Firestorm has developed step by step plans, processes, and procedures to assist companies in planning for and managing disasters and crises. Today, we are experiencing increased natural disasters, terrorism, and health crises/epidemics. The Red Cross states there are 70,000 disasters annually in the United States. The Department of Labor has identified that 40% of businesses struck by a disaster never reopen and of those which do, 25% close within two years. To address these concerns, Congress mandated that thee Department of Homeland Security and FEMA establish a certification program for Business Continuity Plans in the private sector under Public Law 110-53, Title IX. The Firestorm system allows a franchisee to put their business experience and contacts to work using the Predict. Plan. Perform.™ Systems developed by the company to help companies develop business continuity and disaster plans. They can support executives in making critical decisions, before, during, and after a disaster or crisis. With 85% of the infrastructure of the country in the private sector, “Preparedness is not a luxury, it is a cost of doing business” for all companies. Every Crisis is a Human Crisis and Firestorm has helped people and solved problems by designing continuity plans for Fortune 500 companies to crisis management support at Virginia Tech after the shooting.