2008

Secretary Ridge Delivers Keynote at Global Engagement Conference

January 9, 2008

Secretary Tom Ridge addressed more than 400 business, civic, political, academic and faith leaders at the U.S. Center for Global Engagement’s January 9th launch of Impact ’08 at the World Market Center in Nevada.

Tom Ridge Speaks on Risk Management at Homeland Security Conference

January 18, 2008

The Honorable Tom Ridge spoke today at the Annual Homeland Security Law Institute in Washington, DC.

Tom Ridge Honors Five-Year Anniversary of DHS

March 6, 2008

More than 3,000 people packed DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security.

Ridge Global Names Luke Ritter to Executive Team

April 8, 2008

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and a two-term governor of Pennsylvania, today announced the appointment of Luke Ritter as head of Global Trade Security at Ridge Global LLC, an international provider of strategic consulting services.

Tom Ridge Addresses the Detroit Economic Club

April 14, 2008

Tom Ridge, president and CEO of Ridge Global LLC, addressed nearly 400 members and guests of the Detroit Economic Club in a speech entitled: "Fortune Favors the Brave: The Net Gain of Security in a Risk-Based World."

Risk Management in a 21st Century World

May 2, 2008

A five-part series entitled "Ridge on Risk Management" features an exclusive presentation by Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge.

Ridge Global CEO Meets with US/China Delegation

May 14, 2008

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge spoke Wednesday in Washington, DC, with a 30-member delegation representing the China offices of several blue-chip American companies. Also attending were members of the American Chambers of Commerce in the China region.

Security and Prosperity: A Conversation with Tom Ridge

July 7, 2008

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge sat down with CNN correspondent Frank Sesno for a wide-ranging discussion concerning current and future foreign policy concerns. The interview is part of a series of episodes featured on "The Global Wire," the webcast channel for the Center for U.S. Global Engagement.

Tom Ridge Addresses Ambrosetti Forum

September 8, 2008

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge spoke at the annual Ambrosetti Workshop, held each year at Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, Italy.

First U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Honors Day of Remembrance

September 11, 2008

The following is a statement by Governor Tom Ridge: "On this seven-year anniversary of 9/11, may we honor the memories of treasured lives lost, the bravery of those who risked their lives for others and the determined spirit of a people who rose together to fight together and, as a result, became stronger together.

Ridge Global's Luke Ritter Speaks at ASIS Conference

September 15, 2008

Ridge Global's Global Trade Security Practice Leader, Luke Ritter, discussed the latest improvements in transportation security at the American Society for Industrial Security's annual conference.

Tom Ridge Defines the Risk Intelligent Enterprise

October 2, 2008

Risk management is a double-edged sword, posing challenges but also offering powerful benefits, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge told a School of Management conference Wednesday.

Tom Ridge Keynotes Aviation Week Security Conference

November 13, 2008

U.S. security expert Tom Ridge, president and CEO of Ridge Global, presented the opening keynote address at this year's Aviation Week Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Programs Conference, held in San Diego, California.

Statement by Secretary Tom Ridge

December 1, 2008

The following is a statement by Secretary Tom Ridge on the nomination of Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security:

Still Bullish on America, says Ridge, at Conference on Economic Challenges

December 2, 2008

The Honorable Tom Ridge, a former congressman, governor and Cabinet secretary and now president and CEO of Ridge Global, joined Joe Roberts, founder and CEO of JER Companies, and David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, to discuss how the new economic and political environment would impact the Washington, DC area.

US-Mexico Security Relations Highlight Bi-Lateral Chamber Event

December 10, 2008

First Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Tom Ridge discussed US-Mexico security relations with Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan and Rep. Silvestre Reyes today.

Ridge Global Expands Executive Team

December 17, 2008

Ridge Global, an international provider of strategic consulting services, today announced the expansion of the company’s executive team with the appointments of Duncan Campbell and Chris Furlow, co-founders of The Pennant Group, a strategic advisory firm in the homeland security sector.