SPEAKERS

Vice President, Industry Relations
FMI – The Food Industry Association
Sr Director
Medtronic Foundation
Executive, Leader, Author, and recognized advocate and champion of social change, dedicated to elimi...(read more)
Vice President, Partnerships and Philanthropy
Direct Relief
Senior Director, Procurement
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Nonresident Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council
Francis Bouchard is an accomplished global public affairs professional who serves an advisor, cataly...(read more)
Vice President of Global Marketing and External Affairs
Abbott
Melissa is Abbott’s Vice President, Global Marketing and External Affairs, with responsibility for c...(read more)
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs, Office of Community Planning
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
As the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs, Mr. Bush oversees affordable housing and commu...(read more)

Army Strategist
Lieutenant Colonel ML (Matt) Cavanaugh, PhD, is an active duty US Army Strategist with experience in...(read more)
VP
US Chamber
Chuck Chaitovitz is vice president for environmental affairs and sustainability at the U.S. Chamber ...(read more)
President, Social Impact & President
UPS, Inc. & The UPS Foundation
Nikki leads UPS’s global philanthropy, social impact and community affairs efforts as part of the UP...(read more)
Director of Preparedness, Communication and Coordination, Office of Disaster Assistance
Small Business Administration
Alejandro is the Director of Preparedness, Communication and Coordination for the U.S. Small Busines...(read more)
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Section Chief
FEMA
Camille Crain is the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Section Chief at FEMA ...(read more)
Administrator
FEMA
Ms. Deanne Criswell was confirmed by the Senate on April 22, 2021 as the Administrator of the Federa...(read more)
Senior Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Marc DeCourcey is senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and leads its Cor...(read more)
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, Resilience and Response
White House National Security Council
Director
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Jen Easterly is the Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructu...(read more)
NORAD J3 Deputy
United States Air Force
Brig. Gen. Pete M. Fesler is the Deputy Director of Operations, Headquarters North American Aerospac...(read more)
Executive Director
American Logistics Aid Network
Enterprise Risk and Sustainability Director
Lockheed Martin
Head of Strategy, Global Security
Uber
Director, OB3I
FEMA
Rob coordinates FEMA’s efforts to engage, integrate, innovate, and operate with business, industry a...(read more)
Director of Budget and Management Services
Cook County Government
Vice President, Customer Experience
Infinite Blue
Director, Office of External Affairs, Office of the Administrator
FEMA
Justin Knighten is a public affairs and communications strategist, storyteller and advocate who work...(read more)
CISA Assistant Director
National Risk Management Center
Bob Kolasky was selected to lead the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Natio...(read more)
Program Officer
Dow
Justin Land is the community solutions program officer of Global Citizenship for The Dow Chemical Co...(read more)
Executive Director
Healthcare Ready
Nicolette A. Louissaint, PhD, serves as executive director and president of Healthcare Ready, a 501(...(read more)
Secretary
Department of Homeland Security
Alejandro Mayorkas was sworn in as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security by President Bid...(read more)
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
SBP
Liz co-founded SBP in 2006 after spending two weeks volunteering in New Orleans six months after Hur...(read more)
Director, Global Security & Services
athenahealth
Director, Center for Emergency Management Operations
CNA Corporation
Partner
Guidehouse
Gaurav is a partner in the Capital Projects & Infrastructure (CP&I) services and leads the infrastru...(read more)
Founder and Executive Director
Single Automated Business Exchange for Reporting Institute [SABER]
James W. Morentz, Ph.D., specializes in the development of advanced technologies to improve planning...(read more)
Senior Manager
Walmart
Brooks Nelson is a senior manager on the community resilience team at Walmart.org. In this role, Bro...(read more)
Vice President, Global Noncommunicable Diseases
RTI International
Rachel Nugent, PhD, has more than 30 years of experience in global development as a researcher, prac...(read more)
Communications Advisor
FedEx
Global Strategy and Operations Leader
Deloitte
Jerry is the Global Strategy & Operations leader and a member of the Global Consulting Executive Com...(read more)
CEO
Net Hope
Lance Pierce is the CEO of NetHope. Lance has a distinguished track record as a leader of organizati...(read more)
Vice President Disaster Programs
American Red Cross
Executive Director, International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (InterCEP)
New York University
Bill has over 30 years of experience in the private sector spanning roles in both privately held and...(read more)
Senior Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Christopher D. Roberti is senior vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is responsible f...(read more)
Preparedness and Protection Branch Chief
Idaho Office of Emergency Management
Deputy Commander, United States Northern Command and Vice Commander
American element of the North American Aerospace Defense Command
Major General A.C. Roper currently serves as the Deputy Chief, Army Reserve (DCAR), Office of the Ch...(read more)
Co-Founder and CEO
SBP
Senior Advisor
American Flood Coalition
Josh Sawislak is a Senior Advisor to the American Flood Coalition, where he helps to inform the stra...(read more)
Assistant Administrator (Acting) and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Risk Management
FEMA
Nick Shufro is currently serving in the roles of Acting Assistant Administrator and Deputy Assistant...(read more)
Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Snyder Lab
Stanford Medicine
1977 B.A, Chemistry and Biology, University of Rochester, NY 1978-1982 Ph.D. California Institute of...(read more)
Chief Operating Officer
CARE (formerly USAID)
A career member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service, Ms. Steele served as Deputy Assis...(read more)
Director, Right Now Needs and Disaster Relief
Amazon in the Community
Oceanographer, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
NOAA
Deputy Secretary
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Adrianne Todman is the 12th Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...(read more)
Senior Director, Health Equity and Rights Team
CARE USA
Angela Wakhweya is a senior policy and program administrative leader with over 20 years of progressi...(read more)
President and CEO
National VOAD
Director, Children's Safe Drinking Water Program
Procter & Gamble