Alexander Timlin - Principal

Prior to founding ASI, Mr. Timlin was a Citywide Interagency Coordinator for the New York City Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM) and a Lieutenant from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). His diversified duties with the NYC OEM included responding to and coordinating large-scale disasters along with planning and preparedness initiatives for corporations on business continuity issues, multi-hazard threats and vulnerabilities, employee-emergency preparedness, and critical infrastructure protection. During his tenure at OEM, Mr. Timlin was the Coordinator for the New York City Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and Author of The Comprehensive Hazardous Material Response Plan for New York City. In addition, he was a Planning Coordinator during the human-remains recovery at the World Trade Center site.

With the FDNY, Mr. Timlin served more than 17 years in the high–rise areas of Midtown and Lower Manhattan, responding to and evacuating some of the largest buildings in the world. While serving frontline duties as a Fire Officer, Lt. Timlin was a Board Member and Responder for the FDNY Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and a member of the FDNY Incident Management Team (IMT); trained to manage large-scale disasters throughout the country. At ASI, Mr. Timlin applies his diverse skills to all levels, from the street to the boardroom, giving clients cutting-edge, forward-thinking solutions.







Neil 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.