Michelle S. Klimt is Special Agent in charge of the FBI's Jacksonville Division. Prior to this she served Ms. as the acting deputy assistant director of the Operational Programs Branch in the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division.
Ms. Klimt began her career as an FBI special agent in May 1990 and was assigned to the San Antonio Division, where she investigated drug matters involving the Southwest Border Initiative, counterintelligence, and international and domestic terrorism. Ms. Klimt was also a charter member of the Evidence Response Team and participated in the crime scene recoveries at the Oklahoma City bombing and the September 11, 2011 attack in New York City. In December 2002, she was promoted to supervisory special agent to oversee a public corruption and civil rights squad. She was reassigned to supervise a counterintelligence squad in 2004 and, subsequently, a violent crimes squad.