Thomas Minton III

Thomas F. Minton, III, recently joined Exelon Corporate Information Security Services in Baltimore, where he is responsible for Cyber Security Governance and Risk. Minton came to Exelon from Pennsylvania, where he served for three years as the Director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security. There Minton led Pennsylvania’s Critical Infrastructure and Key Resource identification and protection efforts, primarily focusing on improving the public/private sector dialogue.
Minton served for 22 years in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), retiring as Chief of Preparedness Policy. As an FBI agent, Minton spent the majority of his career investigating National Security matters with a particular focus on terrorism. Minton led a significant portion of the investigation into the events of September 11, 2001, and he was among the first appointed to lead an FBI field office Infrastructure Protection Unit, including a Cyber investigative component and a forensics team. Before retiring, Minton represented the FBI and frequently the Department of Justice in the writing and the implementation of national and homeland security policy, including Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8), a significant evolution of the homeland security mission. He is Joint Duty certified.
Minton, a native Pennsylvanian, is a graduate of Lycoming College. He has earned Masters’ Degrees from Saint Joseph’s University and Princeton University. He also serves as a member of the Penn State University Homeland Security Advisory Council and the Pierce College Advisory Committee. He and his wife, Kelly, have two grown sons.