About Us

Your Go-To Emergency Management Consultant 

When it comes to your home, business, or community, who you choose to partner with when developing your disaster recovery plan matters. Whether you are trying to mitigate risks by addressing potential weak links around your home or community, or you are trying to navigate the aftermath of a disaster, you need to work with an emergency management consultant that you can trust to get the job done. Experienced and knowledgeable consultants are the key to getting the best possible outcome for you. Our team is knowledgeable in the government assistance available for home and business owners, as well as those available for local and state municipalities.

After all, this is your home, livelihood, or community. They all need to be handled with the utmost care. There’s nothing worse than trying to navigate a highly stressful situation in the aftermath of a disaster and not being able to fully trust in the consultant that is supposed to be making your life easier. In your time of need, you can turn to Berquist Recovery Consultants as your emergency management consultant. We are ready to help you with any of your mitigation, preparedness or recovery needs.

Disaster recovery consultants assessing the damage.

We’ll Get You Back On Track

We’re disaster recovery consultants who are dedicated to providing assistance to victims of natural disasters. We understand that disasters can bring disruption to people’s lives, and we’re here to help them get back on their feet. If you are facing a disaster, our team of experienced consultants will use their knowledge and experience to guide you through the necessary steps for recovery, no matter if you’re a homeowner, business owner or community leader, working with Berquist Recovery Consultants ensures that you get the help you need.

Our emergency management consultant team provides a range of services to help victims of natural disasters. We can provide assistance with filing insurance claims, offer mediation services with FEMA, and help navigate the legal process associated with disaster relief. 

Our Knowledge And Experience

In the last 10 years, our team has helped manage over 20 grant-funded programs valued at over $30 billion. Each in-house emergency management consultant has a wealth of experience in their field, so you can rest easy knowing your home, business, or community is in knowledgeable hands.

At Berquist Recovery, we pride ourselves in our ability to help communities of all sizes establish sound recovery management processes that increase reimbursement, and reduce negative audit findings. We are able to obtain and retain the maximum amount of funding that our clients are entitled to. Our staff has a deep understanding of federal disaster assistance programs and is committed to supporting all divisions that fall under the Applicant’s purview. From the outset of our project, we will work with the Applicant, Federal Agency, and State Agency to create a comprehensive understanding of the recovery goals and programmatic requirements. This then enables us to execute an efficient and effective recovery for you.

Our expertise encompasses numerous federal, state, private and philanthropic grants that support response and recovery while promoting resilience. In addition, we have extensive experience with:

  • Federal grants from FEMA PA, FTA-ER, and FHWA-ER programs
  • Sections 404, 406, and 428 of the Stafford Act (HMGP, HM, and Public Assistance Alternative Procedures (PAAP)
  • HUD’s CDBG and CDBG-DR programs

Our Process

For each of our clients, we use a project delivery and control system that is customized and scaled to the client’s needs and capacity. Our tailored approach to each case gives our clients confidence that they are being fully supported and their needs are understood throughout the recovery process. The Berquist recovery approach uses the following fundamental goals as the pillars of the recovery process:

  • Identifying and reducing program risks
  • Monitoring contractual and programmatic compliance
  • Overcoming recovery obstacles by streamlining internal processes
  • Optimizing resources and developing solutions to solve complex problems
  • Proactively detecting potential fraud, waste, and abuse in advance of funding or disbursements
  • Reducing recapture of obligated funds

Our Team

Our management team consists of our President and founder, Jonathan Berquist, and our two exceptional subject matter experts, Robert Berquist P.E., and Timothy Donnelly.

Don’t Delay

Don’t wait for disaster to strike. Take the first step to prepare your home or business today. Reach out to our emergency management consultant team and let them help you create an effective disaster recovery plan that will help protect your assets. They can also answer any questions you may have about our process.