David J. Glawe is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Mr. Glawe is responsible for leading a united effort of property-casualty insurance companies, law enforcement agencies, car rental companies, and other strategic partners to prevent and combat insurance fraud and crime.
Prior to assuming the role of CEO for NICB, the Honorable David J. Glawe was nominated by the President of the United States and received unanimous confirmation by the Senate to serve as the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Mr. Glawe was further responsible for the strategic and programmatic oversight of 250,000 personnel to integrate the intelligence capabilities from 22 DHS component organizations such as: the United States Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Secret Service, FEMA, the Transportation Security Administration and the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Glawe served as Deputy National Security Advisor and Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security at the White House. Previously served as Assistant Commissioner and Chief Intelligence Officer at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), where he led the development, coordination, and implementation of intelligence capabilities and operations in support of CBP’s mission. Mr. Glawe also served in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as the Deputy National Intelligence Manager for Threat Finance and Transnational Organized Crime overseeing and integrating the Intelligence Community’s collection and analytic efforts. He subsequently served the President’s National Security Council as the senior intelligence official where he co-authored the President’s Transnational Organized Crime Security Strategy and was directed to lead the United States Intelligence Community on implementation.
Earlier in his career, he served as a federal agent with the United States Postal Inspection Service and then as a counter-terrorism special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). While with the FBI, he served in both Iraq and Africa. Mr. Glawe started his law enforcement career as a police officer with Houston, Texas and Aurora, Colorado Police Departments.
Mr. Glawe obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa and is a graduate of Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. His numerous honors include the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Warren Medallion and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Distinguished Service Medal. Mr. Glawe is also the proud recipient of the Director of National Superior Service Medal for developing and implementing a financial bulk data solution to target terrorist networks.