Sam Lee

Intel Section Chief, WMD Directorate

FBI

Samuel E. Lee II was appointed as the Section Chief of the WMD Directorate (WMDD) Intelligence Analysis Section (IAS) in January 2018. The IAS is responsible for ensuring timely, relevant, and actionable intelligence analysis is provided to key stakeholders in order to identify, understand, and mitigate WMD threats.

Mr. Lee began his career with the FBI in July of 2004. He was originally assigned to the Charlotte Field Office as an Intelligence Analyst for the counterintelligence program and led the effort to develop a comprehensive counterintelligence threat assessment and was selected to brief the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board on a domain methodology used to assess a threat topic of interest.

From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Lee served as a Supervisory Intelligence Analyst (SIA) in the Charlotte Division in the following assignments: SIA for the Strategic Analysis and Liaison Program responsible for analytical production in support of all programs, liaison with the state fusion center, and outreach to federal, state, and local partners; SIA for the Tactical and Embedded Intelligence Component responsible for embedded intelligence analytical and Staff Operations Specialists tactical intelligence support to all programs at both headquarters city and resident agencies; and Intelligence Program Coordinator and SIA for the Central Strategic Coordinating Component/Intelligence responsible for overall intelligence coordination and management of field office domain, collection, and reporting functions.

From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Lee was assigned as an SIA in the Training Division responsible for the development and delivery of intelligence training for New Agent Training and the National Academy. He was also selected to co-lead the Architectural Design Team that developed the vision for and development of an integrated intelligence led, threat driven, and operationally focused curriculum that incorporated both New Agent and New Intelligence Analyst Trainees into an integrated Basic Field Intelligence Course.

From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Lee served as an Assistant Inspector Team Leader in the Inspection Division responsible for field office intelligence program reviews as well as Inspection Division National Program Reviews. He was one of the first six SIA Team Leaders in Inspection who assisted in the development and refinement of inspection policies and procedures.

From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Lee served as the Unit Chief of the Intelligence Coordination and Program Management Unit in WMDD's IAS. He was responsible for coordinating WMDD intelligence functions both internal and external to WMDD. He also led Threat Review and Prioritization efforts as well as representation on behalf of the WMDD IAS on DI and Inspection Division working groups.

Mr. Lee served as the WMDD IAS Assistant Section Chief from 2015 to 2018 where he was responsible for day-to-day operations of the section and it's five subordinate units: the Intelligence Coordination and Program Management Unit; the Chemical and Biological Intelligence Unit; the Radiological, Nuclear and Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Unit; the State Actor Intelligence Unit, and the Non State Actor Intelligence Unit.

In addition to working for the FBI, Mr. Lee has 18 years of military service along with six years of service with the State of North Carolina working in organizational development for the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety and in the budget arena for the North Carolina Governor's Office of Budget and Management. Mr. Lee has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Samuel E. Lee II was appointed as the Section Chief of the WMD Directorate (WMDD) Intelligence Analysis Section (IAS) in January 2018. The IAS is responsible for ensuring timely, relevant, and actionable intelligence analysis is provided to key stakeholders in order to identify, understand, and mitigate WMD threats.

Mr. Lee began his career with the FBI in July of 2004. He was originally assigned to the Charlotte Field Office as an Intelligence Analyst for the counterintelligence program and led the effort to develop a comprehensive counterintelligence threat assessment and was selected to brief the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board on a domain methodology used to assess a threat topic of interest.

From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Lee served as a Supervisory Intelligence Analyst (SIA) in the Charlotte Division in the following assignments: SIA for the Strategic Analysis and Liaison Program responsible for analytical production in support of all programs, liaison with the state fusion center, and outreach to federal, state, and local partners; SIA for the Tactical and Embedded Intelligence Component responsible for embedded intelligence analytical and Staff Operations Specialists tactical intelligence support to all programs at both headquarters city and resident agencies; and Intelligence Program Coordinator and SIA for the Central Strategic Coordinating Component/Intelligence responsible for overall intelligence coordination and management of field office domain, collection, and reporting functions.

From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Lee was assigned as an SIA in the Training Division responsible for the development and delivery of intelligence training for New Agent Training and the National Academy. He was also selected to co-lead the Architectural Design Team that developed the vision for and development of an integrated intelligence led, threat driven, and operationally focused curriculum that incorporated both New Agent and New Intelligence Analyst Trainees into an integrated Basic Field Intelligence Course.

From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Lee served as an Assistant Inspector Team Leader in the Inspection Division responsible for field office intelligence program reviews as well as Inspection Division National Program Reviews. He was one of the first six SIA Team Leaders in Inspection who assisted in the development and refinement of inspection policies and procedures.

From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Lee served as the Unit Chief of the Intelligence Coordination and Program Management Unit in WMDD's IAS. He was responsible for coordinating WMDD intelligence functions both internal and external to WMDD. He also led Threat Review and Prioritization efforts as well as representation on behalf of the WMDD IAS on DI and Inspection Division working groups.

Mr. Lee served as the WMDD IAS Assistant Section Chief from 2015 to 2018 where he was responsible for day-to-day operations of the section and it's five subordinate units: the Intelligence Coordination and Program Management Unit; the Chemical and Biological Intelligence Unit; the Radiological, Nuclear and Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Unit; the State Actor Intelligence Unit, and the Non State Actor Intelligence Unit.

In addition to working for the FBI, Mr. Lee has 18 years of military service along with six years of service with the State of North Carolina working in organizational development for the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety and in the budget arena for the North Carolina Governor's Office of Budget and Management. Mr. Lee has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.