Tom Ridge & Rick Lazio
Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Chairman of Cybersecurity and Technology, alliantgroup
Tom Ridge served as the nation's first Secretary of Homeland Security, leading an agency of more than 180,000 employees responsible for strengthening border security, providing intelligence analysis and infrastructure protection, improving the use of technology to counter weapons of mass destruction, and creating a comprehensive response and recovery division. Prior to his time in the Bush administration, Ridge served as the Governor of Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2001.
Rick Lazio, former U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Senior Vice President
Rick Lazio is a former U.S. Representative from New York who served four terms in Congress from 1993-2001. As alliantgroup's senior vice president, Lazio has continued his support of mid-market businesses, brokering his insight and experience in both the public and private sectors to provide strong incentives for job growth as well as leveraging his extensive knowledge on cybersecurity regulations for the benefit of the firm's clients.