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Toni Chrabot is a licensed private investigator and expert witness after more than 20 years of FBI experience investigating and managing complex corruption, organized crime, RICO, and money laundering investigations and supporting prosecution efforts in the court room. Her expertise extends to human source development and operation of sources and cooperating witnesses. Ms. Chrabot is also CEO of Risk Confidence Group LLC, a woman-owned small business and consultancy through which she provides solutions to the complex problems of businesses by helping clients form a clear picture of emerging issues, establish priorities, and mitigate risk. Her experience in executive management and negotiation bring added insight into issues surrounding code of conduct, ethics, company culture, and organizational communication.

Due to her extensive experience in strategy and operations, Ms. Chrabot has been sought out by boards of trustees, chief executive officers, chief financial office

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Toni Chrabot is a licensed private investigator and expert witness after more than 20 years of FBI experience investigating and managing complex corruption, organized crime, RICO, and money laundering investigations and supporting prosecution efforts in the court room. Her expertise extends to human source development and operation of sources and cooperating witnesses. Ms. Chrabot is also CEO of Risk Confidence Group LLC, a woman-owned small business and consultancy through which she provides solutions to the complex problems of businesses by helping clients form a clear picture of emerging issues, establish priorities, and mitigate risk. Her experience in executive management and negotiation bring added insight into issues surrounding code of conduct, ethics, company culture, and organizational communication.

Due to her extensive experience in strategy and operations, Ms. Chrabot has been sought out by boards of trustees, chief executive officers, chief financial officers, and corporate security directors to help them get to the root of complex problems. Her clients come from a wide range of industries including manufacturing, finance, healthcare, telecommunications, IT, insurance, professional sports, and corporate and private law. Her most recent successful engagements include investigation of C-suite dynamics, complex fraud, and civil claims. Other engagements entailed assessment of criminal investigations, large venue (sports arenas) threat and vulnerability assessments, development of emergency incident protocols, due diligence background inquiries, investigation into business email compromise, and physical security assessments of healthcare and corporate campuses.

In addition to her work with clients, Ms. Chrabot is an experienced public speaker, television commentator, instructor, and court room witness. She has served as a keynote speaker at corporate, classroom, and community functions, and as a panel member speaker covering topics such as insider threat, security trends, and developing intelligence-led process and programs. She regularly provides expert commentary for media outlets covering breaking stories of investigations, terrorism, active shooters and other security and law enforcement matters. In September 2011, she appeared on Dateline NBC’s Season Premiere Episode titled “Ransom.” The episode detailed the investigation into the disappearance of a young mother from Ponte Vedra, Florida and featured Ms. Chrabot’s strategic negotiation skill.

Prior to starting RISK CONFIDENCE GROUP LLC, Ms. Chrabot was an Assistant Special Agent in Charge at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Jacksonville, FL Field Office where she managed a diverse workforce of more than 200 people and 12 managers. As a field executive, her responsibilities mirrored those of a Chief Operations Officer. She oversaw strategic development and management of criminal investigations, intelligence, and cyber, criminal, and crisis incident programs. Her leadership extended to field administration, where she managed human resources processes including alignment of personnel, administration of personnel performance reviews, performance improvement plans, and internal administrative investigations. Ms. Chrabot was recognized throughout her career for sustained high quality performance. In particular she was recognized for transforming the field intelligence program from a set of silos to a body of integrated, productive work groups utilizing an efficient project management process.  She was also recognized as an investigator specializing in corruption, organized crime, complex fraud, and kidnapping. She honed her incident and emergency response expertise during real world crises where she served in roles ranging from first responder to hostage negotiator to incident commander and leader of unified command center operations.  Ms. Chrabot was recognized as a supervisory special agent for ability to develop personnel and achieve results, including a 266% increase in her office’s strategic source development within a one year period.

Ms. Chrabot holds a Master of Education from University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Michigan State University. She completed Harvard University’s Executive Program on Negotiation and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School Executive Seminar on Leading Strategic Change. She completed intensive negotiation certification programs with the FBI and Scotland Yard.  She has served as an instructor for leadership communication and public speaking for law enforcement executives, and she shared her subject matter expertise with agents and analysts teaching interview and interrogation techniques.  She developed an intelligence curriculum for new agent training and participated in training initiatives at the International Law Enforcement Academy in Budapest, Hungry, and in Swaziland. Ms. Chrabot currently serves on the Advisory Committee for Muma Business School’s Cyber Security Executive Education Program at the University of South Florida and is an active member of Society of Former Agents of the FBI, National Academy Associates, ASIS International, and Rotary.

 

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