Thomas Henkey served for six years as Senior Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Chicago, where he was responsible for disaster planning and response, as well as special events, physical-security, infrastructure, transportation, and homeland security and antiterrorism analysis. Mr. Henkey also has nearly 15 years of experience in a range of private-sector and nonprofit safety and security management roles. In 2017, publisher Elsevier released his new text Urban Emergency Management. He is currently the Director of Emergency Management for Titan Security Group, and an adjunct instructor at DePaul University’s School of Public Service.
Mr. Henkey is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), a Certified Institutional Protection Manager, and a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers, the ASIS Cultural Properties Council, the Chicago Public-Private Task Force, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He is the vice-chair of the Chicago Cultural Properties Security Group, as well as vice-chair of the BOMA-Chicago Preparedness Committee. Mr. Henkey holds undergraduate degrees from St. Louis University, and a Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management from American Military University.