ATLANTA, GA / December 20, 2018 / Firestorm Solutions, Inc., a Novume Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVMM) company, announced today that it has named Jason Russell as President of the Company. Russell will lead both Firestorm Solutions, LLC and Firestorm Franchising, LLC effective December 28, 2018.
Russell served previously as the Chief Security Officer and Executive Vice President of Firestorm Solutions’ security operations and has led the growth of that business group since joining the Company earlier in 2018. Prior to joining Firestorm Solutions, Russell was the founder, President, and CEO of Secure Education Consultants, LLC, which is now part of Firestorm. In that role, Russell was responsible for overseeing all company operations, product development, and quality assurance, while growing the business to serve hundreds of clients in 30 U.S. states.
“Firestorm has developed a well-earned reputation as the best in the Security, Risk, and Crisis Management industries,” said Russell. “I am excited to be a part of continuing to build on this history.”
Prior to founding Secure Education Consultants, Russell served with the United States Secret Service as a Special Agent, taking part in investigative assignments as well as protection assignments for the President and Vice President along with former Presidents and visiting Heads of State. He also served as the Secret Service Lead Instructor at the International Law Enforcement Academy and on the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Russell holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University and his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Security Management from Michigan State University.
“Jason has been instrumental to Firestorm’s growing security solutions services, and the success of the entire Firestorm brand. His expertise in product development, client relationships, and direct experience working at some of the highest levels of security make him the ideal leader for Firestorm moving forward,” said Robert A. Berman, President and CEO, Novume Solutions. “We look forward to his continued leadership of the entire Firestorm brand.”
About Firestorm Solutions
Firestorm Solutions, a leading crisis and risk management firm and America’s Crisis Coach®, is a subsidiary of Novume Solutions (NASDAQ: NVMM). Since 2005, Firestorm has empowered clients to manage risk and transform crisis into value by responding to some of the largest and most complex crisis events in recent history. 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. For more information, please visit Firestorm.com.
About Novume Solutions, Inc.
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