May 16, 2016
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Join us for an EXCITING May speaker:
Kristen von KleinSmid is currently serving as the Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) of Squad CT-9, a Critical Incident Response Squad, in the Los Angeles Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Ms. von KleinSmid has been assigned as the SSA of Squad CT-9 since November 2014. Previously, from May 2013 to November 2014, Ms. von KleinSmid was a Senior Executive in the FBI as a Section Chief in the Security Division. In this position, Ms. von KleinSmid oversaw the FBI Police Department, the Protective Details for the FBI Director and U.S. Attorney General, and four other security units. From May 2010 to May 2013, Ms. von KleinSmid served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Counterterrorism and Administrative Branches in the Boston Field Office of the FBI, where she oversaw many high-profile terrorism investigations, to include the Boston Marathon Bombing investigation. Other prior positions held in the FBI have included supervisory positions of the “Threat Squad” in Los Angeles and working Civil Aviation Security Matters at FBI Headquarters. Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. von KleinSmid worked for the Boeing Corporation where she helped to build the C-17 cargo plane. Ms. von KleinSmid earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1987, and her Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University in 2013.