MHA Consulting, Inc. (MHA), a leader in Business Continuity Planning, announced that it will be participating in the annual DRJ Fall World Conference, scheduled for September 17-19, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to showcasing its BCMMETRICSTM tool in the Exhibit Hall, MHA will present two educational offerings: Ignore the Man Behind the Curtain … The Reality of DR as a Service, and BCM Return on Investment.

fall-world-2017“We’re thrilled to be part of DRJ Fall World 2017 and are excited to be part of the conference agenda,” said CEO Michael Herrera. “The opportunities to meet with industry leaders, to discuss how we can take advantage of the latest in technology, and to connect with BC/DR professionals from around the globe are just some of the reasons why we keep coming back to DRJ.”

Senior Advisory Consultant Richard Long adds, “Fall World 2017 is the conference you can’t afford to miss. There is no better place to further your business continuity education and improve your organization’s programs.”

Come visit the BCMMETRICS/MHA Consulting booth at Fall World 2017 and find out more about how we can help you. Together we can continue to push and develop the growth of the business continuity industry.

ABOUT US

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.

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.

Katherine Jonelis is the Director of Operations for MHA Consulting and is responsible for supporting both MHA and BCMMETRICS enterprise-wide operations and client engagements. Katherine has real-world experience with BCMMETRICS tools and the use of those tools in the maintenance, development and implementation of Business Continuity plans. Prior to joining MHA, Katherine was the Business Continuity & Records Specialist at CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company where she was responsible for the management and oversight of the Business Continuity Program; as well as for the creation and management of the records management program, including evaluating records for retention and disposition purposes.

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