Mark Dargis serves as the ASAC responsible for the National Security, Cyber, & Intelligence Branch of the St. Louis Division of the FBI. In this role he leads a number of multi-disciplinary teams and provides guidance and oversight to FBI resources that address critical National Security and Cyber threats in eastern Missouri. Mr. Dargis has served in this position since September, 2019.
Mr. Dargis entered on duty as a Special Agent with the FBI in 2003. Following graduation from the FBI Academy, he was assigned to the Washington, D.C. Field Office where he investigated a wide variety of federal crimes in both the Criminal and National Security arenas. He later specialized in counterintelligence operations and led a number of investigations to disrupt foreign intelligence activities by priority threat nations in the National Capitol Region.
In 2012, Mr. Dargis was promoted to FBI Headquarters and served in various management roles for counterintelligence and counterespionage programs, providing leadership and oversight to FBI field offices across the U.S. Before his assignment to the FBI St. Louis field office, Mr. Dargis served as a Supervisory Special Agent of an Espionage squad in the Washington, D.C. Field Office, where he led complex and highly-sensitive investigations with U.S. Government and foreign partners addressing espionage threats from Russia.
Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Dargis served over seven years as an officer in the United States Navy and worked for three years as a marketing manager at a high-tech company in Silicon Valley.