Dr. Wesley Moy retired from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in December 2019. He held a variety of senior positions including Chief of Partner Engagement, Director of the Analysis Program Office, and Deputy Director of the DHS National Operations Center. Prior to that, he was Associate Deputy Director for Operations Support and a plank owner at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Since retiring, Dr. Moy has been conducting research related to pandemic-related misinformation and has been supporting the World Health Organization.
Dr. Moy graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a bachelor’s degree in political science with a specialization in international relations. He has also earned a master’s in business administration from Rutgers Business School; a master’s of science of strategic intelligence from the National Intelligence University; and a master’s of strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College. He holds a Ph.D. from Northcentral University and is a senior fellow at the Partnership for Public Service in Washington, D.C. He taught part-time at the National Intelligence University from 2000 until 2019 on topics including terrorism and intelligence analysis.
Dr. Moy retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel after serving in the infantry and military intelligence. In his last assignment, he was Director for the National Intelligence University’s Reserve and Monthly Executive Program. He has commanded at the company, battalion, and brigade levels including serving as commander of all Army Reserve strategic intelligence units worldwide.
As a civilian, he spent two decades in financial services including as vice president at JP Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank in strategic planning and investment banking; vice president for sales development at Citicorp Investment Services, and branch office manager at a New York Stock Exchange member firm.