Tim is Safety & Security specialist presenting thirty years experience and service. His experience is noted coming from being a United States Air Force Veteran and retired Law Enforcement Officer. After leaving the military he received his degree in Applied Science Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice. In 1993 Tim received his certification from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and after 20 years of service he retired. During his tenure he worked with various task force units from federal to local criminal interdiction and high profile subject protection security services. Tim found experience in many fields as a field training officer, hostage negotiator, critical incident team, investigations, patrol, community relations and defensive tactics Instructor. Tim earned state certifications as a train the trainer in crime prevention, personal safety, business security and safe school programs. After retirement he created his company Cannabis Safety First (CSF) and began consulting services in safety packaging, facility security, safety training programs, regulatory compliance and educational awareness programs in the cannabis and hemp industries.
During the past six years Tim participated in the development, creation and implementation of Ohio HB523, Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program and SB57 Ohio's Hemp Program. CSF has become a recognized safety training, security systems provider and consultant in the Midwest cannabis & hemp arenas working with a multitude of licensed companies, community associations, industry advocates and state legislators.