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Witt O’Brien’s Announces Management and Organization Changes


Washington, DC, January 12, 2015 / PR Newswire / -- Witt O’Brien’s, a global leader in risk management consulting services, today announced organizational changes that more closely align its corporate structure in support of the company’s strategy.

“With these organizational changes, we continue to grow Witt O’Brien’s by offering our core services to new markets and clientele,” said Ken Burris, CEO, Witt O’Brien’s. “This strategy allows clients from any industry to leverage Witt O’Brien’s decades of subject matter experience and expertise in the risk management space.”

Effective immediately, the following personnel changes are in effect:

Anneilia Holton‐Williams – Ms. Holton‐Williams is Vice President of the Recovery Division with the responsibility of providing disaster recovery oversight, financial reconciliation, and project closeout under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.

Mike Gallagher – Mr. Gallagher is Vice President of the Response Division and leads the central service and technology hub of the company’s 24/7/365 emergency and incident response Command Center, as well as the company’s Vessel Services, Emergency Management, and Seassurance business units.

John Weinfurter – Mr. Weinfurter is Vice President of the Government Relations Division and leads the government relations consulting practice, specializing in high‐profile grass‐roots and grass‐tops coalition building while providing guidance and counsel on policy development, coalition building, issues management and monitoring, and relationship and partnership support with Capitol Hill, federal agencies, and state legislatures.

Greg Fenton – Mr. Fenton is the Vice President of Operations and is responsible for coordinating the business operations for Witt O’Brien’s and its subsidiaries. Through a number of leadership roles during his career, he has been successful in applying his disaster planning, training, and management experience to challenging client consulting engagements and company growth management assignments.

Christine Royer – Ms. Royer is the Director of Human Resources and is responsible for developing and implementing HR policies and programs, and managing all aspects of employee relations and development.

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Witt O'Brien's is a global leader in risk management with the depth of experience and capability to provide services through the disaster and crisis life cycle. Witt O’Brien’s brings a new approach to the crisis and disaster industry by combining extensive real‐world experience with innovative planning, training, exercise, and technology solutions focused on controlling the outcome. Please visit our website at and follow us on Twitter at

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