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March 30, 2020

Jeffrey S. Sallet Named Executive Assistant Director of the Human Resources Branch

Director Christopher Wray has named Jeffrey S. Sallet as the executive assistant director of the Human Resources Branch at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he will oversee the Human Resources, Training, Security, and Finance and Facilities Divisions. Mr. Sallet most recently served as the associate executive assistant director of the Finance and Facilities Division.

Mr. Sallet started his FBI career as a special agent in 1997 in the New York Field Office, where he investigated public corruption, labor racketeering, organized crime, and counterterrorism cases. After 9/11, he was responsible for identifying how the attacks were funded and for tracking al Qaeda’s financial assets.

From 2005 until 2007, Mr. Sallet was a supervisory special agent in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters, where he managed La Cosa Nostra investigations in the northeastern United States.

In 2007, Mr. Sallet transferred to the Providence Resident Agency in Rhode Island—a satellite office of the Boston Field Office—as a supervisory special agent. He was promoted to supervisory senior resident agent in 2008, in charge of all counterterrorism, public corruption, civil rights, government fraud, and organized crime investigations in Rhode Island.

In 2012, Mr. Sallet was promoted to an assistant special agent in charge in the Boston Field Office, overseeing white-collar crime, public corruption, health care fraud, and civil rights matters. He also led the coordinated law enforcement response and investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013.

Mr. Sallet was promoted to chief of the Public Corruption/Civil Rights Section in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters in 2014. He was named special agent in charge of the New Orleans Field Office in 2015 and moved to lead the Chicago office in 2017. He was promoted to associate executive assistant director of the Finance and Facilities Division in 2019.

Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Sallet worked as an auditor and forensic accountant in the private sector. He is a certified public accountant and a certified financial forensics professional.