Ron Alford Ron Alford is a recognized authority on Crisis Management, Disaster Prevention, Risk Management, and Disaster Recovery for corporations and individuals. He is a professional speaker and proactive Crisis Management expert, whose focus is on the planning and recovery process. His 35-year career as the Founder/Director of DISASTER MASTERS and the management of thousands of recovery projects for individuals and insurance claims has given him the insight and experience that enable him to view people’s behavior, organizations, and buildings and their contents in a completely different framework. Alford is the Founder of DISASTER MASTERS, Disposophobia™, Thought Masters™, The Hoarding Institute™, and Life Transition Management™. He is also the Founder/Director of The Quality Information Institute™, whose mission is to provide consumers with his unique perspective and solutions for the mountains of biased propaganda being circulated by the medical, drug, and insurance industries.