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Delta Risk LLC Names Leah Schmid as VP of HR and Administration

July 6, 2016


Human Resources Executive Will Also Oversee IT and Security Management

SAN ANTONIO, TX — July 6, 2016— Delta Risk LLC, a global provider of cybersecurity and risk management services, announced today that Leah Schmid has been named Vice President of Human Resources and Administration. Schmid brings more than 15 years of progressive human resources and strategic business partnering experience from a wide array of industries to the role, and will oversee human resources, talent acquisition, information technology, and security management functions.

See complete biography: http://www.deltarisk.com/about/leadership/leah-schmid/

“Leah is the consummate HR and administration professional, and I’m excited to welcome her to the Delta Risk leadership team,” said Scott Kaine, CEO of Delta Risk. “It’s critical for both our business and our customers that we continue to hire and retain top security talent, and to build out our own IT capabilities. I’m confident Leah will play a significant role in that effort.”

Prior to joining Delta Risk, Schmid served as director of administration at Manufacturing Techniques (MTEQ), an advanced sensors design, development, and rapid prototyping company, where she worked as a member of the executive leadership team to create talent management, benefits administration, facilities and security management, and information technology programs.

Before joining MTEQ, Schmid was director of human resources at Blue Canopy Group, LLC, an information technology and cybersecurity organization. She also served as vice president of human resources for the Services and Solutions Group (SSG) at QinetiQ North America, now part of Vencore, Inc.

Schmid earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington and holds a Senior Professional of Human Resources certification, as well as Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional certification.

“Leah brings tremendous human resources and security management knowledge to the Delta Risk organization,” said Delta Risk board member Michael Chertoff, who also serves as executive chairman and co-founder of The Chertoff Group. “Her expertise in staffing and retention, combined with her previous IT and security experience, will be a great asset as Delta Risk continues to expand and bring on additional talent to help achieve its business objectives.”


Delta Risk LLC provides tailored, high-impact cybersecurity and risk management services to government and private sector clients worldwide. Formed in 2007, Delta Risk consists of trusted professionals with expert knowledge around technical security, policy and governance, and infrastructure protection to help clients improve their cybersecurity operational capability and protect business operations. Delta Risk is a Chertoff Group company.