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Rescue Your Company

By |2019-03-21T18:01:06+00:00March 18th, 2019|Crisis Management, Emergency Preparedness|

The headlines are hard to miss. Just last week the nation was stunned by a workplace shooting in Illinois where a disgruntled former employee stormed in to the Aurora warehouse where he’d just been fired and killed five people. That’s why Asfalis and Punch Alert are teaming up next month to bring you a

Disaster Recovery Journal Adds Vaughn To Conference Team

By |2019-03-21T12:20:40+00:00January 11th, 2019|In the News|

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Disaster Recovery Journal is proud to announce the addition of Vanessa Vaughn as master of ceremonies for the business continuity industry’s largest conferences. "We are excited to add a new face to the DRJ event team,” said DRJ President Bob Arnold. “We look forward to Vanessa bringing her knowledge, passion, and ideas to DRJ event attendees throughout the course

Vanessa Vaughn – Asfalis

By |2019-03-21T12:20:40+00:00June 1st, 2018|In the News|

Vanessa Vaughn survived a tornado and wants to help others do it too—although a bit more figuratively and at the company level. Would you know what to do if your company’s greatest assets were suddenly unavailable? Asfalis serves its customers as business longevity partners to help identify risk and create ways to innovate out

The Age of Resilience is Here

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00May 5th, 2018|Crisis Management|

Two Crisis Experts Share Tips to Prompt More Active Crisis/Risk Readiness Many organizations take careful steps to prepare for, and deal with, sudden crises. They devote significant resources to attaining, and maintaining, regulatory and industry-specific compliance. They build risk management systems with protocol checklists and current contacts and backups.  Some even conduct recurrent trainings to build

Entrepreneur hopes economic mobility will be served at Charlotte Black Enterprise Summit

By |2019-03-21T12:20:40+00:00April 16th, 2018|In the News|

The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit is returning to Charlotte June 6-9. The summit seeks to facilitate the advancement of black-owned companies through sessions that highlight successful business strategies. For one Charlotte-based entrepreneur, the positives outweighed the negatives when she considered her startup.  Vanessa Vaughn, founder of Asfalis, a crisis management consulting firm, said. “I

Part 3 – Unique Industries and Relationships in China

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00March 10th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, International Business|

This video is the 3rd part of a blog series throughout 2018, with the pioneers of #TeamCharlotte to capture the opportunities and experiences in Shenzhen China in 2017. Check out the previous video blogs: Who is #TeamCharlotte and How Did They Find Out About Shenzhen, China? and Part 2 - Communication and VPN's in China. The video series are very informal,