DIRECTOR, NATIONAL SECURITY
Timothy J. Healy joined BE in March 2018 as the Director of Law Enforcement, National Security. Tim manages the Federal Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and Department of Defense programs. He provides expertise in cybersecurity, intelligence, counter terrorism, and federal and international law enforcement. He is also responsible for growing Buchanan & Edwards’ customer relationships within law enforcement, homeland security and defense markets.
Prior to BE, Tim served as President of Ikun, which is a Small Disadvantaged Business 8(a) Certified Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) focused on Information Technology, Cyber Security, Security, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement support services.
Prior to Ikun Mr. Healy was the Director of the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) from February 2009 until February 2013. The TSC under the FBI was established by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 6 (HSPD-6). Its mission is to consolidate and coordinate the U.S. government’s approach to terrorism screening and facilitate the sharing of terrorism information that protects the nation and our foreign partners while safeguarding civil liberties. Born out of the events of 9/11 the TSC maintains the U.S. government’s consolidated Terrorist Watchlist which is a single database of known or suspected terrorist, the No-Fly list is a subset of this database.
The positions Healy held during his 27-year tenure with the FBI allowed him multiple opportunities to manage projects from concept to operational status, accomplishing these tasks efficiently and effectively. Healy received the Director’s Award for “Outstanding Information Management”, and the Attorney General’s Award for “Exceptional Service”.
Mr. Healy graduated from Benedictine University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He began his career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, completed Naval Flight Training, and was ordered to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, where he flew AV8 Harrier Jump Jets. Mr. Healy is married and has six children.