Elizabeth Neumann, Former Deputy Chief of Staff - United States Department of Homeland Security

Elizabeth Neumann, Deputy Chief of Staff, United States Department of Homeland Security - Twitter

For nearly 20 years, Elizabeth Neumann has created and implemented government-wide counterterrorism policies and reforms. She served on the inaugural Homeland Security Council staff in the Bush (43) White House under General John Gordon and Fran Townsend. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary Kelly and Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention at the Department of Homeland Security, where she was a passionate advocate for growing the Department's ability to respond to emerging threats like violent white supremacist extremism and malign foreign influence. She has extensive experience working across homeland security and national security disciplines including: intelligence, law enforcement, emergency management, preparedness, critical infrastructure security and resilience, and cybersecurity.