Kevin M. Cronin
Senior Advisor - Investigations and Risk
Kevin is a Senior Advisor to Mackinac’s Litigation Support and Risk Advisory Group. Kevin is highly credentialed in investigations, intelligence and security with over 25+ years of hands-on experience providing public corporations, private companies, government agencies, and dignitaries with security, intelligence, investigative and law enforcement services. Kevin has served as both a private and government undercover agent, a tenured Police Sergeant, the President of private security consulting firm Executive Security and Protection Inc., and as a Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security.
Most recently, Kevin served with distinction as a Special Agent with the US Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, specializing in management and criminal investigation oversight. Kevin is highly skilled in investigation, analysis, communication, organization, leadership, and special weapons and tactics (SWAT). Kevin has successfully managed all types of criminal law enforcement matters. He has also managed and directed large scale conspiracy and fraud investigations, government and corporate corruption, fraud, waste and abuse as well as undercover operations and investigations, and has extensive knowledge of physical and electronic surveillance. Kevin held a top secret security clearance from the United States Government.
Kevin has worked in an undercover capacity for the FBI, DEA, and federal and state jurisdictions. He has also been responsible for federal and state conspiracy investigations. Kevin has conducted the purchase and sale of narcotics and firearms in an undercover capacity. Kevin has worked in conjunction with the United States District Attorney’s Office and several counties’ prosecutors’ offices, which has led to numerous successful convictions. Kevin possesses in depth knowledge of federal and state statutes and guidelines for criminal prosecutions and asset forfeitures. Kevin has testified and served as an expert witness in a multitude of State of Michigan District and Circuit Courts as well as before Federal Grand Juries. Kevin has developed and maintains an extensive network of vetted relationships throughout the United States and across the world.
Kevin has worked domestically and internationally investigating major conspiracy and white collar crime/money laundering investigations. He has investigated numerous criminal violations through the Department of Treasury, Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security, resulting in many successful prosecutions. His work has included identification and tracking of bank accounts, electronic currency, tangible assets, financial intelligence and real property domestically and abroad. Kevin is experienced in current smurfing and structuring trends and techniques to avoid triggering banking regulations, Currency Transactions Reports , Suspicious Activity Report and tax evasion. He has a comprehensive understanding of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network used to identify financial trails of subjects attempting to launder the proceeds of financial crimes.
Kevin founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Executive Security and Protection, LLC. In this role, he advised and conducted surveillance and investigations, risk management, and executive protection for corporations and individuals.
Kevin has received formal training from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, US Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, as well as Anti-Terrorism Awareness, Fugitive Investigations, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Supervision of Police Personnel, Interview and Interrogations, Controlling and Handling of Informants, Asset Forfeiture, DEA Under Cover Operations, Detroit Police Undercover School, Advanced Precision Driving, Advanced SWAT Tactics, Police Motorcycle Operator, and Executive Protection Courses.
Kevin earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Concordia University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University.
He also is a graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, Police Staff and Command, Class 285 as well as their Strategic Leadership Program. Kevin is also a graduate of the Oakland Police Academy in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, in Brunswick, Georgia. He is an Investigator Member, Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA).
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