|Former New York State Senator and Deputy Secretary of Public Safety under two New York State
Governors, Michael Balboni is the President and Managing Director of RedLand Strategies, a consulting
firm, based in New York City, that provides the expertise, experience and contacts necessary to help
companies and government agencies position themselves to get through a crisis, improve business
performance and maximize growth. RedLand’s suite of services include crisis management, disaster
recovery, strategic communication, emergency planning, intelligence interpretation, business
development, political guidance and risk management.
The former Senator specializes in providing extensive experience in a broad range of homeland security
and government relation’s issues. Through strong relationships with key decision makers inside the
Department of Homeland Security and with lawmakers and their senior staff, Senator Balboni is able to
get the right person for the right meeting with clients, both domestic and international. He sits at the
intersection of government relations, crisis management, media strategy and homeland security.
Michael Balboni provides advice for companies including but not limited to Oracle, Raytheon, CSX
Transportation, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 3VR Security, FJC Security, MSA Security as well as the
County of Nassau, the Town of North Hempstead and the City of Long Beach. In addition, he advises
several municipalities on matters ranging from emergency management to mass fatality planning and
crime lab operations.Appointed Deputy Secretary for Public Safety in January 2007, Senator Balboni was the Senior Homeland Security and Law Enforcement official for the State of New York.