The Black Swan Partners
Risk, Compliance & Resilience
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2018 (Newswire.com) - The Black Swan Partners LLC is pleased to announce that Paula Barton Mann is joining its team. Black Swan is a boutique management consulting firm that helps organizations and their investors increase business resiliency by building sustainable risk, compliance and business continuity processes. Their advice is uniquely customized to each client’s needs and budget.

Paula has had a long and distinguished career in healthcare compliance, risk, and quality. Before joining Black Swan, she held senior leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente where she oversaw the development, implementation, and execution of its compliance program. Prior to Kaiser, she served as the Senior Director of Health and Wellness Quality and Compliance for Walmart. Paula has also held senior leadership roles at two major healthcare systems in the areas of clinical quality, pharmacy operations, and clinical informatics. As a practicing clinician, Paula specialized in neonatal and pediatric pharmacy and pharmacokinetics. She also started the first full-service pediatric emergency department pharmacy program in the United States.

Paula holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy, and a Juris Doctor with a health law emphasis. She is also certified in healthcare compliance and healthcare privacy compliance.

Paula has deep senior expertise in healthcare enterprise risk management and strategy, regulatory affairs, and compliance, all areas of growing importance to Black Swan's clients.  BILL BROSSMAN, PARTNER

Paula is active in many organizations, including the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and the American Society of Pharmacy Law (ASPL). She volunteers on the Board of Directors of several veteran-owned small businesses and spends much of her free time supporting active United States servicemen and women and military veterans.  Paula currently serves as Senior Lecturer and Program Director for the University of Wyoming Pharmacy School’s Master of Science in Health Services Administration, and she is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board.

“Paula is a skilled healthcare executive with significant experience in identifying and developing risk-based compliance programs,” said Bill Brossman, a Black Swan partner. “She is a proven leader with expertise in providing strategic direction and successfully implementing operational processes across large and complex organizations. Paula will be an invaluable addition to Black Swan as we enhance our ability to help healthcare and other clients increase their enterprise resiliency through high-performing risk, compliance, and business continuity programs.”

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Email: ekwon@theblackswanpartners.com
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JOIN OUR TEAM AS A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AFFILIATE

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The Black Swan Partners is searching for Business Development Affiliates:

  • Savvy, sales-minded and results-oriented individuals.
  • 5+ years of Business Development and/or Client Relations experience. PREFERRED INDUSTRIES: Human Resource Consulting, Insurance Brokerage, Management Consulting, Technology, Media, Fund Management, Operations Due Diligence. PREFERRED LOCATIONS: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia.
  • You will help us leverage on your contacts and/or follow through on our leads.
  • You will be a vital member of our team, focused on growing the brand with us.

We offer attractive financial incentives for the right individuals. We are excited to hear from you. Please contact us through https://www.theblackswanpartners.com/join-our-team/. Let's have a quick chat.


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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Swan Partners LLC is pleased to announce that Jim Blair is joining its team. Black Swan is a boutique management consulting firm, helping organizations and their investors increase resiliency by building sustainable risk, compliance and business continuity processes. Their advice is uniquely customized to each client's needs and budget.

Jim Blair is a senior risk and compliance executive who has assisted organizations over the last three decades in developing earnings-based, high-performing risk and compliance frameworks. Jim has developed analytic, governance and prevention tools and best practices that help organizations improve their cultures and proactively manage their compliance and other enterprise risks.

"Jim's unique risk and diplomacy skills have helped organizations and their leaders deploy long-term positive and profitable cultural change," said Bill Brossman, partner at Black Swan. "Jim is also an industry leader with deep cyber risk experience. He served as a delegate of the United States industry group to the G-8 International Assembly on Cyber-Terrorism and served as president of the entertainment industry's Broadband and Internet Services Theft Task Force. I am thrilled that Jim is joining our Black Swan team. He will be an invaluable addition to Black Swan as we enhance our ability to help clients increase their resiliency through high-performing risk, compliance, and business continuity programs."

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Email: ekwon@theblackswanpartners.com
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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Swan Partners LLC is pleased to announce it is growing its senior team of risk and compliance professionals with the addition of four affiliate partners. Black Swan is a boutique management consulting firm that helps its clients build sustainable risk, compliance and business continuity processes. Their advice is uniquely customized to each client's needs and budget.

Hazel de Burgh is a Canada-based CPA who brings more than three decades of experience preventing and investigating fraud, corruption, compliance and other risks. Her consulting practice is focused on helping organizations improve their culture by addressing fraud, corruption, compliance, and other operational risks. She had a lead role in inspiring a culture of transparency and accountability in a 55,000-person public company that was the subject of a regulatory settlement agreement. Hazel is also a Specialist in Investigative & Forensic Accounting. 

Tracy Knippenburg Gillis is based in New York City and is a successful business professional and leader in the fields of reputational risk, crisis management, strategic and enterprise risk management, and organizational resiliency. She has nearly 30 years of experience helping organizations of all sizes and industries to effectively prepare for and manage their enterprise risks. 

Melodie Juson has diverse experience in managing financial and other risks across highly regulated sectors. Before moving to New York, she worked in the treasury department of a flagship airline based in Asia where she established a financial risk division. Melodie helped the airline improve its business performance by identifying, analyzing and managing FX, fuel hedging and other key enterprise risks. 

"Today's risk and compliance environment is evolving dramatically due to disruptive technologies, geopolitical risk, climate change and other forces. Companies have to stay ahead of the risk curve in order to survive and thrive," said Bill Brossman, partner at The Black Swan Partners. "Now more than ever, organizations need senior risk and compliance professionals who understand these risks and have the experience and know-how to navigate these complex issues. My partner, Cynthia Liwanag and I are thrilled that Hazel, Tracy, Melodie and Mark are joining our Black Swan team. They will be invaluable additions and will enhance our ability to help our clients address their risk, compliance, and business resiliency challenges."

Media Contact: Euna Kwon, Communications Director
Email: ekwon@theblackswanpartners.com
Source: The Black Swan Partners LLC 
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