Brian Lamkin Named Head of FBI’s Atlanta Office

Brian Lamkin/fbi photo
Brian Lamkin/fbi photo
By Allan Lengel

WASHINGTON — Brian D. Lamkin, assistant director of the FBI Training Division in Quantico, has been named special agent in charge of the FBI’s Atlanta office.

Lamkin entered the FBI in February 1987 and was first assigned to the Norfolk Division. Three years later, he headed south to the Dallas Division, where he worked on the Dallas Bank Fraud Task Force, which addressed the largest savings and loan failure crisis in U.S. history, according to the FBI.

In May 1997, he was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Financial Institution Fraud Unit at FBI Headquarters.

Two years later, he went to Baltimore to serve as the coordinator for the White Collar Crime Program and supervised the White Collar Crime Squad in the Maryland Metropolitan Office in Calverton.

In September 2002, he became assistant special agent in charge of the Louisville Division and the following year he was appointed to the ranks of the FBI’s Senior Executive Service as the chief of the Financial Crimes Section in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters, the FBI said.

In August 2005, he became special agent in charge of the Columbia, S.C. division. Two years, later,  he was named assistant director of the FBI’s Training Division in Quantico.

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