Prior to joining Investigative Management Group, Mr. Devaney retired from federal service after thirty years working for the following agencies: The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division, Department of Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN), the former U.S. Customs Service and finally with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
During his career with the federal government, Mr. Devaney investigated and supervised numerous federal investigations including tax evasion, money laundering, bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, currency smuggling, drugs and arms smuggling, corruption issues, and internal affairs matters, as well as immigration violations. Mr. Devaney has extensive experience testifying in all aspects of both federal and state cases. Mr. Devaney served as an investigator on the Presidential Commission on federal law enforcement activities regarding the investigation of David Koresh and the Branch Davidians of Waco, Texas.
Mr. Devaney has been an adjunct professor at The United States Merchant Marine Academy, Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University and Capella University where he teaches white collar crime, forensic accounting, criminology, homeland security, terrorism, emergency management, as well as a variety of criminal justice classes.
Mr. Devaney currently serves on the U.S. Magistrate Judge Selection committee for the Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Devaney earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Pace University in New York City, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.