Santa Monica Notary was co-founded in 2007 by long-time Santa Monica resident and young entrepreneur, Somalia Goldsby.
Ms. Goldsby graduated from the Santa Monica - Malibu Unified School District and is currently attending Santa Monica College part-time, with the intent to transfer to the UC system to become an attorney.
Ms. Goldsby believed that becoming a notary and launching Santa Monica Notary was a great first-step toward her goal.
In recent years, Ms. Goldsby has become increasingly interested in forensics, specifically identification. After following the work of and making charitible contributions to The Innocence Project, she was motivated to expand the services of Santa Monica Notary to include live scan biometric fingerprinting. Santa Monica Notary & Live Scan is now a private service provider for the California Department of Justice and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Santa Monica Notary & Live Scan's Central Tower Building office has become a downtown fixture offering a steady stream of customers reliable notary and fingerprinting services, as well as, mobile services to busy professionals. Corporate clients include:
Co-founder, Kelly Charpenet was named a 2016 Notary of the Year Honoree by the National Notary Association for giving back to the community by proudly providing gratis notary services to the homeless of Santa Monica, CA.