W. Ralph Basham
A Command Group Founding Partner, W. Ralph Basham is one of the most recognized and respected leaders in the law enforcement and homeland security communities today. Over the course of his 38-year career in the federal government, Mr. Basham led four of the eight operational components of what is now the U.S. Department of Homeland Security—serving as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Director of the U.S. Secret Service, Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and Chief of Staff at the Transportation Security Administration. He served in these leadership positions as a Senior Executive Presidential appointee in the Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama administrations.
Mr. Basham was recently honored by the Border Patrol Foundation, receiving the Founder’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement. Click here to view the video narrated by former president Bill Clinton highlighting his career.
Partner, Command Group
Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Director, U.S. Secret Service
Chief of Staff, U.S. Transportation Security Administration
Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center