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Disaster Response is only as good as the damage we can prevent or mitigate before the event or how quickly we can restore critical infrastructure after the disaster event. It doesn't matter that we've been around for over two decades, have been involved with nearly every hurricane since Andrew destroyed Miami, have over 200 years of combined experience. History is important, but what we do today to mitigate your damages matters most, and we realize that.

The complex nature of disaster and emergency response makes it imperative to have an integrated, efficient team of experts managing a project.  Maverick's Disaster and Emergency Response professionals also possess an in-depth understanding and extensive experience in the various regulatory and environmental conditions impacting emergency management and hazard mitigation, particularly in Emergency Flood Protection, Marine Operations, Debris Management & Reduction, Infrastructure Redevelopment and Dredging operations.

The only way to create disaster plans and get the job done every time is with great people who not only have the right skills and experience but truly enjoy their job, so we make sure we only hire the best. Talent goes beyond a keen eye for design or a qualification on a piece of paper. As cheesy as it sounds, we live and breathe what we do, we're enthusiastic and take pride in doing the best work we can……..every time!

If you think we might be able to help you, your community or agency with Disaster Planning, Prevention, Response, Recovery, Financing or a mixture of them all, then we'd love to hear from you.

Email or call us and we'll get help to you right away.

 

See ya soon,

‘quilia, Jeff, Shelley, Glen, Clarke and David

Jeff, who founded Maverick in 1998, brings over 30 years of Disaster & Emergency Response and Federal Contracting management and marketing experience to the company.

Jeff’s experience includes market evaluations, development and implementation of marketing and business plans, cost estimation, and proposal preparation.  His experience also includes over 15 years of experience in minority set up and development …including SBA 8a, SDVOSB, Women Owned and Hub Zone firms. Minority experience includes Subcontract Plans, Minority participation, Mentor/Protégé Agreements & Join Ventures and Teaming Agreements.  Jeff has used this experience to assist contractors to capture contracts set aside for minority companies that they otherwise would have been ineligible for award.

Project/Proposal experience includes disaster response, emergency response, heavy construction, utility construction, road & highway construction and environmental services. Jeff’s recent experience includes preparing a successful proposal for the New York City CM/Design Build for Disaster Recovery: On-Call Contracts for Project Management and Related Services, Category‐ 4‐ Debris Removal and Management and Category 5‐ Debris Removal and Management‐ Marine Transportation.

His expertise has been gained from over twenty years’ experience in both operations and marketing on Environmental, Federal and Disaster Contracts including managing the system wide PCB & Mercury cleanup for Texas Eastern and Tenneco and six recovery contracts following Hurricane Katrina.

Over the past four years, Jeff has done extensive & in-depth research and market development activities in the Flood Mitigation & Emergency Flood Protection markets as well as government funding of those markets. He has used that knowledge to build an experience team that provides communities services that minimize damages and associated losses from flood waters as well as federal funding for those projects.

Shelley Boure is the Program Director of River Run Academy at the Susan Wayne Center of Excellence (SWCE) in Thompson, CT and is the Executive Director of Education representative for the Connecticut State Department of Education.  She has been instrumental in the founding and the opening of River Run Academy formerly known as Susan Wayne Center of Excellence since 2008.  River Run Academy has a day school and residential component which is located in Thompson, CT.

 

In addition to her formal education which includes a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree from Lesley University and an Educational Administration from Sacred Heart University.  Shelley holds her Special Education Endorsement and Educational Administration Endorsement with the Connecticut State Department of Education. 

She has also completed the Certificate Program in Trauma Stress Studies from The Trauma Center in Brookline, MA.  Additional education included completing formal in all levels of ARC – Attachment Self- Regulation and Competency, which is the trauma informed approach used at River Run Academy and SWCE.

Shelley has extensive teaching experience spanning more than twenty years.  During that time, she has taught students in the public school setting, private schools, residential, and clinical day schools.  She has been able to use her skill set in these areas to work with the teachers at River Run to develop and grow their passion for education and differentiate their approach to assist the students in making academic gains. 

She utilizes her education and experience in fulfilling her duties as District Facilitator and Mentor for the required CT TEAM program for new teachers in meeting the special needs of the students attending River Run.  Ms. Boure is also the data collection manager for the all date for the CSDE to ensure compliance with State and Federal Regulations.

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Maverick has retained the service of Glen Hitchcock who provides expertise on FEMA Public Assistance and Disaster Debris related issues. Glen’s expertise is based on over 30 years of Federal and State work experience, as a valued and knowledgeable member of various Federal Agencies.

Glen’s knowledge and understanding of various programs allows him to be effective as a liaison between FEMA, State, Local Entities, and debris contractors. Expertise includes completing closeout actions for public entities through resolution of FEMA, State, and Local ordinances. Glen has developed and reviewed various Debris Management Plans for government entities in order to be compliant with FEMA Policies, especially in compliance with recent changes to FHWA guidance.  Additionally, he has established detailed guidance for various entities in Southeast as project manager for debris operations.

Glen’s role is to ensure that Maverick’s disaster activities fall within the guidance of FEMA and other agencies to assure compliance and maximum reimbursement for project owners.