Since January 2013, Mr. Wiltz has served as Deputy Assistant Director of the Information Services Branch. He is responsible for the Biometric Services Section, the Information Technology Management Section, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Section, and the Major Information Technology Programs Section. He also provides oversight for the National Crime Information Center, the Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal, the National Data Exchange, the Uniform Crime Reporting Redevelopment Project, the FBI Biometric Center of Excellence, and biometric interoperability programs.
Mr. Wiltz previously served as Deputy Assistant Director of the Information Technology (IT) Services Division.
In August 2007, Mr. Wiltz joined the FBI as Section Chief of the IT Project Management Section, IT Management Division, following a two-year temporary duty assignment with the FBI as the SENTINEL Systems Development Unit Chief, the FBI’s next-generation information management system. As Section Chief of the IT Management Division, he managed more than 20 IT projects of varying sizes and complexity.
Mr. Wiltz has more than 18 years of professional and technical leadership experience engineering and deploying IT systems for the United States Government. As an accomplished systems engineer and project manager, his vision and expertise in on-time delivery of business-driven technology solutions ensure mission success.
Mr. Wiltz began his career as a contractor with Martin Marietta, where he acquired the training, skills, and experience necessary to provide frontline IT customer support. He then rose to the rank of technical lead, and eventually found his career aspirations in project management. Over the next 10 years, he delivered projects that “could never be delivered,” such as a data migration from Macintosh to Windows; an implementation of diskless workstations; a nationwide, secure web-based Intranet; and a stand-alone LAN to support the Congressional Budget Justification process.
In 2002, Mr. Wiltz entered federal service with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) where he served as the Chief Information Officer for the CIA’s Deputy Director for Community Management. In that capacity he focused on, established, and streamlined the first IT processes within the organization.
Mr. Wiltz holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University. In 2005, he received his Project Management Professional certification and, in 2010, he received his Program Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute.