April 16, 2018: David T. Resch was appointed as the Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by FBI Director Christopher Wray on Friday, April 13, 2018. Resch was most recently the Assistant Director of the Training Division at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Resch started his FBI career as a Special Agent in 1996 at the Houston Field Office, where he primarily worked on criminal matters and was the Crimes Against Children Coordinator and the Kidnapping Coordinator. In 2003, he was promoted to the Crisis Management Unit at the Critical Incident Response Group, and he was then transferred to the Behavioral Analysis Unit in 2004. Resch was promoted to lead that unit in 2006. In 2008, Resch was appointed as the Supervisory Special Agent of the Gangs, Violent Crimes, and Cyber Programs at the Richmond Field Office, and he subsequently worked there as the Joint Terrorism Task Force Supervisor. In 2012, he was named the Assistant Special Agent in Charge and was responsible for all criminal and administrative programs at the Richmond Field Office. Resch then worked as the Chief of the Tactical Operations Section at the Operational Technology Division. In 2014, he was named the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Little Rock, Ark., Field Office, where he worked until 2016. The FBI is a division of the U.S. Department of Justice.