Timlin - Principal
J. Skow - Principal
Mr. Skow comes to ASI with an extensive and varied professional background in emergency management and personal involvement in the Global War on Terrorism. He is a recent retired Lieutenant from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) with more than 30 years’ experience on the front lines and more than 10 years’ experience as a First-Line Leader in the FDNY in Midtown Manhattan. Mr. Skow has extensive knowledge in both Local Laws 5 and 26 and their practical applications to large, commercial office building complexes. In addition, he is a Nationwide Certified Hazardous-Materials Specialist, having been assigned for more than four years as a first-line leader in the premier FDNY Hazardous Materials Company 1. Mr. Skow also was detailed from the FDNY to serve as a Citywide Interagency Training Coordinator for the New York City Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM), with specific focus on drills and exercises involving multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional response.
Mr. Skow is serving as a full Colonel in the United States Army Reserve as a Brigade Commander with Command and Control (C2) Responsibility of some 3,200 soldiers located in a four-state area. Col. Skow has extensive training in conducting threat-and-risk analysis in an asymmetric environment, especially for high-valve targets. Col. Skow has deployed twice to the Iraqi Theater of Operations as a Commander.