Our People

Our People

Hagerty Professionals Achieve Results

Hagerty professionals bring diverse qualifications and experiences, a passion to make a difference, and an urgency to achieve success with every project assignment. Our professionals in emergency management and homeland security achieve results — and demand it of themselves most of all. We are one of the nation’s leading management consulting firms focused exclusively on emergency management, disaster preparation, and disaster recovery. Hagerty supports its clients during both steady state and in times of heightened awareness.

Read these biographical summaries to get a sense of who we are and how many different ways one can excel, how many possibilities there are to create a meaningful career, and how that career can make a difference in the world.

If you feel ready to be challenged, click here to learn more about career opportunities. We are always looking for quality professionals to join our team.

Our Founder

Steve Hagerty
Steve Hagerty

Steve Hagerty is a management consultant, entrepreneur, business executive, and civic leader with more than 20 years of professional experience managing large federal programs and improving the public sector. He has led some of the nation's largest, most complex, and most successful recovery efforts including the $7.4 billion 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attack; the $1.4 billion Hurricane Katrina Special Federal Community Disaster Loan Program; and the $12.5 billion New York City recovery after Hurricane (Superstorm) Sandy. Today, as well as throughout Steve's 20-year career, clients contact him to provide strategic advice, find solutions to intractable problems, and assemble a team of top professionals. And with good reason: Hagerty teams are known for their unique blend of managerial talent, functional and program expertise, and commitment to excellence.

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Our Executive Chairman

Brock Long
Brock Long

Brock Long is the former Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Confirmed in June 2017 by the US Senate with strong bipartisan support (95-4), Brock served as the Nation’s principal advisor to the President responsible for coordinating the entire array of federal government resources down through 50 states, 573 tribal governments, and 16 island territories to assist them with executing disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. Brock is the 10th Administrator and the youngest to hold the office. While serving as Administrator, Brock coordinated the federal government’s response to over 144 Presidentially declared disasters and 112 wildfires, including three of the Nation’s most devastating hurricanes and five of the worst wildfires ever experienced. During this time, nearly $44 billion of disaster activity occurred under the various federal recovery programs.

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Our Senior Advisor for Community Recovery

Stan Gimont
Stan Gimont

Stan Gimont is a Senior Advisor for Community Recovery with Hagerty. Stan joined Hagerty after 32 years of service with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). With Hagerty, Stan provides strategic advisory support focused on HUD Programs, housing issues, and long-term community recovery.

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Corporate Leadership

Brian Baker

Brian Baker

Vice President

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Katie Freeman

Katie Freeman

Director of Operations

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April Geruso

April Geruso

Director of Resilience

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Brad Grining

Brad Grining

Chief Operating Officer

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Matt Hochstein

Matt Hochstein

Vice President, Client Services

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Judy Hynes

Judy Hynes

Resource Manager

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Garrett Ingoglia

Garrett Ingoglia

Vice President

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Keith King

Keith King

Director of Finance and Accounting

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Cristine McCombs

Cristine McCombs

Regional Client Service Director

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Kyle McPhee

Kyle McPhee

Director of Preparedness Programs

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Amelia Muccio

Amelia Muccio

Director of Mitigation

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Liam O’Keefe

Liam O’Keefe

Practice Leader, Disaster Operations and Crisis Management

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Mark O’Mara

Mark O’Mara

Director of Recovery

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Gisele Parry

Gisele Parry

Regional Client Services Director

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Anthony Trasatti

Anthony Trasatti

Vice President and Practice Leader - Finance, Grants, and Information Management

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