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Martin Altman
Vice President, Disaster Management

Martin Altman is innovative with concepts and implementation and is a strong leader and facilitator that brings more than 30 years of Emergency and Program Management experience with Local, State and Federal Government. He holds a Program Management Professional (PMP) certification from world-renowned Program Management Institute (PMI). He has advanced, in-depth expertise working with the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Zones Program, and HUD CDBG-DR. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Altman served as the FEMA Region VII Project Officer and Closeout Specialist for Kansas City, Missouri. From 2005 to 2009, he held the Public Assistance Infrastructure Branch Director position for the Florida Long Term Recovery Office where he managed the FEMA Public Assistance Program. There, he oversaw more than 200 staff members working on project worksheet development, the closeout of nine declared storms and over 4,000 applications resulting in the recovery of more than $16 billion. Prior to his work with FEMA, he had extensive experience working with Emergency Hazardous Spill Response, Environmental Consulting and Remedial Action Industries, applying EPA 40 CFR, DOT 49 CFR and OSHA 29 CFR Regulations.

Mr. Altman is currently managing a project for the Public Service Enterprise Group (PSE&G)/Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), providing program management services for a $729 million Section 428 Capped Grant to harden 1,025 miles of power distribution, part of a $1.4 billion mitigation project. Mr. Altman earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland.

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