2012 Consultant Survey
The following information was compiled from results of a consultant survey conducted by Disaster Recovery Journal.
DRJ does not in any way endorse these companies or their services. All information included in the survey was provided
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All Hands Consulting
Steven C. Davis
10025 Maple Ave.
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 730-5677, fax (866) 236-5999
In business for 13 years, All Hands Consulting has
three locations and 30 fulltime consultants (1000 part-
time consultants), some of whom are certified business
continuity planners. They have been involved in or com-
pleted 40 disaster recovery plans. The firm’s emphasis
is on a comprehensive approach to business continu-
ity and emergency management. Complete disaster
recovery plans and project management are available.
Contracting in foreign countries is possible. The average
hourly rate is $125.
1220 W. 6th Street, Suite 307
Cleveland, OH 44113
(866) 533-0575, fax (216) 803-6738
In business for six years, Avalution Consulting has two
locations and 12 fulltime consultants, some of whom are
certified business continuity planners. They have been
involved in or completed hundreds of disaster recovery
plans. The firm’s emphasis is on end-to-end continuity,
COOP, IT disaster recovery and crisis management
consulting and outsourcing services, including program
strategy design and development, business impact
analysis, risk assessment, crisis communications,
customized training and awareness programs, test-
ing/exercising development and facilitation, enterprise
risk management, pandemic planning, data breach
response and notification planning, organizational certi-
fication preparation, and customized program manage-
ment software solutions. In addition, Avalution’s software
solution and consulting services are BS-25999-certified
and available via GSA Schedule 70. Complete disaster
recovery plans, project management and an automated
PC-based recovery plan are available. Contracting in
foreign countries is possible. The average hourly rate is
available upon request.
Betty A. Kildow, CBCP, FBCI
Betty A. Kildow
126 Ulen Boulevard
Lebanon, IN 46052-1265
(765) 483-9365, fax (765) 483-9625
In business for more than 20 years, Betty A. Kildow,
CBCP, FBCI has one location and one fulltime consul-
tant, who is a certified business continuity planner. She
has been involved in the development of more than 75
plans. The emphasis is on enterprise-wide business
continuity planning including disaster recovery plan-
ning as well as emergency preparedness planning.
Complete disaster recovery plans and project manage-
ment are available. Contracting in foreign countries is
possible. The average hourly rate is negotiated based
on services provided and project scope.
12969 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO 63131
(800) 295-BICK, fax (314) 993-0671
Bick Group is a data center services company. Since
1964, we have been improving data center performance
by developing and implementing facility and IT strate-
gies. We work against three objectives: Optimize – we
identify ways to improve the use of existing resources
by establishing baseline metrics and applying best
practice solutions; Transform – data center resources
so they are align with business objectives; and Sustain
– improve data center people, process and practices.
Binomial International, Inc.
Dr. Jeffrey Williams
812 Proctor Ave.
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
(877) 246-6642, fax (928) 441-4170
In business for 31 years, Binomial International Inc. has
two locations and 40 fulltime consultants, all of whom
are certified business continuity planners. The firm’s
emphasis is on return to business quickly, efficiently and
effectively. Complete disaster recovery plans, project
management and an automated PC-based recovery plan
are available. Contracting in foreign countries is possible.
Business & Government Continuity Services
Lloyd R. Smith, Jr. MBCP
13404 Princeton Lane
P.O. Box 1706
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
(405) 286-1649, fax (405) 627-8456
In business for 22 years, BGCS lists numerous corpora-
tions and government agencies as clients. BGCS pro-
vides all phases of business continuity or government
continuity of operations (COOP) plan development.
BGCS also provides a partnership option to train orga-
nizational personnel how to internally develop continu-
ity plans, BGCS can then serve as a mentor through
the process, audit continuity plans and assist in testing/
exercising Plans. Risk assessments to improve security,
including sabotage and terrorism avoidance initiatives
as well as critical infrastructure protection training are
available. Executive and conference presentations and
awareness training for employees to include how to
develop home/family emergency and disaster recovery
plans are offered. A training seminar is available at client
and conference locations.
Business Resilience Solutions
5250 East 131 Drive
Thornton, CO 80241
In business for seven years, Business Resilience
Solutions has two locations and three consultants,
some of whom are certified business continuity plan-
ners. They’ve been involved in or completed 152
disaster recovery plans. The firm’s emphasis is on
full business continuity preparedness, hazard/threat
analysis, business impact analysis, life safety and data
center resilience. Certified as auditors for PS Prep
110-53. Planning, project management, maintenance,
disaster support and customer choice of an automated
PC-based recovery plan are available. Contracting in
foreign countries is possible. The average hourly rate
is based on work location and scope, $55 - $125 per