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Evy Poumpouras

Evy Poumpouras
Evy Poumpouras
Former Special Agent and Polygraph Examiner
United States Secret Service
As a former Special Agent and Polygraph Examiner for the United States Secret Service, Evy Poumpouras is one of the leading experts in the art of communication and negotiation. Having conducted hundreds of interviews, Evy has mastered the skills of human behavior, body language, and the psychology of interviewing. Evy is also one of the foremost experts on fear and knows when it serves us and when it hinders us.

Drawing from her training and experiences with the most elite security force in the world, Evy teaches how to keep fear at bay and make strategic decisions. From guarding high value targets, including our last three Presidents, Evy is now an on-air national TV correspondent who frequently appears on major news networks. She covers a wide range of topics, such as national security, law enforcement, personal protection, behavioral analysis, and situational awareness.

Evy served as a Secret Service Special Agent for twelve years and was part of the protective details for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, as well as former Presidents George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George H. Bush.

Evy holds a Master of Science from Columbia University in Journalism, a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Overseas Studies from Hofstra University. She is also a former New York City Police Academy recruit, and a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Secret Service Academy, and the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute. Evy is also the recipient of the Secret Service Medal of Valor Award for her heroism on September 11th.

In 2019, Evy joined the cast of Bravo’s new espionage-inspired competition Spy Games, where she serves as both a trainer and judge, helping to create missions and tests that are designed to “push contestants to their breaking points.”

Speaking in:

June 22
8:00 am9:00 am
CIS Security Solutions Theatre
Reading the signals and managing through the mess are tenets of crisis management. Whether you find yourself in the middle of an active shooter attack, confronting a difficult interview subject, or managing tense workplace dynamics, the need for mental resiliency is imperative. How can leaders survive, thrive, and cultivate resilience? Evy will share her strategy.