Kimberly Del Greco

Deputy Assistant Director


In January 2017, Kimberly J. Del Greco was designated as Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division’s Information Services Branch. She leads the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Section, the Biometric Services Section (BSS), and the Information Technology Management Section providing services and information technology support to firearm background checks, fingerprint identification, facial recognition, criminal history records, and other critical operational functions of the CJIS Division.

Mrs. Del Greco entered on duty with the FBI in July 1995. In 2000, she was became Operations Manager of the NICS Section, overseeing the day-to-day operations. In July 2003, she was promoted to the FBI’s Senior Executive Service as Chief of the BSS, the FBI’s largest operating Section with 1,200 employees strategically staffed 24/7. While in this position, she established the FBI Biometric Center of Excellence and Facial Recognition service. In 2007 and 2008, she led White House efforts gaining support in interagency sharing of Known or Suspected Terrorists and Those that Pose a Threat to National Security. In October 2014, she returned to NICS as the Section Chief leading a staff of over 600 employees processing firearm background checks.

In 2006, Mrs. Del Greco completed a one-year International Women’s Forum Fellowship receiving certificates from Harvard and Cambridge. In 2007 and again in 2017, her leadership earned her the prestigious Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service. Also in 2007, she received the Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board’s Woman of the Year Award in the Supervisory category. In 2009, she received the honor of Federal Computer Week Federal 100 Winner for her leadership efforts in identity management and interoperability. In 2017, Mrs. Del Greco received the SIA Women in Biometrics Award for helping to implement and shape the use of biometric technology within the FBI.