Business Continuity Planning

Our goal is to help you create a business continuity plan that will keep your organization operational in the face of the unexpected

No one likes to deal with the reality that bad things can and do happen. How prepared is your organization to stay up and running in the event of a disaster that affects one or more of your business units or branches?


Cornerstone uses processes advocated by the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) to review your organization’s business continuity plan and bring it into conformance with best practices.

 

 

The four major steps of this process are:

Risk Assessment & Impact Analysis
  • Cornerstone works with key members of your business units to devise a composite threat assessment by business area

  • We work with key business personnel to identify the resources they would need at time of disaster and prioritize the restoration of their key business functions so we can determine recovery time objectives (RTOs)

Design & Construction of the Plan
  • Cornerstone develops (or modifies) your Business Continuity Plan to accommodate recovery of the key functions of the business units

Testing & Maintenance of the Plan
  • Cornerstone assists you in developing a testing schedule of table top exercises and aids in the performance of the first series of tests

Our Team

One of the founding partners of Cornerstone Advisors, Scott Sommer brings leadership and distinctiveness to Cornerstone’s consulting practice. He has

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A co-founder of Cornerstone Advisors, Terence brings 40 years of experience in bank operations and consulting. He has directly managed

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As a co-founder of Cornerstone Advisors, Steve Williams heads up the firm’s Strategy and Execution Solutions practice and is actively

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Bob Roth brings to Cornerstone Advisors more than 30 years of experience managing and directing all aspects of information technology

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As co-leader of Cornerstone Advisors’ Strategy and Execution Practice, Eric Weikart shows banks and credit unions how to use peer

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Brad Smith has spent more than two decades helping community and regional financial institutions achieve their business goals by integrating

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Quintin Sykes leads Cornerstone’s Technology Solutions group and has over 30 years of technology and operations experience in financial services

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Sam Kilmer leads Cornerstone Advisors’ fintech advisory practice working with industry providers, fintechs and investors. He also leads selective strategy

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Ron Shevlin has been a management consultant for more than 25 years, working with leading financial services, consumer products, retail

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Andrea Lipo leads operations and information technology at Cornerstone Advisors and directs the firm’s internal process improvement, program management, strategy

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Mary Anne Keegan leads Marketing at Cornerstone Advisors. Mary Anne’s prior experience includes leading marketing and corporate communications for global

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