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Jerry is a former federal law enforcement professional and corporate investigations subject matter expert with global experience in mitigating risk and promoting ethics and compliance. For over 20 years, Jerry had a distinguished career as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service before that. He has extensive investigative experience ranging from U.S Government procurement and bribery within the Pentagon to complex narcotics, domestic and international terrorism matters. Jerry was routinely deployed internationally conducting investigations in Asia, the Philippines, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. For the last four years of his FBI career, he was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Singapore as the FBI’s Assistant Legal Attaché covering Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. In that role, he was responsible for managing and conducting complex international investigations of fraud, terrorism, and other crimes. Jerry’s Legal Attaché work overseas involved liaison and briefings to both high-level U.S. Government and foreign government officials.  

 

Jerry retired from the FBI to join Microsoft Corporation’s Financial Integrity Unit, a global business conduct investigations, and compliance program. He spent over 15 years at Microsoft and developed and managed the Financial Integrity Unit’s investigation program first in the Asia Pacific Region including China, India, Australia, and New Zealand, and then in the Latin America and Caribbean Regions. At Microsoft, Jerry conducted internal investigations alleging marketing and procurement fraud, bribery, conflict of interest, favoritism, whistleblower retaliation as well as other employee and vendor misconduct. Jerry has experience in presenting the results of those investigations to law enforcement for prosecutorial consideration. In addition to his investigative experience, Jerry was a member and a team leader on the Washington, DC Field Office’s FBI SWAT Team which included planning and executing high-risk search and arrest warrants, tactical response, and executive protection. He is uniquely certified as a Death/Homicide Investigator by the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC.  

 

Jerry has received numerous awards and recognition for investigations he has conducted from the FBI, the Department of Justice, and other foreign and domestic organizations. He is most proud to be a recipient of the FBI Shield of Bravery and the FBI Agents Association’s J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Award For Valor. 

 

Prior to entering law enforcement, Jerry was a schoolteacher in El Paso, Texas. He then taught overseas in Germany and Okinawa, Japan, with the Department of Defense Overseas Dependents School System (DODDS). 

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