Executive Board Committee Member
Paul Hamrick has served for 28 years with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP); U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and, the former U.S. Customs Service, becoming a member of the Senior Executive Service prior to his retirement. During this time, he conducted investigations focused on international drug trafficking and money laundering, commercial fraud and the illegal export of technology and munitions.
He served in a variety of law enforcement leadership positions including Deputy Assistant Commissioner in the CBP Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) where he oversaw CBP OPR’s internal investigations and intelligence analysis operations, as well CBP’s personnel security, physical security, polygraph, and internal inspections programs. At ICE, he served as the Director of the ICE training academy and Chief of the ICE OPR training unit where he managed anti-corruption training programs for both ICE and CBP immediately following the March 2003 establishment of the Department of Homeland Security.
In the private sector, Paul served as an executive in a large defense contractor, leading CBP, CIS, ICE and DHS-related programs. Paul also worked in the banking and financial sector as Assistant Vice President at a large financial institution with offices across the mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S. In this role, he oversaw internal investigative programs focused on risk mitigation, asset protection and insider threats.