Tricia Donaven received her Bachelors degree with honors in Criminal Justice from Florida State University in 2005. She began her career as an intern for the State of Florida Department of Financial Services, Insurance Fraud Division as a Crime Intelligence Technician. After assisting in multiple successful cases, the Florida Department of Financial Services hired her as a Crime Intelligence Analyst I, where she spent three years conducting complex link analyses and assisted in getting the white collar fraudsters behind bars.
Realizing her passion for workers' compensation claimant and premium fraud, she transitioned into the private sector in April 2008, as an SIU Assistant at Patriot National Insurance Group.
After several promotions, Mrs. Donaven is now the SIU Manager of Contego Services Group, LLC and is responsible for conducting fraud file reviews of suspicious claims and being the point of contact for all Law Enforcement and State Compliance Agency requests. She is also responsible for submitting all of the annual anti-fraud reports for various states.