Col. Dana Richard

Col. Dana Richard

Col. Dana Richard

USAF, (RET), M.SC., CKMA, CKMS | ICF International

Board Member

Col. DANA RICHARD

Colonel, USAFR (Ret), M.Sc., DTM, CKMA, CKMS

Proven leader and communicator–retired USAF Reserve Colonel, Toastmasters Triple Crown Award winner and achieved highest education award (Distinguished Toastmaster) level in near record time; frequently called upon for difficult and complex writing projects for my current DoD agency.

Intelligence, Counterintelligence, National Security and Defense Policy expert with over thirty years of combined military and civilian experience in intelligence and counterintelligence analysis, production and application; policy analysis and development; strategic planning, implementation and execution; written and verbal presentations.

His intelligence/counterintelligence analysis experience includes conducting, managing and leading analysis of weapons systems, space systems, regional space capabilities, military capabilities, anti-terrorism and force protection, counter espionage, medical capabilities, integrated air defense systems, political-military, and targeting.

As a military officer and a Federal civilian, he have served with the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, two DoD field agencies, six combatant commands and a joint functional component command, Air Force Headquarters and a major command. He has a very extensive understanding of national security, national defense, and the intelligence community. In the non-DoD/non-Federal realm, this translates into over 30 years of planning. Management, research and analysis, intelligence analysis and applications, employee and workforce development, and organizational leadership experience.