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Preparis Announces Strategic Alliance with Wells Fargo Insurance to Provide Innovative Emergency Preparedness Services to Businesses


Wells Fargo Insurance Customers Eligible for Complimentary Access to Preparis' Emergency Preparedness Services.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2012

Preparis, a pioneer in web and mobile emergency preparedness services for businesses, announced today that it has signed a strategic alliance with Wells Fargo Insurance , the fourth largest insurance brokerage in the U.S. As a part of the alliance, Wells Fargo Insurance customers will have complimentary access to Preparis' suite of emergency preparedness resources for 12 months, enabling them to prepare and respond to crisis events of all types.

Preparis' on-demand emergency preparedness suite helps organizations easily respond to hundreds of crisis events, including natural disasters, terrorism, workplace violence, cyber attacks, pandemics and everyday emergencies. Preparis provides the industry's first subscription-based workforce preparedness platform and certification system that delivers expert information, communications, response protocols and training services to protect businesses and employees from 21st century threats. The Preparis portal, in combination with Wells Fargo Insurance's business continuity services, provides customers with a comprehensive preparedness solution.

Upon activation, Wells Fargo Insurance customers have full access to Preparis' emergency preparedness services, including an emergency notification system and mobile applications, as well as a training system that teaches managers and crisis teams to actively respond to disasters by using an established crisis management plan.

“This alliance is a natural extension of our business continuity practice, and together we are able to offer a comprehensive preparedness solution,” said Michelle Cross, Wells Fargo Insurance Business Continuity National Practice Leader. “With the increasing number of threats facing businesses today, we are excited to offer our customers a complete solution to increase their resiliency.”

“We are thrilled to go to market with Wells Fargo Insurance to help their customers respond effectively to the threats of the 21st century,” said Armistead Whitney, CEO of Preparis. “In today's world of ever-increasing risk, businesses recognize the importance of protecting their workforce and business continuity, and safeguarding their brand reputation and shareholder value from the unexpected.”

Bill Alvey, General Counsel of Silverpop Systems, recently activated his complimentary subscription to Preparis' portal of emergency preparedness services.

“Preparis really complements our insurance program put together by Wells Fargo Insurance,” said Alvey. “Insurance is crucial in financial recovery from certain unexpected events, but Preparis' expertise will assist us through the navigation of those events, thus minimizing potential impact. It's a great combination."

About Preparis

Preparis provides the industry's first subscription-based emergency preparedness platform, with a two-way emergency notification system that is simple and easy-to-use in the event of a crisis. The platform also combines expert information, response protocols and employee training, designed to help companies build and maintain a capable crisis team to streamline communication during a disaster. For more information about Preparis, please visit

About Wells Fargo Insurance
Wells Fargo Insurance is the fourth largest insurance broker in the U.S. (Business Insurance, 2011). With 160 offices in 36 states, Wells Fargo Insurance provides solutions for a wide range of customers, including retail consumers, high net worth individuals, small businesses, as well as middle market and large corporate customers. The 7,200 insurance professionals of Wells Fargo Insurance write $20 billion of risk premiums annually in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products.

About Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (, and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank's customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 full-time equivalent team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune's 2012 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financiall

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