About the Speaker
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    James “Mark” Harless
    Special Agent, FBI

    SA Harless has been a Federal Law Enforcement Officer for 24 years, including 3 years as a Special Agent with The U.S. Air Force Office Of Special Investigation (AFOSI), and 21 years as a Special Agent with the FBI. SA Harless has over 11 years of leadership experience as an FBI Supervisor, and has a broad law enforcement background in matters involving public corruption, white collar crime, healthcare fraud, gangs, drug trafficking, money laundering, intellectual property rights, and counterterrorism. SA Harless earned a Master of Science Degree from The Florida State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Belmont University. In 2008, SA Harless was the recipient of the FBI Director’s Award for Special Achievement, and in 2009 he received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Investigation.