Recognizing the need for disaster and emergency management services, Pendulum, LLC, a noted leader in professional liability risk management, joined forces with charter members Fire and Life-Safety, Inc.; Sorensen, Wilder & Associates; and Advance Catastrophe Technologies, Inc. (ACT) to form the Emergency Management Alliance or “EM Alliance.” Affiliate members Jackson Spalding and Hall Booth Smith, PC have rounded out the range of services offered by Alliance members.
EM Alliance is a coalition of six companies specializing in professional liability risk management, fire and life safety, emergency medical services, security administration, crisis management and legal consultation.
Ric Henry, President
Pendulum is a full-service risk management company providing consulting services, tools, products, and training to healthcare providers of all types. Pendulum’s mission is to assist organizations with minimizing professional and general liability risk and strengthen defensibility.
The Pendulum network of highly skilled risk control consultants is available to provide liability risk assessments, on-site consultation, and development of quality and specialty programs within multiple healthcare settings. Pendulum’s risk management products include training materials, Web-based tools, and software applications.
Pendulum is an independently owned company offering a unique third-party approach in evaluating potential risk and providing innovative risk management strategies. Pendulum is viewed by its clients as the premier risk management company in the industry.
Stan Szpytek, President
Fire and Life-Safety, Inc. is a company dedicated to providing businesses with emergency preparedness assessment and training programs to help ensure that the human element will successfully mitigate an emergency situation. Whether its showing employees how to properly report an emergency, use a fire extinguisher, evacuate a building or react to an impending severe weather event, our services can help save lives, limit property damage and avoid costly business loss by helping ensure that an occupancy is compliant with regulated safety standards.
Steve Wilder, President
Sorensen, Wilder & Associates (SWA) is a consortium of consultants organized to create a multi-disciplinary team to provide safety, security and risk management services and support throughout the healthcare industry. SWA's team of experienced executives come from a variety of backgrounds—legal, consulting, risk management, fire services, disaster management, safety and security, hospital administration, EMS administration, long term care, government, business and engineering. They also have combined experience in programs for hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, home health care services, occupational health and wellness and pre-hospital services.
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Jeff Chester, Vice President
When disaster strikes Advance Catastrophe Technologies, Inc. (ACT) is there to put your world back together! ACT, a leader in disaster response, delivers rapid emergency stabilization and turnkey service to your damaged facilities within minutes for any kind of disaster.
You need minimal disruption in your residents' lives and you want immediate response to reduce further property damage at the lowest possible cost. ACT’s certified staff and cutting-edge technology will provide disaster recovery and restoration services from:
Blair Meeks, Crisis Communication Specialist
Jackson Spalding is a full-service marketing communications firm with large and small clients in the financial, consumer, education, energy, healthcare, not-for-profit, professional services, real estate, construction and sports industries. Jackson Spalding provides creative, communication, and coaching services, including crisis and issues management for situations that threaten a client’s business and reputation. The firm assists clients with:
Drew Graham, Partner
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has delivered quality legal services in a variety of practice areas for over 20 years. Experience across legal disciplines combined with a focus on the unique business or personal requirements of the client is the hallmark of the firm. HBS clients receive the attention, expertise and cost-effectiveness of a smaller law firm with a full-service and strong regional presence typical of a large law firm.
Expanding from its roots as a litigation firm, HBS has become a prominent full-service law firm with a wide range of practice areas including litigation, corporate practice, transactional practice, mergers and acquisitions, medical malpractice, government affairs, long-term care, healthcare, transportation, workers’ compensation and professional liability.
HBS has the highest commitment to excellence in serving its clients.