Albert M. Verile, CFE


Albert Verile grew up in an Italian American family where he learned valuable life lessons from his grandfather; an Ellis Island Immigrant. As a boy, Albert would sit attentively listening to his grandfather’s inspirational life stories. Through those stories Albert embraced three essential values, for which he has modeled Sharpline Investigations after; exceptional character, relentless competence, and peerless commitment.

Albert ensures Sharpline remains a disciplined organization, while consistently applying the best methods for yielding successful investigations. Albert firmly believes, “Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution”.

Prior to Sharpline Investigations, Albert served as a Deputy Sheriff with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. While at the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Albert had assignments ranging from Patrol Deputy, Gang Intelligence Deputy, Field Training Officer, Crisis Intervention Team Member, and Street Crimes Unit Member. As a Street Crimes Unit Member, Albert was the lead investigator on various cases where elaborate surveillance operations and investigations were conducted.

During his career at the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Albert acquired a solid knowledge base for obtaining, handling, and preserving evidence. As a lead investigator, Albert authored numerous reports, for which he diligently gathered factual data. Albert testified during depositions as well as civil and criminal trials. Albert’s testimonies resulted in successful convictions on many high profile cases.

Albert has attended extensive trainings and obtained hands on experiences in Social Media Investigations, Undercover Operations, Advanced Interviews and Interrogation Techniques, Laws of Surveillance, and Homeland Security. He has also received specific scenario based trainings on effectively responding and formulating a strategic plan during active shooter incidents. Albert has completed comprehensive firearms trainings with proficiency in both handgun and carbine tactics. Albert holds the Pistol Master designation, a distinct measurement of handgun accuracy and competency.

In 2007 Albert traveled to Israel where he attended an extensive Counter Terrorism training. While in Israel, Albert received training on time-tested methods for implementing a critical infrastructure security plan, conducting terrorism vulnerability and threat assessments, devising a response plan for local terrorism attacks, and formulating dignitary protection plans.

Albert attended Saint Leo University where he graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Criminal Justice and a specialization in Homeland Security. Albert is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization with nearly 75,000 members worldwide. Albert is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence.

Albert recognizes the importance of giving back to his community. Albert is a member of the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce and volunteers his time regularly. Albert lives by one simple rule; “You shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands.  You need to be able to throw something back”.