The RIG has assembled an incredible group of accomplished experts from a wide range of professional disciplines who have volunteered their time and talent to provide direct support across a range of strategic and operational challenges including:
- Support with fund raising and identifying potential grant opportunities
- Providing technical assistance and access to essential technologies
- Identifying vendors and negotiating discounted rates for services
- Providing advice and counsel on all aspects of RIG strategy and operations
Lt. Colonel James J. Emerson USMC (Ret.) is Vice President at the National White- Collar Crime Center (NW3C). Jim served for more than ten years as Chairman of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Computer Crime and Digital Evidence Committee. His careers in law enforcement and security span more than 42 years and include work in cybercrime investigations, computer forensics, and related criminal intelligence.
Ron is a principal and co-founder of Brooks Bawden Moore, LLC., a Washington, D.C. based public safety advocacy firm providing government affairs services, marketing strategy development, public relations, and business development to both public and private sector organizations. Ron’s 38-year career in law enforcement included more than ten years at the helm of the Northern California High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NC HIDTA) and the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC).
Nick Trutanich, Esq.
After service as Assistant United States Attorney (Deputy Chief of Violent & Organized Crimes), Nick left DOJ to serve as Chief of Staff and First Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nevada. In January, 2019, Nick was appointed as United States Attorney for Nevada and served in that role for more than two years. Today, Nick is Executive Vice President of Litigation/Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Fox Corporation and also serves as Chief Integrity Officer for the United States Football League.