Todd Porter, CAMS is a supervisory special agent at the FBI with over 20 years of national security and law enforcement experience in threat finance and transnational organized crime (TOC). Porter currently serves as the assistant chief of Strategic Partner Engagement in the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division overseeing the National Joint Terrorism Task Force and outreach with private sector partners including banks, money services businesses, fintech, retail, tech and shipping/transportation companies. Porter was also a founding member of the FBI’s Terrorist Financing Operations Section in 2002. He has dedicated a majority of his career to identifying and facilitating disruptive actions against terrorist organizations, financiers, facilitators and criminal networks.
From 2015 through 2017, Porter served as the deputy national intelligence manager (NIM) for threat finance in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, reporting to the NIM for threat finance and assistant secretary at the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis. In this role, he developed, oversaw and guided the U.S. intelligence community’s collection and analytic activities on the highest-priority threat finance and TOC issues, regularly providing expert advice to senior policymakers and lawmakers.
Fluent in Spanish, Porter served as FBI assistant legal attaché in Santiago, Chile from 2009 through 2012. He has worked counterterrorism, public corruption and organized crime in Washington, D.C. and the southwest border in Arizona. Prior to entering government service, Porter made commercial and retail loans in the banking industry in Kentucky. He currently resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with his wife and three children.