The Chertoff Group, a strategic security and risk management advisory firm, today announced two new members to their Washington, D.C. office. Cindy Farkus, a 29-year veteran of the National Security Agency (NSA) and former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) intelligence officer, has joined The Chertoff Group as a Managing Director. Nicolle Sciara Rippeon, former Chief of Staff to the DHS Assistant Secretary for Policy, is joining the firm as a Director, lending her expertise on border security management, global commerce and supply chain security, technology modernization and the homeland security market.
Leveraging its unique subject matter knowledge of the homeland security, defense and intelligence sectors, The Chertoff Group provided strategic advice to its clients, including strategic and financial acquirers, on several key transactions in 2010. These transactions, totaling more than $2.1 billion in enterprise value, involved companies that provide technologies and solutions across a spectrum of security subsectors including biometrics, satellite systems engineering, personnel protection, security training, cyber security and data analytics.
The Board of Directors of the Applied Science Foundation for Homeland Security announced its election today of the Honorable Paul Schneider as the Board’s next Chairman. Mr. Schneider, who is a principal at the Chertoff Group, was the immediate former Deputy Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.
The Chertoff Group, a strategic security and risk management advisory firm, today announced that the Right Honorable Dr. John Reid, a former nine-time United Kingdom (UK) government minister and 23-year Member of Parliament, has joined the Chertoff Group in their London office.
The Chertoff Group, a strategic security and risk management advisory firm, today announced Richard Falkenrath will join the firm and their expert team of professionals helping to advise clients on today’s most pressing security challenges. The firm helps clients at each stage of the security process with a focus on prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.