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Riding the Wave-Project Management for Emergency Managers

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Emergency management is a growing discipline as our world has become increasingly more complex, interconnected, and vulnerable to hazards both natural and human caused. The role of the emergency manager, including leaders in public safety, has expanded and become more vital to cities, counties, states, and large organizations, and much of this work can be contained and effectively managed within projects, be they longer term plans, disaster recovery, mitigation measures or short-term emergency responses to a disaster. This podcast series focuses on project management topics for emergency managers. Come with us as we ride the wave!

Emergency management is a growing discipline as our world has become increasingly more complex, interconnected, and vulnerable to hazards both natural and human caused. The role of the emergency manager, including leaders in public safety, has expanded and become more vital to cities, counties, states, and large organizations, and much of this work can be contained and effectively managed within projects, be they longer term plans, disaster recovery, mitigation measures or short-term emergency responses to a disaster. This podcast series focuses on project management topics for emergency managers. Come with us as we ride the wave!

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Emergency management is a growing discipline as our world has become increasingly more complex, interconnected, and vulnerable to hazards both natural and human caused. The role of the emergency manager, including leaders in public safety, has expanded and become more vital to cities, counties, states, and large organizations, and much of this work can be contained and effectively managed within projects, be they longer term plans, disaster recovery, mitigation measures or short-term emergency responses to a disaster. This podcast series focuses on project management topics for emergency managers. Come with us as we ride the wave!

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English

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646-592-4153


Episodes

E14- Cyberinsurance- Celia Seigerman Levit, VP Risk Management at Olive Tree Holdings

1/11/2021
This episode features Celia Seigerman-Levit, VP Risk Mgt., Olive Tree Holdings. Prior to Olive Tree Holdings, Celia was the Director of Risk Management at Sotheby's, Yeshiva University, and at the Related Companies, and lead the risk management consulting practice at Alliant Insurance Services, a large National Insurance Broker where her team provided outsourced risk management to a variety of industries including real estate, hospitality, manufacturing and non- profit organizations. Celia’s...

Duration:00:17:17

E13 -Cybersecurity-Alexander Grijalva - Security Hourglass

12/17/2020
In episode 13, we talked with Alexander Grijalva, who is an adjunct professor at New York City College of Technology, and owner of Security Hourglass, a cyber risk management consulting company. He is also the Chief Information Security Officer at VillageCare, a community healthcare provider, in New York City. His 30-year cybersecurity career has covered the financial, retail, and healthcare sectors, from sole proprietorships to Fortune 500 organizations. Alexander focuses on cyber risk...

Duration:00:30:54

E12 -Public - Private/Partnerships in Emergency Management; Steve Gutkin Acting Director of NJOHSP

11/13/2020
This podcast episode is a re-edited version of a conversation I had with Steve Gutkin, currently Senior Vice President of Global Crisis Management & Business Continuity at NBCUniversal Media. Steve was formerly the Acting Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Prior to serving in that role, he was Deputy Director in charge of leading the State's counter-terrorism, cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, resilience, executive protection, and crisis management....

Duration:00:08:40

E11 -Disaster Preparedness- Jeff Schlegelmilch, Director of NCDP at Columbia Univ. Earth Institute

9/29/2020
I spoke with Jeff Schlegelmilch, a Research Scholar and the Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. In this role he oversees the operations and strategic planning for the center. Before becoming director, he served as the center's deputy director for more than five years. He also oversees projects related to the practice and policy of disaster preparedness, including the multi-award winning Resilient Children / Resilient Communities...

Duration:00:26:07

E10 - Agile Crisis Leadership with Mark Chubb, Chief Resilience Officer for ManitouNW LLC

6/15/2020
This episode features Mark Chubb, Chief Resilience Officer for ManitouNW LLC and Senior Fire Analyst at CODE LLC Corp.This is an extract from the webinar From Surviving to Thriving: How to Manage Crises and Create a Resilient Organization. Marks speaks about the application of agile crisis management in Bangladesh following the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013 and the Portland Oregon Police Department following a series of officer involved shootings in 2008.

Duration:00:09:44

E9 - Riding The Wave Daniel Aldrich Northeastern

4/3/2020
I spoke with Dr. Daniel P. Aldrich who is a professor and director of the Security and Resilience Program at Northeastern University. He researches post-disaster recovery, countering violent extremism, the siting of controversial facilities and the interaction between civil society and the state. He has published five books, more than fifty peer reviewed articles, and written op-eds for The New York Times, CNN, Asahi Shinbun, along with appearing on popular media outlets such as CNBC, MSNBC,...

Duration:00:15:06

E8 - Riding The Wave Andrew Boyarsky President Pinnacle Performance Management

3/20/2020
For the latest help with responding to COVID-19, catch us at www.pinnacleperformancemanagement.com Since many of my guests on the podcast are professionals in emergency management and business continuity and have been going at full steam in response to COVID-19, it has been difficult to schedule interviews lately, and, to be clear, I have been jammed lately. In this episode, once again the tables are turned, and I am interviewed by Dean Kameros, a friend, neighbor, and fan of the podcast....

Duration:00:26:01

E7 - Riding The Wave Andrew Boyarsky President Pinnacle Performance Management

3/3/2020
Episode 7 In this episode, the table is turned on me, and your regular host, Andrew Boyarsky, is interviewed by Katherine Boyarsky , the host’s niece who is a healthcare specialist (both bios below.) In this episode we discuss how healthcare professionals and organizations need to prepare for handling COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, in their operations and what they may expect in the near term. Andrew Boyarsky, MSM, PMP, CBCP, is President of Pinnacle Performance Management, and an...

Duration:00:33:13

E6 - Riding The Wave Dante Disparte Chairman Risk Cooperative

2/27/2020
In this episode, I spoke with Dante Disparte, who is the founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, a strategy, risk and capital management firm focused on mid-market opportunities, market expansion and innovation on a global scale. He is the co-author of the book “Global Risk Agility and Decision Making” and was recently selected as one of the 40 leaders under 40 by the Washington Business Journal and among the top 100 most influential leaders in D.C., in the inaugural Powermeter 100 list. Prior...

Duration:00:10:46

E5 - Riding The Wave Jessica Cole DOHMH Pandemic Flu

2/16/2020
I spoke with Jessica Cole, MA, the Senior Incident Specific Planner for the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR) at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). In this role, Mrs. Cole is responsible for the coordination of planning for a wide variety of possible threats, such as novel disease outbreaks and radiological incidents. Prior to this position, Mrs. Cole was the Agency’s Pandemic Influenza Coordinator. In this capacity, she was responsible for...

Duration:00:22:08

E4 - Riding The Wave Olivia Scriven NDRS Recovery Support Crew Lead

1/23/2020
I spoke by phone with Dr. Olivia A. Scriven at FEMA’s headquarters in Washington, DC. Dr. Scriven serves as the Academia Advisor for FEMA’s National Disaster Recovery Support (“NDRS”) cadre. Dr. Scriven has leveraged her background and experience to launch an initiative to link communities impacted by Hurricane Michael – a Category 5 storm which devastated the Florida Panhandle -- with technical expertise from colleges and universities to support long-term recovery. These efforts range from...

Duration:00:29:58

E3 - Riding The Wave-David Kang Director Of Planning And Exercises FEMA

1/23/2020
I spoke by phone with Mr. David Kang at FEMA’s headquarters in Washington, DC. David Kang currently serves as the Director for the Planning and Exercise Division, Response Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In this role Mr. Kang oversees the development of the nation’s interagency and joint local, state and Federal response plans for catastrophic incidents and FEMA’s exercise conduct. Prior to his position at FEMA headquarters, Mr. Kang worked in the State and...

Duration:00:14:21

E2 - Riding The Wave-Kiyoshi Murakami Mayoral Advisor Rikuzentakata

1/23/2020
I spoke with Dr. Kiyoshi Murakami, about his work and leadership in the aftermath of the Great Sendai Earthquake. Dr. Murakami is Special Representative of the Mayor & Senior Executive Advisor for the City of Rikunzentakata and Assistant Professor at Iwate University. We spoke at the RISE 2019 conference held at SUNY Albany, New York. We talked about how he helped to organize efforts to recover from and rebuild after a catastrophic disaster. Come along with us as we ride the wave! The...

Duration:00:30:07

E1 - Riding The Wave-Jorge Vanegas Dean College Of Architecture Texas A&M

1/23/2020
When it comes to disaster risk reduction and resilience, what is design thinking and what are the elements that form this approach? How do we involve our communities? And how does Texas A&M work with different communities to help increase regional resilience as a whole? Listen in on my conversation with Dr. Jorge A. Vanegas, Dean of the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University and research professor with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. We spoke at the RISE 2019...

Duration:00:25:29

DWBE - 019 - Michael Dellova-Willis Towers Watson

8/28/2018
Sponsored by the MS in ERM Program at Yeshiva University's Katz School: www.yu.edu/katz/programs/graduate/ms-risk In episode 19 we spoke with Michael P. Dellova, MBA, Leader, Global Services & Solutions, Willis Towers Watson North America Corporate Risk & Broking, and is the Willis Towers Watson’s Multinational Practice Center of Excellence Leader. Based in New York, his primary responsibility is to manage the team of international practitioners who market, place and service global programs...

Duration:00:22:38

DWBE - 018 - Hurricane Lane - Kelly McKinney

8/25/2018
Sponsored by the MS in ERM Program at Yeshiva University's Katz School: www.yu.edu/katz/programs/graduate/ms-risk In episode 18, we spoke once again with Kelly McKinney, Senior Director of Emergency Management & Enterprise Resilience at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. From 2013 to 2016, he was the Chief Disaster Officer at the American Red Cross in Greater New York, where he led crisis response in the largest and busiest Red Cross region in the US. From 2006 to 2013 Mr. McKinney...

Duration:00:37:49

DWBE - 017 - RIMS Carol Fox

7/31/2018
Sponsored by the MS in ERM Program at Yeshiva University's Katz School: www.yu.edu/katz/programs/graduate/ms-risk In episode 17, we spoke with Carol Fox, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at RIMS, the Risk Management Society, a global not-for-profit whose mission is “To educate, engage and advocate for the global risk community.” After joining RIMS in 2010, Carol began spearheading RIMS' emphasis on applied risk management practices by distinguishing RIMS' approaches to enterprise and...

Duration:00:22:59

DWBE - 016 - Blockchain - Douglas Graham

6/20/2018
Sponsored by the MS in ERM Program at Yeshiva University's Katz School: www.yu.edu/katz/programs/graduate/ms-risk In episode 16, we spoke with Douglas Graham, CEO of Ideation Inc., a company that is building an Enterprise Resource Platform using blockchain for managing innovation in enterprises and funding early stage innovation. He is an author of the book Ideation: The Birth and Death of Ideas, published by Wiley. He was Managing Director at KPMG and led an eight figure award winning...

Duration:00:20:49

DWBE - 015 - Real Estate & Hospitality-Alex Glickman

6/6/2018
Sponsored by the MS in ERM Program at Yeshiva University's Katz School: www.yu.edu/katz/programs/graduate/ms-risk In this episode we spoke with Alexandra (Alex) S. Glickman, Area Vice Chairman and Managing Director& Practice Leader in Real Estate & Hospitality Services at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. We spoke about her practice area, the current state of managing risks associated with natural hazard exposures, including the use of new technologies, and how the profession has changed and what...

Duration:00:16:54

DWBE - 014 - Operationalizing Risk Appetite - Soubhagya Parija - Chris Mandel

4/25/2018
Sponsored by the MS in ERM Program at Yeshiva University's Katz School: www.yu.edu/katz/programs/graduate/ms-risk In this episode we spoke with Soubhagya Parija and Chris Mandel, both thought leaders in Enterprise Risk Management. We spoke about operationalizing risk appetite in non-financial companies and how enterprise risk management can be embedded in the organization and the value added that it provides. Soubhagya Parija is currently the SVP and Chief Risk Officer at the New York Power...

Duration:00:24:38