January 2009

ntb group, LLC announces the completion of a project for Brevard County (FL) Emergency Management. ntb worked for several months to develop a comprehensive and customized training program for the use of the E Team software in the Brevard County EOC. Contact ntb group at 772-538-1921 for more information.


May 2009

ntb group conducts tabletop exercise for Indian River County VOAD - Press Journal - May 7th, 2009 - INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — If a flu pandemic was rampant in Indian River County, volunteer organizations are confident they could handle the situation.

The same holds true for a terrorist attack at Walt Disney World in Orlando or a Category 4 hurricane.

That confidence stems from a disaster exercise that took place Wednesday morning at the United Way offices in Vero Beach. The table-top drill was conducted by the Indian River Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and posed three disaster scenarios to 20 agencies to see how they would respond.


June 2009

Paul Seldes, ntb group's Director of Operations, conducts a business continuity seminar for non profit agencies.

Press Journal - June 30th, 2009 - Tradition, St Lucie County —Nearly 60 non-profit directors, emergency response workers and volunteers from across the Treasure Coast crowded into Tradition Town Hall Tuesday to learn how to keep their organizations up and running in the midst of a disaster.

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July 2009

Paul Seldes of ntb group has sucessfully completed training and certification as a FEMA/DHS Continuity of Operations (COOP) Program Manager. This professional certification signifies Mr Seldes' expertise in developing comprehensive business continuity (COOP) plans and processes for the public and private sectors. ntb group provides more COOP information on our website and blog.

August 2009

ntb group LLC is pleased to announce that they have entered into a Master Contract for emergency management and general planning services with the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council. These services include training and visioning services, and support and assistance before, during and after a significant incident.


Paul Seldes, of ntb group LLC, has been contracted by Lambert Engineers of New Orleans to serve as the lead planner for the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) Hazard Mitigation Plan. The purpose of this project is to develop a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) that complies with the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and classifies the S&WB as a single, local jurisdiction. This project will directly impact FEMA public works project grants for New Orleans. The S&WB provides free water, sewer and pumping services for New Orleans and is a critical defense against tropical storms and hurricanes.