H. Wesley Odom, Jr., is Executive Vice President of Operations at The Ackerman Group LLC. He joined The Ackerman Group in 1990, following a 15-year career in the CIA's Clandestine Services. At the CIA, he specialized in foreign intelligence operations and counterterrorism and garnered extensive experience in technical surveillance. He had tours in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and served as an instructor in the Agency's operational training program. A fluent Spanish speaker, he holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of West Florida and served with a U.S. Navy Seabee battalion in Vietnam. He currently manages The Ackerman Group’s Salt Lake City office.