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Greater Boston

Welcome to the Greater Boston Chapter of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP).  ACP is a professional organization that provides a forum for the exchange of information and experiences for business continuity leaders. We serve the greater Boston area, including Rhode Island and southern New Hampshire. Meetings are currently held on a quarterly basis. Please come back regularly as we continue to update our calendar of events. We invite you to attend our next meeting. Visit our Events section for more details!

The Greater Boston Chapter of the Association of Continuity Planners was created in November 2005. Our mission is to provide a forum for a network of Business Continuity professionals to foster, advance and master the practice of business continuity through education, information exchange and professional relationships.


President - Tracy Hall  MBCP, CHPCP

Tracy is a Senior Manager in Wolf’s Advisory Group and leads the Firm’s Business Continuity Planning Team. As one of the leading business continuity planning (BCP) experts in the country, she assists clients with BCP audits and assessments, business impact analyses, plan development and maintenance, training and awareness, disaster recovery tests, and simulation exercises. Tracy has over 20 years of experience in the field, and helps clients across multiple industries increase their resiliency and recover following disruptions or disasters. She’s also a popular speaker both regionally and nationally, and has authored articles on pertinent topics related to BCP.

Education: Southern Connecticut State University, Bachelor of Science 
Certifications:  Master of Business Continuity Planning (MBCP) , DRII
Certified Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional (CHPCP), DRII

Past President - Lori Adamo  CBCP

Ms. Adamo is founder and president of Code Red Business Continuity Services, LLC beginning operations in 2003. Code Red’s clients range from large corporations to guiding many businesses in the country to become resilient and better prepared for a disaster.

Ms. Adamo is currently the President of the Greater Boston ACP Chapter and also serves on the National Board of Directors for ACP. Ms. Adamo served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Northeast Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (NEDRIX) as the Vice President and the Director of the Private/Public Sector Initiative for over seven years. She left to establish a Private Public Business Alliance in the City of Providence and the State of Rhode Island.

Ms. Adamo has been published in the Providence Business News, National Industry Periodicals, and the Disaster Resource Guide covering many business continuity and disaster planning disciplines. She has also presented on various topics for industry and public sector conferences. A notable presentation was speaking at FEMA’s first annual conference held in Washington DC, titled “Building Resiliency through Public Private Partnerships”.

Ms. Adamo is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) with DRII. She is certified in NIMS 100 and 300. 
Education:  Johnson & Wales  University , Retail Marketing/ Merchandising Management, BS
 Johnson & Wales  University,  Advertising, BS
Certifications: Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), NIMS 200 and 300


Secretary - Debbie Reddish CBCP

Debra Reddish is a senior business continuity and risk management consultant.  Debra is owner of Readysmith Advisers, a business continuity consulting service.  She has over 25 years’ experience in the areas of business continuity planning, information technology audit and consulting, and operational risk management assessment.  Debra was formerly Vice President and Senior Consultant with Marsh Risk Consulting.  Prior to Marsh, Debra was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Her professional membership organizations include: Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) and the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP).

Education: BSBA Florida State University

Certifications: Certified Business Continuity Professional

Treasurer - Elizabeth Borza CBCP.MBA

Ms. Elizabeth (Liz) Borza is an operational resiliency leader with over 15 years of experience gained in a variety of roles including developing and leading programs related to risk management, business continuity, disaster recovery, and incident management.  She is known for consistently driving the process of program design and implementation by applying risk domain expertise and regulatory knowledge.

Liz is currently employed as a Senior Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific, a Fortune 500 Company, and leads the Corporate Infrastructure & Security IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Program.   Prior to Thermo Fisher, Liz served as the Director of Enterprise Business Continuity at Santander Holdings, USA and Assistant Vice President, Continuity Planning Manager at State Street Corporation.  Her experience was gained primarily with financial institutions operating under strict regulatory environments requiring compliance from the OCC, FDIC, FINRA, and the FRB.  This included designing and implementing remediation programs to satisfy bank regulatory requirements. 

Liz is a Certified Business Continuity Professional, currently a Board Member and Program Director of the Association of Continuity Planners Greater Boston Chapter and was formerly a Board Member and Program Director of the Northeast Disaster Recovery Exchange.     

Education: BSBA/MBA from Suffolk University Sawyer School of Management in Boston, MA 
Certifications: Certified Business Continuity Professional


 Program DirectoChristine Curren 

Christine Curren has over 20 years of experience in Business Continuity Planning and Resilience, Crisis Management Support and Emergency Planning in the financial and utility industries.  She is currently a Business Resilience and Crisis Management Planner with National Grid in Massachusetts, with previous roles at CIT Group and Investors Bank and Trust.  She has been responsible for the development and maintenance of various resilience programs such as Shelter-in-Place and Pandemic Planning.  Christine has been a member of the Greater Boston Chapter of ACP since 2007 and was a past Membership Director and Secretary on the Chapter Board.

IT Director-  Michael Woodson CDPSE, CISM, C|CISO,CLP

Michael Woodson is Sonesta’s Director of Information Security and Privacy and was formally the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, the public agency responsible for operating most of the transportation services in Greater Boston, Massachusetts.  He was responsible for the MBTA’s total information security needs and the development and delivery of their comprehensive information security strategy to optimize the security posture of the organization.

Mr. Woodson is an IT information security professional with over 25 years of experience and has a deep understanding of operational and information technology processes, the implementation of cost -effective controls and security safeguards to monitor and mitigate risks. 

Mr. Woodson has an extensive background in Network and Information Security, Data Privacy, Fraud Management, Technical Investigations, Regulatory Compliance and Policy Development, Litigation Preparedness, Enterprise Governance, Risk Management, Computer Forensics, Law Enforcement Technologies, and Application Security Threats and Countermeasures.

He is an Adjunct Professor at  Cambridge College and Northeastern University and has served as a lecturer at Curry College , Endicott College , and served as a  visiting Adjunct Professor at Stimik Perbanas in Jakarta Indonesia.

Education: University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth BS, Communications 
     Utica University - Economic Crime Management, MS
     Boston University - Criminal Justice, MS
     Cyber Leadership Institute , CLP
Certifications: Certified Data Privacy Solution Engineer (CDPSE)
    Certified Information Security Manager
    Certified Chief Information Security Officer C|CISO

Education Director - Mark Carroll, MBCP, FBCI, CISSP, CISA, PMP, CGEIT, RIMS-CRMP, GRCP, GRCA

Mark Carroll is a risk and recovery professional with over 25 years of experience in the field of business continuity and disaster recovery.  Mark launched the very first business continuity program for BIOGEN; built out the global Gillette program to 150 locations worldwide, led Business Continuity globally for Fidelity Enterprise Operations and introduced risk and recovery management at Income Research and Management.  An Information Technology (IT) professional by education and training, Mark built out the IT Audit program at Gillette, integrating IT control assessment into operational audit activities.

Prior to these roles Mark was the head of IT for Rexam Graphics and JPS Elastomerics.  Mark is currently employed at Boston University and is a frequent speaker at Continuity Insights, MIT and  Disaster Recovery Journal conferences.

Mark is Founder of the graduate degree in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at Boston University and functions as adjunct faculty at the University, having taught risk management to over 2500 graduate student worldwide.     

Education: MBA – Babson College (Finance); BA - Boston College (Economics and Political Science)

Education Director - Mark Carroll,

Membership Director , Daniel J. Poucher, CBCP

Daniel is the Business Continuity Services Practice Leader in Wolf’s Strategic Management Services group where he is responsible for leading and executing Business Continuity Planning consulting services for our clients across all industry niches. Additionally, Daniel executes Business Continuity Management development audit, testing/exercise services for our wide array of financial institution clients. Daniel joined the firm full-time in 2019.  Daniel’s experience consists of the development and consultation throughout all aspects of the Business Continuity Planning process. Daniel has helped our clients develop robust business impact analyses, risk assessments, business continuity plans, tabletop exercises, and awareness and training sessions. Additionally, Daniel has worked as a subject matter expert to our clients that are utilizing our WolfPAC Business Continuity Solution. Daniel also conducts work assisting our clients with their FFIEC Business Continuity Management audit reviews.  



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