Crisis Experts for Media, TV and News

Since 2005, Firestorm has been the trusted authority on crisis management.

With dozens of crisis experts available, we are available to assist the news media with commentary and insight into breaking news stories around the world including:

  • Mass shootings
  • Domestic terrorist activities
  • Cyber crimes and security breaches
  • School shootings, violence, bullying, and sexting.

Firestorm founders, principals and expert council members are in major markets, ready to assist with live, on-air news stories.

Firestorm has worked with hundreds of businesses and schools to keep employees and tens of thousands of students safer.

Firestorm provided crisis management and crisis communications services to Virginia Tech after the shootings, and more recently to Littleton, CO, Roswell, NM and Jefferson County School District in Colorado (location of Columbine) among others.

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For Speaking Engagements or Interviews, contact: Karen Masullo, 770.643.1114

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Firestorm Senior Leadership is often requested to comment on timely issues, in both print and on-air.

Firestorm CSO Jason Russell on Fox17

To schedule an interview, request commentary, analysis or a quote from Firestorm, please contact Karen Masullo

News 9

Yukon Church Holds Active Shooter Training | March 2018 with Firestorm CSO, Jason Russell

FOX 25 News

Yukon Church Partners with Former Secret Service Agents for Active Shooter Training | March 2018 with Firestorm CSO, Jason Russell

Security Management Magazine

Disaster Dominoes | February 2018 with Firestorm Co-Founder and Novume President, Harry Rhulen

Business Insider Magazine

Florida Shooting reopens debate on school safety | February 2018 with Firestorm Co-founder and Novume President, Harry Rhulen

The Globe and Mail

Lockdown nation: Schools across the U.S. struggle to respond to mass shootings | February 2018 with Firestorm CSO, Jason Russell

Story image for Jason Russell from Fox17

Ex-Secret Service agent discusses steps schools can take to prevent …

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– The tragedy unfolding in Parkland, Fla. is impacting the entire nation and causing everyone to question how to prevent something like this from ever happening again. FOX 17 spoke with Jason Russell on Wednesday, a security expert who served as a police officer and US Secret …

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West Michigan security expert addresses Florida school shooting

Video and photographs are emerging from Florida after 17 people were killed when a former student went on a rampage and a security expert believes it might have been prevented. Newschannel 3’s Anna Giles spoke to Jason Russell, a former Secret Service agent who runs a security company focused on active shooter …

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Inside local district’s efforts to stop a shooting
“Rockford has been a proactive district in terms of prevention and security,” Firestorm Solutions Chief Security Officer Jason Russell, a school security consultant, said. “What they understand is it has to happen in layers. So you have to start with assessments, looking at what your weaknesses are and fixing …

This Month in Banking (TMIB) Podcast

Crisis Management – When Your Reputation is at Stake

Hart Brown, Firestorm COO, is featured on a This Month in Banking podcast. | December 2017

Business Insurance

Harry Rhulen, Novume President and Co-Founder of Firestorm, was  interviewed by Matthew Lerner of Business Insurance. The article,  Technology a reliable partner in prediction, focuses on technology uses in an effort to mitigate and respond to active-assailant exposures. | November 2017

The Bridge

Natural Disaster Emergency Planning

Hart Brown, Firestorm COO, appears on The Bridge on Natural Disaster Emergency Planning. | October 2017

Business Insurance

Professional groups offer active shooter security protocols | September 2017

Harry Rhulen, Novume President and Co-founder of crisis management firm Firestorm, a Novume company, is a featured expert in Business Insurance magazine on the subject of private business and active shooter protocols.

Bloomberg BNA

Hurricane Harvey Highlights Need for Disaster Plan | Bloomberg BNA

Employers can use social media applications for communication in times of crisis, Jim Satterfield, chief executive officer of crisis management | August 2017

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando shooting is latest in growing trend of workplace violence, expert says  | June 2017
Firestorm CEO and President, Jim Satterfield, quoted

Business Insurance

Manchester terrorist attack demonstrates threat evolution | May 2017
KeyStone Solutions, Inc and Former Firestorm CEO, Harry Rhulen interviewed following Manchester terrorist attack at concert

The Bridge TV

Dealing with Crisis in America | May 2017
Firestorm Co-founder Harry Rhulen appeared with R3Continuum Chairman Bruce Blythe on The Bridge airing on ABC7 News Sundays at 11 a.m. and streamed at

Claims Journal Magazine

Staying Ahead of Workplace Violence by Identifying Behaviors of Concern By Denise Johnson | August 24, 2016
Denise Johnson sits in on a Firestorm and University of Alabama Webinar

Business Insurance Magazine

Don’t skimp on vigilance despite low odds of workplace violence
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen and Firestorm CAO Suzy Loughlin

Business Insurance Magazine

Orlando shooting highlights lone-wolf terror threat
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

CBS Moneywatch

The Growing Business of active-shooter countermeasures
With Firestorm President Jim Satterfield

Buckhead Business Radio

On-air Interview
With Firestorm President Jim Satterfield

Claims Management Magazine

Crisis management, threat assessment, disaster planning, and the true cost of a data breach
Feature Interview with Firestorm President Jim Satterfield

ASIS International – Security Management Magazine

The Lessons of Flint
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

Claims Journal

Test Cyber Breach Exercise Reveals Gaps in Planning
With Firestorm Founders Rhulen, Satterfield, Loughlin

Months of Preparation Lead into Super Bowl 50
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

Bank Info Security

Pandemic Planning: Beyond ‘Checkbox’ Compliance
Audio and Text Interview with Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery Start at Home

H1N1 Pandemic: Preparing for the Second Wave

South Florida Business Journal

Tragedy at Boca Raton CBIZ office highlights workplace violence
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

Sun Sentinel

Children can be safer in school
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

LeadersEdge Magazine

Feature Interview
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen


9 tips to help your customers prepare for any kind of disaster
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

Zen and the Art of Legal Networking

Communications Crisis
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

The Fiscal Times

4 Steps to Disaster-Proof Your Home and Finances
With Firestorm CEO Harry Rhulen

Insurance Though Leadership

Suzy Loughlin Articles

PRNews Crisis Guidebook

“Can Your Business Survive a Crisis?”
Firestorm CAO Suzy Loughlin, Article Author


Safe or Sorry? Creating a Plan to Manage Workplace Violence
With Firestorm CAO Suzy Loughlin