WASHINGTON — Michael Morehart, the FBI’s deputy assistant director of the Security Division at headquarters, is moving down the road to take over as special agent in charge of the Richmond division.
Morehart started as an agent in October 1986, and was first assigned to the Columbia, S.C., bureau before going to Houston, the FBI said.
In 1995, he was promoted to supervisor in the Inspection Division’s Audit Unit at FBI Headquarters. Three years, later he became a supervisor of a white collar crime squad in the Memphis Division.
In February 2001, he became the assistant special agent in charge in El Paso and three years later he returned to headquarters as chief of the Terrorist Financing Operations Section in the Counterterrorism Division.
In 2007, he was named special agent in charge of the Administrative Division for the FBI’s Washington Field Office. In 2008, he returned to FBI Headquarters as deputy assistant director of the FBI’s Security Division.