Todd Porter is a 20+ year Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI with national security and law enforcement experiences in the FBI, the ODNI, the U.S. Intelligence Community, the FBI’s overseas Attaché program and at the US Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Porter currently serves as the Assistant Chief of the FBI’s Strategic Partnership Engagement Section and is a Terrorist Financing Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Counterterrorism Division, FBI Headquarters. Mr. Porter oversees the FBI’s National Joint Terrorism Task Force (NJTTF) and the Counterterrorism Division’s outreach with key private sector partners, including banks, money service businesses and financial institutions and has served three tours in the FBI’s Terrorist Financing Operations Section (TFOS).
In December 2014, United States Department of the Treasury, Assistant Secretary S. Leslie Ireland and National Intelligence Manager for Threat Finance, named FBI Supervisory Special Agent Todd Porter as her incoming Deputy National Intelligence Manager for Threat Finance at the Office of the Director for National Intelligence (ODNI). Mr. Porter served as Deputy NIM-Threat Finance until October 2017, developing and overseeing the Unifying Intelligence Strategy (UIS) for Threat Finance, and guided the U.S. Intelligence Community’s collection and analytic activities on the highest-priority Threat Finance and Transnational Organized Crime and Drug issues. Mr. Porter regularly provided expert advice on Threat Finance and Transnational Organized Crime and Drug matters to senior policy and law-makers.
Mr. Porter also served as a Senior FBI Detailee to an Interagency Financial Operations Division from 2012-2014, overseeing the integration of Financial Intelligence into FBI, U.S. Intelligence Community and Law Enforcement Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) operations.
Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Porter also served as FBI Assistant Legal Attaché in Santiago, Chile from 2009 – 2012 working Southern Cone Counterterrorism and Transnational Organized Criminal matters. As an FBI Special Agent, he served in the Washington Field and Tucson, Arizona field offices, working Counterterrorism, Terrorist Financing, US/Mexico border corruption and Transnational Organized Crime and Drug matters.
Mr. Porter also served as a Senior Detailee from the FBI to the US Department of Homeland Security Headquarters from 2004 to 2006, engaging on priority Counterterrorism and Homeland Security and infrastructure response matters.
Mr. Porter obtained a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from The American University in Washington, DC in 1995 and in 1993 earned a double Bachelor of Arts degree from Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York in History and Political Science. Mr. Porter formerly served in the commercial banking industry and currently resides in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area with his wife and three children.