Adam Ringle Consulting, LLC

Adam Ringle Consulting, LLC

About Us

Founded in 2004, Adam Ringle Consulting brings experience in customized emergency planning and preparedness to your organization. We access instructional leadership, and over 30 years of experience in first responder and emergency service for private, local, state and federal authorities. We will provide your organization exceptional training that exceeds all local and state guidelines.

Our clients include:

AAA Club Alliance
Aenta Hose, Hook and Ladder Company
ASTI Transportation
Barclays
Braskem
Chemours
Ciocca Dealerships
Christiana Care Health Systems

Data Center World
Delaware Technical Community College
Paul A. Nickle, Inc.
Ransome CAT
State of Delaware
Teksolv
Word of Life Christian Center

Read about our staff below, then contact us to learn more.

Adam B. Ringle

Adam B. Ringle, CPP, MBA, EMT-T, NREMT-P

  • President and CEO
  • Director of UAS Flight Operations
  • Emergency Services, Training and Security Consulting

Adam B. Ringle serves as President, CEO and Director of UAS Flight Operations for Adam Ringle Consulting which he founded is 2004. Adam has more than 29 years of emergency services experience and 22 years of law enforcement experience. He possesses an extensive range and depth of knowledge in law enforcement, security operations, emergency medical services systems and UAS flight operations. He serves as the chief consultant designing custom professional training solutions and emergency response programs for both government and private entities alike. Adam specializes in workplace violence prevention, custom active shooter mitigation solutions and complex UAS flight program management. He is a certified level 1 thermographer, licensed fixed wing pilot, UAS remote pilot and instructor providing both training and operational support to clients. He provides expert witness services and maintains an array of emergency services certifications and licenses to best serve his client base.

Specialties

Adam has broad experience in law enforcement including tactical response team operator, uniformed services supervisor, investigative supervisor and crisis mitigation operational commander. Adam has commanded many large scale responses and was responsible for directing multiple special programs for the Wilmington Police Department, in Wilmington Delaware. These include the WMD Response Program, Tactical Medical Operations and UAS Drone Flight Program. He has conducted and supervised complex investigations for both internal and external sources. As a medic team leader for SWAT, he was responsible for significant aspects of mission planning and execution. Adam also has deep roots in the security industry and has been recognized as a subject matter expert on active shooter prevention, countermeasures and UAS flight operations. He does consulting for many private sector corporations and government entities by conducting site assessments, custom workplace violence prevention training and security procedure writing and compliance. Adam provides consulting services for companies looking to integrate UAS flight operations into their security response programs or law enforcement operations. In addition to being an experienced UAS pilot, he is a credentialed instructor with a track record of success. He has served as the Co-Chair of Operations for the State of Delaware UAS Training and Certification Steering Committee proving guidance to Delaware public safety agencies. Adam has been called upon as an expert on UAS operations by local and national media outlets.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • Executive Protection (EP)
  • Level 1 Certified Thermographer
  • FAA Certified Fixed Wing and UAS Remote Pilot
  • UASA Certified UAS Flight Instructor
  • State of Delaware Certified Police Officer
  • State of Delaware Master Police Instructor
  • COPT Certified Training Center Manager
  • American Heart Association-Regional Faculty
  • State of Delaware Paramedic
  • CONTOMS Certified Tactical Paramedic
  • Nationally Registered Paramedic
  • SWAT Type I, II, III Government Training Institute
  • FBI LEEDA Command Institute for Police Executives

Education

  • New York Institute of Technology, BS Business
  • Wilmington University, MBA Business Management

Fields of Competence

  • Workplace violence/Active Shooter countermeasures
  • Custom training solutions and program management
  • Security/risk/crisis mitigation
  • Strategic planning for security and medical response
  • UAS Flight Program development and management
  • UAS Thermography, inspection and compliance
  • FAA Compliance with 14 CFR- Part 107, 333 Exemptions and Certificates of Waiver (COA Process)
  • Complex UAS Operations and aircraft maintenance
  • Risk vulnerability analysis with countermeasures
  • Administrative law compliance and human resources
  • Corporate security procedure implementation
  • Site assessments
  • Expert witness services

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society for Industrial Security
  • FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association
  • National Tactical Officers Association
  • International Crime Scene Investigators Association
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • American Heart Association
  • National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Co-Chair of Operations, State of Delaware UAS Training and Certification Steering Committee
  • Voting Committee Member, State of Delaware Homeland Security Advisory Council Subcommittee
Carol A. Faedtke

Carol A. Faedtke, RN, BSN, MJ, CFRN

As a registered nurse with over thirty-three years of experience, Carol Faedtke has been immersed in various roles including, Staff Nurse, Unit Charge Nurse, Clinical Specialist and Educator. Ms. Faedtke is presently the Chief Flight Nurse and Operations Manager for Christiana Care Health Services medevac program where she oversees flight operations for both the Christiana and Georgetown locations in the State of Delaware. In addition, Ms. Faedtke is the Critical Care Transport Manager for the ground ambulance transport service and Clinical Manager for the physician access center both at Christiana Care. Ms. Faedtke is an integral part of Delaware’s only level one trauma center which is instrumental in transporting critically ill and injured patients to definitive care.

Ms. Faedtke is also an experienced educator. Ms. Faedtke and her colleagues were credited as the driving force to improve and implement new programs for both EMT-Basic and EMT-Paramedic education in the State of Delaware. Ms. Faedtke also served on a national committee that worked to standardize paramedic education throughout the United States. Ms. Faedtke has extensive experience in Prehospital Education and is responsible for didactic and clinical training for all levels of Emergency Medical Services providers. This State Office of Emergency Medical Services recently requested the professional services of Ms. Faedtke to assist in the clinical and didactic training of a paramedic for a joint special operations response team. In 2011, Ms. Faedtke was appointed by the governor of the State of Delaware to serve as an advisor to the Delaware State Fire Commission on matters of Emergency Medical Services and patient care guidelines for both commercial and non-commercial entities. Ms. Faedtke is considered a definitive leader in patient care and was recommended by the State of Delaware Office of Emergency Medical Services to assist the March of Dimes perinatal committee in developing state wide standards of care for the transport of high risk obstetrical patients. Ms. Faedtke routinely provides legal opinions for private and government entities on matters of emergency medical services standards, training, response, transport and administration issues. She has a critical and unique knowledge base that makes her an asset to law firms around the country when litigation arises.

Ms. Faedtke is affiliated with the American Heart Association and holds certification as a Regional Faculty Member for Basic Life Support programs. Ms. Faedtke holds instructor status and frequently facilitates courses for the American Heart Association in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support courses. Ms. Faedtke is a Nationally Certified Core Instructor with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians and is an expert in Prehospital Trauma Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, and Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum.

Ms. Faedtke currently holds licensure as a Registered Nurse in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Ms. Faedtke is a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Basic and is a Prehospital Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania. Ms. Faedtke is certified in flight nursing, neonatal resuscitation and advanced burn life support. Ms. Faedtke’s expertise in transport nursing and emergency medical services response has allowed her to serve as a consultant on critical response programs for both public and private entities. Ms. Faedtke authored a chapter on medical emergencies in Guidelines for Air Medical Crew Education . She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Wilmington University, and a Masters of Jurisprudence with emphasis on health law from Widener Law School.

Dr. Brian J. Levine

Dr. Brian J. Levine, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Medical Director

Born in Long Island, New York, Dr. Levine began his education by attending Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and graduating in May 1990 with a degree in biology. He then attended the University of Vermont, College of Medicine in Burlington, having his MD conferred in May 1995. Emergency Medicine residency brought Dr. Levine to Newark, Delaware and the Christiana Care Health System, where he completed the program in June 1998, serving his last year as Chief Resident.

With over 14 years experience as an Emergency Physician, Dr. Levine spends much of his time providing direct patient care. Dr Levine’s focus on academia, research and training provides him with a unique and distinguished skill set. His extensive involvement and expertise in Emergency Medicine has set him apart and he is a respected leader in the medical community.

Dr. Levine currently holds positions as the Associate Program Director in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Christiana Care, and Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Levine has published multiple articles, performs clinical research and has lectures on a wide array of topics including pharmacology, cardiology, and emergency procedures. He is currently the editor in chief of the EMRA antibiotic guide and has been the author of the previous three editions.

Dr. Levine has received many notable awards and merits throughout his career. Dr. Levine has been recognized for his many contributions in education and he was named Physician of the Year by the Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery and the Emergency Medical Services Community.

Dr. Levine holds the current instructor status in accordance with the American Heart Association standards for Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He is also an instructor in the American College of Surgeon’s Advanced Trauma Life Support Course.

Dr. Levine serves as the Associate Medical Director for Christiana Care’s Mobile Intensive Care ground transport service, LifeNet Aeromedical service, and the physician access center, all key departments in the transport of critically ill and injured patients throughout the tri-state area.

Eric L. Hamm

Eric L. Hamm, MS, CFI, CFII

  • Safety Management and FAA Regulatory Interpretation
  • Helicopter/Airplane Training and Program Development
  • UAS Flight Training and Program Development

Eric Hamm is a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII) in both helicopters and airplanes. He has specialized in aviation instructing for 15 years. Of his 3,500 total flight hours, 700 have been providing flight instruction for manned and unmanned pilots. He has assisted with re-writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for a Law Enforcement and Military organizations. He has a thorough understanding of Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Commission (PSAAC) standards for both manned and unmanned aviation operations. He has created and overseen a Public Safety Aviation Safety Committee and Training Committee.

Eric brings his nearly three decades of aviation management experience to the team at Adam Ringle Consulting. He is a specialist in creating, implementing and overseeing aviation safety and training programs, He is in tune with the latest Safety Management System (SMS) information and coordinates with Airborne Public Safety Association (APSA), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Aviation Branch, FAA UAS Integration Office, the Police Foundation and Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC).

Specialties

Eric oversees a sixteen pilot law enforcement aviation agency which requires a quality management approach to controlling risks. He has implemented programs that provide the framework to construct and support a sound safety culture. In addition, he has a thorough understanding of how UAS utilization can impact civil liberties granted by the Constitution, as well as the ability to understand how to address these concerns through policy. His knowledge of federal and state regulations affecting UAS operational oversight is extremely valuable to UAS program development.

In addition to the his manned and unmanned program management experience, his flight experience includes many complex missions in adverse conditions such as night flying, night vision device utilization, high wind, reduced weather minimums, and airspace deconfliction protocols.

Licenses & Certifications

  • State of Delaware COPT Police Officer
  • State of Delaware Certified Police Instructor
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • Rotorcraft and Fixed Wing
  • FAA Certified Instrument Instructor (CFII)
  • Rotorcraft and Fixed Wing
  • FAA Endorsed Night Vision Goggle Instructor
  • FAA Certified UAS Remote Pilot
  • UASA Certified UAS Instructor

Education

  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, AS Professional Aeronautics
  • University of Delaware, BA Geography, History, and Political Science
  • Wilmington University, MS Homeland Security Leadership

Fields of Competence

  • Aviation Policy & Procedure Development
  • Aviation Safety Management System Program Development
  • Aviation Training Policy & Procedure Development
  • Public Safety Accreditation Development
  • Program Evaluation & Review
  • FAA Regulation Interpretation and Review
  • Leadership Development Instruction in Job Redsign and Cognitive Evaluation Theory

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Flight Instructors
  • International Association of Chief of Police Aviation Branch Board Member
  • Airborne Public Safety Association Member
  • FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association
  • Deputy Chair of State of Delaware UAS Training & Certification Steering Committee
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Paige Fitzgerald

Paige Fitzgerald, MS, CEM

  • Emergency Management Solutions
  • UAS Flight Training & Program Development

Paige Fitzgerald serves as a technical consultant for UAS program development and flight training, as well as emergency management solutions. Paige brings a unique perspective to the team at Adam Ringle Consulting as she has over ten years of management experience in both the public and private sector in a variety of business settings. A specialist in program management, Paige can not only help to create capabilities-based project objectives, but also help to implement program evaluation measures to ensure that proposed solutions are delivering results. She is well versed in personnel and financial management systems for small businesses and in public sector grant management. She has extensive public messaging experience across a variety of projects and proven record of creating buy in among groups of diverse stakeholders. In addition to program development and management, Paige holds a certification in business continuity planning.

Specialites

Paige has experience in a variety of instructional environments from online learning, to classroom courses, to hands-on skills training. As an emergency manager, she specializes in effective resource management and targeted collaborative approaches to project planning. She currently provides supervision for the administration of the Homeland Security Grant Program for the State of Delaware, and developed and administers the UAS program at an agency level. She is well versed in FAA regulations and requirements, including 14 CFR Part 107, especially as it relates to Public Safety flight programs. In addition to the her UAS program management experience, her flight experience includes many complex missions in adverse conditions such as night flying, high wind, and multi-use or controlled airspace. Other areas of specialization include NIMS compliant program development and reporting for flight programs.

Specialties

Eric oversees a sixteen pilot law enforcement aviation agency which requires a quality management approach to controlling risks. He has implemented programs that provide the framework to construct and support a sound safety culture. In addition, he has a thorough understanding of how UAS utilization can impact civil liberties granted by the Constitution, as well as the ability to understand how to address these concerns through policy. His knowledge of federal and state regulations affecting UAS operational oversight is extremely valuable to UAS program development.

In addition to the his manned and unmanned program management experience, his flight experience includes many complex missions in adverse conditions such as night flying, night vision device utilization, high wind, reduced weather minimums, and airspace deconfliction protocols.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Emergency Manager®
  • Level I Professional Continuity Practitioner
  • UAS Certified Flight Instructor
  • FAA Certified UAS Remote Pilot

Education

  • University of Delaware, BA Political Science
  • University of Delaware, MS Disaster Science & Management

Fields of Competence

  • Program Development & Management
  • Grant & Financial Management
  • Policy & Procedure Devlopment
  • Program Evaluation & Review
  • Marketing & Public Information
  • Continuity of Operations Planning

Professional Affiliations

  • National Emergency Management Association representative, National Council on Public Safety UAS
  • Co-Chair of Operations, State of Delaware UAS Training & Certification Steering Committee
  • Member, FEMA Region III UAS Working Group
  • Member, Disaster Imaging Working Group