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Kelly C. Hoggan

Assistant Administrator for Security Operations

Photo of Kelly HogganKelly Hoggan became Assistant Administrator for Security Operations in May 2013.

As Assistant Administrator for Security Operations, Hoggan manages the daily field operations for a workforce of more than 50,000 employees at more than 450 airports nationwide. He is also responsible for regulatory compliance, budget and financial requirements, program planning, and partnering with security operators across multiple modes of transportation.

Hoggan most recently served as the Assistant Administrator for Global Strategies, where he was responsible for collaboratively working with international partners to secure the global transportation network. In that role he oversaw the management of a workforce located in more than 20 offices worldwide.

Hoggan joined TSA in 2004 and he has served in numerous leadership positions. These positions include Assistant Administrator for Security Capabilities, where he oversaw the implementation and development of security technologies.

Hoggan also served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Strategies where he served as an advisor to government officials around the world and aided in the harmonization of international aviation security measures. Additionally, he was the Deputy Assistant Administrator of Security Operations where he was responsible for the security operations at more than 450 airports nationwide.

Prior to joining TSA, Hoggan worked in the private sector and brings 18 years of airline and aviation industry experience to this new position having served in multiple senior level positions within operations, planning, and process improvement in an airport operational environment.

Latest revision: 09 May 2013