Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder
David Reddick, CBCP, is Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Bio-Defense Network, where he serves full-time in the role, focusing on continuing to expand networks of Closed Points of Dispensing and supporting healthcare providers in their efforts to comply with the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. He also is a Certified Business Continuity Professional.
Reddick has more than four decades of communications experience, including work as a daily newspaper journalist, media and community relations executive and crisis communicator. He also was the co-founder in 2000 of the St. Louis, Mo.-based information technology security firm Global Velocity. He currently serves as Executive Director of the Gateway Higher Education Cybersecurity Consortium, a collection of seven universities in the St. Louis region that off cybersecurity programs for graduate students and undergrads.
In the St. Louis area for more than 20 years, Reddick has handled internal and crisis communications for several corporations, and most recently served as a quality assurance specialist for Saint Louis University’s Information Technology Services division, where he coordinated the organization’s Business Continuity – Disaster Recovery Planning process. He is a graduate of the Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice’s Emergency Management and Crisis Leadership certificate program and studied for his Masters of Public Health degree in Bio-Security and Disaster Preparedness.
Before moving to St. Louis, Reddick was active in the South Florida community, having been the local coordinator for the annual meeting of the Southern Governor’s Association and the Florida Congressional Partnership program. He also managed the international media center for the first Summit of the Americas in Miami, the historic gathering of elected leaders from the western hemisphere hosted by President Clinton.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT
Thursday, August 27, 2020
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT