TESTIMONIALS

Emergency Preparedness Solutions developed EOC plans and delivered training to Provo City EOC staff professionally, timely and with great integrity. Tim’s experience in Emergency Management allows him to effectively meet the needs of local governments.

CHRIS BLINZINGER
EMERGENCY MANAGER
PROVO CITY, UTAH 

EPS designed a curriculum from scratch and delivered a series of trainings that were perfectly tailored to their needs. The participants left the trainings with a vastly improved understanding of disaster preparedness and how to apply that knowledge to better prepare their staff and volunteers for a disaster.

ANDREW SMALLMAN
DIRECTOR OF HUNGER AND FOOD SUPPORT INITIATIVES
UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY

EPS played a pivotal role in the success of Vermont’s Vigilant Guard 2016. EPS provided management and communications with over 100 controllers and evaluators that were utilized throughout the nine (9) day exercise. Without Tim and Robin’s hard work to fill all necessary positions and Tim’s tireless work during conduct, the exercise evaluation would have fallen short. Even through the After Action Report drafting, EPS supported Vermont’s needs to ensure that we had the best data from those who worked for them during the exercise. Each night Tim sent out an Action Plan for the next days’ exercise activity. This was very helpful in making sure that all the staff were in the correct location at the correct time. Great support and service provided by EPS throughout the entire process.

JESSICA STOLZ
DEPUTY HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISOR (FMR)
STATE OF VERMONT

Emergency Preparedness Solutions (EPS) did a great job in understanding what we as an organization wanted to accomplish and then they executed to detail on the objectives we were testing. From Concept and Objectives Meeting through exercise design and execution to After Action Review/Improvement Emergency Preparedness Solutions excelled in all phases. Our exercise participants were completely happy with the conduct of our exercises, the professionalism of the EPS staff, and the value they received in the cost of the exercises. I look forward to working with Emergency Preparedness Solutions in future exercises!

TOM MILLER
OPERATIONS AND TRAINING SECTION CHIEF (FMR)
MINNEAPOLIS OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGMENT

Emergency Preparedness Solutions (EPS) has been a valued partner in sustaining a culture of safety and preparedness at Vermont Gas (VGS) for many years now. Their professionalism and broad knowledge base for all aspects of disaster preparedness and planning cannot be overstated. Whether it is leading an exercise, conducting a training, facilitating an After-Action Report (AAR), or helping with emergency planning; EPS has always provided VGS with a standard of service that is what I would consider above and beyond. Their approach, with everything they have done for VGS, is pro-active and thorough. Reports they have prepared are individualized and are not the result of a cookie-cutter approach. Format and content are always concise and readable by VGS Team members. It should also be noted that throughout the pandemic, when many businesses ground to a halt or were significantly impacted, EPS seamlessly continued to provide VGS with effective preparedness services, but in an unexpected virtual environment. All along the way, providing VGS with insightful findings and valuable recommendations. EPS staff, including Tim Riecker, have been wonderful to work with and are considered part of the VGS Team. We greatly appreciate their outstanding customer service.

DAVID A. ATTIG, CUSA
SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER
VERMONT GAS

Emergency Preparedness Solutions did a fantastic job for the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) through their expertise in emergency management operations and training, their thoroughness in approach to all tasks, ability to communicate effectively to all stakeholders, and their project management abilities. EPS was contracted to update and field-test EOC training scenarios for the airport community. They developed a comprehensive plan for achieving the objectives, executed the plan efficiently, and were nimble in response to the findings of their research. This has resulted in the airport industry now having an EOC exercise and training tool that is based on sound learning objectives and appropriately validated by experts within the industry. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with the EPS team again.

MARCI GREENBERGER
SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER
TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE

Through the work completed by EPS, Vermont has been able to gain a clear picture of the training needs across the State, allowing us to develop a new training program to meet identified areas for improvement. EPS’ staff was efficient and catered to the evolving project, changing direction mid-stream as parameters dictated.

JESSICA STOLZ
DEPUTY HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISOR (FMR)
STATE OF VERMONT