The DRI Foundation is proud to welcome its newest board member, Frank Perlmutter, CBCP, as Chair of the DRI Foundation Development Committee!
Perlmutter has played an active role in the business continuity community for over 20 years.
“I am truly excited and honored to be elected to the DRI Foundation Board,” said Perlmutter. “I have always seen the mission of the business continuity professional to help those in need. It extends well beyond our everyday jobs into our communities. The DRI Foundation has done a fantastic job of supporting local communities through a variety of programs and grants. I am looking forward to not only continuing this great tradition but in expanding this commitment across our industry and into new areas of need.”
Said Foundation President Al Berman, “We are privileged to have Frank join the DRI Foundation Board. His experience and dedication in helping charitable causes will expand our capabilities and strengthen our ability to better serve those in need.”
As a consultant, Perlmutter delivered business continuity services to over 200 clients. He was both the Founder and CEO of Strategic BCP and the Lead Business Architect of ResilienceONE business continuity planning and risk management software. He is a long-time advocate for the business continuity industry and one of the most well-known for his ground-breaking innovations and unwavering dedication to helping practitioners in the profession. He has presented over 125 seminars and webinars to business continuity professionals, students, and other professionals.
Perlmutter has shown his devotion to his community and the non-profits that support them. In 2019, he founded the Perlmutter Fund for Animal Welfare to support animals in need around the world. In just two years he has raised over $30,000 in donations and provided executive guidance and programs to a number of rescues. Additionally, he personally placed over 500 animals in forever homes through these wonderful organizations. He continues to greatly enjoy mentoring a number of BC professionals, young entrepreneurs, and students.
Please welcome us in congratulating him on this new role.