About ICF

Fredrick Choi

Director, Disaster Management
Fred is a disaster management expert with nearly 10 years of experience committed to solving problems for people before, during, and after natural and man-made emergencies. He previously worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a qualified federal coordinating officer and lead for the Incident Management Assistance Team in its busiest region.

At FEMA, Fred was responsible for the strategic coordination of federal activities and planning and managing disaster response/recovery events in support of state, tribal, territorial, and local governments. He directed and managed 32 presidentially declared disasters, including hurricanes Hermine, Matthew, Irma, Dorian, Florence, Michael, and Sally; tornadoes; severe storms; flooding; and domestic terrorism consequence management.

Fred also served more than 30 years as an accomplished leader in the U.S. Army. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He also earned a master’s in business administration from Baker University.

"Our job is to manage scarcity."