We are so honored to welcome Patti Weber to ClearCause Foundation’s Advisory Board. Ms. Weber currently lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her partner in Pierce-Weber Partnership, LLC, Deborah Pierce, retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Senior Executive Service. On May 1, 2012 Ms. Weber becomes President of the 105 year-old Woman’s Club of Minneapolis.
Patricia A. Weber retired from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Senior Intelligence Service in 2004, after a 31 year career in operations. Prior to joining CIA Ms. Weber served with the Department of State at the US Embassies in Paris and Bangkok. As a Senior CIA executive and operations officer, Ms. Weber managed several staff and operational elements in the National Clandestine Service (NCS). In her last position prior to leaving the Agency her broad portfolio included working with the U.S. military and other federal intelligence and law enforcement agencies on such front page issues as watch listing terrorists and information sharing.
As the senior policy manager for the NCS she also was responsible for information management and technology issues as Chair of the IT Oversight Board. In a previous position as Chief of the NCS Human Resources Staff, she spearheaded a remake of the competency based personnel system, managed the training and deployment of new employees as well as the promotion panels for senior grades, and helped to revamp the basic operational training courses. Prior to these senior staff assignments Ms. Weber served abroad in Asia, ran the course for hostile environment operations, and headed up several elements providing operational guidance and support to overseas components.
Ms. Weber grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota and received her B.S. in Political Science and Government from American University, Washington, DC. She also completed the program “Leadership in a Democratic Society” at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia and was a member of the 1998 Director of Central Intelligence’s Intelligence Fellows Program. She received several Exceptional Performance Awards throughout her career and was awarded the Agency’s highest retirement award, the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, upon her retirement. She also received the US Secret Service Director’s Recognition Award.
Ms. Weber continues to serve on the Director of National Intelligence’s Senior Diversity Advisory Panel for the Intelligence Community.