, Inc.
L. Hiram (Larry) Adams
Larry began his Arizona career in consumer finance in 1957 with Seaboard Finance
and after several years in various management positions, he joined Valley National
Bank in 1965.
With his colleague James Manalakos, Larry co-wrote the first operations manual for
the new Mastercharge Department of the bank and co-developed the idea for the
bank's picture ID check cashing card.
After leaving the bank in 1971, Larry went on to become administrative and credit
manager for the Oxford First Corporation, and in 1973, became a partner in a large
commercial collection agency.
In 1975, he entered Arizona State University where he earned his advanced technical education in general
business, management and psychology. He additionally earned a degree at the Pacific Coast School of
Over the years Larry has been extremely active in community affairs. He has served as senior member of
the Advisory Board of Directors of the Rio Salado CC Small Business Institute; he was appointed delegate
to both the 1980 and 1986 White House Conference on Small Business for Arizona Cong. Dist. 4. He is a
registered Arizona lobbyist offering testimony on small business issues in Arizona and Washington, D.C.
He has served as a member of the governor's Arizona Cost Efficiency Commission to bring better
management into government.
In March of 2003 Larry was appointed by President George W. Bush to represent the state of Arizona as a member of his National Small Business Advisory Council. In February of 2006 Larry
was presented with the 2005 Reagan Gold Medal of his achievements on behalf of small business not only in Arizona but throughout out the world.
A published author and public speaker, he also is a community college instructor in general business and
management. He is considered an expert witness in the areas of general business, management and finance;
serves on several corporate boards and commissions; and serves as special consultant to the truck
A special consultant to the truck transportation industry, airport, seaport
security, including executive protection and Homeland Security.
Larry has developed a power point presentation entitled "How To Recognize The
Elements Of Identity Theft and Elder Abuse",
which he and Lois present to law enforcement, prosecutors, financial
institutions and senior's organization.
Their association with Bob & JoAnn Hartle, the original victims of identity
theft through their organization ID Theft Services help ID theft victims for
free, no fees of any kind unlike any individuals and organizations out there
who have the gall to charge for these services thus revictimizing the victim
the second time. Whatever it takes to assist those in getting their lives
back together after having become a victim of identity theft. Even if you
don't come to us there are free services available starting with the Federal