Dr. Vivian Marinelli
Vivian Marinelli is the senior director of crisis management services for FEI Behavioral Health. Vivian holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and is a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin. She brings over 20 years of work in direct clinical services specializing in trauma and grief counseling to her position, which focuses on assisting individuals involved in critical incidents.
Marinelli has provided support to the families and individuals directly impacted by many mass casualty disasters including Egypt Air 990; Saudi Arabian Flight 115; AirTransat Flight 236; Colgan Flight 3407; UPS Flight 6; 9/11 terrorist attacks; bombings in Islamabad and Jakarta; hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Irma, and Maria; Superstorm Sandy; Boston Marathon bombings; Sikh Temple shooting; and Sony data breach.
As the senior director of crisis management services, she is responsible for leading and directing a full complement of emergency support services for corporate customers including review of existing emergency response and family assistance plans to ensure operational feasibility and consultation with customers on emergency preparedness, crisis response, and family assistance issues in accordance with industry requirements, company policies, and procedures. She also oversees the internal and external FEI Crisis Support Team to ensure a high level of response capability.
Marinelli has been the principal architect in designing, developing, and continuing to oversee a highly successful team of specialists focused on supporting the critical needs of individuals, families, and communities during disasters. She is recognized as a subject matter expert in community and organizational emergency response and provides customized training for teams throughout the world.