Rana Khan is the Acting Assistant Administrator for Operations Management for TSA’s Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (LE/FAMS). She is responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction and support services to LE/FAMS in the areas of financial management, human resources, logistics and staffing.
Khan previously served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Human Capital and was the LE/FAMS Business Management Office Director, providing leadership and oversight of all core business management functions including human capital management, budget planning and execution, financial management and administrative services. She received the TSA Administrator’s Award for Commitment to Excellence in 2016, and was part of a team that was honored with the DHS Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diversity Management in 2015. Khan also served as the Deputy BMO Director for LE/FAMS.
In October 2007, Khan began her career with TSA as the Assistant General Manager of Workforce Utilization in the Office of Security Operations. She was responsible for managing complex airport staffing allocations for over 450 airports.
Khan worked in the private sector for 18 years before joining federal service. She worked at United Airlines in a variety of management roles in airport operations, business administration and human resources. She also served as the Human Resources Manager for BP, supporting the Air BP and North America Lubricants Asset, serving as an advisor in employee relations for contract negotiations.
Khan holds a bachelor’s degree in management from American Military University and studied human resources at the University of Maryland University College. She is also a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute Leadership for a Democratic Society Program.