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Brad Tiffee

Chief Administrative Officer

As Chief Administrative Officer, Brad Tiffee is pivotal in managing diverse operations. His responsibilities encompass human resources, training, development, benefits, compensation, talent acquisition, information technology, cybersecurity, contracting, compliance, legal, governmental affairs, logistics, facilities, security, health, safety, and technical communications. Brad adeptly handles corporate policy, processes, and procedures, ensuring IEM’s infrastructure, security, and risk management are up to par. He sets organizational standards for business operations to provide service excellence to clients and stakeholders.

Brad’s journey at IEM spans over two decades, with significant roles including Director of Operations and Program Manager. He has expertise in program management, disaster preparedness and response, quantitative methods, and process development. His tenure has been marked by a focus on integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, procurement, financial, and stakeholder management. Additionally, he has been instrumental in developing business opportunities in the public and private sectors and serving as a subject matter expert.

Brad led business operations for the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program, a $1.3 billion initiative. He managed facility operations, contracting, human resources, information systems, and infrastructure, emphasizing disadvantaged business utilization. Brad also played a critical role in implementing Presidential policy, managing IEM’s development of preparedness guidance, and supporting counterterrorism efforts through the Universal Adversary Program.

Brad’s expertise was crucial in developing a response and recovery plan for a hurricane affecting Louisiana. He led a series of exercises and workshops, supervised consequence analyses, scenario development, and documented activities for the fictional “Hurricane Pam.” His leadership was evident following Hurricane Katrina, where he supported disaster response at the Louisiana State Emergency Operations Center and managed the development of a comprehensive response and recovery timeline.

A certified Project Management Professional, Industrial Security Professional, Six Sigma Green Belt, Senior Professional in Human Resources, Society for Human Response Management Senior Certified Professional, and Notary Public, Brad is a recognized leader. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Louisiana State University and has been a speaker at several prestigious conferences. His contributions to IEM and the broader emergency management and preparedness field are invaluable.

A Louisiana native, Brad holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Louisiana State University.

Brad Tiffee

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