United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

William Ross

Mr. Ross has 30 years investigative and management experience with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the its legacy agency U.S. Customs Service.  Prior to his current assignment as the HSI Deputy Director at the National IPR Center, Mr. Ross served in several senior management positions for HSI to include serving as the Acting Deputy Assistant Director for the Information Management Directorate with direct oversight of the agency’s Technical Operations Unit, Data Management Unit and agency Information Technology (IT) modernization efforts.  Prior to this assignment, Mr. Ross served in several key leadership roles to include oversight of the agency’s Technical Operations Unit and Asset Forfeiture Unit.  Mr. Ross’ first assignment at HSI Headquarters was as a Unit Chief at the National IPR Center overseeing both the IP and Global Outreach and Training Units.  During this time he led the development of several key HSI programs including Operation In Our Sites, targeting websites selling counterfeit merchandise; Operation Chain Reaction, targeting counterfeit items entering the government and critical infrastructure supply chains and; the creation of the Federal Acquisition Counterfeit Awareness Training course.

Prior to his assignment to HSI Headquarters, Mr. Ross served at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, Georgia with oversight of the basic training program of all HSI Special Agents and served for over twenty years conducting criminal investigations in the Charleston, SC field office.
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