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Career

Central Intelligence Agency
2013–present
Director Washington, District of Columbia USA
20012003
Deputy Executive Director Washington, District of Columbia USA
19992001
Chief of Staff / Office of the Director of Central Intelligence Washington, District of Columbia USA
19961999
Chief of Station Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
19951996
Executive Assistant / Deputy Director of Central Intelligence Washington, District of Columbia USA
1993
Manager Directorate of Intelligence, Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Analysis
19901992
Career Trainee Director of Central Intelligence, Counterterrorism Center
19841989
Intelligence Analyst Directorate of Intelligence, Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Analysis
19811982
Directorate of Intelligence
19801981
Career Trainee Directorate of Operations
19541955
Daily Intelligence Briefer The White House / Washington, District of Columbia USA
United States Homeland Security
20092013
Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and Assistant to the President The White House / Washington, District of Columbia USA
The Analysis Corporation
20052007
Chief Executive Officer McLean, Virginia, US
National Counterterrorism Center
20042005
Director McLean, Virginia USA
Terrorist Threat Integration Center
20032004
Director
United States Department of State
19811982
Political Officer United States Embassy / Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Directorships

20072009
Global Strategies Group INC (NA) Washington, District of Columbia USA Board of Directors

Professional memberships

20072008
Intelligence and National Security Alliance Arlington, Virginia USA Chairman of the Board

Professional honors and awards

2012
Honorary Doctorate of Letters Fordham University
Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal Central Intelligence Agency For an individual’s cumulative record of service reflecting a pattern of increasing levels of responsibility or increasingly strategic impact and with distinctly exceptional achievements that constitute a major contribution to the mission of the Agency
2006
National Security Medal President of the United States For service as an "innovator, a strategic thinker, and inspirational leader, and a dedicated intelligence professional
Distinguished Intelligence Medal Central Intelligence Agency For performance of outstanding services or for achievement of a distinctly exceptional nature in a duty or responsibility, the results of which constitute a major contribution to the mission of the Agency

Community

Nationality
American

Education

Primary school
Immaculate Heart of Mary Elementary School
North Bergen, New Jersey USA
University
Fordham University New York City, New York, USA Bachelor of Arts Political Science Degree conferred 1977 Studied at the American University in Cairo, Egypt during college.
Secondary school
Saint Joseph of the Palisades High School West New York, New Jersey, USA
Master’s
University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas, USA Master of Arts Middle Eastern Studies 19781980
Native language
English
Other languages
Arabic

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
September 22, 1955
Gender
Male
Place of birth
 North Bergen, New Jersey USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

Kathy (Pokluda) Brennan      3 children Kyle Brennan Kelly Brennan Jaclyn Brennan

Parents

Father
Owen Brennan
Mother
Dorothy Brennan

Ancestry

Irish