Firestorm COO: Active Shooter: Preparing for the worst day of your life

November 20, 2017

Firestorm COO Hart Brown appears in an article by Paul K. Harral ( for the Fort Worth Business Press on Active Shooter events, insurance, and spotting behaviors of concern before an event. “From a social perspective, we’re lowering the barrier for people to actually conduct these acts, which is why we’re seeing more and more, […]

Novume President and Firestorm Founder Discusses Predictive Technology Tools

November 7, 2017

Technology is increasingly being used in efforts to mitigate and respond to active-assailant exposures. Harry Rhulen, Novume President and Co-Founder of Crisis Management firm Firestorm, contributes to this Business Insurance article by Matthew Lerner: Technology a reliable partner in prediction “There are tools out there that allow you to crawl through the data,” looking for […]

Renowned Crisis Expert Responds to Las Vegas Shooting Crisis Communication Questions

November 1, 2017

Crisis Management firm Firestorm, a Novume Company, recently featured an interview with nationally recognized crisis expert, Firestorm Expert Council member and Visiting Professor at Lipscomb University, Dr. Robert Chandler. Through a series of questions, the interview approaches the analysis of the crisis communication response of the Mandalay Bay Resort following the deadly October 1 shooting […]

Firestorm COO Examines Crisis Planning Gaps on D.C. Television Broadcast

October 23, 2017

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, The Bridge television show (a Novume company Media business), examined the gaps that exist in planning for any crisis, and the effectiveness of executing the response. Show host Jim McCarthy drills down on this and other lessons learned regarding emergency planning and insurance issues with Hart Brown, […]

Firestorm & University of Alabama Launch Unique Joint Initiative

September 28, 2017

An innovative school violence prevention program, offered in partnership by The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies and Firestorm®, is launching on October 1, 2017. No student has died in a school fire in more than fifty years. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said related to acts of violence in our schools. All behaviors […]

Firestorm Chief Intel Officer featured in IRL September Issue

September 25, 2017

Novume subsidiary company Firestorm Chief Intelligence Officer and EVP, Karen Masullo, was recently published in the September issue of the Insurance Research Letter, a hard-copy and digital magazine published each month by the Insurance Services Network Corporation (ISN). Insurance Research Letter is a leading source of US & international business insurance articles & international program […]

ASIS International Hosts webinar Featuring Firestorm CEO

September 8, 2017

Firestorm CEO Jim Satterfield joined R3 Continuum CEO Bruce Blythe to deliver an ASIS International‏ Free webinar on “Hurricane #Harvey & Hurricane #Irma – What’s Next” on September 8, 2017 You may view a recording of this no fee event on the ASIS International Website: The webinar provided insights into natural disaster issues and solutions. […]

Firestorm Founder on Private Business and Active Shooter Protocols

September 6, 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. In addition to his M&A expertise, Mr Rhulen is a nationally recognized expert in violence prevention, planning, and training. Novume President Harry Rhulen […]

Firestorm CEO Contributes to Bloomberg Article

September 4, 2017

Firestorm CEO and President Jim Satterfield joined experts from Marsh Consulting and FEI Behavioral Health regarding the need for Disaster Plans in light of Hurricane Harvey in the August 29 edition of Bloomberg BNA. From Bloomberg BNA Hurricane Harvey Highlights Need for Disaster Plan | Bloomberg BNA Employers can use social media applications for communication […]

Firestorm Releases Post-Session Brief on Active Shooter

August 25, 2017

Firestorm, a Novume Company, and Secure Education Consultants (SEC) recently teamed to present an August webinar series on Active Shooters and focused their commentary on preparing for an armed intruder. The accompanying brief summarizes key points of the presentation and insights from Jim Satterfield (Firestorm President/CEO/Co-Founder), Jason Russell (President/CEO and Founder of SEC) and Marc […]