Doniella Mckoy, CBCP, discovered emergency management after watching the Will Smith movie “I Am Legend.” “I wanted to be the person who made sure everyone got out of the city before a disaster wiped everyone out,” said Mckoy. She said her first position after earning a Master of Science degree in healthcare emergency management was with New York City Office of Emergency Management as a continuity of operations planner. Mckoy currently serves as the business continuity program administrator for non-profit Health Partners Plans in Philadelphia, Penn. She is responsible for the business continuity software, corporate and departmental plans, crisis communications…
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