Sabrina Teichman serves as a Managing Director and Senior Advisor to the CEO at the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC). In this capacity she leads the agency’s investment in Mexico and Central America. She joined the DFC in November 2019 after a decade at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where she worked at both Headquarters and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in various capacities. She most recently served as a Counselor to the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security for the Western Hemisphere and received the Secretary’s Outstanding Service Medal in 2019. In this capacity she advised the Acting Secretary and executed the Department’s strategy enhance security and prosperity with key partners in Central and South America. Throughout her decade at DHS, she has managed various projects and teams responsible for building strategic international partnerships, negotiating international agreements, and implementing key programs including capacity building and training on several homeland security priorities.
Ms. Teichman is currently studying at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and McDonough School of Business in pursuit of a Master’s degree in International Business and Policy. She holds a B.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland.