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John Wells

John Wells

Vice President for Athos Management Services, Inc. (AMS)

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John Wells joined Athos Group in November 2018 after a 22 year federal law enforcement career. He currently serves as AMS Vice President, providing contract operational and administrative management of law enforcement off-duty programs. He previously served as Athos Group LLC's Director of Operations, responsible for the company's licensing and quality control programs.

Before joining Athos, John served as Assistant Special Agent in Charge for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Dallas, Texas. In this position, he oversaw financial investigations, narcotics smuggling, commercial fraud, intellectual property rights, gang enforcement and human trafficking investigations. In addition, John provided oversight of the undercover operative program and the Special Response Team.

John began his law enforcement career as a special agent with the U.S. Customs Service in Miami, Florida. John was promoted to HSI Headquarters in 2003 where he served in a variety of positions to include Unit Chief for Management Oversight, HSI Deputy Special Agent in Charge at the DEA Special Operations Division, Northeast Operations Chief and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Executive Associate Director.

John received a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Erskine College, where he participated on the men’s basketball team as a full scholarship student athlete.

John and his wife, Vice President of the Denton County Master Gardener's Association and member of the Flower Mound Environmental Conservation Commission, have one daughter, a Registered Nurse.

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