Susan M. Carnicero

Founding Partner QVerity

Photograph of Susan M. Carnicero  A former security specialist with the Central Intelligence Agency, Susan Carnicero has 20 years of experience in interviewing, interrogation and polygraph examination, focused primarily on national security, employment and criminal issues. Susan is the developer of a behavioral screening program currently used within the federal government and in a variety of private industries, tapping experience gained in government service. She is
widely considered a leading authority on interviewing, detection of deception, and elicitation.

Susan has extensive experience in conducting training for federal government agencies and the law enforcement community, as well as for financial services firms and other private-sector companies. Most recently, she has been involved in conducting high-level screening interviews within the U.S. government, and in providing consulting services for Forbes Top 10 families.

Prior to joining the CIA, Susan served in the investor relations and corporate
communications field, where she achieved the position of Director of Public Relationsfor a Fortune 500 company.

Susan is co-author of The New York Times bestsellers Spy the Lie and Get the Truth. She holds an M.A. in Forensic Psychology and an M.A. in Secondary Education / English from Marymount University in Arlington, Va.