Joe White, J.D.

Managing Director

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Joe brings over 18 years of expertise, acquired from collaborating with multinational public companies and scaling private equity assets. This background has not only equipped him with operational finesse but also the acumen to initiate ventures and lead transformative endeavors. He’s fervent about empowering teams to transcend their own capabilities.

Joe’s visionary approach resonates in business resiliency frameworks, response plans spanning crisis and emergency, business continuity, and an expatriate evacuation program.

With extensive experience in crisis management, emergency response, business continuity, and strategic navigation, Joe guides businesses through complex challenges, enabling them to achieve their strategic goals.

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Welcome To fortis

We are a consulting company specializing in crisis and incident management and risk mitigation.

With over 18 years of experience in global assets and projects, crisis management, and business transformation, our team provides comprehensive solutions to help organizations prepare for and respond to emergencies and crises.

Our team has provided services to a wide range of organizations, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private businesses. Some of our notable projects include:

  • Developed capabilities assessment, gap analysis, and improvement and implementation plan for Emergency Preparedness and Response and Oil Spill Response for foreign state-owned oil company.
  • Provided post-incident analysis and assessment of response for Tier 3 incident and explosion at major U.S. Refinery.
  • Developed assessment of capabilities and risks for offshore oil spills impacting trans-national boundaries in Caribbean Sea.

At Fortis, we are passionate about helping businesses achieve their goals and thrive in today's rapidly changing business environment. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help your business continue to succeed.

Global Experience

Joe's impactful experience includes managing several major operational incidents and humanitarian events. He served as Incident Commander and other leadership roles on multiple Tier 3 Incident Management Teams. Joe's proficiency extends to global emergency response training and exercises, averaging 10 Incident Management Team drills annually, and leading the 2017 MEXUS exercise alongside the U.S. Coast Guard and Mexican Navy.

A master in diplomacy and relationship cultivation, Joe initiated a stockpile of Tier 3 dispersants through negotiations and fostered an industry-government cooperative in Northern Colorado for resource sharing. He orchestrated support for the Cartagena Convention and orchestrated a mutual aid agreement among multinational Oil and Gas Companies in the Guyana-Suriname Basin.