Tony Wilde from Utah Disaster Kleenup visited Fresh Living with tips to prepare your 72 Hour Kits.
He suggests having one for your home, one for your car and one at your office.
Tony Wilde has been with Utah Disaster Kleenup since May of 2013. Prior to Utah Disaster Kleenup he worked for the State of Utah’s, Division of Emergency Management for just under six years. In his capacity as a trainer for the state he was charged with teaching private sector businesses in planning for disasters, by use of Business Continuity Planning or BCP. In addition to BCP he is also a certified trainer of C.O.O.P. or Continuity of Operations Planning, which is the Government equivalent to BCP.
Along with BCP and C.O.O.P., Tony has trained thousands of private citizens on personal preparedness and was heavily involved in promoting the Great Utah Shakeout.
He is also a certified trainer in Incident Command System or ICS, Emergency Operations Center Management and Operations, and Multi-hazard Planning for Schools. Additionally he was involved in 100+ tabletop, functional and Full-scale exercises as a participant, controller, and observer.
Before the State of Utah, Tony worked for Discover Financial Services for 16 years, 12 as a Corporate Trainer. His focus was in Managerial and Supervisory leadership training. He also facilitated 200+ Microsoft Office suite classes. He began his training career in Customer Service and Sales Training. He has also written/co-wrote 15 courses on subjects ranging from positive attitudes, dealing with change, and sales.
Tony grew up and lives in the Sandy/Draper area of the Salt Lake Valley.
He has four children, 23, 19, 19 (yes twins) and 17. The three oldest are girls,
When not teaching, Tony is a high school basketball referee. He calls it his part time jobit takes all the time he can part with. He also referees high school men’s lacrosse. He also enjoys golf (when he has the time), photography and is a trivia nerd.