Mid-FloPhoto of Patrice Beckrida ACP Chapter March (Virtual) Meeting 

Guest Speaker: Jerome Ryan, Director of Crisis Management and Business Continuity for BDO

Topic: Pandemic Impacts - Will Your Next Disaster Come From a Third Party

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Your Computer (If you have a camera, please join us online - it'll be good to see faces)

Join Our Zoom Meeting: The link will be emailed 


Jerome has managed a career of over 20+ years’ experience focused on the domestic and international application of risk management and resiliency. He has a proven track record of successfully combining business continuity and IT disaster recovery into holistic resiliency programs and has served as the Global Head of Business Continuity and Crisis Management for both Pfizer Incorporated and State Street Bank. Additionally, he has led consulting practices at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Marsh Risk Consulting, and a company he founded that was acquired by FTI Consulting. His experience in both consulting and managing global programs for two Fortune 500 companies, makes him uniquely qualified to understand client needs and deliver integrated resiliency programs that meet executive and regulatory expectations.

Jerome is frequently sought as a guest speaker at conferences, has led discussions with industry standards groups like SIFMA, and has worked with government regulators like the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Bank. Additionally, he has participated in the Alexander Hamilton series of cyber resiliency exercises hosted by the United States Department of the Treasury.

As Director of BDO’s Crisis Management and Business Continuity practice, Jerome partners with clients to realize better outcomes for their business operations. This includes harnessing risk management and resiliency to develop competitive advantages in the marketplace.

Jerome currently serves on the Board of Directors for Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) the world’s largest education and credentialing organization for resiliency professionals. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Friends of the High School for Leadership and Public Service which runs the single largest high school mentoring program in New York City.

Upcoming Events

  • March 18, 2021: Virtual ZOOM Meeting; Speaker Jerome Ryan, CBCP, CBCV, BDO USA
  • April 15, 2021: Virtual ZOOM Meeting; Speaker Kristine Sanger, BS, MT (ASCP), HCPCP, Co-Executive Director for the Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP), The COVID-19 Response: What We Have Learned to Create Resiliency in Healthcare for Future Disasters
  • May 20, 2021: Virtual ZOOM Meeting; Speaker Bryan Blankenship, Chief Meteorologist, Early Alert, 2021 Hurricane Season Outlook
  • June 17, 2021: Virtual ZOOM Meeting; Speaker Deborah Hileman SCMP, President and CEO, Institute for Crisis Management