Michael E. Stansbury Named Special Agent in Charge of the Louisville Field Office
Director Christopher Wray has named Michael E. Stansbury as the special agent in charge of the Louisville Field Office. Mr. Stansbury most recently served as the deputy assistant director of the Directorate of Intelligence.
Mr. Stansbury joined the FBI as a special agent in 2000 and was assigned to the Columbia Field Office, where he investigated gang, drug and violent crime matters. In 2010, Mr. Stansbury was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C., where he oversaw the FBI’s Safe Streets task forces and gang investigations in the western region of the United States.
In 2012, Mr. Stansbury was selected as the gang and violent crime supervisor in the Columbia Field Office, where he oversaw and led gang, drug, violent crime, and crimes against children investigations. Mr. Stansbury also oversaw the Aiken and Rock Hill Resident Agencies. In 2017, Mr. Stansbury was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Charlotte Field Office, overseeing the Administrative and Intelligence Branch, and later the Criminal Branch.
In 2021, Mr. Stansbury was selected as section chief in the Directorate of Intelligence. In 2022, Mr. Stansbury was selected to serve as the deputy assistant director of the HUMINT, Tradecraft, and Intelligence Technology Branch in the Directorate of Intelligence.
Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Stansbury served as a police officer with the Terrel Texas Police Department and a state trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety. He earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Texas A&M University-Commerce and a master’s in homeland security from St. Joseph’s University.