Andrew G. McCabe was appointed deputy director of the FBI in January 2016, where he oversees all FBI domestic and international investigative and intelligence activities. McCabe most recently served as associate deputy director, overseeing the management of all FBI personnel, budget,administration and infrastructure. In 2013 he was appointed executive assistant director of the National Security Branch, where he ensured that the FBI successfully executed its primary mission to defend the United States from national security threats.
McCabe began his career as an FBI special agent in 1996, where he was assigned to the New York field office, focusing on organized crime. He later shifted his focus to counterterrorism matters. Before entering the FBI, McCabe worked as a lawyer in private practice. McCabe holds a BA degree from Duke University and JD from Washington University School of Law.