Bill Gonzalez

Asset Recovery Director

Mr. Gonzalez brings extensive experience from years as a federal law enforcement executive. His background includes executive management, seizure, forfeiture, and international repatriation of foreign assets.

Before joining FPG, Mr. Gonzalez was a Special Agent/Director of Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering programs for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). He directed criminal investigators in applying seizure/forfeiture and money laundering sanctions to existing criminal cases. He also conducted complex criminal investigations involving the theft of taxpayer dollars directed to Afghanistan and the tracing of illegal assets abroad.    

Mr. Gonzalez is a former Acting Director and Deputy Director for the Treasury Department’s Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture. He led oversight of various agencies’ seizure/forfeiture activities and developed standardized enforcement policies along with the Department of Justice.  He managed approximately $1B in assets, including cash, real property, and businesses under federal seizure pending forfeiture. He provided disposition policy for the forfeited assets and led asset-sharing programs with participating federal, local, and foreign law enforcement agencies.  He led Treasury’s International Training program and created overseas joint working groups to study differing authorities with foreign law enforcement and to develop strategies that allowed for greater international cooperation.

Mr. Gonzalez is a former Deputy Director of Law Enforcement and Director of Investigations at the Transportation Security Administration. In that role, he authored and directed post 9-11 policy for U.S. airport coverage and security responses. He led working groups of DHS Special Agents, FBI Agents, and Intelligence Analysts to standardize responses to global aviation security incidents.  He led Federal Air Marshal efforts to utilize intelligence-based strategies in the deployment of Air Marshals in the U.S. and abroad.  

Mr. Gonzalez began his career with the U.S. Customs Service and conducted cross-border investigations involving the illegal trafficking of narcotics, munitions, critical technology, commercial fraud, and the seizure of assets. 

  • Bachelor of Science-Administration of Justice
    American University, Washington, D.C.