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Connect Consulting Services takes a holistic approach to emergency management, business continuity, and disaster recovery. We help clients prepare for, learn the necessary skills to respond to, and recover from disaster through our customized and effective emergency preparedness planning, training and exercise services.
 

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What We Do

Connect Consulting Services takes a holistic approach to emergency management, business continuity, and disaster recovery. We help clients prepare for, learn the necessary skills to respond to, and recover from disaster through our customized and effective emergency preparedness planning, training and exercise services.

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Connect Consulting Services will connect your organization, government agency, or business with resources, potential partners, and information to enhance your current disaster planning efforts and take your emergency management and business continuity planning to the next level.

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PREPARE

Connect Consulting Services will provide peace of mind for your organization, government agency, or business through expert emergency management and business continuity planning services. We develop your emergency operations and business continuity plans, train your staff and stakeholders, and test your disaster plans with drills and exercises to enhance your organization’s emergency management and business continuity programs.

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Connect Consulting Services takes a fresh approach to helping your organization, government agency, or business recover from disasters great and small by providing innovative and cost-effective tools to get you back in business with minimal interruptions.

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New CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule

DID YOU KNOW any facility contracting with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) MUST COMPLY with the CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers (42 CFR Parts 403, 416, 418, et al.) by November 15, 2017?

Nora O’Brien, MPA, CEM

Nora O’Brien, MPA, CEM

Chief Executive Officer

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Karen Garrison

Karen Garrison

Aging Services Advisor

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Cathy Larsen

Cathy Larsen

Director of Planning and Development

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Norma Springsteen

Norma Springsteen

Director of Operations

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Rich Wakeman

Rich Wakeman

Accounting Manager

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Howard Wu

Howard Wu

Emergency Management Specialist

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ABOUTCONNECTCONSULTINGSERVICES

Connect Consulting Services is a national woman-owned business that takes a holistic approach to emergency management, business continuity and disaster recovery for organizations, businesses and government agencies. We pride ourselves in offering our clients peace of mind by helping them prepare for, learn the skills to respond to and recover from disaster — all through our effective emergency management planning and training services.

What They're Saying About Us

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Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association


“Nora O’Brien was a leader in emergency preparedness for community health centers in California and across the nation. As a participant in national workgroups, learning and development meetings, and national conferences Nora was a mentor to many colleagues leading the way in emergency management for health centers across the country.”

Amanda Wilkins

formerly served as Program Coordinator, Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association

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California Department of Public Health


“Nora is a nationally recognized leader in emergency management planning for community clinics. She has served on many federal, state and local workgroups to represent community clinics in emergency management planning, response, and recovery efforts. She is a strong leader and highly values participation and collaborative decision-making.”

Cheryl Starling

Pandemic Influenza Project Manager, California Department of Public Health

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Alameda Health Consortium


“Nora is a nationally recognized leader in emergency management planning for community clinics. She has served on many federal, state and local workgroups to represent community clinics in emergency management planning, response, and recovery efforts. She is a strong leader and highly values participation and collaborative decision-making.”

Ellen Brown

formerly served as Health Policy Analyst, Alameda Health Consortium

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We believe emergency preparedness is a continuum and we are ready to stand by throughout the entire preparation and recovery processes.
Ready to get started? It’s never too early to be prepared. Contact us today for an initial consultation and to take the first step in getting prepared.

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Professional and Business Certification and License Information Nora J. O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer Consultant, MPA, CEM has a Masters Degree in Public Affairs with a concentration in Disaster and Emergency Management and has obtained the Certified Emergency Manager status by the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Connect Consulting Services, Inc. is licensed by the City of Sacramento- #1005489, Certified as a Small Business by the California Department of General Services -Supplier #2007001, in the federal System for Award Management, DUNS- 964225895, as well as holds General Liability as well as Professional Errors and Omissions Insurance.