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Press Releases and Announcements
Puerto Rico reaches milestone in Puerto Rico Homeowner Assistance Program
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 13, 2023 – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s approval of Puerto Rico’s Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Plan in December 2021 authorized the use of $75.6 million through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).
Former FEMA Executive Joins IEM to Support Operations in Puerto Rico
(Revised) MORRISVILLE, N.C., Feb. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – IEM, the nation’s largest woman-and minority-owned disaster recovery and emergency management firm, welcomes Alex Amparo as Director of IEM LUMA Energy Operations. Amparo will serve as a liaison with LUMA and help bolster IEM’s response and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.
IEM Welcomes New Senior Staff to Digital Services Team
Morrisville, NC, February 2, 2023 – IEM, the nation’s largest woman-and minority-owned disaster and emergency management firm, is pleased to announce additions to our Digital Services (DS) sector: Matt Hodges, Director of Customer Experience; Derwin Ross, Director of Business Development, Emerging Technology; and Anant Kulkarni, Senior Digital Product Engineer.
Turning the lights back on: Power restoration after Hurricane Ian
Naples Daily News – Hurricane Ian was one of the worst hurricanes in Florida’s history, and the damage it caused continues to reveal itself. The loss of life is heartbreaking, the debris removal will likely top a billion dollars, and rebuilding will take years.
IEM Vice President Bryan Koon Receives the NIBS Distinguished Service Award
MORRISVILLE, NC, October 6, 2022 – IEM’s Bryan Koon, Vice President of International Homeland Security and Emergency Management, was recently honored with the “Distinguished Service Award” by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) at the organization’s annual Building Innovation Conference in Washington, DC.
IEM is Recognized as a “Best Place to Work” in Baton Rouge
(Baton Rouge, LA) October 6, 2022 — IEM was named one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge. The company was ranked No. 2 in the large employer category and 5th overall in the greater Baton Rouge metropolitan area.
IEM Expands Digital Services Sector with new Vice President and Director
Morrisville, NC, July 12, 2022 – IEM, a woman- and minority-owned global consulting firm, is excited to announce two additions to the Digital Services (DS) sector – Nicholas “Nick” Lattanzi as the Vice President for Digital Services and Dr. Andrew Coffey as the Director of National Security Technologies.
IEM is Recognized as a “Best Employer” in North Carolina
(Research Triangle, NC) June 24, 2022 — IEM recently was named one of the “2022 Great Employers to Work for in North Carolina.”
2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Research Triangle, NC, June 1, 2022 — As the nation prepares for another above-average Atlantic hurricane season and a potential surge in COVID-19 cases, IEM disaster experts are available to discuss federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial preparations…
Federal Disaster Housing and Recovery Expert, Chris Smith, Joins IEM
MORRISVILLE, NC, March 21, 2022 – IEM, a global woman- and minority-owned crisis management firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Smith as the new Director of Individual Assistance and Disaster Housing.