Press release

Industry Veteran Mike Jennings Joins Assurance Software as Vice President, Advisory Services

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Mike Jennings, an industry veteran with more than 25 years of business
continuity management, disaster recovery and enterprise risk management
experience has joined Assurance
Software, Inc.
to lead the Americas Advisory Services team.

“Organizations across many industries are struggling to cope with
increasing risks that threaten their employees, earnings and brands. As
a result, we’re seeing increased demand for expert consulting and
advisory assistance,” said Craig Potts, chief executive officer of
Assurance Software. “We are thrilled to have Mike join our team in this
key leadership role; focused on growing our advisory practice and
expanding our services offerings in response to the rising need in the
industry. Our objective is to serve each of our clients as their go-to
partner for all of their business continuity and resiliency needs.”

Prior to joining Assurance, Jennings was the Business Continuity and
Disaster Readiness executive for Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Massachusetts, where he managed the enterprise business continuity,
incident and crisis management programs. He was also the business
continuity leader for their cyber incident response program. He has held
senior level practice management and consulting roles with RSM, Brocade
Communications, Strohl Systems and Iron Mountain. In these roles,
Jennings has worked extensively with clients around the world on their
BCM programs, including their underlying incident management and crisis
management programs. He holds a Master of Science, Business Continuity,
Security and Risk Management from Boston University and is an active
member of Continuity Insights Magazine’s Editorial Advisory Board
and an adjunct professor at Boston University teaching BCM and ERM at a
master’s level.

“The creation of Assurance Software as a stand-alone company one year
ago established a new business continuity industry leader with fresh
perspectives, a keen focus on innovation and a deep commitment to
customer success,” said Mike Jennings, Vice President of Advisory
Services for Assurance Software. “Among our clients, I’ve discovered a
strong sense of satisfaction and value derived from our current
consulting and advisory services. We’ll build on this foundation as we
expand the breadth of our services offerings to bring additional value
to our current clients and many others in the industry in need of expert
assistance. This is a very exciting time at Assurance and I’m delighted
to take on this new mission.”

“Mike has for many years been a valued member of the Continuity Insights
Editorial Advisory Board,” said Robert Nakao, Executive Publisher,
Continuity Insights. “His expertise and his involvement across various
industry segments, as well as his experience as both a practitioner and
in advisory roles, has greatly helped us shape content and editorial
strategy. These skills will undoubtedly serve Mike well in his new
advisory and consulting services leadership role with Assurance.”

About Assurance Software, Inc.

With more than 800 customers on six continents, Assurance Software is
the leading global provider of comprehensive business continuity
software and services. Assurance is known for its easily configured SaaS
applications that ensure a fit to the unique needs of each customer. The
company is also recognized for exemplary services provided from the
industry’s only HDI-certified customer support center, as well as the
industry’s only 100% up-time guarantee. With Assurance as their go-to
partner for continuity and resilience, businesses and government
organizations confidently mitigate risk, manage recovery, and safeguard
their employees, customers, operations and brands. For more information,