6 Week Storm Response Accelerator
for Utilities & Contractors Dealing with Hurricanes & Storms
The Storm Response Accelerator is a rapid, results-focused series of six, closed-door workshops, each lasting 60 minutes, and designed to coach and/or partner with your company on issues you select.
A real-world, operations-focused experience in a safe, closed-door environment where over SIX (6) weeks, you get the totality of knowledge and experience of our storm professionals on how to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from storms of any type in a more organized and streamlined manner, reduce costs, and improves communication and expectation management with government and your customers.

Structured sessions will focus on your issues and turn ideas and instructor experiences into actions almost in real-time, so your people don't just leave with a bunch of notes and "good ideas" but instead leave with the most valuable asset any utility can have - new and actionable strategies and steps you can implement immediately along with access to seasoned professionals that can assist you when needed! 

The STORM School "Storm Response Accelerator" program surrounds your company with the most experienced storm professionals in the country and helps you work together to solve problems and increase your organizational peace of mind through connection to exclusive relationships with our instructors. 

Impacts your team will experience a newfound sense of confidence and excitement working with our seasoned storm instructors who have been through 1,000+ storms and incidents over their 40+ year careers, made mistakes that they will show you how to avoid, and provide live coaching and approaches that your team can implement immediately. 

What's included:

  • Discovery call to identify your operational issues and prioritize the top three
  • ​Development of customized agenda for each workshop
  • ​Participation in six 60-minute live virtual workshops with instructors 
  • ​Secure access to the full recording of all sessions
  • ​Access to all slides, materials & transcripts of all sessions
  • ​Contact information of each instructor
  • ​​And More!

Sample Problems To Consider:

  • ​​How to determine your company's "current capabilities" using a simple "capability math equation" to help educate your executives on additional resource needs
  • ​Building closer, more trusted relationships w/state/local governments through education and exercises
  • Identifying gaps in your storm operations process and showing you how to correct them quickly
  • Understanding how to work with regulators as partners to reduce misunderstandings and comparisons between larger and smaller utilities 
  • Using "blue sky" day planning/meetings properly to build trust and community with internal and external customers
  • ​Enhancing your storm preparedness to become more predictive, less reactive
  • ​How to determine minimum/maximum staffing needs to handle the various size events your company encounters
  • ​​​How to benchmark your company with your "peer" utilities
  • ​Where to find the best sources of information for situational awareness
  • ​Using After Action Reviews (AARs) effectively to identify gaps in your operation, build trust with internal and external customers, and streamline processes to save money and improve safety   when you have many storms​​
  • ​And More!
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What Past Clients Have Said

 Bruce G., Emergency Planner

 "Great module! Please emphasis multiple elements of IT (Data Center OPS, INFOSEC, Client Services, etc.) engagement with ICS planning/training & exercising/operations within an organization. Also, emphasis the value of conducting a through 360 degree 3rd party vendor assessment process.” ★★★★★ 5 

Siddharth M., Sr. Emergency Management Analyst

"Great answers and information as a high-level with just enough case application examples. Possibly have additional example checklists available for participants (snow, flood, heat, power out, hurricane, etc.)." ★★★★★ 5 

Chris T., Digital Resiliency Product Offering Manager

"Great discussion on setting incident priorities and objectives. From a state government / private sector liaison point of view, loved to hear brought up the importance of relationships with private sector state trade associations.." ★★★★★ 5 

Matthew W., Director - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

"Great module! Please continue to emphasis unified and tiered messaging with PIO/Strategic Communications internal stakeholders engagement." ★★★★★ 5 

Persia P., Private Sector Manager/BEOC Coordinator 

"Content was specifically relevant to my current position. I would have loved it to go deeper into impacts to IT and how to mitigate and operate when these systems are affected." ★★★★★ 5 
4.97 based on 27 reviews

100% 14-Day Money Back Guarantee

After your purchase, you have 14 days to ensure the resource is valuable for you. If you're not completely satisfied and don't find enough value in it, we will refund your payment, guaranteed!

YOUR Advisors

Developed by former utility operations professionals with over 200 years of experience, the Storm Response accelerator will immerse you and your team into a private virtual session.

Tom Moran

Executive Director,
All Hazards Consortium (AHC)

John Molnar

Director, Program Management Office
All Hazards Consortium

Laura Johnson

Director of Conferences & Events,
All Hazards Consortium 

Mike Zappone

Chief Operating Officer at Tempest Energy,
Retired, Eversource Energy, Electric Sector, 35+ yrs Chair, Multi-State Fleet Response Working Group

David Vanderbloemen

Principal Consultant at DV Consulting, LLC & Retired, Dominion Energy
Electric Sector, 40+ yrs

Anthony Hurley

Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
Retired, FirstEnergy
Electric Sector, 35+ yrs

Jim Nowak

Director Customer Relations at Tempest Energy & Principal Consultant at JN Energy Consulting, Retired, American Electric Power Electric Sector, 35+ yrs

Aaron Strickland

Director of Business Development, Utilicon
Retired, Southern Company
Electric Sector, 35+ yrs

Carlos Torres

Independent Consultant/Experienced Utility-Emergency Management Executive, Former Operations Executive, ConEdison NYC, NY, Electric Sector, 35+ years

Carlos D. Torres

Independent Consultant/Experienced Utility-Emergency Management Executive

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4.97 based on 23 reviews

100% 14-Day Money Back Guarantee

After your purchase, you have 14 days to ensure the resource is valuable for you. If you're not completely satisfied and don't find enough value in it, we will refund your payment, guaranteed!


AHC supports the education of rising emergency managers by offering up to 5 scholarships to this Workshop to undergraduate and graduate students. 
These scholarships are aimed towards those who would not otherwise have an opportunity to attend and who would benefit greatly by implementing lessons learned to their communities and careers.
To be considered for future scholarship opportunities, conatact Laura.Johnson@ahcusa.org

Workshop Sponsorship Opportunities

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About AHC

All Hazards Consortium, a 501(c)(3) organization, fosters an environment where industry and government can collaborate on cross-sector issues, explore interdependencies, broaden situational awareness, lower operational risks, prioritize investments and enhance infrastructure security and resilience via public/private planning, training, exercises and research.

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