Mark F. Giuliano Named Special Agent in Charge of Atlanta Division
|Washington, D.C. October 03, 2012|
Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Mark F. Giuliano special agent in charge of the FBI’s Atlanta Division. Mr. Giuliano most recently served as the executive assistant director of the National Security Branch.
“Under Mark’s leadership, the National Security Branch has integrated intelligence into operations in ways that have fundamentally changed the way we do business,” said Director Mueller. “He has also played a critical role in building and improving relationships with other members of the U.S. intelligence community and with state, local, and federal entities. He will continue to make contributions to the Bureau and to our nation as special agent in charge in Atlanta.”
Mr. Giuliano entered on duty as a special agent of the FBI in 1988. He first reported to the Washington Field Office, where he worked on the Safe Streets and Gang Task Force and served on SWAT as an assault team leader. While there, he received the Director’s Award for Excellence in investigation as a distinguished recipient.
In 1997, Mr. Giuliano was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Violent Crimes Section at FBI Headquarters, where he was responsible for the fugitive and Top Ten programs.
Mr. Giuliano was then assigned to the Atlanta Division as supervisory special agent of the violent crimes and international terrorism squads. In 2005, he was named assistant special agent in charge of National Security. In this capacity, he was responsible for FBI counterterrorism and counterintelligence operations in Georgia. During his tenure in Atlanta, Mr. Giuliano also served as the FBI’s on-scene commander in Afghanistan, where he led a group of FBI personnel who supported U.S. Special Forces components.
In 2008, Mr. Giuliano was promoted to chief of the Domestic Terrorism and Strategic Operation Section in the Counterterrorism Division. In 2010, he was promoted to deputy assistant director for Operations Branch II and then to assistant director of the division, where he oversaw all major FBI international and domestic terrorism operations.
In 2011, Mr. Giuliano was named executive assistant director of the National Security Branch. In this role, he was responsible for ensuring the FBI successfully executed its national security mission to defend the United States and its interests from national security threats, ranging from terrorism to espionage to weapons of mass destruction.
Mr. Giuliano has a degree in economics from the College of Wooster.