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Steven Kuhr

Founder I CEO I Emergency Manager

Steven Kuhr has spent his career in Emergency Management, building a diverse portfolio of leadership positions across multiple sectors. Mr. Kuhr served as Director of Emergency Management, Enterprise Continuity, and Security Operations at Colorado Springs Utilities. While serving in this position, Mr. Kuhr oversaw crisis, risk, and resiliency operations for energy and water utilities, as well as dam operations for Colorado’s second-largest city. During this time, Mr. Kuhr also served as a Director with InfraGard-Denver and co-founded the Colorado Critical Infrastructure Alliance.


Earlier, Mr. Kuhr served with the New York City Office of Emergency Management as a founding Deputy Commissioner where he led emergency operations and multi-risk emergency planning. Prior to that he served with the New York City Fire Department as EMS Deputy Chief and Special Operations Commander.

Mr. Kuhr is a trusted Crisis Management Leader. He has advised elected officials, CEOs and “C-Suite” Leaders during complex emergencies, major disasters, and terrorist attacks. Mr. Kuhr is also a respected consultant, having served as Managing Director and Emergency Management Practice Leader at Kroll Inc., and President and Chief Operating Officer at Strategic Emergency Group LLC.

Mr. Kuhr has advised a variety of organizations in several business industries and government sectors to include federal, state, and local government agencies, transportation (rail, aviation, seaport, and surface), financial, energy (electricity/natural gas), water/wastewater, dams, major league baseball, cable news, commercial properties, defense, justice, law enforcement, and an agency serving people with disabilities and special needs.

Mr. Kuhr holds a Master of Science in Homeland Security Management and a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management Administration. He is a Colorado Certified Threat Liaison Officer and held a certification as an Advanced EMT-IV Paramedic.

Steven Kuhr enjoys a national reputation as an emergency management, crisis leadership, and resilience thought partner. He has led or consulted for high-profile organizations to include:

Steven Kuhr Key Leadership Experience

  • Colorado Springs Utilities | Director of Emergency Management | Enterprise Continuity | Security Operations

  • New York State Homeland Security and Emergency Services | Deputy Commissioner | Director of Emergency Management

  • New York City Office of Emergency Management | Deputy Commissioner | Emergency Operations | Preparedness

  • New York City Fire Department | Deputy Chief | Paramedic | Special Operations | Emergency Management

Steven Kuhr Consulting Experience

  • American Public Power Association

  • Amtrak

  • Cable News Network (CNN)

  • DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

  • ExxonMobil

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Georgetown University

  • Hudson Yards Development Corporation

  • Massachusetts Southeast Regional Homeland Security Advisory Council

  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

  • Missouri State Emergency Management Agency

  • New Jersey Transit

  • New York City Fire Department

  • New York City Office of Emergency Management

  • New York State Comptroller’s Office

  • New York State Division of Homeland Security

      and Emergency Services

  • New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

  • New York Yankees

  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

  • Suffolk County Department of Fire, Rescue,       

      and Emergency Services

  • Suffolk County Department of Public Health

  • US Capitol Police

  • US Department of Defense

  • US Department of Justice

  • US Security and Exchange Commission

  • World Bank

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