Robert DePriest joined Pine Crest as Senior Director of Security for the Boca Raton campus in November 2018.
Prior to joining Pine Crest, Robert was with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for more than 21 years. Before retiring from the FBI, he served as the Crisis Management Coordinator (CMC) and Active Shooter Program Manager, and conducted Active Shooter Civilian Training for students, Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses, and hotels. Robert has extensive experience managing national-level critical incidents, international- and national-level investigations, and foreign counterintelligence matters. He has multiple FBI certifications, including Advanced Police Instructor, Firearms Instructor, FBI SWAT Operator, and Tactical Instructor.
Robert earned a mechanical engineering degree from The Catholic University of America, and worked as a Reactor Engineer for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.