DNI Faculty: Tonya Ugoretz

Ugoretz150Tonya Ugoretz is a career FBI Intelligence Analyst currently assigned to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) as Director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). She joined the government in 2001 as a Presidential Management Fellow and as an all-source analyst with the FBI’s Counterterrorism program. In 2003, she became the first analyst to serve as the FBI Director’s daily intelligence briefer.

From 2008 to 2012, as a Unit Chief and then Section Chief in the Senior Executive Service, Ms. Ugoretz oversaw intelligence products and briefings for the FBI Director and the Attorney General, as well as FBI analysts’ contributions to the President’s Daily Brief. As Chief Intelligence Officer from 2010 to 2012, she also led the Bureau’s cadre of Senior National Intelligence Officers and the creation of a 24/7 Intelligence Watch.

Ms. Ugoretz has served in joint duty assignments with the Central Intelligence Agency, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the National Intelligence Council and was a subject-matter expert on the multiagency High Value Detainee Prosecution Task Force. While with CBP stationed at the El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC), she contributed to development of the Commissioner’s daily briefing and led a multiagency effort to implement an analytic production process at EPIC.

Ms. Ugoretz received the Director’s Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service from the National Counterterrorism Center and an Exceptional Performance Award from the CIA. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor with Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies and previously served as Adjunct Faculty with the Center for Intelligence Training, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA. She is an FBI Certified Intelligence Officer.

Ms. Ugoretz is from South Jersey. She was an editor of foreign policy journals and IEEE publications before her government service. She received a B.A. in International Relations and in Spanish (Hons.) from Ursinus College and an M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University. Ms. Ugoretz received the Rising Star Alumni Award from Ursinus and the Award for Graduate Academic Excellence, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service, and Alumni Service Award from Seton Hall.

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When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
7:00 am - 8:15 am (breakfast & registration)
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