Town Hall/Closing Session

Resiliency in a Time of Rebuilding

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Vanessa Mathews, Asfalis Advisors

Sara Pratley, AlertMedia
Frank Shultz, Infinite Blue
David Halford, Fusion Risk Management
Matt Bradley, OnSolve

It’s been more than a year since the pandemic forced us to rethink everything about the way we work and how we maintain resiliency. In this session, we’ll look forward to examine the changes organizations need to make in order to rebuild and increase resiliency in the next normal.

About Vanessa Mathews (Moderator)
Vanessa Mathews has been on the front lines of the resilience profession throughout her career. She is the 1st female in the state of Georgia to graduate with a degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, she has worked with a Tier 1 intelligence agency, and Fortune 500 companies.

About Sara Pratley
Prior to joining AlertMedia, Sara Pratley was VP of National News for CNN’s domestic newsgathering unit, where she led the network’s coverage of major events. During her decade at the network, Sara gained an incredible ability to easily assess, analyze, and decipher information.

About Frank Shultz
As a founder of the company, Frank Shultz has overseen the growth of BC in the Cloud, Infinite Blue’s flagship business continuity lifecycle application. His BC/DR expertise allowed him to develop, design, and implement products over the past 16+ years.

About David Halford
As Vice President, Continuity Solutions, David Halford leads Fusion’s product vision for all Business Continuity Management (BCM) & Operational Resilience Program aspects of our solutions resulting in customer driven requirements.

About Matt Bradley
A veteran security operations expert for more than two decades, Matt Bradley has deep, first-hand knowledge of security operations management, as well as an understanding of the critical challenges facing organizations in the future. Most recently, Bradley served as Regional Security Director for the Americas at International SOS, where he led the security services business and advised key executives on risk management solutions. Prior to International SOS, Bradley worked in Honduras as the Security Director for Tigo Honduras where he handled all matters relating to physical security; health, safety and environment; crisis management; and fraud investigation. He was also a General Manager for I Solution Security, where he advised on security matters for the Honduran President, Minister of Security, and Minister of National Emergency Commission. Previously, Bradley had a distinguished 14-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).