Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Learn the tools and resources that will help your business continue to operate effectively during a crisis,
emergency, disaster or other disruptions.

7:45 am – 8:00 am: Networking and Refreshments
8:00 am – 8:10 am: Introduction of Panelists
8:10 am – 8:50 am: Panelist Discussion
8:50 am – 9:00 am: Open Q&A and Networking

Brian Berry, Owner, Meritcard Solutions; Mary Kay Hyde-Bohn, Senior Partner, Business Continuity Partners of the West;
Lisa Kopp, Local Business Consultant, PayChex; Kate Sawyer, Major Market Consultant, PayChex

Wednesday, November 18 at 7:45 am at 4532 Boardwalk Dr., Ft Collins
RSVP to Shannon Richardson at 970.266.0200 or by November 10. Seating is limited.


Brian Berry
Owner, Meritcard Solutions
Brian has more than 13 years of experience in the industry and was former Vice President of Bank
of America Merchant Services in Texas. His discussion will include:
• EMV transition and technology
• Equipment and POS solutions
• Mobile Processing solutions
• What to look out for

Mary Kay Hyde-Bohn
Senior Partner, Business Continuity Partners of the West
Mary Kay’s focus is on business continuity and crisis planning for small and medium organizations.
The BCPW workbook, “Make Sure Your Business Never Screeches to a Halt Again: An Emergency
Preparedness Workbook & Resources,” uses a question and answer format so businesses can
record their “deep, dark, daily details” of their process and view gaps. Her discussion will include:
• Preparedness starts the daily details: process, vendors, suppliers, employees, equipment &
tools all being able to work every day with consistent maintenance
• Every business/organization needs 4 external partners: attorney, banker, CPA and insurance
agent(s) at minimum

Lisa Kopp
Local Business Consultant, PayChex
Lisa has more than 23 years of experience helping Northern Colorado business succeed through
connections in the community and building compliance solutions for your human capital
management. Her discussion will include:
• How to protect your business and maintain operations despite unexpected events, such as
floods, tornadoes and snow storms

Kate Sawyer
Major Market Consultant, PayChex
Kate has more than 18 years of experience, some of which were in real estate and entrepreneurship.
More recently, she helps small- and medium-sized organizations focus on the growth and
management of their business. Her topics of discussion include:
• Business Continuity Plan – local, national and IT/Cloud service support

Date: Wednesday, November 18th
Time: 7:45am
Location: 4532 Boardwalk Dr., Ft Collins

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