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Mark Schweiker Appointed Executive-in-Residence of Rider University’s Homeland Security Program

August 17, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA –  Stradley Ronon Senior Advisor Mark S. Schweiker was appointed executive-in-residence of Rider University’s department of political science’s homeland security program on August 8. Schweiker will use his considerable emergency management, crisis response and counter-terrorism experiences from his former role as governor of Pennsylvania to support the University’s graduate level homeland security program. The homeland security program prepares professionals for leadership roles in protecting the U.S. from natural disasters, terrorist attacks and other threats to the safety of communities.

Schweiker serves as an advisor to help clients undertake and manage government relations and public affairs issues. He provides strategic guidance, as well as government and media relations services to Fortune 500 companies, privately held firms and nonprofit organizations, including business development and insight to corporate growth pursuits, crisis management, executive branch lobbying, legislative lobbying and regulatory lobbying. He received his master of arts and honorary doctor of law degree from Rider University. Schweiker has been recognized for many achievements during his service as Governor, including dramatically increasing state security after 9/11, activating the most advanced urban-reform plan in the history of American K thru 12 public education, and oversaw the successful rescue operation of nine trapped coal miners in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

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