Frank Perlmutter, Strategic BCP

Frank Perlmutter

President and Co-founder

Frank Perlmutter (CBCP, MBCI) has played a dynamic role in business continuity for over 20 years. He is the architect of ResilienceONE® business continuity planning and risk management software, a “Leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software in both 2013 and 2014.

His BCP Genome™ ensures compliance with industry standards for ResilienceONE users; improving risk evaluation, business impact analysis, strategy, response, implementation, documentation, and communications while lowering costs. As a consultant, Frank raises awareness with training, exercises, and whitepapers that reach thousands of business continuity professionals. His insights also drove a Fortune article on approaches to business continuity and risk management.

Frank's hands-on experience includes roles as Manager of Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Planning for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and as a Senior Information Technology Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Ernst & Young.

As a nationally recognized speaker on BCP, Frank has long been an advocate for raising the profile and relevance of BC professionals. Among his scores of professionally delivered Webinars, his "Become a Better Planner" series stands out for its insight and practical examples on how BC professionals can upgrade their efficiency and relevance within an organization—regardless of the BCP software or methodology they use. Frank graduated Magna cum Laude with his BSBA from American University in Washington, DC.

Christopher Duffy, Strategic BCP

Christopher Duffy

Vice President of Consulting

Christopher Duffy leads Strategic BCP’s advisory and consulting practice, which provides new ways for business continuity planners to become more relevant, visible, and vital within their organization. At the same time, helps give IT professionals and other internal groups greater insight into their own businesses’ disaster recovery and preparedness strategy.

He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) who possesses over 25 years’ experience in IT management, disaster recovery, business impact analysis, and the development and creation of business continuity plans.

Christopher also possesses extensive experience in vendor management, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), data center management, mobile solutions, IT best practices, and acquisition integration. He is a frequent blogger, speaker, and author. He has received multiple awards in leadership and innovative IT. He brings strong leadership that helps Strategic BCP advance its ResilienceONE® business continuity planning and risk management software.

Before joining Strategic BCP, he served as a senior consultant with the City of Philadelphia. While he was there, he correlated incident responses to Service Provider contract performance metrics. He has also served as a lead Business Continuity Consultant for Florida's Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, led a billion-dollar RFP project for the New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Commission, and worked with the South Carolina Department of Education in building a Business Continuity practice. Prior to these roles, Christopher served as CIO for Peirce College in Philadelphia, where he also graduated Summa cum Laude with his BS in Business Administration.

Hands-on support team

Our full team of businesses continuity planning practitioners—consultants, supporting software developers, and customer support specialists—provides complementary hands-on experience. This collective expertise makes Strategic BCP more versatile and adaptable to the day-to-day and the strategic needs of business continuity professionals across multiple industry applications.