Samantha Walchli


I find it empowering being a woman in a male-dominated field. My empathy makes me a formidable investigator, because it helps foster a connection with clients in ways that can be lost when all the focus is on 'winning.'

Samantha Walchli joined Dinolt Becnel & Wells Investigative Group LLC in 2024. Prior to that, she worked for over six years as a private investigator in Las Vegas with a focus on workman’s compensation, insurance fraud, and employment background investigations. Samantha earned a bachelor’s degree in public affairs journalism from the Ohio State University, and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University.  She is a registered private investigator in Virginia and Maryland.