David Venturella is currently employed as Senior Vice President – Business Development for The GEO Group Inc, earning a yearly salary of $1,351,440.
The GEO Group, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, operates detention centers across America.
Early Life and Education
David Venturella was an astute businessman with extensive knowledge of the financial world. A veteran trader and investor, David had a knack for making timely decisions and his expertise in equity markets allowed him to maximize his assets. At present, David Venturella’s estimated net worth stands at $3 million.
He was renowned for his philanthropic efforts, with an extensive volunteer service record that reached some of the world’s poorest communities. His most renowned contributions include founding a series of community grants that aid low-income families in need. Aside from these endeavors, he was an accomplished sports enthusiast and proud parent to two daughters.
David Venturella has extensive experience in the law, having spent more than 26 years serving as a federal law enforcement officer. During this time, he served as Assistant Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Executive Director of Secure Communities program.
He currently holds the position of Senior Vice President – Business Development for GEO Group and also sits on The Jack Brewer Foundation Advisory Board.
He has invested in Geo stock since 2015, the largest trade being the purchase of 6,574 units worth over $97,624. Additionally, he has sold more than one million dollars’ worth of shares at various times during this time period. As of 10 March 2020 his net worth is estimated to be at least $1.95 million.
Achievement and Honors
David Venturella has been a federal law enforcement professional since 1986, most recently serving as acting director of the Office of Detention and Removal Operations. Among his many accomplishments, he spearheaded the Secure Communities program which seeks to modernize immigration enforcement by sharing data between law enforcement agencies and applying risk-based methodologies to focus resources on removing high-risk criminal aliens from local communities.
He has received numerous awards, such as the Carden Award for Outstanding Scholarship (2007, 2016) and Harold C. Warner Outstanding Teacher Award (2005), along with other honors like Litchfield County Superintendent’s Student Award, Delta Kappa Gamma Book Grant, Smith Club Book Award and ICE Good Citizenship award. Sadly, he will be deeply missed by his many friends and family.
David Venturella has been an executive with ICE for 26 years, overseeing strategic planning, organizational management, project development and program execution.
He has served as executive director of ICE’s Secure Communities Program, a modern approach to immigration enforcement that uses technology and risk-based methodologies to empower local communities in removing high-risk criminal aliens. Additionally, he has negotiated bilateral repatriation agreements, represented the United States at semi-annual U.S./Cuba Migration Talks, co-chaired a White House working group on a proposed guest worker program, and spearheaded the Secure Border Initiative development efforts.
He currently holds the position of Senior Vice President – Business Development at Geo Group Inc and earns $1,351,440 in 2020. He has made at least 4 trades of Geo stock worth $483,030 and sold GEO shares for $114,975. As of 10 March 2020 his net worth is estimated to be at least 1.95 Million dollars.
David Venturella is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for The GEO Group Inc., which provides various services to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Additionally, he serves as an executive member on the GEO Board of Directors.
Venturella received a total compensation of $1,339,304 from Geo Group Inc. as of 2020; this includes his base salary of $421,898 and stock awards valued at $490,500 as well as change in pension value of $111,426 and other compensation of $20,151. As an experienced employee of the company, Venturella has made no insider trading transactions involving the company in 18 months according to The GEO Group Inc’s Insider Trading Tracker.