2019 Wall of Fame Inductee: Regina Lombardo

Regina Lombardo was appointed the 2nd highest ranking official of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in March 2017. As the Associate Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Lombardo is responsible for the day-to-day operations of an agency charged with enforcing laws and regulations related to firearms, explosives, arson, and alcohol and tobacco trafficking.

At the time of her appointment, she was serving as the Assistant Director for ATF's Office of Human Resources and Professional Development (HRPD) where she was responsible for the strategic management of ATF's workforce through recruitment, selection, development, and evaluation programs, ensuring it stands ready to meet the challenges of the Bureau's mission.

A member of the Senior Executive Service and a seasoned law enforcement professional, Ms. Lombardo began her law enforcement career in 1992, as a special agent in the ATF Miami Field Division. Rising through the ranks at ATF, she served in many management positions including Deputy Assistant Director of Field Operations' Central Region; Special Agent in Charge of the Tampa Field Division: Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division; Chief, ATF's Leadership Institute; Group Supervisor for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force in Miami; and as Assistant ATF Country Attaché in Toronto, Canada.

Ms. Lombardo holds a bachelor's degree in Criminology from the University of South Florida and is a member of several organizations which include: Women in Federal Law Enforcement, The National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives, the Florida Sheriffs Association, the International Associations of Chiefs of Police, and Major City Chiefs.