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Tools for Corporate Security

Hours: 4.50

With increasing threats in all facets of our society from data security, active threat events, terrorist attacks, and even industrial accidents, the importance of preparation and prevention has never been greater. Join us to learn strategies to keep your employees, investments, and your business safe.


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Learn About
  • Threats to your physical business assets and data
  • Recognizing and preventing workplace violence
  • Strategies to keep your employees, investments and business secure
Instructor & Presenter Bios

**Aaron Zemlock**

Aaron Zemlock has worked in law enforcement for the past 20+ years. In that time, he has worked in many different positions within the City of Menasha Police Department. Aaron worked primarily night shift patrol for the first 2 years and then moved into Maplewood Middle School as a Police School Liaison Officer for the next 10 years. Aaron then returned to patrol and in January 2010 and started the role as the Community Liaison Officer and Public Information Officer. His primary responsibilities during that time involved conducting business security surveys, overseeing the departments social media presence, and developing a good working relationship with local media.

Over the years, Aaron has been recognized for his work in law enforcement. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award - Menasha Joint School District, Teamwork Award MPD, WCPPA Crime Prevention Program of the Year and the 2015 Menasha Police Department Chief's Award. In October 2016, his peers recognized Aaron as the 2016 WI Crime Prevention Practitioner of the Year.

Aaron has also been a Rotarian in Menasha Rotary serving with the club for over 7 years and served as president in '11-'12 and '14-'15. Aaron also served as Assistant Governor for Rotary District 6270 and served as the chairperson for the clubs Charities Committee and Membership Committee.

In the summer of 2016, Aaron accepted a full-time teaching position at Fox Valley Technical College in the Criminal Justice Division. Prior to this, Aaron taught Business Crime Prevention as an adjunct at FVTC for 5 years. Aaron is married to his wife Niki and has a daughter and a son.

**James Schuessler**

James Schuessler is a graduate of Fox Valley Technical College with an associate degree in Criminal Justice. He continued his education and acquired a bachelors degree in criminal justice from Marion University, and a masters degree in education from the University of Wisconsin River Falls. James has worked in the Criminal Justice field as a state corrections officer, police officer, and police trainer. He spent the last 12 years of his fulltime career working at Lakeshore Technical College as a Criminal Justice Instructor focusing on the tactical training of police recruits in the police academy. James has been an adjunct instructor with FVTC since 2015. He has been conducting citizen courses for over 20 years, which include topics such as, personal safety, employee safety, concealed carry, advanced driving courses, and employee robbery response.

**Aaron Pynenberg**

Aaron Pynenberg is an acclaimed Medieval Combat Specialist and founder of the Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association (WHFA), an organization devoted to the teaching and practice of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA). As the WHFAs lead instructor, he works closely with other members of the HEMA Alliance, enthusiastically travelling, teaching and promoting the practice of Western European Martial Arts across the United States and Europe. His expertise in Medieval combat has led to appearances in a number of Hollywood projects including National Geographic's Medieval Fight Book, the re-release of the movie First Knight, the documentary Reclaiming the Blade, and the documentary Makers and Masters, which was produced for the re-release of the original Conan the Barbarian. Pynenberg served his country in the US Army/US Army National Guard as a Combat Medical Specialist from 1992-1998 with the famed Red Arrow 32nd Brigade. He previously served as the deputy director of ARMA, the Association for Renaissance Martial Arts, and was a main contributor to the reform of their study and training methodology. He assisted and led numerous seminars and programs for ARMA and left that organization in 2012 to found the WHFA. Pynenberg is based in Appleton Wisconsin where he continues his service as a 19-year Police Master Sergeant.

**Brent Schuettpelz**

Brent Schuettpelz, is currently the Helpdesk and Desktop Support Manager at Fox Valley Technical College. He and his team maintain roughly 4,000 staff and student computers across the districts campuses and training centers. Additionally they provide account and computer support services for 50,000 students across the nation, and provide technical support for nearly 2,000 staff, faculty and student employees annually. Brent is starting his 7th year in this position at FVTC, as he begins his 18th year of service to the College.

**Ignacio Enriquez Jr.**

Ignacio Nacho Enriquez Jr. has a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and is employed by the Appleton Police Department for 9-years and currently assigned as a School Resource Officer at Appleton North High School. Prior to working for APD, Nacho worked for the Ventura County Probation Agency in California as a Corrections Services Officer inside a juvenile facility.

He is also a member of the Crisis Intervention Team through the APD and a team member of the Hostage Crisis Negotiator Team through the SWAT team at APD. Furthermore, Nacho is also a Peer Support specialist for the County of Outagamie and a Youth Mental Health First Aid trainer for the Appleton Area School District. He currently holds a Substance Abuse Counselor In Training license through the State of Wisconsin.

**Jay Zempel**

Jay Zempel is a retired Law Enforcement officer who, in his 36-year career, has held every rank from beat patrolman to Chief of Police. Jay, a Master Instructor in Firearms, has been an adjunct instructor for FVTC since 1987. His current duties include heading the firearms training unit of the FVTC Police Recruit Academy. He also teaches several civilian classes in concealed carry including, CCW basic, Gal's with Gun's and a Civilian Tactical Shooting Academy. Jay is married to his wife Diane and has 2 grown sons.

Event Agenda

***7:30 - 8:00 AM***

**Networking and Registration**

***8:00 - 8:50 AM***

**Keynote: Security Assessments** - Presented by: Aaron Zemlock, Fox Valley Technical College

***9:00 - 9:50 AM***

**Bank/Retail Safety: What Every Clerk Should Know** - Presented by: James Schuessler, Law Enforcement-Retired/Fox Valley Technical College

**Business/Corporate Self-Defense** - Presented by: Aaron Pynenberg, The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts

**Fundamentals of Cyber Security** - Presented by: Brent Schuettpelz, Fox Valley Technical College

**Verbal Judo** - Presented by: Ignacio Nacho Enriquez Jr., Appleton Police Department

**Working Independently? How to Stay Safe!** - Presented by: Jay Zempel, Asst. Chief of Police-Retired/Fox Valley Technical College

***10:00 - 10:50 AM***

**Business/Corporate Self-Defense** - Presented by: Aaron Pynenberg, The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts

**Fundamentals of Cyber Security** - Presented by: Brent Schuettpelz, Fox Valley Technical College

**Verbal Judo** - Presented by: Ignacio Nacho Enriquez Jr., Appleton Police Department

**Working Effectively Across Cultures** - Presented by: Leah Caceres, Fox Valley Technical College

**Working Independently? How to Stay Safe!** - Presented by: Jay Zempel, Assist. Chief of Police-Retired/Fox Valley Technical College

***11:00 - 11:50 AM***

**Bank/Retail Safety: What Every Clerk Should Know** - Presented by: James Schuessler, Law Enforcement-Retired/Fox Valley Technical College

**Business/Corporate Self-Defense** - Presented by: Aaron Pynenberg, The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts

**Verbal Judo** - Presented by: Ignacio Nacho Enriquez Jr., Appleton Police Department

**Working Effectively Across Cultures** - Presented by: Leah Caceres, Fox Valley Technical College

**Working Independently? How to Stay Safe!** - Presented by: Jay Zempel, Assist. Chief of Police-Retired/Fox Valley Technical College

***Arriving at 11:50 AM***

**Appleton International Airport Ice Cream Truck** - Get a sweet treat and also find out the top 3 things to know about the Appleton International Airport.

***See Session Options for additional information on each session***

Session Options

**Bank/Retail Safety: What Every Clerk Should Know**

Don't assume your employees will know what to do in a high-stress situation. That takes training. The investment you make educating your employees might save a life one day. This breakout session will discuss how to respond to suspicious and threatening individuals. It will cover communication skills coupled with appropriate action when needed. The session will provide options for life threatening situations employees sometimes find themselves in while at work.

*Learn About*

  • Responding to suspicious and threatening individuals
  • Appropriate action in high-stress or life-threatening situations

**Business/Corporate Self-Defense**

Effective self-defense can ensure you and your employees feel more confident, secure and valued. Learn several common sense use-of-force skills to tap into should something go wrong in the workplace. This class is 80% discussion and 20% light movement and physical demonstrations. No special clothing or gear is needed.

*Learn About*

  • Understand general issues surrounding self-defense in the workplace and beyond
  • Gain important skills in keeping informed and aware in compromising places

**Fundamentals of Cyber Security**

Companies are only as strong as their weakest link. In most cases, the weakest link can be organizations own employees. Social engineering, rogue email attachments and access through telecommuting are just a few of the ways cybercriminals can creep into otherwise secure networks. Empowering your employees to recognize common cyber threats can be beneficial to your organizations computer security.

*Learn About*

  • Recognizing common cybercrime
  • Information security risks
  • Responsible email usage

**Verbal Judo**

In today's emotionally charged environment it is important to remain centered and focused during any verbal circumstance. Verbal Judo is the skill to effectively redirect behavior rather than react to a persons attitude. During this breakout, basic communication techniques, listening, rapport building, recognizing pre-attack gestures, and a hands-on scenario will be presented.

*Learn About*

  • Where charged emotions come from
  • Basic communication techniques including verbal and non-verbal
  • De-escalation strategies

**Working Effectively Across Cultures**

Address the needs of today's increasing global business environment by exploring the impact of culture on work behavior, evaluating workplace cultural scenarios, and building a practical set of tools to effectively interact across cultures, in order to excel in today's business environment.

*Learn About*

  • Cultural patterns and biases as they pertain to workplace practices
  • Geography, history, religion and politics and how they shape behaviors
  • Cultural practices and how they influence teamwork, motivation and decision making

**Working Independently? How to Stay Safe!**

Realtors and independent contractors among other professions require meeting individually with clients sometimes in remote or private settings. When meeting a client on your own you must understand the risks and identify possible violent behavior to preserve your safety.

*Learn About*

  • Identifying and reacting to possible violent behavior
  • Conceal and carry considerations
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
1825 N. Bluemound Road
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277

bi.services@fvtc.edu
www.fvtc.edu/bis
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771


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