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Management Bios

Lori C. Adamo, CBCP

Lori AdamoMs. Adamo is founder and president of Code Red Business Continuity Services, LLC.

Code Red opened its doors in 2003 and began to teach small to mid-size businesses about the importance of keeping employees safe and developing a plan that would help keep them in business after a disaster. Ms. Adamo has grown to be a recognized leader in the business continuity industry.  Code Red's client list includes large to mid-size sector businesses encompassing the financial industry, manufacturing, insurance, biologics and non-profits.

Before founding Code Red, Ms. Adamo served in municipal government for many years. She worked as the Economic Development Director for the City of Cranston and previously for the City of Woonsocket in Rhode Island. She also served two years concurrently as the Executive Director of Main Street 2000 for the City of Woonsocket. She received an award from the National Main Street Foundation commending the revitalization of a blighted Main Street.

Ms. Adamo was a member of the Board of Directors for the Northeast Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (NEDRIX). She served as the Vice President and as the Director of the Private/Public Sector Initiative. She worked to establish a Private Public System in conjunction with the six New England emergency management agencies to promote collaboration and resource development at the time of a major disruption. She sat as an advisory member to the Institute for Business & Home Safety’s Board to help market and promote “Open for Business” a disaster planning tool for small business. She was a member of the steering committee for the RI Cyber Security Planning Group, the Safer Institutes Credentialing Program, which was a State of RI effort, and mentored students for Sophia Academy, an all girls’ school, located in Providence, Rhode Island. Ms. Adamo developed the RI Alliance for Business Resilience working along side Peter Gaynor, Former RI EMA Director and FEMA Director. 

Currently, Ms. Adamo is a member of the RI Association of Emergency Managers and the President of the Association of Continuity Planners - Greater Boston Chapter.

Ms. Adamo has been published in the Providence Business News, National Industry Periodicals and Magazines, and the Disaster Resource Guide covering topics such as Pandemic Preparedness, Business Continuity and Emergency Response Planning. She has also presented on important topics such as Business Impact Analysis, Business Continuity, Emergency Response Preparedness and Risk Management for industry and public sector conferences and symposiums. A notable presentation was speaking at FEMAs first annual conference held in Washington DC, titled Building Resiliency through Public Private Partnerships.

Ms. Adamo is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) with DRII. She is a past president of the Cranston Rotary Club. She continues to serve her community through the important efforts of the Rotary Club. She has a BS in Retail Marketing/ Merchandising Management and an AS in Advertising from Johnson & Wales University. She resides in Cranston, Rhode Island.

William Giannini

Bill has extensive experience and education in the Fire and Life Safety arena. He has worked for Code Red Business Continuity for the last two years and has brought a wealth of knowledge to our clientel. The following is a list of his credentials:

Fire Safety Consultant, 09/03 to present.

Consultant – HazMat, Homeland Security, Industrial Safety, Terrorism, WMD Exercising, 1996 to present.

Assistant Chief, Fire Department, Providence, RI, 1998-2003;

Deputy Coordinator, City of Providence Department of Public Safety,

Terrorism Task Force, 2001 to 2002;

Instructor, FEMA Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg, MD, 2002 to present;

Instructor, Federal Bureau of Investigation/Department of Defense International;

Weapons of Mass Destruction Counter-proliferation Project, 2000 to present; Adjunct Faculty Member, National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, MD;

Hazardous Materials and Terrorism programs, 1994 to present;

Evaluator and Instructor, National Terrorism Preparedness Institute, St. Petersburg College, FL, 1999 to present;

Course Manager and Lead Instructor, FBI Hazardous Materials Response

Unit, Quantico, VA;

Hazardous Material and Terrorism Consultant to Community Research

Associates, Alexandria, VA, 1998 to present;

Weapons of Mass Destruction Consultant to Titan Systems Corporation, Fairfax, VA, 1999 to present;

Member, State of Rhode Island Emergency Response Commission, 1999 to present.



FEMA Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg, MD

Role of Emergency Operations Center in Community Preparedness, Response & Recovery.

Exercise Design Course.

Alternative Delivery Methods.

Evaluation of Training.

An Orientation to Community Disaster Exercises.


Formal Education:

Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg, MD, Master Trainer Program

(Master Trainer designation pending project completion)

Roger Williams University, Providence, R.I.; Certificate in Environmental and

Occupational Safety and Health

Providence College; Bachelor of Science in Fire Science (cum laude)

Providence Fire Department Training Academy, Providence, R.I.

PO Box 20224, Cranston, RI 02920