Diverse background including business continuity, information systems, and extensive experience in finance and business impact analysis.
Robert Takemura brings to MLC & Associates, Inc. his experience in several diverse fields. This experience includes Disaster Recovery and Business Resumption Planning and Testing, Information Systems Recovery Planning and Testing, Property Management and Leasing, Lending, Branch Banking, Purchasing, Import/Export, Customer Relations, and Sales.
Mr. Takemura graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. He has regularly attended classes in real estate and property management through UCLA Extension where he attained a Certificate in Real Estate Finance. Mr. Takemura has attended various business seminars ranging from ADA compliance to hazardous materials law. His background also includes completion of an extensive six month Management Training Program at a major California Savings & Loan. In addition, Mr. Takemura has served as the Treasurer (1996) and Secretary (1994) of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners. He is currently an adjunct faculty instructor for the University of Phoenix (Contingency Planning & Management Program).
Mr. Takemura has demonstrated his skills and abilities by facilitating numerous strategic planning and brainstorming sessions for various organizations including: Toshiba America Electronic Components, Pharmavite Corporation, LA Cellular Telephone Company, CenFed Bank, World Vision, SAIF Corporation, and Mattel.
In 1994, Mr. Takemura managed the simultaneous restoration of six facilities of a major Southern California bank following the Northridge Earthquake.
He has proved his expertise in the Disaster Recovery arena by performing physical assessments for client facilities; playing a key role in the development of two full-scale Disaster Recovery/Business Resumption Plans for two major California Savings & Loans; and developing and testing a comprehensive Information Systems Disaster Recovery Plan for a large computer component manufacturing/distribution firm. As an experienced writer, Mr. Takemura has developed Disaster Recovery Plans and formal Policy & Procedures documentation.
Topics for Speaking
• Business Continuity
• Public and Private Partnerships
• Year 2000
• Crisis Management
• Organizational Development
• Stress Management
• Work Flow Analysis
• Project Management
• Facility Issues
• Information Technology