Ensuring the security and resilience of our nation’s critical infrastructure requires awareness, collaboration, and action among a vast set of government and non-governmental entities. The Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies are charged with engaging these diverse stakeholder sets through various programs aimed at building our nation’s capacity to protect against and recover from various threats.
Lafayette Group combines national program planning and outreach strategy experience with “outside the beltway” thinking and credibility to help federal agencies successfully engage and deliver value to critical infrastructure partners at all levels while managing risk at a national level.
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Lafayette Group helps government leaders set priorities and develop the national strategies and actionable plans necessary to improve the security and resiliency of critical infrastructure. By combining domain and technology expertise with a suite of comprehensive data collection and analysis techniques, we enable programs to rationalize the complex set of threats, vulnerabilities, and capability requirements that exist across diverse critical infrastructure communities. Our stakeholder-driven approach enhances buy-in and ensures that plans reflect both the cutting-edge possibilities that can drive the sector forward and the operational and technological realities that must be considered to achieve successful implementation.
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Joe joined Lafayette Group, bringing over 20 years of intelligence and homeland security experience in both federal and state government, as well as in the private sector. Joe started his career as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Navy, serving nine years of combined active and reserve duty. After leaving active duty, Joe was appointed to serve as Deputy Director for the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security. Here, he was responsible for coordinating Pennsylvania’s Homeland Security initiatives and programs between federal, state, local, and private sector entities, with a focus on prevention and protection efforts.
Since his time in Harrisburg, Joe has consulted with, and worked for, private sector organizations based in Washington D.C., Manhattan, and Pennsylvania, providing services related to homeland security risk and preparedness analysis, public safety software implementation, intelligence and information sharing, and cybersecurity. During his time at Lafayette Group, Joe has worked on a variety of projects and initiatives. Specifically, he has supported FirstNet outreach, public safety training, Federal cybersecurity, and most recently, election security. Outside of Lafayette Group, Joe humbly serves in the development of the National Medal of Honor Museum.
Joe is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering with focused study in Robotics and Computer Engineering.