Isabel Patelunas

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Isabel Patelunas

Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis

Isabel “Izzy” Patelunas became Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of the Treasury in September 2018.

Prior to joining the Department, Ms. Patelunas was an accomplished member of the Senior Intelligence Service at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), where she served since 1989. For the last 15 years, she held management positions at the CIA supporting the highest levels of government, including serving on rotation to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as Director of the President’s Daily Brief staff. Ms. Patelunas previously served as Deputy Director of CIA’s Office of Middle East and North Africa Analysis, and as Director of the Advanced Analysis Training Program. She has also served in leadership positions in the National Counterproliferation Center and the Weapons Intelligence, Nonproliferation and Arms Control Office.

She holds an M.A. from the University of Maryland in International Relations, and a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.