A career CIA officer, Mr. McShane is a member of its Senior Intelligence Service. He has served more than 25 years in the CIA and Intelligence Community and most recently completed a joint duty assignment as the CIA Representative and Instructor at the National Defense University. He served as Dean of the CIA's Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis prior to his assignment at the National Defense University. Other assignments included serving as Acting Director of the Directorate of Analysis and Production, National Security Agency; Director, Office of Asian Pacific and Latin American Analysis, CIA; and Issue Manager for Cuba, Haiti, and the Caribbean, CIA. In the early 1990s, he served as a Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Latin America on the National Intelligence Council and also as the Director for Latin America and the Caribbean on the National Security Council staff at the White House.