September 15, 2020 - Gary Noesner

Gary Noesner retired from the FBI in 2003 following a 30 year career as an investigator, instructor, and negotiator. A significant focus of his career was directed toward investigating Middle East hijackings in which American citizens were victimized. In addition, he was an FBI hostage negotiator for 23 years of his career, retiring as the Chief of the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit, Critical Incident Response Group, the first person to hold that position. In that capacity he was heavily involved in numerous crisis incidents covering prison riots, right-wing militia standoffs, religious zealot sieges, terrorist embassy takeovers, airplane hijackings, and over 120 overseas kidnapping cases involving American citizens.


December 15, 2020 - Faces of Fraud Seminar

On December 15, 2020, Colorado State University's Family and Consumer Sciences program partnered with the FBI and several state and federal agencies to present The Faces of Fraud, a generations seminar focused on fraud trends, identification, prevention, and reporting.

Consumer fraud affects people of all ages and in all stages of life. As part of its mission to provide information that makes a difference in the lives of others, the recording of this seminar is provided for public viewing.

To combat fraud and protect our families from predatory cyber criminals, the FBI and FBI Denver Citizens Academy Alumni Association are partnered with key state/federal agencies, AARP, Colorado State University’s Family and Consumer Sciences program, and the Daniels Fund to strike back against scammers! 

Click here to watch the recorded seminar

January 28, 2020 - Gary Rossi

Gary Rossi is Vice President of Security Services at Fidelity Investments. Mr. Rossi has more than 30 years of experience as a private sector and law enforcement security professional with deep expertise in investigations, cyber security, risk mitigation and strategic planning. He joined Fidelity Investments in 2003 and served as Fidelity’s Head of Corporate Investigations for nearly a decade, which included leading all Customer Fraud/Identity Theft matters, Anti-Money Laundering cases and Cyber-related investigations.  

Prior to Fidelity, Mr. Rossi served for 14 years as a special agent for the FBI. He specialized in a wide variety of white-collar crime investigations, which included sophisticated financial frauds, cybercrimes and public corruption matters. Gary functioned as the Chief of the FBI's Undercover and Sensitive Operations unit at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC. This unit was responsible for overseeing many of the FBI's most sensitive and complex cases. 

February 18, 2020 - Susan Goggin

Susan Goggin is the Head of Global Safety and Security for Airbnb, and recently retired from her exemplary career as a U.S. Secret Service Special Agent.