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January 28, 2019

Todd A. Wickerham Named Special Agent in Charge of the Cincinnati Field Office

FBI Director Christopher Wray has named Todd A. Wickerham as special agent in charge of the Cincinnati Field Office. Mr. Wickerham has served as special assistant for the FBI’s associate deputy director since 2017, acting as a senior adviser on matters involving the management of all personnel, budget, administration, and infrastructure across the FBI enterprise.

Mr. Wickerham has held a variety of investigative, operational, and management positions within the FBI. He entered on duty in September 1997 and was first assigned as a special agent in the Pittsburgh Field Office, where he investigated violent crime and criminal enterprises. He also served on the SWAT team and as a special agent bomb technician. On September 11, 2001, he responded to and worked the scene of the United Airlines Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

In 2006, Mr. Wickerham was promoted to the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters, where he served as a supervisory special agent in the Strategic Planning Unit.

In 2008, Mr. Wickerham became the supervisory senior resident agent of the Akron Resident Agency, Cleveland Field Office, where he managed all FBI investigative programs in the Akron area. During this time, he also completed a four-month temporary assignment in Kabul, helping to establish the Major Crimes Task Force - Afghanistan.

Mr. Wickerham was appointed as assistant special agent in charge of FBI Cleveland’s criminal branch in 2013, with responsibility for overseeing all criminal investigative programs, SWAT operations, training matters, and numerous FBI resident agencies across Northern Ohio.

Prior to his FBI career, Mr. Wickerham served as a deputy sheriff for the Richland County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina, an investigator for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, and a combat engineer with the Ohio Army National Guard. Mr. Wickerham received his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University in 1992.

Mr. Wickerham reported to the Cincinnati Field Office in December 2018.