Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Bart Brown has more than three decades experience in Security, Intelligence and Law Enforcement. He is a proven Leader, Team Builder and Innovator.
From 1995 to 2009, Mr. Brown served in the Newark and Memphis FBI Field Offices where he assembled and led multi-agency teams targeting criminal organizations and public corruption. He also commanded one of the FBI’s fifty-six field SWAT Teams. In 2007 he received the United States Attorney’s Award for Investigative Excellence after leading a long term undercover operation against corrupt public officials.
Upon promotion to FBIHQ, Mr. Brown served as a Program Manager for the FBI’s Field Intelligence Groups where he was a principal author of FBI policy regarding the then-emerging national network of state-based Intelligence Fusion Centers.
From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Brown was assigned to the FBI’s Protective Operations Unit and was selected personally by the Attorney General of the United States to serve as Agent in Charge (AIC) of the Attorney General’s Protection Detail. In that capacity, Mr. Brown was responsible for a team of 23 highly trained FBI Special Agents and was responsible for leading a comprehensive Security Program addressing all aspects of Physical Security and Executive Protection. He led complex security operations in every major city in the United States and over 30 foreign countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Latin America. In September 2012, while conducting security operations in the Middle East, Mr. Brown led the evacuation of the Attorney General and other officials in the midst of regional unrest.
Subsequently, as Unit Chief (Acting) of the FBI’s Protective Operations Unit, Mr. Brown served as the FBI’s Subject Matter Expert on Executive Protection and was pivotal in standardizing selection, training, and operations across the FBI’s Protective Operations enterprise. Mr. Brown received numerous awards and recognition throughout his career including the FBI Director’s High Impact Leadership Award in 2015. In 2016 he was retained by one of the two major presidential campaigns as an Expert Witness on Executive Protection and was instrumental in favorably resolving a criminal matter on their behalf.