Paul Timm is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), president of RETA Security Inc., and a nationally acclaimed expert in school security. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and his frequent keynote addresses, Paul serves on the Illinois Terrorism Task Force (ITTF) School Security Committee. Paul has been trained by the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA) and is an experienced School Crisis Assistance Team (SCAT) volunteer. He is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology (VAM) through Sandia National Laboratories and the ALPHA vulnerability assessment methodology. He is also a member of ASIS International, the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO). Currently working on his MDiv at Moody Graduate School, Paul holds a degree in Speech Communications and a Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He is a regular speaker at numerous school administration conferences and at the ASIS International Seminars & Exhibits.