Michael J. McDevitt
Mike McDevitt brings a combination of government and industry expertise to TOSS clients, having served in high-level FBI leadership positions and as the Deputy Director of Firm Security for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of the nation’s leading audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory professional services firms. He is recognized as a leading USG authority on physical security and technical countermeasures.
Mike’s career with the FBI spanned more than 24 years, culminating in a Senior Executive Service (SES) 4 position in FBI’s Investigative Technology Division. A few of Mike’s other major accomplishments at the Bureau included –
- creation and institutionalization the FBI’s capability in threat and security assessment for offensive operations and defensive strategies
- strategy development of the FBI’s Technical Operation Division (formerly the Investigative Technology Division) and creation of the FBI’s Tactical Operation Support Center (TOSC)
- planning, organization and execution of more than 2,000 court-authorized surreptitious offensive operations for the FBI and other federal, state and local law enforcement/ intelligence agencies
After retiring from the FBI, Mike joined Deloitte as Deputy Director of Firm Security where he was responsible for establishing and implementing the firm’s internal physical security standards. With Deloitte, Mike conducted numerous in-depth security and life safety assessments on high-rise buildings (D&T Firm Landlords) subsequent to Sept. 11, 2001, identifying high-to-low risk factors impacting business continuity/recovery and personnel safety/security to include security landscape design and implementation for Deloitte’s buildings in Hyderabad and Mumbai, India.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in criminology from Villanova University and a master’s degree in human resources management from Pepperdine University. He served as a United States Marine Corps Officer in the 3rd and 2nd Mar Div. Mike also has experience as a training specialist with the North Carolina Justice Academy (NCJA) where he developed law enforcement specific curriculum and conducted training throughout the State of North Carolina for all State and local law enforcement agencies/departments.