Dean  Gallop

Dean Gallop

Dean Gallup, MBCP, is a Disaster Recovery Consultant with Advantaged Solutions, Inc., providing disaster recovery, business continuity, Continuity of Operations (COOP) and contingency planning support to the Federal government and Department of Defense (DoD). He has over 35 years of experience in emergency management, disaster recovery and continuity planning, data center operations, governance and security risk management. Dean is a co-author of NIST SP 800-34 Rev 1, Contingency Planning Guide for Federal Information Systems. Mr. Gallup chairs the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International Glossary Committee publishing the DRI International Glossary for Resiliency, a compilation of the best resiliency terms and definitions from standards around the world. He is Vice-President for Planning with the Mid-Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA), a consortium of disaster recovery and resiliency experts and practitioners from around the National Capital Region.