Assistant Administrator for Law Enforcement/Director of the Federal Air Marshal Service
Robert Bray was named Assistant Administrator for Law Enforcement and Director of the Federal Air Marshal Service in June 2008. He also served as TSA’s Acting Deputy Administrator from April to June 2010.
Bray began his career with the Federal Air Marshal Service on May 5, 2003 as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Mission Operations Center at the FAA Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In November 2003, he was appointed as the Deputy Assistant Director for the Office of Training and Development and subsequently selected as the Assistant Director, Office of Security Services and Assessments in March 2006.
During his 20-year career with United States Secret Service, Bray was assigned to offices in Denver, Colorado, Palm Springs, California, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Washington, D.C. He served as a Supervisor on the Vice Presidential Protective Division, under Vice President Gore, and as a Supervisor on the Presidential Protective Division under President Clinton and President Bush. Bray, as the Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Administration, United States Secret Service, supervised the development and implementation of the annual budget for the Secret Service.
He began his law enforcement career as a police officer for the Metro Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida. Bray then worked as a Police Agent for the Lakewood, Colorado, Police Department, prior to his appointment to the United States Secret Service.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology from Florida State University.