Everett is currently the acting Deputy Director of NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement, while continuing his duties as the Assistant Director for OLE's Investigative Operations Division. Prior to joining OLE, Everett spent more than 13 years on active duty with the U.S. Coast Guard, eventually retiring from the Coast Guard Reserve with just over 30 years of service.
He served aboard patrol boats, as a Special Agent with the Coast Guard Investigative Service, and as an instructor at the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy. Everett has a B.A. in Criminology from Saint Leo University.