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Richard A. Spires


Richard A. Spires is the CEO of Learning Tree International, a leading provider of IT and management workforce development services.Mr. Spires served as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chief Information Officer (CIO) from 2009 till 2013. Mr. Spires held a number of positions at the IRS from 2004 through 2008, including CIO and Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support.He has won a number of awards for his leadership in IT, to include the 2016 ACT-IAC Leadership Award and the 2012 Fed 100 Government Executive Eagle Award.  He is a former Executive Chair of IAC.