Julia Pierson is the former director of the U.S. Secret Service. She was the first woman to hold this position. Director Pierson began her law enforcement career in 1980 in the Orlando Police Department before transferring to the Miami Field Office.
Throughout her 30 year career in the Secret Service, she has served as the Deputy Assistant Director of the Office of Administration, the Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Protective Operations, Chief of Staff, Assistant director of the Office of Human Resources and Training, and the presidential protection details of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.