Ms. Theresa Stoop is the Assistant Director for Human Resources and Professional Development (HRPD) She is responsible for the strategic management of ATF's workforce and, through recruitment, selection, development, and evaluation programs, ensuring that it stands ready to meet the challenges of the Bureau's mission. Her 26 year career with ATF and wide variety of assignments provides her with a unique perspective from which to build the Bureau's 21st century workforce.
Prior to assuming the leadership role in HRPD, Ms. Stoop was serving her second tour as the Special Agent in Charge of the Baltimore Field Division, a position she held since November 2008. She was responsible for ATF's law enforcement operations and industry regulation activities spanning nine field offices in Maryland and Delaware. During this period, she was also called upon to serve as ATF's Chief Financial Officer during an interim period.