William (Bill) Esposito was the former Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As Deputy Director, he ran the day to day operations of the FBI. He reported directly to the FBI Director, Louie Freeh, and the Attorney General of the United States, Janet Reno. While Mr. Esposito worked on a variety of matters, his specialties were in the area of Organized Crime and White Collar Crime. His success in investigations led him to management positions in the FBI to include the Special Agent in Charge of the San Diego Office and the Assistant Director in charge of the Criminal Investigative Division of the FBI. Mr. Esposito was in charge of all White Collar Crime investigations for the FBI in the early 1990’s and during that time developed the FBI’s strategy for dealing with the Savings and Loan Crisis, Health Care Fraud, Telemarketing Fraud, Public Corruption and other major systemic frauds. Mr. Esposito was the FBI’s representative on the President’s Commission on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) in Washington, D.C. and chaired the Integrity Committee of the PCIE. He was named as one of the top five Senior Executives in the Federal Government in 1997. He was also the recipient of the FBI’s Medal of Valor which is the highest medal awarded in the FBI for bravery. Mr. Esposito retired from the FBI and took an executive position within the credit card industry. He held positions as Director of Corporate Security, Director of Facilities, Director of Human Resources and Education (training) and finally, Executive in charge of all Administrative Services. Mr. Esposito retired from the credit card industry in 2005. He is currently an associate of the Freeh Group consulting company. He is also an adjunct professor at Wilmington College in Delaware where he instructs at the graduate level in the Criminal Justice Program. While at Wilmington College he is part of a team that developed courses at the graduate level in Homeland Security and International Terrorism which he instructs. Currently, he is working with Wilmington College on developing a graduate degree program in Homeland Security. This conference should provide a better understanding of curriculum needs for students studying Homeland Security and Emergency Management and to prepare them for the future in this area.