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SAVE THE DATE! February 18th, 2:00 PM EST

Join Firestorm® and key, national partners for an expanded 120-minute, no-fee virtual active shooter violence crisis exercise. Test your plans, identify any gaps, and benchmark your response before a real crisis occurs. Don’t wait for violence; experience what needs to be done before, during, and after a violence event. 


  • Crisis/consequence management overview
  • Exercise structure, objectives and assumptions
  • WPV crisis scenario: series of escalations
  • Hot wash self-review and crisis management maturity model analysis
  • Warning signs and indicators
  • Next steps and resources
Anyone who wants to ensure their Campus is prepared for an incident of violence, such as School District Leadership/Superintendents, Senior Crisis Team members, Crisis Communication Team members, Teaching Staff, Support Staff, Human Resources, Security professionals, Facilities and Campus teams and others.
Thursday, February 18th
2:00 PM EST
Firestorm®, industry leaders and retired superintendents from Jefferson and Littleton school districts will provide personal insights from the Virginia Tech, Columbine, and Arapahoe school shootings.

The newspaper headlines say it all. Violence
fear is an increasing concern nationally. 

Do you know what to look for before violence comes to your school?

How do your plans reduce these risks
and threats? 

Firestorm® celebrates more than 10 years of service in empowering people to manage risk and crises. In 2015, more than one thousand organizations participated in live Firestorm interactive virtual exercises. Firestorm has expanded the virtual exercise format to provide more time for each team to participate and make critical decisions.
Led by Jim Satterfield, Firestorm® President and Chief Operating Officer and joined by Firestorm® Co-Founders and CAO Suzy Loughlin and CEO Harry Rhulen along with valued industry experts, these exercises are interactive, illustrating the various phases of an escalating violence incident. Test how to respond, what to communicate, and your team’s response to the unexpected and unknown.
Cindy Stevenson, Ph.D.
Superintendent, Jeffco Schools (Retired)
Dr. Stevenson spent 42 years working in public K-12 education.  She has been a teacher and a principal.  She spent 12 years as the superintendent of Jeffco Schools, an 85,000-student district and the home of Columbine High School.  She is now retired and teaching senior leadership classes at the University of Colorado at Denver.


Nora K. Stransky, CIC, CPIW
President, Special Markets Insurance Consultants, Inc.
Ms. Stransky founded Special Markets Insurance Consultants (“SMIC”) and is responsible for the underwriting of various student accident and special risks programs of accident medical and liability coverage for the sports, students, youth and leisure markets.


Scott Smith
Product Manager, RenWeb Parent Alert
Scott is the Product Manager for RenWeb’s Parent Alert emergency notification service.
He is responsible for product development, sales and technical support. He is passionate about helping schools implement Parent Alert for all types of scenarios that include school emergencies, closings, lockdowns, bus delays, cancellations or schedule changes. 
Matthew V. DelDuca
Partner,  Pepper Hamilton LLP
Matthew V. DelDuca is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP and chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. He also is a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Mr. DelDuca is an experienced trial lawyer who, over the last two decades, has litigated hundreds of cases in the New Jersey state and federal courts and has tried dozens of cases to verdict.
Kristin H. Jones
Partner,  Pepper Hamilton LLP
Kristin H. Jones is a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Ms. Jones serves on the firm’s Associates and Hiring Committees. Ms. Jones is an experienced commercial litigator, specializing in cases arising out of allegations of fraud, false statements and bad faith. She has significant courtroom experience, including trials in state and federal courts and arbitrations in AAA and other forums.
Suzy Loughlin
EVP, Chief Administrative Officer, Firestorm
Suzy is the co-Founder, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer of Firestorm.  She leads the Behavioral Risk Threat Assessment (BeRThA®) practice within Firestorm. Suzy provides critical decision support to clients, and has extensive experience in the development of crisis management & communications, workplace violence, emergency response, business continuity and communicable illness plans on behalf of corporations and educational institutions.
Jim Satterfield
President, Chief Operating Officer, Firestorm
James (Jim) W. Satterfield is the President/COO and co-founder of Firestorm®. Jim is a nationally recognized expert, keynote speaker and presenter on crisis management, threat assessment, disaster preparedness and business continuity planning.


Harry Rhulen
CEO, Firestorm
Harry Rhulen is the Chairman/CEO of Firestorm. As the Chairman/CEO of Firestorm, and through Mr. Rhulen’s leadership, Firestorm is currently engaged to help keep hundreds of schools and tens of thousands of students safer. Harry has personally responded to some of the nation’s greatest school tragedies-including Virginia Tech, Littleton, Columbine, Arapahoe, and Platte Canyon. Harry’s crisis response experience extends beyond school shootings and includes incidents of sexual abuse, suicide, bullying, hazing, employee/student/domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse, drowning, and child pornography allegations.
Thursday, February 18th
2:00 PM EST
1000 Holcomb Woods Parkway Suite 130 Roswell, GA USA 30076

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Firestorm® Solutions, is a Novume™ Solutions company (Nasdaq: NVMM), and is a leading crisis and risk management firm and America’s CRISIS COACH®. Since 2005, Firestorm has assisted clients in transforming crisis into value by responding to some of the largest and most complex crisis events as well as combining best-practice consulting with proven crisis management expertise. Firestorm empowers clients to manage crisis and risk through assessments, audits, program development, insurance partnerships, training and advisory services using the PREDICT.PLAN.PERFORM.® methodology.

Firestorm assesses, audits, develops, trains and tests strategies and programs encompassing emergency response, business continuity, crisis management, and crisis communications/PR. Firestorm demonstrates thought leadership in workplace violence prevention, cyber-breach response, insurance-related services, communicable illness/pandemic planning, predictive intelligence, and every preparedness initiative.

Firestorm provided crisis management and crisis communications services to Virginia Tech after the shootings and continues to provide services to keep tens of thousands of employees, customers and students safer.

(800) 321-2219


1000 Holcomb Woods Parkway
Suite 130
Roswell, GA USA 30076