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A Disaster Just Hit Your Organization … Are You Ready?
August 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
MHA Consulting CEO Michael Herrera will be presenting A Disaster Just Hit Your Organization … Are You Ready? in partnership with the Beyond Insurance Academy on Thursday, August 15 from Noon – 1:00 PM (Eastern Time).
Your organization, regardless of size and complexity, should be ready to deal with the wide range of emergencies, crises and disasters that can stop your business dead in its tracks. Yes, you have insurance. And that’s good for your business. But it’s important to remember that insurance pays for the damage AFTER it has happened. It does not, and cannot, make up for loss of customers, reputational damage, loss of shareholder confidence, and yes, even loss of life.
It’s been reported that 60% of businesses impacted by a major disaster close within 2 years of the event. Now is the time to face the fact that something bad CAN happen to you. The good news? There’s something you can do to plan for it. Having some type of business continuity planning in place is appropriate for all organizations regardless of revenue, size or industry.
What You Will Learn:
- The 3 key components of a BCM program (Crisis Management, Emergency Response, Business Continuity/IT Disaster Recovery)
- How to assess the fitness of your program
- Where to concentrate your efforts
- How to plan for continued success
Michael Herrera is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MHA. In his role, Michael provides global leadership to the entire set of industry practices and horizontal capabilities within MHA. Under his leadership, MHA has become a leading provider of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery services to organizations on a global level. He is also the founder of BCMMETRICS, a leading cloud based tool designed to assess business continuity compliance and residual risk. Michael is a well-known and sought-after speaker on Business Continuity issues at local and national contingency planner chapter meetings and conferences. Prior to founding MHA, he was a Regional VP for Bank of America, where he was responsible for Business Continuity across the southwest region.
About MHA: A privately held company located in Phoenix, Arizona, MHA is a proven leader in Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning, IT best practices, and data center moves. Since 1999, we have helped protect trillions of dollars in global-market assets across an expansive range of companies and industries in the United States and abroad. MHA provides Business Continuity Management services that offer solutions that assist organizations with the analysis, development, implementation, and ongoing performance of plans that ensure the availability of critical business processes and Information Technology systems. We assist our clients in maintaining continuous operation of their critical business processes and IT resources – as well as meeting compliance requirements, reducing risk, and instilling investor confidence – all through effective and efficient continuity planning and execution.
About Beyond Insurance Global Network: The Beyond Insurance Global Network™ is an exclusive peer-to-peer group of best-in-class independent agencies that serve their clients as diagnostic, consultative Trusted Risk Advisors. Beyond Insurance provides insurance training, coaching, and consulting that reshapes traditional thinking. It creates a paradigm-shifting culture change that drives improved productivity and results. Each training, coaching, and consulting event is designed to help producers, agents, brokers, and carriers regain their time, reputation, confidence, and income. Beyond Insurance helps people fundamentally change how their organizations think of and engage against the 90-day insurance bid and commoditization. This transformational organization has experienced significant recognition and growth with a suite of workshops, webinars, coaching, and consulting services designed to help producers, agents, brokers, and carriers enhance their level of performance and grow organically.