Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Risk Management Directorate (RMD) in the Federal Insurance & Mitigation Administration (FIMA)
In his capacity as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for RMD, Mr. Shufro was responsible for supporting RMD’s aspiration to “build a world class organization by focusing on customer satisfaction and empowering people to drive action together.” RMD’s priorities include: producing flood hazard and risk data, assessing and translating risk information into action for multiple perils, and communicating risk and providing incentives to drive mitigation action for multiple perils. RMD’s program portfolio includes: RiskMAP, the National Dam Safety Program, the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program, the National Building Science Program, and Hazard Mitigation Planning.
Mr. Shufro was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in September 2016 and previously served as Chief Learning Officer (CLO) in FEMA’s Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer where he focused on Training, Education and Professional Development (TEP) initiatives for FEMA employees, including leading Onboarding and Orientation and delivery of Mandatory, Supervisory, Management, and Leadership training (2018-2020) and as Assistant Administrator, RMD, FIMA (2016-2018). Prior to joining federal service, Mr. Shufro worked at PwC, the US Asia Environmental Partnership, United Technologies Corporation and Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.
Mr. Shufro has more than 35 years of energy, financial, adaptation, resilience, environmental health and safety management, and performance reporting experience, working and consulting for industry, government, utilities, trade associations, and non-governmental agencies in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Mr. Shufro is a graduate of The University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts in Honors History), New York University’s Stern School of Business Administration and L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Masters of Business Administration in Finance & International Business) and the Yale School of Environmental Studies (Masters of Environmental Management in Industrial Environmental Management).