K. Andrew Wroblewski is a supervisory special agent and member of the senior foreign service with the rank of minister-counselor. Currently, he serves as deputy assistant secretary of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security and assistant director of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) for domestic operations. In this capacity he is responsible for all DSS protective operations, counterintelligence, criminal investigations, domestic facility protection, and operations at all DSS Field and Resident Offices throughout the United States. He serves concurrently as the interagency chair of the International Security Event Group – coordinating all U.S. security and law enforcement planning for major overseas events such as the Olympic Games.
Mr. Wroblewski most recently served as acting assistant director for threat investigations and analysis where he led DSS programs that analyze, assess, generate, investigate, and disseminate all-source intelligence on threats directed against U.S. diplomatic personnel overseas and domestically.
Prior to this assignment, Mr. Wroblewski was the special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office with responsibility for establishing criminal investigative priorities in the national capital region and DSS resident offices in adjacent states, as well as providing support for the DSS broader mission of facilitating the protection of foreign dignitaries and U.S. diplomats both domestically and abroad.
Before returning to the United States, Mr. Wroblewski was the minister-counselor for Diplomatic Security for the U.S. Mission to China. As the senior U.S. law enforcement representative in China, Mr. Wroblewski served as the principal advisor to the ambassador on all security issues. He also led all DSS counterintelligence, counterterrorism, criminal investigations, and technical security programs. Mr. Wroblewski’s team in China included DSS special agents, security engineering officers, security technical specialists, Navy Seabees, Marine Security Guards, and local security staff assigned to the U.S. embassy and consulates.
Previous overseas postings include Ankara, Turkey; New Delhi, India; Asmara, Eritrea; and Nassau, Bahamas. His domestic postings include DSS headquarters and the New York Field office.
Mr. Wroblewski is an individual recipient of the State Department’s Meritorious and Superior Honor Awards, as well as many other commendations. In 2013, he was named the Diplomatic Security employee of the year. Mr. Wroblewski was most recently awarded the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive.
Mr. Wroblewski grew up in Kansas and received a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Kansas.