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Will Knehr

By Paula Lee | December 18, 2023
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Senior Manager of Information Security and Data Privacy of i-PRO Americas Inc Will Knehr is the senior manager of information security and data privacy at i-PRO Americas Inc. He is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive cyber defense program for i-PRO and determining applicable laws and standards and industry best practices for the company’s…

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Joseph Pangaro

Lt. Joseph Pangaro (ret.) CSO, CPM

By Paula Lee | November 20, 2023
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Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Director of Training and Security Consulting of Integra Services NY Joseph Pangaro, a retired police lieutenant from New Jersey, boasts a distinguished law enforcement and public safety career. He is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Certified Public Manager (CPM). Lt. Pangaro served on the police force for…

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Jeremy Gulley

Jeremy Gulley

By Paula Lee | October 24, 2023
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President & Superintendent at School Shield, LLC./Jay School Corporation Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Jeremy W. Gulley brings a unique perspective to school security, drawing from his public school superintendent and infantry officer backgrounds. Through his experience, he has developed a proactive and integrated approach to address the threats of active shootings and school vulnerabilities. Gulley’s real-world…

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Paul TImm

Paul Timm

By Paula Lee | October 23, 2023
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Director of Education Safety at Allegion Paul Timm is a renowned board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), author of “School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program,” and Director of Education Safety at Allegion. He hosts the podcast “The Changing Face of School Security.” With over 20 years in the physical security industry,…

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Scott Lord

Scott Lord

By Paula Lee | October 23, 2023
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Solutions Consultant at Electronic Contracting Company (ECC) Scott Lord has been in the life safety industry for over 25 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in fire science and is a certified ALICE trainer, NICET Fire Alarm II certified, and a technical committee member for NFPA 730/731. Lord is currently a solutions consultant for Electronic…

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Jim Crumbley

By Paula Lee | October 23, 2023
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President & CEO of Risk Response Team, Inc. Jim Crumbley is the president and CEO of Risk Response Team, Inc. (RRT), an Atlanta-based risk mitigation and security systems integration firm and a Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) partner. Crumbley has over 30 years of experience providing risk consultation, crisis management, project management, and investigative…

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Guy Grace

By Paula Lee | October 23, 2023
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Vice Chairman of Partner Alliance for Safer Schools Guy Grace served as the director of Security and Emergency Planning for Littleton Public Schools in Denver, Colorado, for over 30 years. His outstanding contributions earned him the 2020 Campus Safety Director of the Year award, and he has received numerous other national and security industry accolades, including…

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Michael Garcia

Michael Garcia

By Paula Lee | October 23, 2023
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National End User Manager, K-12 Safe Schools at HID Global Michael Garcia is the national end user manager of HID Global’s K-12 Safe Schools and an Advisory Council member of the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS). Since 2005, Garcia has assisted K-12 districts nationwide in setting up Unified Physical Security Command Centers, school district…

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Kevin Wren

Kevin Wren

By Tarah | September 5, 2023
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Director of Business Development of A3 Communications, Inc. With over 20 years of dedicated experience in school safety and a Master of Arts in emergency and disaster management, Kevin Wren is a passionate advocate for protecting and serving the community. Having served as a medical technician, firefighter, law enforcement officer, and security director for two…

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Michele Gay

Michele Gay

By Tarah | September 5, 2023

Founder & Executive Director of Safe and Sound Schools Michele Gay is a nationally and internationally recognized public speaker and school safety advocate who was spurred into action after the loss of her daughter Josephine Grace in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.  As a former elementary teacher and graduate of Towson State University…

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