Brigham B. Bechtel is a 31 year veteran of the United States intelligence community having served for more than 26 years in the Central Intelligence Agency with experience in leading operations, and in analysis. Mr. Bechtel has tours in field leadership with experience coordinating the work of the intelligence community, law enforcement, and military partners. He has Washington-based leadership tours and experience working with Presidential and Congressional staffs. He spent six years in analysis with both near term and in-depth production. Mr. Bechtel began his career in the intelligence community as a Cryptologic Technician in the United States Navy before joining the CIA. Mr. Bechtel is a Truman Scholar from the State of Maryland for 1987; he is a 1989 graduate of St. John’s College of Annapolis, Maryland.