Dr. Finley served 28 years as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Dr. Finley was assigned to the Special Operations Group of the FBI and while assigned to the New York Division, actively conducted Technical Surveillance Countermeasure Sweeps, surreptitious entries, and physical security assessments. Dr. Finley has lectured at the university level and at private symposiums on Maritime Security, Homeland Security, MTSA Compliance Matters, Terrorism, Underwater Crime Scenes, PTSD in Security Officers, and Technical Surveillance Countermeasures.
Additionally, Dr. Finley was previously employed with G4S Secure Solutions, USA as the Director of Training for the North America Training Institute (NATI). Additional, Dr. Finley has been on the Executive Protection details for U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and U.S. Congressman Allen B. West.
Furthermore, Dr. Finley served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) International Palm Beach Chapter, as well as being on the ASIS National Standards Committee for Investigations. Dr. Finley is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through ASIS International.
Dr. Finley holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Education Leadership with a Global Perspective, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Forensic Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Geology. Mr. Finley served Honorably in the United States Air Force.