WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Secret Service Director James M. Murray announced that Faron K. Paramore has been named as the agency’s 22nd Deputy Director, effective March 14.
As Deputy Director, Paramore will oversee the agency's daily investigative and protective operations. Paramore most recently served as Assistant Director in the Office of Strategic Intelligence.
Paramore’s career began as a Special Agent in the Detroit Field Office and includes assignments on the Presidential Protective Division, the Office of Government and Public Affairs and most recently the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information. He served in a number of key supervisor positions, including Resident Agent in Charge of the Grand Rapids Resident Office; Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Recruitment and Personnel Security and the Washington Field Office; Special Agent in Charge of the Congressional Affairs Program and the Office of Human Resources and Training; Deputy Assistant Director in the Offices of the Director, Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs, and Administration, and Assistant Director in the Office of Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs.
Director Murray welcomed Paramore in an all-employee message:
“Throughout his career, Faron has consistently demonstrated professionalism, tenacity and innovation, and earned the reputation as a valued and trusted colleague, partner and friend within the agency as well as the wider law enforcement community,” said Director Murray. “Over the course of his 20-plus years as a supervisor, Faron has mentored and coached hundreds of employees and exemplified how to lead by example and from the front.”
Paramore is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Mr. Paramore holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University.