Theresa Griffiths retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a Special Agent, after 20 years of service. She has specialized in sophisticated Counterintelligence, National Security, Cyber, Computer Forensics, White Collar Crime and Counterterrorism matters. She has led several complex investigations domestically and internationally, where she has worked closely with the intelligence community and other law enforcement agencies.
Theresa led a team of federal, state, and local law enforcement officers after the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. She conducted interrogations and interviews of defendants overseas, suspected of terrorism. Theresa conducted interrogations and interviews for a Joint Task Force in Iraq. The results were successful prosecutions with the assistance of Interpol, the Panamanian and Italian government.
Ms. Griffiths served as the FBI's principle manager/coordinator for the South Florida Domestic Security Alliance Council (DSAC) and InfraGard programs, with more than 1400 members. She planned, coordinated, hosted, and managed more than 40 conferences/events, focused on improving the security dialogue between the public and private sectors.
She received several honors and awards. The Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award, in 2010, from the United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious achievement as an Interrogator for a Joint Task Force in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Combat Theater Award in 2009, from the FBI, for service in Iraq. There were several Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards, from the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida. An Honorary Gold Record received from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for the successful investigation and prosecution of pirated music.
Prior to joining the FBI, Theresa Griffiths earned a BBA, from Temple University. She had significant financial institution management experience before joining the FBI.