About Our Speaker

Frank Figliuzzi was the FBI’s Assistant Director for Counterintelligence and served 25 years as a Special Agent. In his current role as a respected National Security Analyst, Frank appears weekly on live television for NBC and MSNBC news. Frank held senior FBI leadership positions in major American cities and was appointed the FBI’s Chief Inspector by then Director Robert Mueller to oversee sensitive internal inquiries, shooting reviews, and performance audits. Following his FBI career, Frank became a corporate security executive for a Fortune 10 company and led global Investigations, Insider Threat, Workplace Violence Prevention, and Special Event security for 300,000 employees in 180 countries.

About Our Interviewer

Cathie Batbie is the KVOA-TV news director. She has been with the NBC-affiliate for over 19 years, previously serving as assistant news director, content management center director, assignment manager and news producer.

Batbie began her broadcast career at WTWO-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana, where she worked as a camera operator and weekend director, before transitioning into the newsroom as a reporter. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Spanish.

Involvement in the Tucson community and local charities is of utmost importance; she is currently on the boards of Angel Charity for Children, Steele Memorial Children’s Research Center, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the January 8th Memorial Foundation.

Cathie is a two-time Emmy nominee and has won numerous Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow awards for excellence in journalism.

She is most proud of her two children, Emma and Ethan.


6:30: Silent Auction Bidding and Entertainment

7:00: Rose Lopez, President & CEO

7:05: Community Impact Story

7:15 Frank Figliuzzi's "Seeking Security in an Unstable World", interviewed by Cathie Batbie

8:15: Silent Auction Bidding Continues

9:00: Silent Auction Closes



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