Tonya Ugoretz

Deputy Assistant Director, Cyber Division


Tonya Ugoretz is the Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) for the FBI Cyber Division, where she oversees intelligence, policy, technical support to operations, workforce readiness, and outreach. Ms. Ugoretz began government service in 2001 as a Presidential Management Fellow. In 2003, she became the first analyst to serve as the FBI Director’s daily briefer. She held leadership roles in the Directorate of Intelligence, and was the FBI’s Chief Intelligence Officer from 2010 to 2012. She has served in joint duty assignments with CIA, Customs and Border Protection, and the National Intelligence Council. Most recently, she spent three years as the first Director of ODNI’s multiagency Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. Ugoretz was an editor of foreign policy journals and IEEE publications. Ms. Ugoretz received the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal from the DNI and the Director’s Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service from the National Counterterrorism Center.