Vincent L. Inserra, USN, a first generation Italian, was born and raised in the Boston area. He served as a Navy Fighter pilot
during World War II and achieved the rank of Lieutenant. He graduated from Boston College with a degree in Business Administration.
In 1951, he joined the FBI as a Special Agent and served for 25 years. In 1957, he was assigned to Organized Crime matters
for 19 years combatting the Chicago Crime Syndicate. He was in charge of the C-1 Organized Crime Squad for a period of 13
years where they compiled an impressive record of convictions against the Chicago mob. He received more than 100 personal
letters of commendation from the Director of the FBI for outstanding investigative achievements. Following retirement from
the FBI, he became Corporate Security Director for Kemper Insurance in Long Grove, Illinois for 27 years. He has had two profoundly
successful careers. Vincent L. Inserra is the author of C-1 and the Chicago Mob.