Bio / Resume
Ari S. Morse, BAI, CII is the Vice President of Locaters International, Inc., a Florida Licensed Investigative agency, and the President of Morse Genealogical Services, LLC, a fourth generation genealogical research firm that specializes in locating missing heirs to estates and conducting international forensic genealogical research.
A native of Livingston, New Jersey, Mr. Morse moved to the Daytona Beach area in 2000 to join his Uncle in the family business which was established in 1939. He attended Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island and then received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.
Originally licensed in 1995 Mr. Morse has been in the investigative profession full time for over seventeen years, and holds several investigative licenses from the State of Florida.
Mr. Morse was instrumental in the creation of the Florida Association of Private Investigators (FAPI), and has been an active board members since its inception. He currently serves as a vice president, having previously served as its President.
Mr. Morse is a member of many investigative associations including the International Intelligence Network (INTELLENET), World Association of Detectives (WAD), Investigative and Security Professionals for Legislative Action (ISPLA), Council of International Investigators (CII), ASIS International, Florida State Genealogical Society, Central Florida Genealogical Society, Association of Professional Genealogists, North Carolina Association of Private Investigators, and the Council of Association Leaders.
He has travelled the specializing in locating missing and unknown heirs to estates and then testifying as an expert witness. He has also received advanced training in computer forensics, internet investigations, email tracing, and other computer related investigations.
He is a past President of the Florida Association of Private Investigators, serving hundreds of investigators throughout Florida, and was honored by the Florida Board of Certified Investigators by being presented “John M. Russi Award of Excellence” for distinguished service in the areas of educational advancement and legislative efforts. Mr. Morse has also received the Founder’s Award from the Florida Association of Private Investigators in 2013 and the President’s Award in 2015.
Ari is also actively involved in the investigative community assisting new investigators. He has also been actively involved in the development of the Private Investigators Management Program which is now used by over one thousand agencies across the United States.
Ari was credentialed and served as both a New Jersey and Florida Certified Emergency Medical Technician.