Since May 2011, Mr. DiNucci has served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade where he oversees the daily operations of approximately 1,000 employees at Headquarters and field locations, managing commercial enforcement and compliance operations and implementing CBP policy to ensure the facilitated clearance of compliant cargo.
He began his career 23 years ago in the former U.S. Customs Service at the Port of Baltimore in the Commercial Operations Division, Office of Field Operations. He later served in the Office of International Affairs working on the framework for the World Customs Organization’s Kyoto Convention standardizing international customs clearance processes and facilitating cooperative law enforcement operations with international partners. He returned to OFO in 1995 where he served in a variety of positions in the field and at Headquarters in risk management and commercial enforcement operations. Mr. DiNucci was one of the original members of the team that designed and implemented the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism in 2001. In 2003, he was appointed Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner where he served until 2005 prior to beginning a detail at the Department of Homeland Security in the Directorate of Border and Transportation Security.