The U.S. is Facing an Active Shooter Epidemic

Who is ASR Alert Systems

There is a mass shooting crisis plaguing the United States. Historically, law enforcement and first responders were tasked to lead the effort to combat the problem. But today, we must all play a role in active shooter response. ASR acts as a key partner to law enforcement, first responders, cities, towns, school districts, hospital networks, places of worship, housing communities, and a rapidly growing number of private and public companies.

The Problem with Traditional 911

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An antiquated process for reporting critical information to first responders during a crisis event



The average police response time to a school active shooter for example, is 18 minutes.*

*Source::  Homeland Defense and Security


Event Time

The average active shooter event takes 13.5 minutes*

*Source: www.policemag.com



First Responders are arriving on scene 4.5 minutes AFTER the active shooter crisis has ended.

The ASR Alert Systems Solution - Saving Time

Who is ASR Alert Systems

The ASR Alert Systems Solution

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With the press of a button, officers & dispatch are directly notified of the incident, along with the address and location within the building.  They know what is happening, where it is happening, who it is happening to and help is on the way immediately.  This significantly reduces response time from Law Enforcement while also notifying all those under attack within the organization/building.  

The ASR Threat Alert system can be installed and implemented across any vertical market, for any business or school, and can even be utilized for outdoor events.  

ASR Alert Systems prides itself on providing ADA-compliant technologies to make safety accessible to all.

Who Can Benefit from an ASR System - Schools
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Who Can Benefit from an ASR System - Stadiums
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Meet The ASR Team

Hector Delgado

Hector Delgado


Lieutenant Commander Delgado is founder of ASR and is a retired United States Navy SEAL, with over twenty-nine years of active and reserve service.  He has served with SEAL Teams TWO, THREE, FOUR, EIGHTEEN, and Special Operations Command Central and South. Mr. Delgado is also a retired Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Palm Beach County, Florida. Throughout his career, Special Agent Delgado served in a number of positions including being a member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), Miami field office. Over the past fifteen years, Mr. Delgado has conducted Active Shooter Response Training seminars around the country and is recognized as an expert in this field. He has served on Governor DeSantis’s Committee on Public Safety during the Governor’s transition. 

Adam Smith

Adam Smith

VP Product Development

Adam brings innovation and technological genius to the ASR team. We lovingly refer to him as the "mad scientist" because he is always creating and expanding the advancements of ASR. This allows us to always be ahead of the competition and ensures we are leaps and bounds above other inferior systems in the marketplace today.

Adam manages the ingenuity behind ASR's patented technology and is heavily involved in the service offering for both our valued clients and channel partners. Adam also leads our Security Operations Center (SOC) monitoring program to ensure that our clients are protected 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Chief Revenue Officer

Victor Sanchez

Victor Sanchez

Director of Production

Victor is our installation and systems design expert.  There is no job too complex or complicated for Victor and his team.  With an extensive background in engineering and the automotive industry, Victor brings unique skills to the entire philosophy about how we approach each client's system design.  His nuanced approach brings both efficiency and brilliance to each job we take on and Victor approaches each project with the same vigor, no matter how big or small, and always has a smile on his face.

Shay Discepolo

Shay Discepolo

VP Administration & Marketing/Media

Shay is a 25-year seasoned digital and traditional sales and marketing executive with extensive experience in project management and operations.  Shay drives collaboration across the organization to identify needs and develop scalable solutions. She prioritizes objectives and implements strategies to achieve company initiatives as part of the leadership team and deploys data and research to drive cross-business corporate prioritization.

At ASR, Shay has been pivotal in core program development, strategic projects, contracts & proposals, costing strategy, operational efficiency, content & digital marketing, web design, SEO, print design, media relations, and much more.

Shay is a results-oriented, motivated relationship builder with experience in gaining client trust through executive leadership, marketing, consultative sales, account development, and operational strategy. She drives the team to far exceed our client and channel partner expectations and works to elevate the ASR offering to the public.  

As a mother of two young boys, Shay is driven by a mission to save lives and has a relentless focus on delivering solutions and results for our clients.

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Jon Cross

Law Enforcement Liaison

Mr. Cross has diversified experience in Law Enforcement and multiple positions in defense contracting where much of his work was DOD-facing.  He has vast experience as an operational planner, coordinatior and manager of large-scale operations from initial conception through final delivery. Mr. Cross has conducted Infrastructure Risk /Vulnerability Assessments; Design and Management of Security Programs; Event Security; Personal Protection Services and Active Shooter Response and Situational Awareness Training.  Mr. Cross is also a Quality Assurance Manager where he formulates and establishes DOD and company quality systems for ISO 45001, ISO 27001, ISO20001, ISO 9001, ISO 22301, AS9100.   

Mr. Cross now serves as the Director of Law Enforcement Engagement for ASR. Working directly with first responders across the United States he provides information on the ASR Alert System and Attends conferences and meetings as an ASR subject matter expert on Law Enforcement.  He possesses comprehensive practical applications as a manager/instructor in Active Shooter Response, Situational Awareness enhancing the capacity to understand and react to the dynamics of random and threatening events.

Jon is driven by one mission and that is the preservation of human life. The motto “Serve and Protect” is engrained into everything that Mr. Cross does both personally and professionally.

Devon Bradley

Devon Bradley

Director of Technology

Devon brings software engineering best practices straight from the heart of Silicon Valley in San Francisco to ensure a secure, robust, and reliable ASR software platform. He has over a decade of experience building complex software systems and building software engineering organizations. He is a 2x founder, a polymath software engineer, and previously led both product and engineering at a 30+ person venture backed startup with a $100M valuation.

Devon leads the development of technology tools here at ASR and is an integral part of our service offering to our channel partners and end-users.  By developing user-friendly interfaces, Devon's implementations allow our systems to be simple to use, easy to understand, and responsive to the ever-changing needs of our product development team.  Devon has worked on several pivotal projects at ASR Alert Systems, including our channel partner management portal and our ASR mobile application.  

Jeff Hiatt

Jeff Hiatt

Area Channel Partner Manager

Since joining the ASR team, Jeff has been helping spread the word about our unique and patented ASR Threat Alert System. He has been able to reach into the integrator and security industry and ignite the same passion in our distribution network that all of Team ASR shares.  As a channel partner manager, Jeff plays a vital role in communications and channel partner roll-outs across the New England area. 

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Tim Stamp

Area Channel Partner Manager

Tim has seventeen years of experience in law enforcement comprising of serving in the United States Air Force as well as both the public and private security sectors. Since then, Tim has served twenty-five years as an experience multi-location General Manager and business owner in the Fire-Life Safety field. Tim’s prior experiences have provided him the necessary skills to assist channel partners with their roll-outs of the ASR Alert System program.

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Bob Tanenholz

Program Manager Quality Assurance

Mr. Tanenholz has over 35 years of diversified experience in Special Operations (SEAL), Project Management Operations, Training & Law Enforcement.

Robert has specialized experience and certifications as a Quality Assurance Manager developing Quality Systems for ISO9001:2015, AS9100 for the Aviation Domain and ISO18788 Security Management Systems. He is PMP Certified and possesses comprehensive practitioner and consultant experience in the private sector on Counterterrorism, Active Shooter/Workplace Violence, Vulnerability/Risk Assessments, Physical Security, Security Programs, Executive Protection, & Training Police/Resource Officers in Active Shooter Building Clearance.

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Chris Nicola

Law Enforcement Liaison

Chris is an experienced business owner with a demonstrated history working in emergency management, global physical security, corporate security, and the professional training and mentorship industries. He is also PMP certified.

Advisory Board Members

Stan Baumgartner

Stan Baumgartner

Chief Financial Officer. Christensen Arms

Proven strategic partner with significant operations and costing experience in private equity-backed and public multi-plant, international companies, $100M and $1.5B size. Stan has led all finance functions, IT, purchasing, treasury, risk, and BOD level communications.  A hands-on, right arm to CEO in growth firms (e.g. Henkel chemicals, from $55 to $330M sales; SIG Sauer $330 to $600M sales), and in highly stressed businesses (semiconductor, automotive).  He developed metrics/targets/cost/margin impact for operations undergoing factory automation, helping reduce labor by 40%, increase output by 30%, and raised gross margins by 420 bps.  Stan led an ERP conversion to SAP and numerous cross-functional team projects.  Two IPO’s Increased credit facilities ($300M) to support growth 24 M&A transactions.  He built a strong SIG Sauer Finance team which became a key business partner to the business unit, product line, and operations leaders.  Stan also has tremendous experience in Operations, Ops metrics, EBIT impact, factory automation, pricing, and working capital reduction.

Background includes: CPA (Deloitte), Booz Allen strategic consulting, Harvard MBA, Ga Tech undergrad with honors. US Army Corp of Engineers (2LT Hon. Discharged)

Major David Thompson

Major David Thompson

Bio forthcoming.

Who is ASR Alert Systems - Our Founder

About Our Founder

With a 30-year career as a law enforcement officer and as a Navy SEAL, Hector Delgado has conducted hundreds of hours of training seminars on the active shooter epidemic plaguing our nation. Real time critical information was a common thread that appeared to present itself at every active shooter incident. With Hector's understanding of the dynamics of critical incident management and communications, ASR was born. ASR was developed to fill the void of passing real-time critical information to first responders and all those under attack. Hector's philosophy was to think as a responder, victim, and attacker which has allowed him to transfer his knowledge and experience to the ASR Team and philosophy.


We understand the Active Shooter Epidemic our country is facing and seek to save lives should crisis strike a school or business.


We understand how to approach safety protocols from a risk assessment perspective for schools and businesses of all types and sizes.

Fast Response

Our patented approach focuses specifically on accelerating notification time to and expedited response from law enforcement and crisis first responders.

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