Conrado G. Dumlao, also known by most of his friends and colleagues as “Rading or Conrad”, had made a successful business of other people’s need for security and information. He had skillfully converted his five years training and experience in the military intelligence into a commercial intelligence. He had been in the private detective and investigative business for 48 years, 20 years of which were in the U.S.
His advocacy to eradicate fraud and dishonesty in the workplace as well as his passion to share his intellectual wealth inspired him to organize associations in the country. He pioneered and founded several associations in the security and detective industry. His persistent support to the organizations helps educate the public on how to eradicate dishonesty and deceitfulness.
His professional career started with a great educational foundation. He finished a degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce at the University of Santo Tomas. Through his dynamic leadership, he was the Corps Commander of the UST-ROTC Class ’55. His life was full of challenges in different fields. As a businessman, he never stopped learning. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Ateneo de Manila University and later received his Doctor of Philosophy at the Philippine College of Criminology. For his professional training in detection and investigation, he also studied in the U.S. Hence, he became an Active Professional Lie Detector Examiner, a Certified International Investigator, a Certified Protection Professional, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Security Professional, a Certified Private Detective and an Accredited Training Director by Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) & Philippine National Police (PNP).
He had touched so many lives in his cheerful and loving ways from his professional colleagues to his social friends and acquaintances. He was noted as a great man, a very loving and faithful husband, a loving father, a good mentor, a very prayerful and a generous person. He shared his blessings, talent and intellect to everyone. He was a forgiving and a jolly person. He really knew how to make everyone smile and laugh in his own little way. He inspired a lot of people with his speeches and lectures.
His legacy lives on. He was the President of Truth Verifier Systems, Inc. (TVSI) for 48 years. The company specializes in lie detector (polygraph), detective and investigative services. Its clienteles include private and public agencies. TVSI is an ISO Certified Company and was awarded by the Philippine National Police as Hall of Fame Best Private Detective Agency. It was the most consistent awardee during the years 1999, 2006, 2007 and 2008. The firm operates all over the Philippines and in the U.S. Capt. Conrado G. Dumlao was named as “The Captain of Professional Detectives.”