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Our Founder

Patrick Conley is the CEO and Founder of Franklin Global, Inc., a national security, intelligence and investigative firm. Established on the FBI principles of Fidelity, Bravery and Integrity, Franklin Global’s focus is solving clients’ problems by providing real solutions and preserving peace of mind.


Mr. Conley served in a variety of assignments during his 20-year career, combating fraud, corruption, terrorism, violent crimes, stalking and kidnapping investigations. He has experience investigating complex white-collar crimes, money laundering, organized crimes and public corruption. He testified numerous times in federal and state courts and was recognized for his efforts by the Attorney General, the Director of the FBI and heads of various state and local agencies. He brings real world experience in threat mitigation, designing security and response plans for major domestic and international events, including the Olympics, World Cup, Super Bowl, World Series and the U.S. National Political Conventions. Mr. Conley has conducted dozens of domestic and international security protection details for U.S. Government dignitaries and foreign officials.

Mr. Conley enjoyed a 17-year career on the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) where he served as Team Commander and Team Leader. In that role, Mr. Conley conducted hundreds of high risk operations and developed numerous multi-agency tactical plans in support of some of the largest tactical operations in the U.S. He was the primary tactical representative for the FBI Rapid Deployment Team, which responded worldwide to major crises involving the United States or its interests. In 2008, he was temporarily assigned to Afghanistan in furtherance of the FBI’s counter-terrorism mission. 


Since his retirement from government service, Mr. Conley has provided investigative expertise for cases relating to the bank failure crisis, international fraud and money laundering, asset investigations, trade secret violations, food product tampering, school incidents, internal and external corporate fraud and theft, workplace violence, adverse terminations, missing person cases, identity theft, stalking threats, kidnappings and a variety of family matters.


Mr. Conley consults with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and private clients on investigative matters and security related topics. Mr. Conley is member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, the California Association of Licensed Investigators and the World Association of Detectives.

Patrick Conley
Chief Executive Officer
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