Rick Peristere is a Managing Partner at the security and business intelligence consulting firm Sentinel. He is a former Senior Executive and 24-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency and the US
Department of State with extensive leadership experience and deep regional expertise driving analysis and global operations. Peristere held a series of senior leadership positions in Washington and overseas, including as Chief of Staff to the Director of CIA, the Chief of Staff to two Deputy Directors of CIA, the Deputy Assistant Director of CIA for the Western Hemisphere, and as a senior US Embassy official in Paris, France. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including two CIA Director’s Awards, the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, and the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal.