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Eric Velez-Villar – Executive Assistant Director
Intelligence Branch

In August 2014, Director James Comey named Eric Velez-Villar executive assistant director of the FBI’s Intelligence Branch. Mr. Velez most recently served as assistant director of the Directorate of Intelligence.

Mr. Velez-Villar joined the FBI in 1985 working in the San Juan Division and became a special agent in 1992. He was first assigned to the San Antonio Field Office, where he worked organized crime and drug matters, and then returned to the San Juan Field Office, where he investigated public corruption. In 2000, Mr. Velez-Villar was promoted to FBI Headquarters as a supervisory special agent and was detailed to the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Operations Division, coordinating major drug trafficking investigations throughout the United States. In 2002, he transferred to the Los Angeles Field Office, supervising organized crime and drug matters and the Joint Terrorism Task Force. In 2004, he was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the counterterrorism program in the same office. In 2006, Mr. Velez-Villar was appointed deputy director of the Terrorist Screening Center in Washington, D.C., and in 2008, he went back to the Los Angeles Field Office as the special agent in charge of the newly created Intelligence Division. In September 2009, Mr. Velez-Villar was named the deputy assistant director for the Directorate of Intelligence; he was appointed the assistant director in January 2012.

Mr. Velez-Villar was a recipient of the 2008 Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service and a 2011 recipient of the Presidential Rank Award—the nation’s highest civil service award.

Director  James B. Comey
Deputy Director – Andrew McCabe
Associate Deputy Director David Bowdich
Chief of Staff/Senior Counselor – Jim Rybicki
Deputy Chief of Staff – Dawn M. Burton
Chief Information Officer  Gordon Bitko

Office of the Director/Deputy Director/Associate Deputy Director
- Inspection Division – Nancy McNamara
- Facilities and Logistics Services Division – Richard L. Haley, II
- Finance Division – Richard L. Haley, II
- Office of Congressional Affairs – Stephen D. Kelly
- Office of EEO Affairs – Kevin M. Walker
- Office of the General Counsel – James A. Baker
- Office of Integrity and Compliance – Patrick W. Kelley
- Office of National Policy – Sasha Cohen O’Connell
- Office of the Ombudsman – Monique A. Bookstein
- Office of Partner Engagement – Kerry Sleeper
- Office of Professional Responsibility – Candice M. Will
- Office of Public Affairs – Michael P. Kortan
- Records Management Division – Michelle Ann Jupina
- Resource Planning Office – Hayden Temin
- Deputy Associate Deputy Director – Andrew James Castor

Executive Assistant Directors and Assistant Directors

National Security Branch
- Executive Assistant Director – Michael Steinbach
- Counterintelligence Division – Bill Priestap
- Counterterrorism Division – Carl Ghattas
- Terrorist Screening Center – Christopher M. Piehota
- Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate – John G. Perren

Intelligence Branch
- Executive Assistant Director – Eric Velez-Villar
- Directorate of Intelligence – Joshua Skule

Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch
- Executive Assistant Director – Randall C. Coleman
- Criminal Investigative Division – Stephen E. Richardson
- Critical Incident Response Group – Gregory D. Cox
- Cyber Division – James Trainor, Jr.
- International Operations Division – Carlos Cases
- Office for Victim Assistance – Kathryn Turman

Human Resources Branch

- Executive Assistant Director – Valerie Parlave
- Human Resources Division – David Schlendorf
- Security Division – Clifford C. Holly
- Training Division – Mark A. Morgan

Science and Technology Branch

- Executive Assistant Director – Amy S. Hess
- Criminal Justice Information Services Division – Stephen L. Morris
- Laboratory Division – Christopher Todd Doss
- Operational Technology Division – Todd McCall (Acting)

Information and Technology Branch
- Executive Assistant Director – James L. Turgal, Jr.
- IT Applications and Data Division – Tracey North (Acting)
- IT Customer Relationship and Mgmt. Division – Jennifer R. Sanchez
- IT Infrastructure Division – J. Kevin Reid (Acting)