Paul Davis National logoPaul Davis National has launched the First Priority® Program, a highly-specialized program for businesses of all sizes to receive preferred status in the event of a disaster and to reduce business interruption, according to a press release.

According to Art Dickerson, Paul Davis National’s Senior Vice President of Business Development, the firm’s professional restoration and recovery teams work with risk managers, property managers, and facilities directors to sustain operations and production. “Our goal is to minimize damage before catastrophe strikes and reduce business interruption afterwards. Commercial building managers and occupants no longer have to be unprepared in the event of an emergency,” he said. “We have been successfully providing these services to commercial clients in North America for some time. The response has been so favorable that it made sense to brand the program.”

There is no cost to participate in the First Priority® program which entitles members to a variety of benefits including pre-loss planning and a customized strategy which targets specific needs of a business or organization. “One of the most important benefits of First Priority® is the support from more than 300 locally-owned Paul Davis offices. Our crews are ready at a moment’s notice,” said Dickerson. “We focus on proven systems and planning to keep a company running smoothly, with minimal financial and time loss,” he said. “We ensure that business operations are on track and commercial facilities are restored to full functionality as quickly as possible.”

Through the Paul Davis network, a team of professional mitigation experts will start work with single source accountability. Paul Davis National will dispatch a dedicated company team leader and assign Paul Davis crews without working with several different contractors. Dickerson and his team have also designed a multi-site planning and response plan which manages the emergency needs for several facility locations through one provider.

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