The Association of Continuity Professionals is the nation's leading non-profit association, comprised of professionals who are responsible for or have an interest in business continuity, preventing disasters, providing disaster recovery information and facilitating the resumption of normal business activities following a major disaster.

Members of ACP nationwide represent business, industry and government organizations at all levels. Included are executives, administrators, managers, directors, writers, legal staffs, accountants, engineers, sales-persons, records managers, archivists and many more professionals.

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Our Annual ACP Member Appreciation Luncheon at Union Kitchen - Washington was great with wonderful food, delightful conversation, raffles and the announcement of our chapter MVP!

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Howard Pierpont - Resilience Speaker, Author and Consultant

Date: January 14th, 2020 11:30AM
Location: United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007)

Join us for a special Lunch and Learn session as we hear from Howard Pierpont, reknown Resilience Speaker, Author and Consultant.

Lunch provided courtesy of the ACP South Texas Chapter.

Synopsis: Business Continuity - why it is not a single discipline and some resources most folks never think to utilize

Speaker: Howard Pierpont, CBCP, MBCI, President and Chief Education Officer, DERA Institute for Preparedness and Resilience

With a 45-year background in business management, information technology, security and corporate leadership, Howard holds numerous credentials including Certified Business Continuity Planner and FEMA Community Recovery Assistance Crew Leader.

In recent years, he has led dozens of comprehensive community preparedness and business continuity workshops throughout the U.S, working closely with federal, state and local officials as well as representatives from private business and nonprofit organizations.

Howard was an instructor and charter member of the International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR). Howard has done extensive research and consulting in Information Technology, Hazard Mitigation, alternative technologies for pre and post disaster mitigation along with supply chain risk mitigation, assessment, and management.

He recently co-authored 2 books that were Amazon #1 Bestsellers. "Resilience – Turning Your Setback into a Comeback” and “Don’t Quit – Stories of Persistence, Courage and Faith”. He is a constant contributor to LinkedIn groups and other forums.

Howard Pierpont

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