Our History

Information Network Associates, Inc. (INA) is a privately held small business enterprise headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. INA was founded in 1982 by former FBI special agent Barry W. Ryan, who serves as Chairman of the Board. With more than 35 years of proven experience, INA has developed a reputation as a premier investigative and security solutions provider.

INA’s past performance reflects a deep commitment to excellence and quality service. INA was selected as one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing companies in Central Pennsylvania by the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal for two consecutive years (2003 and 2004). INA clients comprise of government entities, local professionals, small businesses, educational institutions and Fortune 500 corporations. We ensure results with Central Pennsylvania’s most experienced private investigators and security professionals.


INA Mission Statement

Our objective is to fully identify and understand the primary and peripheral issues of clients’ problems and to resolve those issues with the comprehensive approach of applying appropriate resources. Our purpose is to work with each client in cost-effective approaches in a legal, ethical and professional manner. INA is a service-oriented company employing experienced field investigators complemented by data-mining experts, most of whom have law enforcement backgrounds.

We distinguish ourselves from other companies by “how we perform”, not by “what we do”. Our investigative orientation enables us to develop and implement imaginative strategies in resolving both civil and criminal cases.

Our aggressive, enthusiastic, and persistent tactics are reflected in the positive results we achieve. Most importantly, we are a goal-oriented firm which adheres to confidentiality, discretion, objectivity and integrity.


Company Memberships

INA is a proud member of the following organizations:

Infragard Infragard Infragard Website
Intellenet Intellenet Intellenet Website
NBAA National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) NBAA Website
PALI Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Investigators (PALI) PALI Website


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Recent Site Updates

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