Edward Johnson is a Senior Advisor for Homeland Security and Emergency Management at IEM, the nation’s largest woman-owned emergency management and homeland security consulting firm. IEM’s mission is to build a safe, secure, and resilient world. He is also the President of EHJ-Solutions. Mr. Johnson retired as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Advisor to the Chief of Staff for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) where he provided exceptional advice, counsel, and direction to senior FEMA leadership, including the FEMA Administrator and Deputy Administrator on budget, financial, programmatic, internal control, and more. He also represented FEMA to the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Management and Budget, and Congressional offices on these matters, and led an organization of 250 professionals and technical staff. Before joining FEMA, Mr. Johnson was the Director of the Burlington Finance Center for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a nationally recognized leader in all areas of financial management and reporting, handling billions in financial accounts. While at ICE, he also served as the Acting Director for Financial Management for many extended periods, as well as ICE’s Acting Chief and Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Prior to ICE, Johnson was the Assistant Regional Director for Planning, Analysis, and Data Support (Eastern Region) for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He has also held numerous senior positions with the legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service, including Acting Director and Deputy Director for Budget, Assistant Regional Director for Finance, and Director of Resource Management. He also served in senior positions with the Office of Management and Budget (Executive Office of the President) and the Environmental Protection Agency.