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					                                       ROBERT LIOTTA

                                                                                   513-477-0944
West Chester, OH 45069                                                         cbcprob@aol.com


                                             SUMMARY

A certified business continuity professional with over twenty years of experience in business
continuity and disaster recovery planning. Industry experience includes finance, IT,
manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, utility and retail. Excellent analytical and project
management capabilities. Ability to lead and chair meetings and outstanding presentation skills.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Works well with all levels of an organization
and has proven success providing exceptional customer service.

     Business Continuity &          Recovery Strategy            Data Center Vulnerability
      Disaster Recovery Planning      Determination                 Analysis
     Risk Assessment                Pandemic Planning            Business Impact Analysis
     Plan Audit & Assessment        Project Management           Incident Management Planning
     Walk-Thru Exercise             Application Gap Analysis     Procedure development
     Conducting Presentations &                                   Strohl System (SunGard)
                                     Hot Site Test Assistance
      Group Exercises                                               LDRPS



                                   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER (AEP), Columbus, OH                                     2011-Present
Contractor – Disaster Recovery Specialist
Assist in the coordination, preparation and testing of IT infrastructure and application disaster
recovery plans. Played a lead role in the planning, development, and coordination of disaster
recovery exercises and provided mentorship and training to associates in Disaster Recovery
best practices and methodologies.

SUNGARD AVAILABILITY SERVICES, Columbus, OH                                          2005 -2011
Provider of responsive and integrated disaster recovery, managed services, IT consulting and
business continuity management software solutions.

Lead Consultant – Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery
Led a team of consultants in all areas of business continuity and disaster recovery projects.
Performed comprehensive and executive business impact analysis. Executed executive and
departmental interview sessions, data analysis, and completed final deliverables and executive-
level presentations. Performed, wrote and presented business impact analysis. Developed
business continuity and information technology plans. Conduct plan audits and reviews.
Manage scheduled testing and maintenance of plans.

     Developed enterprise wide business continuity and disaster recovery plans for retail,
      manufacturing, banking, and non-profit organizations.
     Performed executive and departmental interview sessions and recovery procedure
      development.
ROBERT LIOTTA                                                                           Page 2


   Developed and executed walk-through exercises for business continuity, disaster recovery
    and pandemic planning, all designed to test specific responses to various company-related
    scenarios.
   Developed IT recovery plans for manufacturing and educational facilities. Led interview
    sessions with management, networking, application and system administration teams.
    Directed the development and validation of recovery procedures for multiple platforms.
   Conducted an application gap analysis and created an application recovery report to identify
    recovery time objects (RTO) within multiple lines of business for a major bank using data
    from multiple data bases and software output.



INTELLIGENT CONTINGENCY PLANNING INFORMATION LLC                                 2003-2005
West Chester, OH

Principal Consultant
    Created continuity and disaster recovery plans for small to medium businesses.
    Marketed services to prospective clients.
    Managed business finances.


DEFINITIVE SOLUTIONS COMPANY, INC., Montgomery, OH                               1998-2003

Consultant
   Developed business continuity and disaster recovery plans for clients in the banking,
      retail, manufacturing and IT industries.
   Negotiated agreements with hotsite, coldsite, and offsite storage vendors for clients.


MERCANTILE STORES, Fairfield, OH                                                 1989-1998

Business Systems Analyst
    Created tested and maintained IT and all facility plans.
    Negotiated with vendors for hardware, software and networking requirements.
    Facilitated team meetings and hotsite exercises.


                                         EDUCATION

              Certified Disaster Recovery Planner & Business Continuity Planner
                      B.S., Accounting, New York Institute of Technology
    A.S., Business Administration, The State University of New York at Farmingdale, NY



                                    COMPUTER SKILLS

                       Microsoft Office Suite, Windows 2010, PowerPoint

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Robert Liotta is a certified business continuity professional with over twenty years of experience in business continuity and disaster recovery planning. Industry experience includes finance, IT, manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, utility and retail.