Breaking News Bar
updated: 11/12/2013 3:56 PM

Counterterrorism expert heads FBI Chicago office

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

A counterterrorism expert has taken the reins of one of the FBI's busiest offices.

The agency said on Tuesday that Robert J. Holley had officially started his work as the new head of the FBI's Chicago office. The 55-year-old was tapped last month to replace Cory B. Nelson, who announced his retirement over the summer.

The Chicago office handles everything from political corruption to mob investigations.

Counterterrorism is also high on its list of priorities. And that's an area where Holley has extensive, high-level experience. He most recently served as deputy assistant director of the FBI's counterterrorism division. Earlier, he held related positions in Chicago.

The Indiana native briefly led the FBI's office in Indianapolis. And he served nine years as a U.S. Army infantry officer.

Share

Interested in reusing this article?

Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.

The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.

Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Name * Company Telephone * E-mail *

Message (optional)

Success - Reprint request sent Click to close
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here