Michael Herrera, CEO of MHA Consulting, Inc. (MHA), a leader in Business Continuity Planning, announced today that MHA is offering a 50% discount on Building a BCM Program Foundation, the first of our live, onsite training courses for BCM practitioners. This discount will be extended to the first 10 people who register for the course between now and December 31, 2016. Building a BCM Program Foundation will introduce participants to recognized BCM professional best practices, as well as the foundational elements required to build a strong Business Continuity Program. “We are pleased to be able to extend this special offer to our colleagues,” Herrera stated. “We will continue to explore creative ways to provide our clients and constituents with a variety of educational topics and forums that will help them grow as business continuity professionals.”

The training will be held on February 20 – 22 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This course is designed for BCM Practitioners with minimal or no BCM experience who wish to acquire BCM knowledge in order to implement and maintain a mature, sophisticated and executable BCM Program.

Other courses to be offered are BIA Principles (4/18-19), DRP Principles (6/20-21), CM Planning Principles (9/21-22), and BC Essentials (12/4-7). Save the dates for these valuable training opportunities.

ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS:

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.

Richard Long is one of MHA’s practice team leaders for Technology and Disaster Recovery related engagements. He has been responsible for the successful execution of MHA business continuity and disaster recovery engagements in industries such as Energy & Utilities, Government Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Risk Management, Travel & Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Education. Prior to joining MHA, Richard held Senior IT Director positions at PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM) and Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) and has been a senior leader across all disciplines of IT. He has successfully led international and domestic disaster recovery, technology assessment, crisis management, and risk mitigation engagements.

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.

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