Wendy Ruffcorn Named VP of Plan Development for Firestorm
FIRESTORM® a nationally recognized leader in Crisis Management, Continuity Planning, Critical Decision Support, Crisis Response, Crisis Communications, Crisis Public Relations, and Consequence Management is pleased to announce that Wendy Ruffcorn has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Plan Development for Firestorm. Wendy has been with Firestorm since 2006.
In her new role, Ms. Ruffcorn will expand her responsibilities in business continuity planning to include management and project oversight of client engagements and all plan deliverables, to ensure the continued best-practice application of the Firestorm PREDICT.PLAN.PERFORM.® methodology.
Suzy Loughlin, Firestorm CAO:
“Wendy is the very definition of professional. She brings strategic insights into the design of actionable plans for clients.“
Ms. Ruffcorn works directly with clients and Firestorm business continuity professionals to develop customized plans that encompass the core elements of a comprehensive and effective business continuity program. In addition, Ms. Ruffcorn works in close collaboration with Firestorm Principals to provide strategic insights for the execution of client deliverables. This move reflects the company’s philosophy of “simplified Preparedness” while providing critical decision support services through proven management consulting skills. Firestorm response teams are built with senior-level staff accustomed to working with executives and first-line managers across companies of all size.
Ms. Ruffcorn brings a wealth of experience to the role, and has a broad range of experience in developing and implementing business continuity, crisis management, emergency response, communicable illness, workplace violence and crisis communications plans for Fortune 100 clients, and small businesses and governmental entities. She works closely with clients and Firestorm Senior Leadership to analyze business requirements, and develop procedures to facilitate operational resilience, crisis response and organizational recovery.
“No one has performed more analyses on business continuity and crisis management than Wendy. Her attention to detail and coordination empowers clients to make time-critical decisions accurately in the face of extreme pressure in crises,”
…Jim Satterfield, President and COO, Firestorm.