Tom Fuentes was a former employee at the popular American intelligence agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), with various job roles, Assistant Director being the most remarkable one. His total stint of 29 years at the FBI included him as an Assistant Director from 2004 to 2008.
Tom Fuentes Biography
Tom was born and brought up in Chicago. His parents hailed from Cuba. Tom kept his schooling, birthdate, early life, and parents’ name classified. He graduated from the Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, with a Bachelor of Arts triple major degree in Economics, Business Administration, and Public Service Administration.
Tom Fuentes Age
As Fuentes did not disclose his birthday, his present age is unknown, though it can be predicted to be well above 50.
Tom Fuentes Career Details
Tom served the FBI with different duties. He led the FBI Office of International Operations, covering the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., altogether with 76 Legal Attaché offices in U.S. Embassies and Consulates all over the world. He was a member of the Senior Executive Service, U.S. Government for 11 years. He also held offices at National Central Bureau, United Nations, and at the General Secretariat in France. Fuentes was in charge of the FBI Special Agents and Analysts posted at the Interpol Washington. He also worked as a director of the Europol Headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands.
In his early days with the FBI, Tom was appointed as a Special Agent in Charge, and as a field officer of the Indianapolis Division. He was an active member of the Executive Committee of Interpol (2006-2009). Tom’s other jobs included his duties as a Chief of the Organized Crime Section in FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ), Assistant Inspector in FBIHQ. Fuentes was then appointed as Assistant Special Agent in Charge for FBI San Francisco, followed by Supervisor for Chicago Division. Fuentes was also posted in Iraq as the first FBI executive on-scene commander.
Fuentes is presently a part of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for which he once worked in the International Policing Steering Committee and the G8 Law Enforcement Projects Group. He graduated from the FBI’s National Executive Institute back in 2007 and is an associate of the FBI National Academy Associates.
Post-retirement from FBI in November 2008, Tom joined CNN as a Law Enforcement Analyst. CNN conducted telecasts on law enforcement and national security within and outside the United States that frequently sought Fuentes’ expertise. Fuentes presently appears as a frequent expert in various news shows aired in local news channels like WKBW TV, and Local12.
He is the acting President of the Washington based consulting firm, Fuentes International, L.L.C. He is an official administrative advisor to Deloitte Consulting, Inc, Palantir Technologies, Inc, and Tate, Inc. He is also associated with the U.S. State Department Overseas Security Advisory Council. The Society of Asian Federal Officers honoured Fuentes with the Lifetime Achievement Award (2013).
He was appointed as the Vice President of International Affairs in Morris & McDaniel, Inc., in 2013. Fuentes, together with Dr. David M. Morris, founder and President, Morris & McDaniel, are well-known consultancy providers to countries like Bhutan and Singapore. In 2013, the duo was invited as speakers by the Executive Committee of the Indonesian Police, Jakarta, Indonesia, and the Inspector General of the Uganda Police Force, Uganda. In 2014, Fuentes and Morris were the guest speakers in the 17th Asia-Pacific Chapter FBINAA Retraining Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal. Both revisited Nepal to attend an invitation from Nepal Police Command Staff as consultancy experts. In 2015, they played an important role in South Sudan. They provided end-to-end scientific solutions to upgrade the selection and screening process of police officer aspirants in the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS).
Fuentes co-hosted the 2016 History Channel feature, “D.B. Cooper: Case Closed?” with crime journalist, Billy Jansen. In a CNN show, he contested U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion to handover guns to teachers and school authorities, shortly after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14, 2018. Fuentes expressed his conjecture questioning a female teacher’s ability to carry weapons.
Tom Fuentes Net Worth
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Tom Fuentes Dating
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Tom Fuentes Girlfriends
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Tom Fuentes Parents
Tom kept his parents far away from the limelight.
Tom Fuentes Kids
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Tom Fuentes Body Measurements
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Tom Fuentes Cars And Houses
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