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Jan P. Lane

Managing Partner, Operations


Jan P. Lane is a Managing Partner of RIDGE-LANE LP, where she oversees company operations, project management, and subject-matter experts.

She is a senior executive, advisor, and board member with 40 years of federal government leadership, across agencies including Congress and the White House, with expertise in program innovation, project planning, research and development, human capital, policy, public-private partnerships, and management.

Ms. Lane served the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as Chief - Office of Security, and Chief Security Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, where she built and led management programs to protect and safeguard citizens, personnel, facilities, information, and assets for 20,000 employees and more than 250 facilities world-wide.

She served as the National Incident Command’s Integrated Services Team Lead for Deepwater Horizon spill - as the federal liaison to BP, The Feinberg Group, the White House, Congress, DOJ, and other federal, state, and local agencies in monitoring and strengthening the claims process, and coordinating the delivery of social services and assistance for individuals, families, and businesses impacted by the spill.

While at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), she was the Director, USCG National Pollution Funds Center - administering the liability and compensation provisions of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA90), including management of the multi-billion-dollar Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF), and the Coast Guard’s use of Stafford Act and CERCLA funding, where she led claims, cost recovery, and interagency funding efforts in response to Hurricane Katrina and thousands of other natural disasters and oil and hazardous material spills.

Prior to, she was the Director - Program Development, Office of Emergency Planning and Operations at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), where she led DOE emergency management programs, interagency and international efforts to facilitate world-wide oil spill R&D collaboration, and represented DOE on the National Response Team.

Ms. Lane started her career the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where she served as Chief of Management – Office of Toxic Substances, responsible for management functions including, planning, budgeting, staffing, financial management, contracts and grants administration.

After a distinguished public sector career, Ms. Lane served as a Director for Deloitte Consulting LLP, as a member of the National Security Sector Leadership Team, focused on national and homeland security programs at DHS, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Intelligence Community, and led Deloitte’s Integrated Resilience and Disaster Management Team.

Ms. Lane currently serves on the Advisory Board of the RAND Center for Catastrophic Risk Management and Compensation.  She holds a BS in Finance and a BS in Management from Virginia Tech, and a MBA from The George Washington University.  Ms. Lane has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Distinguished Presidential Rank Award for Exceptional Senior Executive Service and Leadership.

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