Robert Lahmann

IT Project Manager
Division of Investment Management
U.S. Security and Exchange Commission

Robert Lahmann is an IT Program Manager at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) working for the Division of Investment Management (IM). He is the IT Liaison between the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and IM business owners, and is responsible for document and records management systems, data analytics, and Inter/Intranet sites.

Previously, Bob served for 6 years as an IT Project and Customer Relations Manager for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He has managed acquisition plan development for the Federal Protective Service (FPS) in support of the National Countermeasures Program Office (NCPMO).

Among the acquisitions that Bob has managed include the Electronic Security Systems Installation and Maintenance (ESSIM), Computer Aided Dispatch System (CADIS) and the FPS Tactical Communications Programs with total contract values of over $200 million. He headed development of an integrated project team for the FPS Information Technology transition from ICE to the National Protection Programs Directorate (NPPD).

Prior to coming to ICE, Bob spent 7 years as a contractor supporting the Special Operations Command (SOCOM), The U.S. Army Program Executive Office, and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) as an IT manager and information assurance professional.

Bob is 20-year veteran of the United States Air Force with over 32 years of leadership and technical experience in Electronics, Telecommunications, Physical Security and Information Technology Systems.

He has a BS from Park University and a MS from University of Phoenix in Information Systems Management and a master’s certificate in IT Program/Project management from Villanova University and holds an MCSE, CISSP and FAC-P/PM level III certifications.

Bob lives in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland; his two sons live and work in the DMV. He enjoys Golf, Motorcycles, Cigars, Fine Dining, Friends and Family; not necessarily in this order. He is active in several charities including the DC Special Olympics and Bridges to Communities, which builds homes for the poor in rural Nicaragua, and he leads a bi-weekly networking event for the IT community in DC with a membership of over 800 people.