Michael Bottenberg is the co-founder of Vigilance Risk Solutions and leads the company’s emergency planning practice and curriculum development team. He is motivated by a desire to make people, organizations, and communities more safe and secure. Prior to joining the VRS team, Michael served as a United States Marine Corps Logistics Officer. His military career included tours as a platoon commander, company commander and operations officer. He participated in numerous service level and joint exercises and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from San Diego State University and a Master of Business for Veterans degree from the University of Southern California.