Gary F. Rossi has over 30 years of experience as a private sector and law enforcement security professional with deep expertise in investigations, cyber-security, risk mitigation, and strategic planning. Gary joined Fidelity Investments in 2003 and served as Fidelity’s Head of Corporate Investigations for nearly a decade, which included leading all customer fraud/identity theft matters, anti-money laundering cases, and cyber-related investigations. Gary and his team created a comprehensive and proactive anti-fraud program to protect Fidelity’s customers from sophisticated cyber-criminals. Gary now works directly with many clients to assist them in better understanding current security threats and with building appropriate mitigation strategies for them and their families.
Prior to Fidelity, Gary served for 14 years as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He specialized in a wide variety of white collar crime investigations, which included sophisticated financial frauds, cybercrimes, and public corruption matters. Gary functioned as the Chief of the FBI's Undercover and Sensitive Operations unit at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC. This unit was responsible for overseeing many of the FBI's most sensitive and complex cases. Prior to the FBI, Gary worked as a CPA for Arthur Andersen & Co. and as a consultant for the cyber security consulting firm @Stake (now Symantec). Gary holds a degree in Accountancy and Management from Bentley University.