Tonya Ugoretz is the Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) for the Cyber Readiness, Outreach, and Intelligence Branch. She oversees Cyber Division’s intelligence, operations support, 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 has also served as an Intelligence Analyst; a Targeting Analyst; a Unit and Section Chief in the Directorate of Intelligence; and as the FBI’s Chief Intelligence Officer from 2010 to 2012. She has served in joint duty positions with CIA, Customs and Border Protection, and the National Intelligence Council. Most recently, she spent three years as the first Director of ODNI’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC), a multiagency center that builds understanding of foreign cyber threats to US national interests.
Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. Ugoretz was an editor of foreign policy journals and IEEE publications. She received bachelor’s degrees in International Relations and in Spanish from Ursinus College, and a master’s degree from the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University. Ms. Ugoretz received the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal from ODNI and the Director’s Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service from the National Counterterrorism Center.