Janice Fedarcyk

About the Speaker

Janice K. Fedarcyk retired from the FBI in 2012, where she served for 25 years.
Ms. Fedarcyk culminated her career as the Assistant Director in Charge (ADIC) of
the FBI’s New York Office, the largest of the FBI’s field offices and the first
woman to hold this position. Under her leadership, Ms. Fedarcyk led efforts
against counterterrorism and counterintelligence threats; insider trading on Wall
Street; Somali piracy; and accelerated the growth of the cyber program to
confront malicious hacking and
sophisticated intrusions. Ms. Fedarcyk served as the Domestic National
Intelligence Representative for the Office of Domestic National Intelligence in the
New York region. She is a recipient of the U.S. Government Presidential Rank
Award; the Frederick D. Suydam Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement; and
the Respect for Law Alliance Federal Law Enforcement Leader Award as well as
having been named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a Woman of
Upon her retirement, Ms. Fedarcyk formed Fedarcyk Consulting LLC – a Woman
Owned Small Business – to assist government and private industry in assessing
security vulnerabilities and developing solution sets to mitigate identified areas of
threat and risk. She has provided sworn testimony before the U.S. Congress
regarding homegrown radicalization and periodically contributes professional
insight to national news outlets surrounding the national security threat.
Ms. Fedarcyk holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of
Nevada at Reno.
Ms. Fedarcyk’s debut novel, “Fidelity”, a spy thriller featuring a young female FBI
Special Agent has been published by Simon & Schuster.