Since 1995, Crisis Preparation & Recovery (CPR) has provided innovative, effective, and compassionate services. We are a unique, diverse company that is not only dedicated to helping individuals and organizations “survive”, but to “thrive”. CPR’s well trained and experienced professionals allow us to meet a variety of individual, business, school, government, and hospital needs.
Tom McSherry, MC – President and Founder
Mr. McSherry founded Crisis Preparation and Recovery, Inc. in 1995. He has over 30 years of experience in emergency and disaster services and over 25 years experience in the field of critical incident stress management (CISM). He also served as the Emergency Disaster Services Coordinator for the Western Territory of The Salvation Army for over 8 years.
He has performed hundreds of CISM interventions for private individuals, emergency service personnel, businesses, and non-profit agencies. He has been involved in managing The Salvation Army’s response and recovery efforts in disasters such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, a typhoon, wild land fires, tornadoes, air and train crashes, the Columbine High School shooting, and September 11th.
His organization affiliations include: President Emeritus of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, a member of American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Past President of Arizona Emergency Services Association, and a member of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.
He is an adjunct instructor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He is a trainer of 12 different Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) courses nationally and internationally, and has worked with emergency response agencies, schools, and hospitals to develop emergency response plans and CISM teams. He is also a Master Trainer for the Medic FirstAid training program.
He holds a Master of Counseling degree from the University of Phoenix and is a trained mediator.
Drew McSherry, MSEMDT – Deputy CEO
Mr. McSherry oversees the day to day operations of all the various lines of service CPR provides. Mr. McSherry joined CPR in 2009 and was most recently the Chief Operating Officer after starting with the company as Director of Training. He received his masters in Educational Media Design and Technology, and previously taught in public education for 8 years as an Advance Placement Economics teacher and varsity baseball coach.
Juliette Beeman, LCSW – Chief Operating Officer Ms. Beeman completed her Master’s degree in Social Work at Arizona State University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. She has conducted Seriously Mentally Ill (SMI) evaluations in a variety of settings and provided clinical and administrative oversight for CPR’s SMI evaluations department for over 10 years. Driven by the belief that it is both a privilege and a great responsibility to assist individuals who are experiencing emotional crisis, she remains passionate about conducting crisis interventions in hospital settings and previously with children in custody of the Department of Child Safety. She began her career with Crisis Preparation and Recovery in 2006. As Chief Operations Officer, she designs and implements business operations, establishes policies that promote company culture and vision, and oversees general operations of the company.
Glenn Williams – Chief Human Resources Officer
Mr. Williams has substantial experience as a Fortune 50 leader and HR practitioner. His expertise includes employee relations, talent development, leadership strategy, succession planning, change management, and communication. He earned his graduate degree from Drake University in the field of Adult Education, Leadership, and Development. Mr. Williams has two ICF accredited coaching certifications and is also a trained mediator.
As Chief Human Resources Officer, Mr. Williams will be responsible for leading all areas of human resources as well as supporting leadership and organizational development strategy.
Dr. Amy Paul, Psy.D – Chief Clinical Officer
Dr. Paul earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Her Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship training were in the areas of Neuropsychology and Police Psychology. Her career has focused on the training, wellness, and treatment of First Responders. In addition, she is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management, Crisis Negotiations, and is identified as a Specialty Trainer for AZPOST. As the Chief Clinical Officer at CPR, she provides oversight and guidance on the clinical quality and performance of the Outpatient Clinics, the Evaluations Department, SNF Department, and Clinical Development/Training.
Tracey Oppenheim, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Oppenheim M.D. completed her medical school, residency and child fellowship training at the University of Michigan. She is board certified in adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.
Her clinical interests include psychiatric care of the medically ill and she believes in providing patient-centered care through a multidisciplinary team approach.
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