About the Speaker
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    Brendan "Casey" McGee
    Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, United States Secret Service

    With over 21 years of federal law enforcement experience, ATSAIC McGee leads U.S. Secret Service (USSS) efforts to increase public and private partnership in the investigation of complex transnational criminal investigations involving the use of digital assets.

    In an executive developmental role, ATSAIC McGee served as the Advisor to the Vice President of Global Intelligence at Coinbase, a privately held company operating an online worldwide platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency. There, he identified opportunities for joint USSS/Coinbase initiatives and partnered with various leaders across both organizations to implement these programs.

    In a previous supervisory assignment at the USSS Protective Intelligence Division, ATSAIC McGee was the designated official responsible for briefing all intelligence matters to the USSS Director and Executive Review Board. Over his career, he has held increasingly responsible positions in numerous operational capacities to also include the USSS' Special Operations Division and the Presidential Protective Division. Notably, he was a detailee to the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he served as a personal advisor to Senator Grassley on U.S. national security intelligence and law enforcement matters, including sensitive federal judicial appointment nominations and criminal inquiries into senior ranking executive branch officials.

    Prior to becoming a supervisor in the USSS, he was the Special Agent in Charge of the Threat Management Unit at the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, where he served as the primary investigative official in all Agency threat investigations against DoD officials and employees, encompassing over 100,000 persons and over 70 DoD facilities in the National Capital Region. Before beginning government service, ATSAIC McGee practiced law in New York City. He holds a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame.