Glenn D. Krizay assumed the office of Director, Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency on June 1, 2017. He is responsible for assisting the Provost Marshal General in executing his DoD-level biometrics and forensics executive agent functions on behalf of the Secretary of the Army. He leads the organization in addressing strategic policy matters associated with biometrics and forensics across the full spectrum of DoD mission sets as well as its partnerships with United States agencies, departments and international allies. He oversees the operation of DoD's authoritative biometrics database and its daily interaction with other identity systems to enhance national security.
Mr. Krizay, a member of the Senior Executive Service, came to DFBA from the Department of Homeland Security, where he served as Executive Director, Information Sharing and Safeguarding Executive Staff; and as the Deputy Under Secretary, Plans, Policy, Performance Management, Office of Intelligence and Analysis. Prior to joining DHS, Mr. Krizay served as Director, Office of Enforcement Analysis, Department of Commerce.
Mr. Krizay worked in the private sector before joining the Department of Commerce, as an intelligence subject matter expert supporting the Department of Defense. He also served at the Defense Intelligence Agency as Deputy Chief Financial Officer for measurement and signatures intelligence and technical collections.
Mr. Krizay is retired from the US Air Force after twenty-six years of service.
A native Ohioan, Mr. Krizay graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. He received a Masters in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.