WELCOME TO EXECUTIVE SERVICES CONSULTANTS (ESC), a licensed, bonded, insured and locally owned private investigation agency serving all of Southeast South Dakota.

We handle civil and criminal matters.  We specialize in missing persons and skip tracing cases, litigation support--including locating and interviewing witnesses and service of process-- insurance and medical injury claims, business theft and pilferage, industrial and recreational accidents, internal fraud investigations and human resources pre-employment vetting background checks and full-scope background investigations.  We develop sources of information pertinent to your case and use unique elicitation and vetting techniques to uncover facts and expose fabrications in order to arrive at the truth. Our unique undercover tradecraft skills have been tested through decades of real-world, international experience. They are highly effective, discreet and untraceable if need be, leaving no telltale investigative footprints behind.  Although based locally, we have handled cases for clients from coast to coast and overseas.

Licensed Investigator Jon Hittle has unique experience within the private investigation industry.  His background includes 32 years as an intelligence analyst, undercover Case Officer and special operations manager, working on assignments in the U.S. and around the globe, often in hostile areas. His keen research abilities, operational skill-set and significant undercover expertise were rewarded with numerous citations, medals and promotion to the senior ranks of the US Intelligence Community. During that time he led successful multi-year investigations tracking terrorists, international organized crime groups and drug cartels, disrupting proliferation networks and interdicting weapons smugglers.  He also led sensitive counterintelligence case reviews for the US Government over his career and conducted numerous other high-risk information-gathering assignments on four continents.  Jon is a veteran of the US Coast Guard, where he  served as a Boarding Officer enforcing violations of federal criminal statutes and US Civil Code and ensuring compliance with international treaties. He served two tours in Coast Guard Intelligence and was an original member of the USCG Maritime Security Teams (MSTs), the Coast Guard 's special operations component.  He holds a currently certified US Government security clearance and continues to serve as an instructor and consultant to US defense & national security agencies.   

Jon brings this unique expertise to bear in conducting discreet, professional and thorough inquiries on behalf of individual clients, law firms, small businesses, large corporations, municipalities, local, state and federal government agencies and non-governmental organizations.  His  network of  nationwide and international associates enables him to undertake complex and discreet enquiries on your behalf virtually anywhere.  



​​​​​"We go where others cannot go. We do what others cannot do." 

​              Experience you can depend on.


'​Semper Veritas'

                 ​​​​​​    Executive Services


                                                     Private Investigator

Background Investigations - Process Service -Missing Persons - Witness Locate/Interview - Skip Tracing - Fraud

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      Licensed investigator Jon Hittle

  • ​Intelligence officer thirty-two  years
  • US Coast Guard veteran 
  • MA, Louisiana State University
  • BA, Briar Cliff University
  • Published author
  • Public speaker
  • National Intelligence Medal of Achievement
  • Intelligence Medal of Merit
  • Iraq Operations Medal
  • Career Intelligence Medal​
  • US Coast Guard Commendation Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal

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TEL:  +1 877 621 4118

Email:  executiveservices01@gmail.com
506 W. 26th Street, #7043, Yankton, SD 57078

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail"

​                                               Benjamin Franklin

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ctice specializing in

  • ​Witness locates & interviews
  • Service of Process
  • Background investigations
  • ​Skip tracing
  • Missing persons
  • Insurance claims investigations
  • ​Fraud
  • Workman's Comp cases
  • Corporate theft & pilferage​
  • Accident investigations 
  • Marine / boating accidents 
  • Business intelligence
  • Bonded Courier Service
  • International investigations




             Licensed - Bonded -  Insured 


  • Association Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO)
  • South Dakota Peace Officers Association (SDPOA)
  • International Association of Hostage Negotiators (IAHN)
  • US Special Operations (SOCOM)​  Alumni Community