This isn’t his first job in the FBI.

Previously the assistant director of the Counterterrorism Division, Ball State alumnus Bradley “Grant” Mendenhall was named special agent in charge of the Indianapolis Division Monday by FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, according to an FBI press release.

Four years after earning a Bachelor of Science from Ball State in 1986, Mendenhall started as a special agent assigned to the Milwaukee Division in the FBI investigating violent crime and gangs.

The Economy, Indiana, native later went to work and hold leadership positions in Salt Lake City, Utah, Guantanamo Bay and Baghdad.

Mendenhall will begin his new position in February.