2011

Ridge Global and Global Emergency Solutions Form Strategic Partnership

January 11, 2011

Ridge Global, an international risk management and security firm led by Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, and Global Emergency Solutions, a homeland security and emergency management firm, co-founded by former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director David Paulison, have formed a strategic partnership to provide integrated emergency planning and response services to government and private sector clients, the two companies announced today.

Secretary Tom Ridge to Chair U.S. Chamber's National Security Task Force

January 26, 2011

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced today that The Honorable Tom Ridge, former governor of Pennsylvania and first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will serve as the new chairman of the U.S. Chamber’s National Security Task Force.

Tom Ridge Honored for Global Engagement Contributions

February 2, 2011

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) honored Secretary Tom Ridge and Secretary Madeleine Albright for their long-standing public service on the world stage and for their contributions in advancing the importance of smart power in American foreign policy.

Ridge, Chertoff, Napolitano Mark Eight-Year Anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security

March 1, 2011

Gathering today for a conversation moderated by MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretaries Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, along with current DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, marked the eight-year anniversary of the founding of the Department.

Pipeline Security: Investment or Expense?

March 31, 2011

In the March/April 2011 issue of North American Pipelines magazine, Luke Ritter, principal of Global Trade Security at Ridge Global, and Timothy Metts, an enterprise risk management expert at Pace Global, discuss pipeline security and the increasing importance of pro-active security management.

Ridge Global Names Timothy Sutherland to Board of Advisors

May 17, 2011

Ridge Global, an international provider of security and risk management services, today announced the appointment of Timothy Sutherland, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pace Global Energy Services, LLC (Pace Global), to the company's board of advisors.

Luke Ritter of Ridge Global offers a guide to the essential elements of radiation scanning

May 31, 2011

Radiation scanning is perhaps one of the most misunderstood, and subsequently mismanaged, challenges in the cargo security arena.

Tom Ridge Joins Bill Bradley, David Walker to Discuss Transforming America's Transportation

July 11, 2011

Former Pennsylvania Governor and Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge joined former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to release Road to Recovery: Transforming America’s Transportation, a report by the three leaders that addresses recommendations for reforming and funding the federal transportation program.

Chris Furlow Speaks at Defense Forum in London

July 12, 2011

Ridge Global principal Chris Furlow spoke in London on Tuesday at the Global Defence and Security Forum, hosted by Espirito Santo Investment Bank in conjunction with the Royal College of Defence Studies.

Secretary Tom Ridge Addresses Global Engagement in the 21st Century

July 12, 2011

Secretary Ridge joined former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle to launch the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition's (USGLC) "Impact 2012" initiative, which encourages presidential candidates to recognize the importance of American leadership in the world.

Tom Ridge Speaks on Importance of Public-Private Partnerships

August 3, 2011

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge pointed to public-private partnerships as a way to strengthen resiliency at the national, regional, state and local levels in the face of man-made and natural disasters.

Tom Ridge Named to Pace Global Board of Advisors

August 9, 2011

Pace Global Energy Services announces the appointment of Tom Ridge, the nation's first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to the company's board of advisors.

Secretary Ridge Discusses National Security at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

August 17, 2011

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge, the nation's first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), joined the current DHS secretary, Janet Napolitano to discuss public and private sector progress and future efforts in securing the country.

Tom Ridge Addresses U.S. Energy Security at Shale Gas Conference

September 7, 2011

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge addressed U.S. energy security in the 21st century in a keynote speech delivered today at the Shale Gas Insight 2011 Conference, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Secretary Tom Ridge Speaks at Flight 93 National Memorial Service

September 11, 2011

Tom Ridge, former governor of Pennsylvania and first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, delivered remarks before approximately 5,000 people at the Flight 93 National Memorial Service of Remembrance on Sunday, September 11th, the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States.

Luke Ritter Discusses Counter Piracy Solutions at ASIS International Seminar

September 21, 2011

Luke Ritter, Ridge Global's principal for global trade security, discussed primary issues and solutions facing the maritime industry and governments in the wake of increasing global piracy threat.

Ridge, Chertoff, Napolitano: Homeland Security Ten Years After 9/11

October 11, 2011

Ridge Global CEO and First Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Tom Ridge joined former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff and current DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano today to discuss the state of homeland security ten years after the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Luke Ritter Joins Board of Advisors of Halo Maritime Defense Systems

December 13, 2011

Ritter to lend expertise and counsel to developer of maritime perimeter security products, announced Halo CEO Paul Jensen.

Ridge Global CEO Tom Ridge Discusses Current State of Emergency Preparedness

December 14, 2011

The first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security talks to Domestic Preparedness Journal about current and future preparedness issues.