Bill was sworn in as a Maryland State Trooper in September 1974 and enjoyed a very noteworthy and remarkable career for more than twenty-eight (28) years. Retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Bill served in a variety of assignments and his last was Deputy Superintendent, Chief of the Field Operations Bureau. Bill is well known and respected throughout the law enforcement community.
In October 2002, Bill joined the Transportation Security Administration following the 9/11 attack. Bill served as one of the first Directors for Aviation Operations and had the responsibility for overseeing and transforming airport security from a contract security workforce into a federal workforce at all commercial airports across the United States.
In 2006, Bill was appointed to the position of General Manager for the Office of Highway and Motor Carrier Security under TSA’s Office of Security Policy and Industry Engagement Directorate. He had primary responsibility for commercial motor vehicle security which includes trucks, motor coach (bus) and school bus and critical infrastructure throughout our nation’s transportation systems.
In 2012, Bill was given the added responsibility for Mass Transit and Passenger Rail, Freight Rail, Pipeline, and Maritime (passenger vessels) security for our nation’s transportation systems. Bill’s experience and expertise are reflective of his ability to lead and manage the Nation’s critical transportation security systems across all surface modes of transportation. We are proud to have Bill as part of the MdE Team.