Dynamite since: 07/2017
Mark Furtado joined Dynamis in July 2017 as a Senior Principal, where he oversees the company’s contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Student and Exchange Visitor Program. He also supports the company’s growth efforts within the law enforcement and security markets.
Before joining Dynamis, Mr. Furtado served as a senior law enforcement advisor for Leidos at the Narcotics and Transnational Crime Support Center (NTC). In that role, he provided counternarcotics and counterterrorism advice and recommendations to the Director of NTC and the Department of Homeland Security Senior Steering Committee representative. Mr. Furtado is a decorated 28-year law enforcement veteran, who served in a variety of supervisory roles for ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) for nearly 20 years. Most notably, he served as Associate Deputy Assistant Director for HSI’s National Security Investigations Division (NSID), where he oversaw the NSID budget and identified opportunities within the intelligence community to apply HSI’s criminal authorities.
Mr. Furtado also held other high profile roles within HSI, such as Unit Chief over the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center, and the National Security Unit, as well as the Resident Agent in Charge in Manchester, New Hampshire, and acting as Assistant Special Agent in Charge in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mr. Furtado earned a Masters in Administration of Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell with Graduate Certificates in Leadership & Policy Development and Security Studies. Mr. Furtado also earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Lowell with a minor in Psychology.