Thomas E. Bush III


Thomas E. Bush III puts his knowledge of and vast experience at the Federal Bureau of Investigation to work for clients.  His 33 years of stellar service enable him to assist our clients with their projects involving the FBI.

​Mr. Bush began his career in 1975 beginning in the Identification Division, now known as the Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) and shortly thereafter became an FBI agent. From there, he was assigned to matters involving bank robbery and fugitive matters at the Washington Field Office of the FBI.  As his career progressed, so did his responsibilities when he was promoted to supervisory special agent (SSA) in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI headquarters.  His specific assignment was in the Fugitive/Government Reservation Crimes Unit of the Violent Crimes and Major Offenders Section. He received numerous promotions following that assignment, SSA of the Violent Crimes Squad in Jackson Mississippi, assistant special agent in charge of the Atlanta Georgia Field Office, section chief of the CJIS Division and special agent in charge of the St. Louis Division. 

​In 2004, Mr. Bush was appointed as the assistant director of the CJIS Division, the largest division of the FBI that serves as the focal point and central repository for criminal justice services and information in the FBI. ​Mr. Bush became a member of the Senior Executive Service in 2000, was appointed a principal federal official by DHS Secretary Tom Ridge in 2004 and received a Presidential Rank Award in 2007 for Meritorious Service. 

Mr. Bush holds a BS in public administration and criminal justice from the University of Mississippi.