MHA Consulting, Inc. (MHA), a leader in Business Continuity Planning, announced that it will be a co-sponsor for DISCOVER 2017, the inaugural BC in the Cloud User Group event scheduled for October 9-10, 2017 in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. At this event, business continuity and disaster recovery experts will gather for inspiring discussions, networking and learning from others using the BC in the Cloud platform. Live case studies and presentations by industry experts will highlight the event.
The event will kick off with Turbulent Times – 3 Simulations in Crisis Management Simulation, a crisis management session facilitated by industry expert Michael Herrera, CEO at MHA Consulting. Michael will discuss how to use situational awareness, effective communications, and frequent testing to ensure the recoverability of your organization in a crisis event.
“At MHA, we are dedicated to helping our clients understand the impacts of downtime on their company, and to develop strategies and plans based on that knowledge,” said Herrera. “I am looking forward to this opportunity to share some advice and practical solutions to building an effective crisis management plan.”
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.
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.
BC in the Cloud is comprised of a skilled group of individuals that have experience in the real world using automated tools for building and maintaining effective business continuity and disaster recovery plans. With experience in every vertical from banking/finance, healthcare, manufacturing, education, energy/utilities, government and more, the team knows what to avoid and what to focus on to improve productivity, meet requirements, increase resiliency, and adhere to deadlines.