Sep 18, 2018 1-2 PM EDT
Many forward-thinking businesses and public sector organizations have some sort of an emergency plan ready to deploy when disaster strikes. However, having a plan in place is only one component of a successful emergency preparedness strategy. Will your plan work in a variety of emergency situations? That is the real question to ask. During this webinar, Eddie Velez of CohnReznick's Disaster Response and Recovery Advisory team, and formerly of FEMA, will guide you through the steps needed to create and implement an effective emergency preparedness program that will help increase resiliency and decrease disruption to your organization.

Topics to be discussed will include:
  • Preparedness Pitfalls - Common areas in emergency preparedness that lead to unclear expectations, communication breakdown, and confusion
  • All-Hazards Approach to Emergency Preparedness - A five-step approach to comprehensive preparedness
  • A View from the Front Lines - Real life scenarios and best practices to help your organization strategically prepare for an emergency.
 Don't miss this opportunity to help build a culture of preparedness in your organization.

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About Our Experts
  • Eddie Velez
    Senior Manager, CohnReznick
    Eddie Velez is a Senior Manager, with CohnReznick's Disaster Response and Recovery Advisory team. Previously, he worked with FEMA Region 6 for more than 13 years where he served in the roles of: Response Division Operational Planner, Planning Section Chief for FEMA Region 6 Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT), and a Preparedness Analyst for the National Preparedness Division. In his last position, he managed the Regional Threat and Hazards Identification and Risk Assessment process and supported synchronizing preparedness efforts with local, state, tribes, and federal partners.