NASHVILLE, TN, September 12, 2018— BOLDplanning Inc., the market frontrunner in emergency management consulting and online preparedness planning solutions, announced today its hosting of a free Emergency Management Thought Leader webinar featuring Oregon’s first State Resilience Officer, Mike Harryman.

In this one-hour webinar, Mr. Harryman will share best practices on emergency management issues such as preparedness assessments, policy and guidance, COOP timelines, testing and exercises and coordination among the branches of state government.

The webinar will be held September 20, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. PDT, 2:00 P.M. EDT. Attendees can register at the following link: Emergency Management Thought Leadership Registration.

About Mike Harryman, M.A.

Mr. Harryman was confirmed as the Oregon State Resilience Officer by the State Senate on May 25, 2016. The position was created in response to the Oregon Resilience Plan, a 50-year, long-term planning document that addresses reducing risk and improving recovery for the next Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami.

Prior to this, Mr. Harryman served as the Director of Emergency Operations within the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division: Health Security, Preparedness and Response program. In this role, he served in numerous command leadership roles in relation to the State’s Public Health response efforts, including the 2009 H1N1 response, the 2011 Japanese Radiation response, and the 2014 statewide Ebola planning and response. He also served as the Incident Manager for all state operations.

Mr. Harryman is a veteran of the 1991 Gulf War, and in 1999, retired after a 22-year career at the rank of Master Sergeant from the U.S. Army/Oregon Army National Guard.

Mr. Harryman received his master’s degree with honors in Emergency and Disaster Management from the American Military University. He holds a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

About BOLDplanning Inc.

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BOLDplanning Inc. is the leading developer of online software for Emergency Operations Planning (EOP), Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Hazard Mitigation. Its comprehensive online system walks planners through each step of the continuity and emergency planning process, becoming the central resource for an organization’s plan development, training and ongoing maintenance. Its consulting team is unrivaled in its knowledge, experience and planning certifications.

The BOLDplanning approach provides an unparalleled platform for both the public and private sector, making the critical process of contingency planning easy and efficient. Currently, BOLDplanning is the solution of choice for more than 10,000 organizational plans.