Vehicle ID Specialists was founded in 2010 by V.I.S. President, Kyle McPhee.  V.I.S. is a subsidiary of McPhee Enterprise Inc., which is based out of Dimondale, Michigan, a suburb of the capital city of Lansing. Kyle is a 29 year veteran of the Michigan State Police, currently holding the rank of Detective Sergeant.

Kyle is a former member of the MSP E.L. CID Auto Theft Unit and is an MCOLES certified instructor for multiple vehicle theft and identification technical courses.  Kyle is also a member of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, International Association of Marine Investigators, & the Michigan Association of Vehicle Theft Investigators.