Veronica Maxwell is currently the Managing Partner of the Maxwell Security Group, LLC, a security -consulting firm that provides professional security services and expert guidance in strategic security planning and risk mitigation. Veronica, a former Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), retired from the agency in 2007 after twenty-seven years of dedicated service. During her FBI career, she gained valuable experience and expertise in a wide array of investigative programs including Counterintelligence, Counterterrorism, White Collar Crime, Narcotics and Crimes Against Children. Initially, Veronica joined the FBI as a Professional Linguist, utilizing her fluency in the Hungarian language toward the FBI’s Counterintelligence Program. After being recognized for her notable contributions to national security, she was offered an appointment as a Special Agent and completed her training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 1981.
Thereafter, she was assigned to the FBI’s Cincinnati Division as her first Field Office where she addressed Violent Crimes and Drug investigations. Following her final transfer to New York, she operated in both undercover and overt investigative roles in a variety of counterintelligence and criminal investigations.
In 1988, Veronica was assigned to the prestigious Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), the first entity of its kind in the United States created to combat and prevent acts of terrorism. During her tenure with the New York JTTF, Veronica was assigned to the investigation of some formidable terrorist groups dedicated to their political goals through acts of violence. Her commitment to these cases resulted in bringing about the successful prosecution of several of these terrorist subjects that ended their campaign of bombing and mayhem.
After an ensuing one-year assignment to a specialized surveillance squad, Veronica transferred to Resident Agencies (RAs) that were responsible for carrying out the FBI’s investigative mission in the northern suburbs of New York. For the next fifteen years, she made some very notable contributions, developing significant expertise in addressing White Collar Crime, major fraud, and sensitive Crimes against Children cases. She also led a high-impact multi-agency Financial Crimes Task Force that resulted in the identification and federal conviction of a prolific organized criminal enterprise that had been involved in millions of dollars of fraud against the government and private institutions. Recognized for her investigative and language
abilities, Veronica was also detailed overseas for a protracted period to lead an International Organized Crime Task Force in Budapest, Hungary in assisting law enforcement officials in addressing their common priority crime problem.
After her retirement from government service, Veronica became a licensed and bonded Private Investigator and independent security consultant/contractor providing a variety of client services including the protection of treasured art collections and the pre-employment vetting of government employment applicants.
Veronica is married and has two children.