As Senior Managing Director in the San Francisco office of Guidepost Solutions, Stephanie Douglas, focuses on sensitive internal investigations, white collar crime investigations, building corporate compliance programs, holistic corporate security programs, and proactively educating executives about crisis management and insider threats. She is sought after for her invaluable insight and judgment and is sensitive to the needs of business. Ms. Douglas works with corporations to identify risks, think through sensible and cost-efficient mitigations, and engage leadership with making long-term and productive corporate changes.
Ms. Douglas has a distinguished career in both private and public sectors. She retired as a Senior Executive from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in 2013 and was recruited by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). While at PG&E, she served as Senior Director of Corporate Security where she oversaw security risk mitigation and issue response.
In her 23 years at the FBI, Ms. Douglas served in a variety of influential roles. In her last role with the FBI, she served as Executive Assistant Director of the National Security Branch. There she directed all of the FBI’s work related to domestic and international counter-terrorism, counterintelligence, weapons of mass destruction and intelligence matters. In this position, she reported to both the FBI Director and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Ms. Douglas represented the FBI in discussions of national security policy along with other U.S. Intelligence Community partners. She also served as the Bureau’s Chief Intelligence Officer.
Prior to the above position, Ms. Douglas served as the Special Agent in Charge for the FBI’s San Francisco Division for more than three years. In this position, she led all investigative and administrative operations of the division and had extensive interaction with Bay Area corporations. She was responsible for all internal compliance matters as well.
Ms. Douglas’s other FBI positions include Special Agent, then Supervisory Special Agent, where she ran special investigations and counter espionage operations, and FBI Inspector, managing high profile and politically sensitive investigations
Ms. Douglas continues to maintain excellent relationships in both the government and private sectors.