Senior Advanced Track

1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Senior advanced practitioners are invited to attend our one-day track on Monday. If you are interested in attending, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to verify qualifications. This track features two breakout sessions in the afternoon. The afternoon breakouts will run separately from our general offerings to attendees. The day will conclude with an exclusive “Meet the Experts” reception in the evening. There is no additional cost
for this specialized track.

Senior Advanced Track 1

Getting Executives to Invest in Simulations

Monday, March 26, 2018
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Joseph Easter, Capital One

Joseph Easter

In this session, we will look at how to get executives to actively participate in simulations and even begin requesting them. We will also discuss the challenges that prevent most executives from engaging with simulations and examine several different strategies to overcome these challenges.

About Joseph Easter
Joseph Easter currently leads several Operational Risk Management functions for Capital One, including Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Corporate Insurance Risk Management and Centralized Operational Risk Validation.


Senior Advanced Track 2

BCP for Manufacturing Organizations: Special Considerations

Monday, March 26, 2018
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Catherine Hasbrouck, Southwire Company, LLC

Catherine Hasbrouck

Developing and implementing Business Continuity Programs for global​ manufacturing organizations cannot be approached with a “one size fits all” solution​, especially when considering the challenges with diverse locations, products, systems, supply chains, customers and potential risks. This session will help you identify and address the key inter dependencies and cascading impacts associated with integrated, multi-location manufacturing organizations and will underscore the importance of ​focusing on a top-down approach to business continuity planning when dealing with large manufacturing concerns.

About Cathy Hasbrouck
Cathy Hasbrouck is the Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Southwire Company, LLC, a leading provider of copper and aluminum wire and cable for the electric utility, industrial, OEM and construction markets.


Senior Advanced Track 3

Meet the Experts Closing Discussion and Reception

Monday, March 26, 2018
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Frank Lady, Bank of America

Frank Lady

Join Frank Lady as he facilitates this informative round-table discussion. You will have the opportunity to learn from the group of diverse experiences. Hear their views on how the relationship between disciplines and Business Continuity has evolved over the past few years and where they see it heading in the near future. 

This is always a highly anticipated discussion with our Senior Advanced Track speakers. Bring your perspectives on today's sessions and be prepared to engage in a lively and thought provoking discussion.

About Frank Lady
Frank Lady is a Senior Vice President of Business Continuity at Bank of America. He leads a team providing business recovery planning and crisis management support to 6,000 teammates in the Chief Administrative Officer organization, which oversees global facility management, security and other key corporate support functions for the Bank. Frank has 30 years of experience across the business continuity, contingency planning and financial software risk management disciplines. He is certified as AFBCI, MBCP, CISSP, CRISC and PMP, and holds master’s degrees in business administration, information management and area studies. Frank is the Secretary of the BCI U.S. Chapter and a past chair of the DRJ Editorial Advisory Board. 



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