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Timothy Gallagher

Managing Director & Chief Security Officer
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Managing Director Timothy Gallagher is the Chief Security Officer of Nardello & Co. Tim has three decades of broad investigative experience, including more than 20 years spent in senior leadership roles at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”). He advises clients on complex matters involving the mitigation of high-stakes security risks, internal and external threats, and internal investigations focusing on employee misconduct and leaking of confidential information, among other matters.

Additionally, Tim has first-hand experience in formulating integrated security plans from his service in the FBI, to include serving as the FBI liaison to the US Secret Service for the 2009 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC, as well as leading the FBI efforts to investigate numerous threats to members of Congress and cabinet officials. As a private consultant Tim has assisted high-net-worth Individuals, universities, and defense contractors in the design and implementation of security plans that featured physical security assessments, cyber monitoring, and executive protection.

Tim frequently speaks on matters ranging from active shooter incidents and acts of terrorism to multifaceted law enforcement matters. He has appeared on, or been quoted by, CNN, NBC Nightly News, FOX, The Washington Post, and NPR, among other outlets.

Tim serves on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee, where he advises on the implications of technological innovation for financial services and markets, works to protect markets from cyberattack, and helps to ensure responsible development of digital assets such as AI.


Representative Matters
  • Tim led the investigation of the September 2013 Washington Naval Yard Active Shooter incident and oversaw the preparation of the FBI’s annex to the Pentagon’s After Action Report.
  • Tim led a multijurisdictional investigation that resulted in the successful prosecution of foreign hackers whose victims included government officials and high-net-worth individuals.
  • Tim ran the Intelligence operation at the FBI’s Washington Field Office during numerous high-profile events, including the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, the 2010 State of the Union address, and the 2010 Annual Meeting of the World Bank.


  • B.S., Economics, Saint Peter’s University
Professional Affiliations
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee Member
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
  • FBI National Academy Associates
  • Leadership in Counterterrorism Alumni Association

Timothy Gallagher

Managing Director & Chief Security Officer

1401 K St. NW, Suite 725
Washington, DC 20005
T: +1 202 545 3017


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