Deputy Directory Samuel Worth ’87
Special Agent Worth was selected as the Deputy Director, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in August 2016 and serves as the Chief Operations Officer with responsibility for the efficiency and synchronization of nine operational and administrative directorates: Criminal Operations; National Security; Intelligence and Information Sharing; Cyber Operations; Strategic Planning and Communications; Management and Administration; Global Operations and two field organizations covering Atlantic and Pacific operations. Special Agent Worth began his career with the former Naval Investigative Service (NIS) in January 1989 at the NIS Resident Agency at Camp Lejeune, NC. He served in a variety of organizational assignments and mission areas, both within the United States and overseas, including Special Agent Afloat deployed aboard the USS America (CV-66) (1993-1994), desk officer at NCIS Headquarters (1998-2000), Supervisory Special Agent, NCIS Resident Agency in Sigonella, Sicily (2000-2003), and as the Personal Security Advisor the Secretary of the Navy (2003-2004). Special Agent Worth attended Norwich University in Northfield, VT and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1987 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. He completed the Department of Defense Senior Executive APEX Session 38 in 2014, and he is a 2012 graduate of the FBI National Executive Institute, Session XXXV. His awards include the Department of the Navy (DON) Distinguished Civilian Service Award and the DON Meritorious Civilian Service Award.