Richard Neiman (2018-2019)
Richard (Rick) Neiman, Jr., is a management and program analyst for the National Infrastructure Coordinating Center, a component of Infrastructure Protection, within DHS’s National Protection and Programs Directorate. Rick previously served as both the transition lead for combining both the physical and Cyber watches and as the NPPD liaison to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Additionally, he is a retired Captain in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and was recently the senior reserve officer for Base National Capital Region. While serving on active duty, Neiman managed up to 287 personnel as the Atlantic area military outload coordinator and oversaw a $36 million budget as the Transition Action Branch director for the crisis action team responsible for ensuring Coast Guard compliance with U.S. Department of Defense Cyber requirements. He was previously a planning and scheduling supervisor for the Chrysler Corporation and has managed retail and warehouse operations for several other large companies. Neiman has an M.B.A. and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College. He is based in RAND’s Washington office.