The Chertoff Group Expands Washington D.C. Office

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.

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The Chertoff Group Marks First Full Year as Strategic Advisors

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.

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Richard Falkenrath Joinins the Chertoff Group

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.

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