James “Jim” Kenyon is a career educator with over twenty-five years of experience. He has held various positions in education and most recently Assistant Director of Licensing for the Nevada Department of Education, College of Education Faculty with the University of Nevada Las Vegas and currently the Director of Policy Development with Teach-Now in Washington, D.C. Prior to moving to Nevada and joining he NVDOE, Jim worked for the School Improvement Policy Center and the Public Policy Center in Tallahassee, FL.
He is from New York and Massachusetts; however, his career has taken him to California, Florida, Nevada, and Washington, D.C. Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University, Master’s Degrees in Secondary Education, Administration, and Special Education and a doctorate from Florida State in Education Leadership and Policy Studies.
CEO and President - Safeguard Risk Solutions
Gary L. Sigrist, Jr.
Gary Sigrist is a nationally known speaker, consultant, author and expert on emergency preparedness. His career spans more than 30 years as an educator, administrator and police officer. Sigrist’s background in both education and law enforcement gives him a unique perspective on safety and preparedness, which he brings to his work with clients of Safeguard Risk Solutions. Sigrist launched Safeguard Risk Solutions in 2013 with his partner and friend Mick Yinger.