Derek N. Benner
Deputy Executive Associate Director (EAD) and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the EAD, Homeland Security Investigations
Derek N. Benner is currently the Deputy Executive Associate Director (EAD) and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the EAD for Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), an organization of more than 9,000 employees, which includes more than 6,000 special agents who are assigned to 26 Special Agent in Charge offices in major cities, 185 other field offices throughout the United States, and 67 overseas locations in 50 countries. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Benner served as the Deputy Executive Associate Director for HSI. As the investigative component of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), HSI’s investigative and enforcement initiatives and operations target cross-border criminal organizations that exploit America's legitimate trade, travel, financial and immigration systems for their illicit purposes.