James Berry

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Vice President of Learning & Development

James Berry serves as Vice President of Learning & Development for the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Mr. Berry is responsible for leading the effort to provide a host of training solutions which include instructor-led, eLearning and specialized academies to NICB members, law enforcement and key stakeholders. Mr. Berry also manages the National Insurance Crime Training Academy (NICTA) online eLearning platform, which offers over 60 training programs to members.

Prior to joining NICB, Mr. Berry served as a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for 23 years. Most recently, Mr. Berry served as the Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI’s Springfield Field Office – Quad Cities Resident Agency where he maintained oversight for criminal and national security investigative matters. During his 23-year career, Mr. Berry also served in the Denver, Washington D.C. and Detroit field offices. While in Washington D.C., Mr. Berry was assigned to the protection detail for then FBI Director Robert Mueller and he served as Unit Chief for the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Render Safe Program in Quantico, Virginia.

Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Berry served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer in the Sports Medicine Department at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. This position involved the daily management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for a number of Notre Dame athletic teams to include football.

Mr. Berry attended St. Ambrose University where he earned a degree in Education and Athletic Training and Indiana State University where he obtained a Master of Science in Education.