December 13, 2011
John Burke is an expert in crisis management, facility security, executive protection, background investigations and training, and oversees the field operations for MDB International. He served for more than 25 years as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and was a charter member of the FBI's Senior Executive Service.
Prior to assuming his current position, Burke was the associate special agent in charge of the Washington Metropolitan Field Office where he coordinated FBI resources for national security, criminal, drug, terrorism, counterterrorism and white-collar crime investigations. He previously served as the deputy assistant director of the FBI Academy in Quantico, Va. He is also a recipient of the U.S. Department of Justice's Attorney General Award.
Burke is a certified fraud examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Anthony Daniels is active in private sector managing and directing of complex assignments and administrative matters on behalf of MDB International's clients. Before joining MDB International, Daniels was the assistant director in charge of the Washington Metropolitan Field Office for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he was responsible for program management of investigations involving criminal, foreign counterintelligence, counterterrorism and applicant matters.
For more than 27 years, Daniels served the FBI, holding positions including the assistant director in charge of the FBI Academy and the deputy assistant director of the Criminal Division at FBI Headquarters. In recognition of his achievements, Daniels was the recipient of the Presidential Rank Award for Excellence and the U.S. Department of Justice's Attorney General Award.
Daniels is a certified fraud examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Executive Vice President
Gregory Meacham has more than 30 years of investigative experience first as a police detective and then for 25 years as an FBI agent. He is both a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE). After retiring from the FBI, Meacham took a position as vice president for homeland security for Nextel Communications. Meacham now provides investigative and consulting services for MDB International on a wide range of complex white-collar crime and financial fraud investigations.
Meacham served in the Pittsburgh and New York offices as an investigator and supervisor specializing in white-collar and financial flow (money laundering) investigations. Meacham retired from the FBI as chief of the Technical Programs Section where as a Senior Executive Service employee he managed and executed an annual budget of more than $100 million to support the technical programs of the FBI including technical training, wireless communications networks, technical security countermeasures and intrusion detection systems.
Meacham earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland, and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a management certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He maintains membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Forensic CPA Society, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and ASIS International.
Matthew B. Swartz
Partner, Corporate & Securities-Technology
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Matthew Swartz concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, public and private securities offerings, and corporate governance. He primarily represents middle-market and technology companies, investors in these companies and the investment banks that serve them. He also represents funds of funds in the acquisition of limited partnership interests and secondary direct investments. Swartz's experience as a business lawyer includes representing issuers and investors in scores of venture capital and private equity transactions representing buyers and sellers in acquisitions of businesses in industries ranging from biotechnology, medical devices, semiconductor manufacturing and software to government contracting, consumer products and retail. He has also represented issuers in public equity and 144A debt offerings, as well as bulge bracket, mid-tier, and regional underwriters and placement agents.
Swartz spent several years practicing in Silicon Valley and Southern California prior to relocating to the Washington, D.C., area in 2001. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked in business development at a large private biotechnology company in San Diego. He is the author (with Daniel Lee) of The Corporate, Securities, and M & A Lawyer's Job: A Survival Guide, published by the American Bar Association and the editor of Lawyer's Guide to Formulas in Transaction Documents and SEC Filings published by American Lawyer Media's Law Journal Press. Swartz earned a B.A. and J.D. from the University of California.