Active Shooter Specialists
KDL Solutions, who has been part of this industry for more ten years, is an award winning Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based Company who are active shooter specialists. They provide the very best in the industry to train law enforcement officials on how to prepare for active shooter scenarios. KDL specializes in turn key operations for supplying all levels of law enforcement with Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT).
From KDL’s Level 1 Active Shooter Training Kit, which includes seven cases of the most up-to-date and comprehensive inventory from everything from weapons to classroom materials to protective devices and our Level 2 Medical Kit that includes everything law enforcement needs to train. KDL is the sole source provider for these kits.
Our distinguished list of professionals include:
Dean Bertram, Ph.D
Dean is the President and Partner of KDL Solutions LLC. Dean leads company’s key initiatives while overseeing the sales . Dean’s professional background is in the field of Forensic Science and has over 25 years of experience working in a teaching and research Laboratory. Bertram currently teaches numerous forensic science courses at The University of Southern Mississippi. He has consulted and instructed throughout the country and internationally. He served as the Director of the International Forensic Science Academy. Although a scientist by trade, Dean has experience as lead investigator on numerous federal grants dealing specifically on the topic of active shooter training. Through the grants funded by Mississippi Office of Homeland security Bertram and his staff helped implement state wide active shooter training in Mississippi utilizing Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT). Currently KDL Solution LLC is contracted with The ALERRT center in San Marcos, Texas and provides equipment needs throughout the United States. Bertram is continuously working to improve and enhance both law enforcement and forensic science products.
Kimberly R. Wright, BS HT(ASCP) Black Belt Certified
Kimberly is the COO and co-owner of KDL Solutions. She also holds the position as Anatomic Pathology Supervisor at Forrest General Hospital. She is and experienced leader in the areas of organization optimization, strategy, lean concepts, performance improvement and leadership competency. She has developed and supported development of the numerous products KDL Solutions. LLC offers today.
Kimberly is a graduate of William Carey University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a specialty in Histotechnology, She is a Board Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She is Black Belt certified in Six Sigma.
Kimberly has publications in The Journal of Histotechnology and performed fundamental research in the area of fingerprint rehydration.
Les Goff, Ph.D
Les is a Senior Executive and Serial Entrepreneur that innovates, sets strategy, organizes, focuses and delivers growth. Les is currently a managing partner of KDL Solutions, LLC a forensic science and homeland security based company.
Previously, Les worked for GE Plastics for 16 years in various roles. He held leadership positions in a variety of businesses that included
- General Management of one of the Plastics businesses with profit and loss responsibility
- One of the first e-businesses in plastics
- Quick order specialty products business
- On line color matching business
- Product Development Management
- Global R&D Management
- Global Marketing Management.
Les has a range of experience in development of very early stage technologies through to commercialization. His client’s have ranged from individuals, universities, Economic Development Organizations to Fortune 50 companies. He is a GE-trained Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and holds a Ph.D in Polymer Science and Engineering
Post-GE, he has participated in over 12 start-up companies as an investor, CEO, COO, CTO, founder and owner with several successful exits.
- Is a founding member of the Mississippi Angel Network
- Founded Noetic Technologies, Inc, an early stage technology development and commercialization company that developed a new model for University Tech Transfer
- Noetic Technologies, Inc. received the 2010 Rucker Award for Innovation between a Public and Private entity