Monty Wilkinson was appointed Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) by Attorney General Holder on March 29, 2014. The Executive Office, created in 1953, provides general guidance and support to the 94 United States Attorneys' offices and its nearly 10,000 employees.
Prior to being appointed Director, Mr. Wilkinson served as the Principal Deputy Director and Chief of Staff of EOUSA. He previously served as Counselor and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Attorney General, an Associate Deputy Attorney General, and held senior management positions for nearly a decade in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. Mr. Wilkinson started his career at the Department of Justice as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division, serving in the Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section and the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section.Mr. Wilkinson is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Georgetown University Law Center.