Sean Scott – Author & CEO
After witnessing close friends and his community devastated by wildfires that swept through Southern California in 2003 and 2007, which combined destroyed over 6,000 homes and damaged countless others, Sean Scott realized that disaster survivors desperately needed a roadmap to walk them through the recovery process. And so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born.
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Adam Geisler – Vice President Business Development
Mr. Adam Geisler is the Vice Chairman for the Inter Tribal Long Term Recovery Foundation and acts as the Long Term Disaster Recovery Coordinator for his Tribe, the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians. In 2007, wildfires destroyed over 92% of the La Jolla Reservation leaving a number of Tribal citizens homeless and community infrastructure inoperable.
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Jeff Segal – Director of Public Relations – Consultant
Jeff Segall is the Chief Strategy Officer and Collaboratist with ByDesign Public Relations and Marketing. His firm specializes in public and media relations, marketing communications, strategic alliances and crisis communications management. Segall also consults for California State University San Marcos in developing and marketing programs and courses that support the business community; for Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad in community relations; and with The Red Guide to Recovery in public affairs.
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Sam Spiegel – Consultant
Spiegel is currently the General Manager & Founder of Public Safety Partners, LLC, providing Innovative Emergency Solutions and consulting services for Futures – Next Generation Technologies, Training, Continuous Improvement, Leadership Development, Emergency Response Plan Development, Mutual Aid Planning, Building Life and Fire Safety, Critical Incident / Disaster Planning, Analysis and Advocacy Navigation.
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Steve Jordan – Consultant
Mr. Steven Jordan is the founder of Traiden Global Solutions and the President/CEO of the National Disaster Resiliency Center. Mr. Jordan has over 37 years of experience and is recognized throughout public and private industry as a leader in Safety, Security, Emergency Management and Business Continuity System development. He has developed a standard for strategic planning, and instructional delivery that has been adopted by agencies throughout the United States and in 32 countries. Mr. Jordan’s goal is to provide companies and agencies the opportunity to perform their job function in an integrated, safe, and responsible fashion providing protection to life, property, and environment.
Vincent B. Davis, CEM – Consultant
Mr. Davis is founder of Preparedness matters.org, a consulting and disaster planning company specializing in Faith-community and Underserved disaster planning and programs.He is also corporate Manager of Emergency Preparedness at Sony Interactive Entertainment in San Diego. Prior to joining Sony, he served as Program Manager of Emergency Preparedness and Response for Walgreens Co., where he developed preparedness and business continuity plans and managed disaster emergency operations for the company’s 8,200 U.S. stores and facilities. After serving his country for 23-years as a U.S. Air Force and National Guard Public Affairs and Community Relations Supervisor, Mr. Davis joined FEMA External Affairs, where he led key preparedness initiatives and community relations during hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne. See full bio…
Lisa Ferguson – Web Content Manager
After 22 years working in a Corporate environment, Lisa set out to work independently as a web content writer and usability analyst. In addition to managing and editing the always expanding Red Guide website, Lisa is always on the lookout for new resources and tools to share with disaster survivors.