Jeanne Powell

President, DAHR Consulting

Jeanne Powell, MBCP, PMP, is the President of DAHR Consulting, Inc.  She is an active speaker at DRI International and Country/Regional events and at ACP Summits. Jeanne spent 36 years in IBM, where she was the Business Continuity Program Manager for IBM Resiliency Services US.  In her personal life, Jeanne is a leader in her local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and a certified CERT instructor, who regularly teaches basic and advanced CERT training. She has actively responded to many actual disaster situations, including the “2015 Christmas” tornado that missed her home by only three blocks. Jeanne’s professional and personal business continuity and disaster knowledge and experience spans across both public and private perspectives.  Her relaxed teaching style reflects both her professional and personal knowledge as she infuses real life disaster experience into reality-based BC/DR planning.