Executive Staff

DEPUTY DIVISION CHIEF, HEADQUARTERS - JOSEPH McCULLOUGH

    Joseph McCullough

Joseph McCullough was promoted to ABC Headquarters Deputy Division Chief in 2014. He oversees the Professional Standards Unit, (Training) the Trade Enforcement Unit, Licensing Unit and all ABC Grant Programs such as the Grant Assistance Program (GAP), Target Responsibility for Alcohol-Connected Emergencies (TRACE), Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol Crime Tendencies (IMPACT), Minor Decoy and Shoulder Tap Programs. McCullough started with ABC as an Investigator in the San Francisco Office in 2001. He transferred to the Northern Division Special Operations Unit as an Investigator in 2005. In 2006 he was promoted to Supervising Investigator overseeing the Special Operations Unit. He then promoted to District Administrator of the Special Operations Unit and in 2009 was transferred to oversee the Stockton District Office. In 2013, he was transferred to oversee the Professional Standards Unit in Headquarters and promoted to Deputy Division Chief, Headquarters in 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.