Joshua Skule, a 17-year veteran of the FBI, has been appointed as assistant director of the bureau’s intelligence directorate in its Washington headquarters.
He was most recentlyÂ inÂ charge of the intelligence division at FBI’s Washington field office, the bureau said Monday.
SkuleÂ joined the bureau in 1998 as a Chicago-based special agent focused on violent crimes and public corruption cases and later elevated to leadership roles within the counterterrorism division.
After that, he oversaw investigations related to organized and violent crimes, cyberspace and gang activities at the bureau’s criminal divisionÂ in Washington.
Skule assumed the role of section chief at CTD in 2012 and was promoted to deputy assistant director of the same unitÂ a year later before he became head of the Washington field office’sÂ intelligence division in September 2014.