Export Control Officer (ECO)
United States Department of Commerce – BIS
Export Control Officer (ECO) Scot Gonzales joined the Frankfurt BIS team in 2021 and currently serves as the Frankfurt-West ECO where he represents BIS throughout the western European region. Scot is a 20-year veteran agent of the Office of Export Enforcement (OEE) where he most recently served as a Supervisory Special Agent of one of the units within OEE’s headquarters. Scot’s expertise includes interagency cooperation initiatives within the U.S. government where he has served as the OEE liaison officer to various agencies as well as represented OEE in the Australia Group bio/chem control regime, Missile Technology Control Regime, and the Nuclear Supplier Group control regimes and plenaries. As well, he has extensive experience in corporate engagements with companies large and small. Scot has also been the recipient of several Department of Commerce Gold Medals for innovative investigative techniques and superior performance. Prior to his employment with OEE, Scot served as a police officer, parole officer and corrections officer all while obtaining advanced degrees and his license to practice law.