Steve Flattery graduated from the University of Florida in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He then served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force spending almost eight years in uniform. He was a Special Agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations leading units that worked every type of crime including fraud, drugs, counterintelligence, terrorism and general crimes. He was also a technically trained agent performing covert audio and video installations as well as Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) sweeps.
In 1995, Steve joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During his FBI career, he worked fugitives, violent crimes, drugs, gangs, white collar crime and terrorism. He was a member of the Detroit FBI SWAT team from 1996 to 2005 and was the Sniper Team Leader where he was responsible for planning, leading and executing some of the FBI’s most challenging arrests and searches. In 2013, he became the Senior Supervisory Resident Agent responsible for all federal crimes in the northern lower peninsula and upper peninsula of Michigan while supervising the Bay City and Marquette offices of the FBI.