Dennis M. Lormel has 50 years of distinguished professional experience fighting fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing and related challenges. He spent 31 years in federal government service, 28 of which were as an FBI Special Agent. For the past 19 years, he has been a private sector consultant.
Mr. Lormel is the founder and President of DML Associates, LLC. He provides risk advisory consulting services and training related to terrorist financing, money laundering, fraud, financial crimes, corruption and related compliance considerations. Mr. Lormel also offers financial intelligence services through case studies and trend analysis. He has shared his insight on terrorist financing, financial crimes, corruption and money laundering, both domestically and internationally, through speaking and training engagements at hundreds of industry conferences, law enforcement and academic schools, as well as through news media interviews and as author of subject matter expert white papers addressing the evolving financial crime and terrorist financing environment and trends.
Mr. Lormel is the current President of the Society of Former FBI Special Agents. He is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Specialists (ACAMS) Advisory Board and a Distinguished Lecturer, in the Master of Arts Program, for Financial Integrity, at Case Western Reserve University, as well as a guest lecturer at prominent universities.
In his illustrious career in the FBI, Mr. Lormel amassed extensive major case experience as a street agent, supervisor and senior executive. As Chief of the Financial Crimes Program, following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, he established and led the elite Terrorist Financing Operations Section. For his visionary contributions in planning progressive investigative methodologies, Mr. Lormel received the U.S. Department of Justice Award for Investigative Initiative and the George H. W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism, from the Central Intelligence Agency.
In his post FBI career, among numerous volunteer activities, Mr Lormel served as an Advisor to the Congressional Anti-Terrorist Financing Task Force and as a Board member for the West Coast AML Forum. He also served as the longtime Chair for the ACAMS National Capital Chapter.