SPEAKERS

Director, Puerto Rico Critical Infrastructure
IEM
Alex Amparo currently serves as the Director of Puerto Rico Critical Infrastructure for Innovative E...(read more)
Planning Director
Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments
Kathryn S. Basha, Planning Director at the Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments, ha...(read more)
Acting Director, Hazard Mitigation Assistance
FEMA
Gerilee Bennett is the Acting Director of Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) within FEMA’s Hazard Mi...(read more)
Partner
RXN Group
Jason Boxt is a Partner at RXN Group. Jason has worked in public affairs and opinion research for mo...(read more)
Director, National Hurricane Center
NOAA
Michael Brennan, Ph.D., is the Director of NOAA’s National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida....(read more)
Managing Director, CSR
FedEx
April Britt is Managing Director of Global Citizenship at FedEx. In her current role, April is respo...(read more)
Administrator
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Isabella Casillas Guzman is the 27th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and ser...(read more)
President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Carolyn Cawley is president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and senior vice president of ...(read more)
Vice President, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Chuck Chaitovitz is vice president for environmental affairs and sustainability at the U.S. Chamber ...(read more)
Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement
CISA
Alaina Clark is the Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement at the Cybersecurity and Infrastru...(read more)
President
The UPS Foundation
Nikki Clifton leads UPS’s global philanthropy, social impact, and international community affairs, l...(read more)
Director, Climate Infrastructure
Booz Allen
Katharine Day is a Director in Booz Allen’s Climate and Infrastructure business unit where she is re...(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, which serves as ...(read more)
Vice President for Transportation, Infrastructure, Supply Chain Policy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
John Drake is executive director for supply chain policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Drake over...(read more)
Senior Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Martin (Marty) Durbin is president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute (GEI). ...(read more)
Executive Director
BuildStrong America
Natalie Enclade, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the BuildStrong Coalition, the preeminent organi...(read more)
Senior Scientist and Policy Advisor
NOAA
Vanessa M. Escobar received her B.S. degree in geology and chemistry from Sonoma State University, R...(read more)
Director, Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy
Tulane University
Regardt “Reggie” Ferreira, Ph.D., is the Director of Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leaders...(read more)
Vice President, Global Resilience
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Rob coordinates the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation's efforts to connect government and private s...(read more)
Executive Director
Geos Institute
Tonya Graham is the Executive Director of the Geos Institute where she and her team work to ensure t...(read more)

Finland
- Masters Degree in Political Science from Åbo Akademi University, 2003 - Director for Planning a...(read more)
Senior Advisor to the Administrator
SBA
Mrs. Henry- Spires currently serves as Biden-Harris Presidential Appointee. She is the Senior Adviso...(read more)
INDUSTRY SEGMENT ADVISOR, EMERGENCY RESPONSE
T-MOBILE
Nicole Hudnet has more than 25 years supporting Public Safety in the cellular industry. She is a fo...(read more)
Group Director, Global Emergency Management
Walmart
Jason is a highly respected executive thought leader in security, safety, resilience and crisis mana...(read more)
Staff Officer, Enablement and Resilience Section, Defence Policy and Planning Division
NATO
Khan Jahier is the Resilience Policy Officer in the Resilience Section of the Defence Policy and Pla...(read more)
Senior Philanthropy Program Manager
Medtronic
Heidi Jedlicka Halvarson (she/her) leads Programs and External Partnerships for the Medtronic Founda...(read more)
Managing Director, Public Sector
Marsh McLennan
Dr. Daniel Kaniewski is Managing Director, Public Sector at global professional services firm Marsh ...(read more)
Section Chief, Emergency Support Function
CISA
Peter “Pete” Kim is a Telecommunications Specialist Supervisor for the Cybersecurity and Infrastruct...(read more)
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)
SVP, Critical Infrastructure
Exiger
Bob Kolasky is Senior Vice President for Critical Infrastructure at Exiger where he focuses on devel...(read more)
Senior Product Manager
Copperleaf Technologies Inc
Marc currently applies his years of experience developing, implementing, and supporting enterprise A...(read more)
Head of Sustainability Services
Zurich Resilience Solutions
Skills and experience Lisa Leftwich oversees ZRS’ Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ris...(read more)
Owner
Peas in a Pod Daycare
Mityne’ Lewis is a visionary leader and passionate advocate for early childhood education in the Nor...(read more)
Senior Vice President, Policy and Strategic Planning
Healthcare Distribution Alliance
Dr. Nicolette Louissaint serves as the senior vice president for policy and strategic planning for t...(read more)
President & CEO
National Safety Council
Lorraine Martin is the president and CEO of the National Safety Council, a nonprofit with a century-...(read more)
Director, Public Affairs
City of Maui
Mahina Martin serves as the Director of Public Affairs for the County of Maui. When the wildfires of...(read more)
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer
SBP
Reese is a two-time combat Marine veteran, SBP’s Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, and oversees...(read more)
Assistant Administrator, Office of Resilience Strategy
FEMA
Samantha Medlock serves as the Assistant Administrator for Resilience Strategy, overseeing policy, d...(read more)
President and CEO
Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
Sherry Menor-McNamara was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce...(read more)
Vice President, Middle East, Central Asia, and Turkiye
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Miel is the Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Middle East, Türkiye and Kazak...(read more)
Functional Lead for Emergency Management and Resilience
Institute for Security Governance
Mr. Scott Moreland joined the Institute for Security Governance (ISG) in May 2018 as the Functional ...(read more)
Executive Assistant Director, Infrastructure Security
CISA
Dr. David Mussington currently serves as the Executive Assistant Director for Infrastructure Securit...(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)
Counselor, Homeland Security Affairs
Embassy of Finland in the US
President
LahainaTown Action Committee
President of LahainaTown Action Committee. Director of Sales and Advocacy for Maui Resort Rentals. (...(read more)
Director General
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)
Ms. Charlotte Petri Gornitzka took up her position as Director General for the Swedish Civil Conting...(read more)
Government Supply Chain
Ernst & Young, LLP
John Polowczyk a Managing Director in the Government and Public Sector of Ernst & Young LLP. John is...(read more)
SVP
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)
Senior Vice President for Cyber, Space, and National Security Policy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Christopher D. Roberti is senior vice president for Cyber, Space, and National Security Policy at th...(read more)
Principal Director, Defense Continuity & Mission Assurance, Office of the Secretary of Defense
U.S. Department of Defense
Daniel “Deak” Roh is the Principal Director for Defense Continuity and Mission Assurance (DC&MA), se...(read more)
Vice President - Strategic Partnerships
Red Lightning
After a 35-year career as a private sector executive, Joe recently joined Red Lightning, a volunteer...(read more)
Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Administrator for Resilience
FEMA
Victoria Salinas leads Resilience at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. As part of the Biden-H...(read more)
Senior Vice President, Manufacturer and Commercial Operations
Cencora
Matt Sample is currently SVP, Manufacturer, Quality, and Replenishment Operations for Cencora (Previ...(read more)
Associate Administrator, Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience
Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience
Francisco Sánchez Jr. is the Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (S...(read more)
Owner
Helewai Eco Tours
Kevin Schenk is the pioneering force behind HeleWai Eco Tours, a dynamic venture rooted in conservat...(read more)
Senior Counselor for Infrastructure Security
CISA
Mr. Andrew Seiffert was appointed to serve within the Biden-Harris Administration at the Department ...(read more)
Assistant Administrator (A), Risk Analysis, Planning & Information Directorate (RAPID), Resilience, FEMA, DHS
FEMA
Nick Shufro is currently serving in the role Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Risk Management ...(read more)
CEO
Infinite Blue
Frank Shultz founded Infinite Blue in 2013 with a distinctly different vision for enterprise busines...(read more)

Greenville, MS
Mayor Errick D. Simmons is the first African-American male and the second African-American mayor of ...(read more)
Region 5, Administrator
FEMA
Thomas C. Sivak is the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 5 Administrator. In this role, ...(read more)
President & Chief Executive Officer
Airlink
Steve Smith is the CEO of disaster logistics nonprofit Airlink and a passionate advocate for disrupt...(read more)
Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
US Department of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Richard (Rick) W. Spinrad, Ph.D., was sworn in on June 22, 2021 as the under secretary of commerce f...(read more)
Chief Sustainability Officer
Allstate Insurance Company
Elliot Stultz is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Sustainability Officer at ...(read more)
CEO
SPIN Global
Joel Thomas is the Founder and CEO of SPIN Global, a public benefit company that exists to disrupt d...(read more)
President, American Express Foundation and Head, Corporate Sustainability
American Express
Madge Thomas is the Head of Corporate Sustainability at American Express, where she helps set and ex...(read more)
External Learning & Development Lead
GAF Materials Corporation
Mike Thomas leverages his extensive experience in insurance and disaster response to spearhead GAF's...(read more)
Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Vincent Voci is vice president for cyber policy and operations in the Cyber, Intelligence, and Suppl...(read more)
Executive Director
CISA
Brandon Wales is CISA's first Executive Director, serving as the senior career executive helping ove...(read more)
Health Communication Science
MITRE
Dr. Walling is a health communication scientist within the MITRE Labs Health & Society Innovation Ce...(read more)
Associate General Counsel
State Farm Insurance
Robert Watkins, CPCU, CLU, ChFC is Associate General Counsel in the Law Department of State Farm®...(read more)
Head of Marketing
Google Public Sector
Katharyn White leads Google Public Sector marketing. She is a technology expert who inspires digital...(read more)
Director, Incident Communications Planning, External Affairs
FEMA
Jessica Wieder is the Director of Incident Communications Planning for FEMA’s Office of External Aff...(read more)
Anthropologist
MilkyWayEconomy
Samson Williams is joining us from Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he plys his trade as a classically...(read more)
Executive Director, Strategy & Innovation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Pamela Wilson is senior director of emerging issues at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
Deputy Assistant to the Administrator
USAID
Marcia Wong is a Deputy Assistant Administrator of USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA),...(read more)
President/CEO
National VOAD
Senior Director, Community Impact
Procter & Gamble
Claude Zukowski is a seasoned leader with over three decades of experience at Procter & Gamble (P&G)...(read more)