Richard Trumper joined the Department of Public Safety as senior advisor for disaster recovery in February 2023. He is responsible for working with the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency to identify and resolve challenges related to the ReBuild NC Homeowner Recovery Program. As part of an expanded, comprehensive approach to recovery, Trumper works with department leaders, the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency, N.C. Emergency Management and other partners to get disaster survivors back in their homes faster. Trumper has more than 22 years of experience working in construction management and disaster recovery program management. Trumper is a North Carolina licensed general contractor. He received his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York.