University of Pennsylvania

Veterans Upward Bound

Alumni Profiles

Glenn Forté Jr.

University of Pennsylvania's Veterans Upward Bound Alum


2009 Graduate of The Community College of Philadelphia in Business Management, 2014 Graduate of Temple University Fox School of Business in Business Management, and a Grad Student in LaSalle University's Master's in Economic Crime and Forensics Program and a Financial Investigator with Independence Blue Cross.

Glenn Forté Jr joined Independence Blue Cross in February 2014 as a Financial Investigator in the Corporate & Financial Investigations department. In his role, he is responsible for conducting in-depth research and review of suspected fraudulent or abusive patterns. He also develops sufficient evidence to conclusively establish facts involving members, providers or other entities. He collects, utilizes and interprets data obtained from a variety of computer generated reports and other sources. He identifies and documents questionable patterns related to operation, and other practices. He collects electronic information, performs surveillance work. He sometimes goes undercover to obtain information which is not accessible from databases and interviews.

Mr. Forté previously served as Director of Security at Allied Barton Security services from June 1999 to January 2012, where he directed and managed all aspects of safety and security.  He developed operating budgets for contracts based on detailed forecasts and monitored accounts to operate efficiently within those budgets. He developed and implemented procedures and managed 300 contract security personnel which included complex investigations throughout PA, NJ, and DE.

While working as a Director of Security, Mr. Forté took night classes to obtain his degree. As an Army veteran he participated in the Veterans Upward Bound University of Pennsylvania program in May 2006. Upon completing this program, he attended the Community College of Philadelphia.  Here, he graduated with an A.A.S. in Business Management in December 2009. He then attended Temple University, Fox School of Business where he graduated with a B.B.S. in Business Management in May 2014. Mr. Forté has been accepted in and will start the LaSalle University graduate program in May 2015. He will be enrolled in a program to obtain a Master's in Economic Crime and Forensics.