Bio of Rich DeVitto
Rich has been an Adjunct Faculty member at Lewis
University since 2010, where he has taught both undergraduate and graduate
classes in Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies (CFE). He is also an instructor at the College of
DuPage, Homeland Security Institute. Rich has developed and presented a course on "Workplace
Investigations", which is scheduled again for April 14th. For more information
https://www.cod.edu/hsti/classes/conducting-workplace-investigations.aspx He will be introducing a new course of
instruction titled, "Introduction to Criminal and Civil Environmental Enforcement",
which is scheduled for May 20th. Rich previously served as the President and on
the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Certified
Fraud Examiners. He also holds the
designation of a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Rich retired from 23 years of U.S.
Government service. During his career as
a special agent/criminal investigator, he served with the EPA Office of
Inspector General and two other Government internal investigation offices. Rich routinely
conducted numerous agency
workplace investigations, resulting in agency disciplinary actions and criminal
prosecution. Upon his retirement from
federal service, he supported several forensic
accounting practices in internal investigations of corporations and public
agencies. Rich also supported several
federal and local government integrity programs impacting Health Care,
Environmental Programs, Homeland Security and Public Education.