Kevin L. Perkins – Associate Deputy Director
Kevin L. Perkins was appointed associate deputy director of the FBI in June 2012. In this position, he oversees the management of all FBI personnel, budget, administration, and infrastructure.
During his more than 25 years as a special agent in the FBI, Mr. Perkins has held a wide range of operational and leadership positions. Prior to his current assignment, he was assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, where he served since 2009, and had executive oversight of all FBI criminal investigations.
From April 2007 to July 2009, Mr. Perkins was assistant director of the FBI’s Inspection Division, with responsibility for the FBI’s compliance to both internal and external regulations affecting FBI operations. Prior to that, he served as chief financial officer, beginning in March 2006.
Mr. Perkins also served from January 2004 to February 2006 as special agent in charge of the Baltimore Field Office, where he was responsible for FBI operations within Maryland and Delaware.
In addition to managing criminal investigations and programs in the Philadelphia and Baltimore Field Offices, Mr. Perkins served in operational and investigative positions in the Kansas City and Baltimore Field Offices, focusing extensively on white-collar crime and public corruption.
Mr. Perkins began his career as an FBI special agent in 1986 in Kansas City. Before joining the FBI, he was a public accountant with an international accounting firm. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baylor University in 1982. Mr. Perkins is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.