Firestorm and OnSolve have partnered to bring you a new series on how you can address acts of violence and overcome human-made threats. These webinars will provide detail on how workplace violence affect business continuity and how managers need to plan for these events.


November 14 – 2-2:45 p.m. ET

Anticipating the Known and Unknown – Planning for Your Next Crisis

Every act of violence requires a unique response because no two events are alike. Other business priorities can make it convenient to believe that violence will not visit our workplace. Don’t fall victim to that “disaster denial” thinking. In this presentation, we will review not only the importance of planning but how to plan for your next crisis.

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December 12 – 2-2:45 p.m. ET

Performing in the Darkest Hour – Responding to an Act of Violence in Your Organization

What happens when violence does strike? Does your organization have a violence response program? How will you communicate with employees, stakeholders, and others during and after a crisis? Do not wait until after a crisis to answer these questions. In this presentation, we will walk attendees through preparedness best practices and action steps to take when violence enters your door.

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December 18 – 2-2:45 p.m. ET

Virtual Exercise Simulation – Testing Your Deadly Weapons Response Plan: A Firestorm and OnSolve Virtual Exercise

Training and testing are essential for the plan’s success and will make your team familiar and comfortable with the plan so they know what to expect and how to react to an event. Equally important, practice will create a culture of awareness throughout your organization. To help facilitate testing, Firestorm and OnSolve present a two-hour, virtual exercise on testing your deadly weapons response plan.

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About OnSolve

OnSolve is the market leader in cloud-based notification and collaboration tools capable of delivering critical notifications and alerts for any type of event. Whether it’s emergency situations threatening lives, or routine organizational messages, the OnSolve solutions provide the tools to communicate detailed information and instructions quickly and securely.


Onsolve: Ann Pickren

Ann Pickren


Ann Pickren currently serves as the President, Commercial for OnSolve, LLC. In this role, Ann leverages her deep domain expertise and years of experience in the notification industry to oversee all Customer Care functions for OnSolve, including Customer Success, Customer Support and Customer Services. As a passion, she also makes time to consult directly with OnSolve customers to help develop best practices regarding the implementation and use of automated notifications.

Firestorm: Jim Satterfield

Jim Satterfield


James (Jim) W. Satterfield is the CEO and co-founder of Firestorm®. Jim is a nationally recognized expert, keynote speaker and author on crisis management, threat assessment, disaster preparedness and business continuity planning.

He has experience as President, CEO and COO of various public and private companies in business continuity, communications, crisis management, environmental, insurance, reinsurance, risk management and technology. Jim has extensive expertise in the identification and quantification of risk.