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  • State
    Florida
  • City
    Orlando
  • Zipcode
    34715
  • Job Title
    Interim Deputy Director
  • Company
    Lake County Office of Emergency Management
  • How Far Are You Willing to Travel?
    Internationally
  • Private Response & Coordination of Public/Private/Nonprofit
    Public-Private Integration - utilizing the assets of private organizations to supplement and augment public safety missions.
  • COVID-19
    Point of Distribution (POD) Design and Management.
  • Exercises, Drills & Training
    Full Scale, Table Top Exercises, and Functional Exercises.
  • First Responder
    Law Enforcement.
    Public-Private integration - leveraging assets and capabilities of private organizations to supplement needs and capabilities of public safety organizations.
  • Incident Command System & Incident Management
    Incident Command and Unified Command as they apply in unusual situations and the alignment with public-private partnerships.
  • Leadership, Communication & Motivational
    Leadership by Walking Around - True leadership comes from working with your team, not dragging or pushing them into what you desire.
  • Phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery
    Preparedness - practical application of exercises to support preparedness strategies
  • Preparedness, Continuity, & Contingency Planning
    Preparedness - A failure to plan is a plan to fail. Assessing, identifying, and creating a plan for known risks, vulnerabilities, attack vectors, threats, and hazards is critical to the emergency management professional. Identifying and preparing for threats, and hazards is a strength not weakness.

    Planning for Weather Hazards - looking to the skies is critical to the success of large campus and outdoor activities. Setting weather boundaries and utilizing technology to monitor weather essential. Do not simply rely on the National Weather Service. Safety of guests is your responsibility.
  • Volunteer Management, Volunteer Responder, Nonprofit
    Use of volunteers in POD and Exercises
  • Workplace Safety
    Active Shooter - Preparing for and surviving the active shooter event.
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  • Summary
    Charismatic professional with 37 years of leadership in emergency management, security, law enforcement, investigations, military, and private sector security. Leads operations and manages projects in exercise development, training, and facilitation. Enables successful execution of global events through meticulous planning for natural and man-made hazards.

    Strategic, tactical, and analytical expert with speedy reaction to emerging challenges. Works well in highly visible capacity to accomplish company goals and operational objectives. Diplomatic negotiator able to explain high-level concepts to colleagues at all levels and with consideration for cultural background.
  • Highlights
    Incident Commander Vaccine Site – Point of Distribution. Designed site plan and led team of 110-plus personnel delivering COVID-19 Vaccinations. Over 100,000 vaccines delivered in 64 days of operation. Managed personnel, budgeting, scheduling, and operations enhancements. https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/909573; https://www.wesh.com/article/vaccinated-seniors-central-florida-more-than-half/35843499.

    Enabled development and implementation of the Crisis Management Program covering all 38 sq. miles of Walt Disney World.

    Boosted crisis preparation and recovery time by 10% after reviewing Walt Disney World Resort plan on Storms & Hurricanes with the latest practices for optimal procedures.

    Implemented Incident Command System at Animal Kingdom, training key leadership in less than 2 months.

    Monitored daily critical weather patterns regarding 215 rules, with consistent notifications to 2000+ users. Facilitated safety warnings for park operations, animal science, entertainment, recreation, transportation, fireworks, special events, and construction departments.

    Improved preparedness by directing crisis management exercises and drills for all Walt Disney World Resort including theme parks, resorts, & Animal Sciences and Environment. Developed and evaluated exercise results to strategize future improvements.
  • May Waive Fee
    Yes
  • Session Types
    • Keynote
    • Workshop
    • Breakout Session
    • Panel
    • Trainer
    • Master of Ceremonies/Moderator
    • Consulting
  • Cancellation Policy
    Informal: Full refund and flexibility
  • Price Range
    $250 To $0
  • Experience
    30 Year(s)
    Events Last Year 1
  • Languages
    English
    
Event TitleEvent DateLocation
Lake County COVID-19 Vaccine SiteFebruary 01, 2021Leesburg, FL
Walt Disney World MarathonJanuary 13, 2019Lake Buena Vista, FL

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