Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, MBA
Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, MBACertified Business Continuity Planner, Founder and Chief Resilience Officer
Vanessa Mathews, Founder & Chief Resilience Officer of Asfalis Advisors, a Business Resilience Advisory Firm, is also a self-proclaimed Foodie, Travel Enthusiast, Pet-Lover & avid fan of hit TV show, The Profit.

Asfalis Advisors, was created after Mathews took a particular interest in crisis management, when as a young woman, she found herself caught up in a natural disaster for which her hometown of Atlanta wasn’t prepared.

Venus Taylor Arthur, MBA MAFM
Venus Taylor Arthur, MBA MAFMDirector of Administration
Venus Arthur, the Director of Administration for Asfalis Advisors, serves on the leadership team and helps coordinates long term strategic organizational plans. Some of her other duties include payroll, overseeing daily office operations and discovering talent to join the team.

She has over 20 years of financial management, accounting, reporting, budgeting, payroll, procurement, internal auditing, tax filings and financial record keeping.

Kristin Kearns, MPA CEM
Kristin Kearns, MPA CEMTraining and Exercise Coordinator
Kristin Kearns, the Training and Exercise Coordinator for Asfalis Advisors, develops exercise documents in accordance with Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Programs (HSEEP) methodology and instructs course materials for stakeholders. Some of her other duties include assisting with plan development, marketing, and business development.

Has worked in Emergency Management through multiple events including a total loss of information technology, Category 4 and 5 hurricanes, chemical release, pandemic, mass vaccination, mass sheltering, winter weather (in the South!), active shooter, child abduction, workplace violence, loss of water, loss of primary and emergency power, and HazMat incidents.