Bobby Williams

Senior Manager of Disaster Recovery, Advance Auto Parts

Bobby Williams, MBCP, works for Advance Auto Parts as the Senior Manager, IT Disaster Recovery. He has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years in technical roles, vendor education, pre/post sales engineering, disaster recovery management, and business continuity management. He has BC and DR experience in programs for global financial companies, healthcare companies, Fortune 500 retail firms, and government power generation companies.

Williams earned his BSEE degree from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. He earned his Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) certification from DRI International. He also serves as a principal member of the NFPA 1600 Emergency Management and Business Continuity committee.

Additionally, Williams is an active member of the North Carolina Search and Rescue community. He and his wife, Susan, and their son Johnny, live in Chapel Hill, NC. His oldest son is a member of the U.S. Army and is currently deployed in an overseas assignment. He retired from the Tennessee Army National Guard where he served as an artillery officer.