United States Secret Service
Craig Magaw was appointed Deputy Director of the Secret Service on March 20, 2015. As Deputy Director, Mr. Magaw is responsible for the Agency’s daily protective and investigative operations, including the ultimate oversight of more the 6,500 personnel and a $1.67 billion annual budget.
A 29-year veteran of the Secret Service, Mr. Magaw began his Federal law enforcement career as a Uniformed Division Officer in 1986 where he was assigned to the Vice-President’s Residence and the Foreign Missions Branch. Later, he became a special agent and served in investigative and protective assignments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida, and Washington, DC.
Mr. Magaw entered the Senior Executive Service ranks in August 2006 as the Special Agent in Charge of the Criminal Investigative Division. In this position, he had direct oversight of all Secret Service criminal investigations worldwide – including 60 national task forces. In August 2008, Mr. Magaw was selected as a Deputy Assistant Director for the Office of Investigations, where he served as the senior official overseeing the Forensic Services Division, Investigative Support Division, Asset Forfeiture Division, Criminal Investigative Division, International Programs Division, and 24 international offices. In February 2013, Mr. Magaw was selected to serve as the Assistant Director for the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information. In this capacity, he was charged with overseeing the Protective Intelligence and Threat Assessment Division and the Counter Surveillance Division including the executive oversight of all protective intelligence investigations, threat assessments, the behavioral analysis program, and all counter surveillance activities conducted by the Secret Service.
Mr. Magaw’s other supervisory assignments include: Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Investigations; Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of the Baltimore Field Office; Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protective Division; and Special Agent in Charge of the Orlando Field Office.
Mr. Magaw is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Maryland and a Master’s Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University.