Leadership & Structure

FBI Executives 

Director Christopher Wray

August 2, 2017 - Present

Christopher Wray became the eighth Director of the FBI on August 2, 2017.

Mr. Wray was born in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1989 and earned his law degree from Yale Law School in 1992. He then clerked for Judge J. Michael Luttig of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In 1993, he began working in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. Wray began his Department of Justice career in 1997 as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, where he prosecuted cases ranging from public corruption to gun trafficking and financial fraud. In 2001, he joined the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, where he served as associate deputy attorney general and then principal associate deputy attorney general, with oversight responsibilities spanning the full Department.

In 2003, Mr. Wray was nominated by President George W. Bush to serve as assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division. In addition to overseeing criminal matters, Mr. Wray played a key role in the evolving national security mission of the Department. He also served on the President’s Corporate Fraud Task Force and supervised the Enron Task Force and other major national and international fraud investigations. At the conclusion of his tenure, Mr. Wray was awarded the Edmund J. Randolph Award, the Department of Justice’s highest award for leadership and public service.

After leaving the Department of Justice in 2005, Mr. Wray returned to private practice at the law firm King & Spalding, where he chaired the Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group.

Senior Staff

Office of the Director/Deputy Director/Associate Deputy Director

  • Finance and Facilities Division – Richard L. Haley, II
  • Information Management Division – Marlin Ritzman
  • Inspection Division – Terry Wade
  • Office of the Chief Information Officer – Gordon Bitko
  • Office of Congressional Affairs – Jill C. Tyson (Acting)
  • Office of EEO Affairs – Arlene A. Gaylord
  • Office of the General Counsel – Dana Boente
  • Office of Integrity and Compliance – Catherine Bruno (Acting)
  • Office of the Ombudsman – Monique A. Bookstein
  • Office of Professional Responsibility – Candice M. Will
  • Office of Public Affairs – Brian P. Hale
  • Resource Planning Office – Hayden Temin
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Executive Assistant Directors and Assistant Directors

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National Security Branch 

National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force

Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch 

FBI Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence Branch 

  • Executive Assistant Director – Joshua D. Skule
  • Directorate of Intelligence – Stephen Laycock
  • Office of Partner Engagement – Kerry Sleeper
  • Office of Private Sector – Michael Sullivan

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Science and Technology Branch 

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Information and Technology Branch 

  • Executive Assistant Director – John S. Adams
  • IT Applications and Data Division – Michael Gavin
  • IT Enterprise Services Division – Jeremy Wiltz
  • IT Infrastructure Division – W. L. Scott Bean, III

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Human Resources Branch 

  • Executive Assistant Director – Andrew W. Vale
  • Human Resources Division – David Schlendorf
  • Security Division – Gerald "Jerry" Roberts, Jr.
  • Training Division – Donald Alway