Richard P. Jereski is a managing director in the Washington, D.C. office of Guidepost Solutions. As an accomplished and decorated investigator with more than 20 years of experience, he is skilled in interrogation, interviewing, surveillance, collection/analysis of evidence, court testimony, and drafting reports of investigative activity.
Most recently, Mr. Jereski was a Senior Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Export Enforcement where he investigated numerous complex criminal and civil cases related to violations of the International Economic Emergency Powers Act (IEEPA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and other sanctions, and theft of trade secrets. In this role, he worked closely with corporate sector stakeholders and representatives on criminal and civil issues pertinent to their business; served as a project manager for the voluntary disclosure program that included revamping the process for handling cases and developing procedures for maintaining the consistent management of such matters; and he served as a field training officer for new agents. He is credited with being the only agent in the organization’s history to serve as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.
Mr. Jereski also served as a Senior Special Agent with the Environmental Protection Agency – Office of the Inspector General, where he gained extensive experience investigating fraud, waste and abuse. He organized and managed multiple cases involving computer intrusions into the Agency’s system that affected multiple regions and offices; created protocols regarding employee/contractor use of the EPA’s computer system; and assisted in the development and staffing of the computer crime unit.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Jereski was a Special Agent with the U.S. Customs Service, Office of Investigation. He investigated several cases related to violations of IEEPA, International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), FCPA, OFAC sanctions, customs fraud, and money laundering.
Mr. Jereski is the recipient of several awards including the Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for Superior Federal Service; U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Virginia Public Service Award; Department of Commerce Gold Medal for outstanding criminal investigation; and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Award for Investigative Excellence.