| deborah pierce
FBI Executive (Ret.)
Deborah Pierce is a consultant and educator in the field of federal law enforcement and public leadership. Deborah has taught and presented workshops for law enforcement professionals, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
Deborah is a retired FBI Special Agent with 27 years of experience in conducting and managing criminal and terrorism investigations. Before retiring in 2006, she served as Special Agent in Charge of the Minneapolis office and was the Deputy Assistant Director of the Criminal Division of the FBI.
Since retirement Deborah has been active on several nonprofit organization boards and was recently elected to the position of North Central Regional Vice President of the Society of Former FBI Agents.
| patti weber
CIA Executive (Ret.)
Patti Weber is a consultant and educator in the field of intelligence operations. Patti continues to provide training and mentorship to CIA trainees and serves on the Director of National Intelligence’s Diversity Advisory Panel.
Patti is a retired CIA officer who spent 31 years in the CIA’s National Clandestine Service (NCS), where as an operations officer she was engaged in the clandestine collection of human intelligence (HUMINT) and Covert Action. She recruited human spies who provided valuable intelligence to national policy makers. Over her career she lived and worked both in the United States and abroad, specializing in Soviet and East Asian operations. When Patti retired in 2004 she was Chief of Policy for the NCS.
Patti is now the President of The Woman's Club of Minneapolis and is actively involved in furthering the mission of the Club which focuses on women's and children's issues.