After a successful twenty-three year career with the FBI, Rick Whyte joined R.E. Walsh & Associates.
During his law enforcement career, Mr. Whyte was assigned to the Chicago office of the FBI. For several years prior to his retirement, he was the Supervisory Senior Resident Agent responsible for white-collar crime, civil rights, fraud, and regional undercover support activities conducted by a squad of Special Agents and professional support staff. In prior supervisory experience Mr. Whyte was responsible for international drug investigations which required extensive coordination and cooperation among various local and federal agencies. As both a case agent and supervisor, Mr. Whyte was involved with a number of significant and successful investigations concerning bank failures, bank fraud, embezzlement, wire fraud, insurance fraud, organized crime, money laundering and public corruption.
Before joining the FBI, Mr. Whyte spent six years in public accounting performing audits and related financial services to financial institutions and manufacturing companies. In a five year hiatus from government service Mr. Whyte worked with a major CPA firm in the Litigation Services Unit performing Fraud and Security Consulting services. Mr. Whyte is a 1969 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University. He is a member of the AICPA, Illinois Society of CPAs, Certified Fraud Examiners, and former member of the North Suburban Chiefs of Police, and the Lake County Chiefs of Police Associations
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