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February 5, 2018

G. Clayton Grigg Named Assistant Director of Laboratory Division

Director Christopher Wray has named G. Clayton Grigg assistant director of the FBI’s Laboratory Division. Mr. Grigg most recently served as the deputy assistant director for the Operational Technology Division.

Mr. Grigg began his career as a special agent with the FBI in 1997. He was first assigned to the El Paso Division, where he investigated violent crime, white collar, health care fraud, and money laundering. In 2000, Mr. Grigg and fellow case agents received the Investigation of the Year Award from the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association for their work on a workers’ compensation fraud and money laundering investigation.

Mr. Grigg served as section chief in the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division, and one of the founding members of the Terrorist Financing Operations Section formed shortly after the events of September 11, 2001. In 2013, Mr. Grigg was appointed deputy director of Operations at the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC).

Mr. Grigg holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, and an advanced certificate and master’s degree in homeland security management. Prior to joining the FBI, he worked as a stock, bond, and insurance broker in the financial services industry. Mr. Grigg is the recipient of the 2004 Director’s Award for Outstanding Information Management, the 2017 Manuel J. Gonzales Ethics Award, and was a recipient of a 2017 Presidential Rank Award (Meritorious).