What We Do, and How We Do It
Who We Are
Firestorm® is America’s Crisis Coach®. Since 2005, Firestorm has assisted clients in transforming crisis into value. The Firestorm Predict.Plan.Perform.® methodology combines best-practice consulting with proven crisis management expertise, empowering clients to manage risk and crisis.
Firestorm assesses, audits, develops, trains and tests strategies and programs encompassing emergency response, business continuity, crisis management, and crisis communications/PR. Firestorm demonstrates thought leadership in workplace violence prevention, cyber-breach response, communicable illness/pandemic planning, predictive intelligence, and every preparedness initiative.
Firestorm has worked with businesses, organizations and schools to keep tens of thousands of employees, customers, vendors, students, parents and their communities safer. Firestorm provided crisis management and crisis communications services to Virginia Tech after the shootings, and more recently to Littleton, CO, Roswell, NM and Jefferson County School District in Colorado (location of Columbine) among others.
What We Do – The Firestorm Mission
The Firestorm mission is to build strong Disaster Ready People and Disaster Ready Businesses. We achieve this mission through consulting services, partnerships and products that focus on establishing nationwide readiness before disaster strikes. Firestorm is the national leader in crisis management and communications, vulnerability/threat assessment, risk mitigation and business continuity planning.
Firestorm Executives, Principals, and Expert Council
Since founding in 2005, Firestorm has adopted a philosophy of providing critical decision support services through proven management consulting skills. Our teams are designed to bring unparalleled expertise in the delivery of our products and services.
Our teams are built with senior-level staff accustomed to working with executives and first-line managers across all sizes of companies. In addition, Firestorm team expertise is enhanced and augmented through our Expert Council and our Solutions Board.
Our team has both practical experiences in our defined areas of specialty and years of management experience throughout multiple organizations. This management experience provides practical knowledge of challenges and best practices for driving maximum performance from teams.
The Firestorm unique approach provides senior level experts from the public and private sectors who may participate in advisement to our clients, and whose thought leadership is integrated throughout the methodologies and approaches utilized on all projects. These experts include more than one hundred recognized thought leaders who provide peer-level counsel and unparalleled resources on specific areas of concern.
Together, these talented individuals bring a level of credibility and skill to the planning process which cannot be matched by any other organization. It is this breadth and depth of Firestorm human capital that distinguishes Firestorm from other consulting firms. Firestorm staff and Expert Council are available to clients at any moment, to plan for or mitigate the effects of any crisis.
Getting Started – Protect Operations, Continuity and Shareholder Value
Crisis planning is not an abstract exercise. It is a tangible benefit that translates into shareholder value through operation and continuity protect. Just as it would be imprudent for a company or school district not to insure its property against fire or loss, it similarly does not make financial sense to accept unknown risk through not planning for crisis.
Shareholders and stakeholders understand. We build shareholder and organizational value through crisis prevention and planning.
- Crisis Prevention – We help businesses and organizations identify threats and vulnerabilities so that action can be taken to prevent crisis.
- Crisis Planning – Not all crises are preventable. However, the effects of crisis can be mitigated through comprehensive planning that will allow senior management to quickly and effectively respond in crisis.
Don’t jeopardize your business or organization’s future, or shareholder/stakeholder value.
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