June 24, 2019

Richard L. Haley, II Named Executive Assistant Director of the Information and Technology Branch

Director Christopher Wray has named Richard L. Haley, II as the executive assistant director of the FBI’s Information and Technology Branch. He most recently served as the assistant director of the Finance and Facilities Division.

As executive assistant director of the Information and Technology Branch, Mr. Haley will be in charge of three divisions that meet and support the FBI’s IT needs. About 1,800 federal employees and contractors work in the branch, providing support and services to the FBI around the world.

Mr. Haley joined the FBI in 2005 as the deputy chief financial officer. Three years later, he was promoted to chief financial officer, in charge of the FBI’s budget, procurement, and financial operations. In 2014, the FBI combined its Finance Division and its Facilities and Logistics Services Division under Mr. Haley’s leadership. The unified division oversees the FBI’s finances, facilities, and logistics functions.

Before he joined the FBI, Mr. Haley was the deputy budget director at the U.S. Department of Justice. He was later the director of the Business Management Fund at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and worked for a time at the former Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Before working as a federal civilian employee, Mr. Haley served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. military. He earned a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. He received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Management in 2007 and Distinguished Presidential Rank Awards in 2008 and 2019.