IEM Leadership

Jorge Ramirez

Senior Advisor Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Mr. Ramirez specializes in creating and refining process and programmatic strategies for both the private and public sector. His company, Resilient Strategies Group, has its roots in long-term disaster recovery but can also help in general areas of government, process management, process improvement, staff augmentation, grant management, and enterprise systems.

Mr. Ramirez served as the Director of the Disaster Recovery and Coastal program at the Texas General Land Office for four years.  He oversaw more than $3.2 billion in funding for infrastructure, housing, and economic development projects across 63 counties. The Texas Disaster Recovery Program has flourished into an innovative, nationwide model for long-term disaster recovery.

Mr. Ramirez also served as a consultant for the City of New York, and helped the city manage its $1.7 billion housing program.  He is currently serving as a Deputy Director for the Restore Louisiana Program.

His educational background includes a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA, and a Juris Doctorate.

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