DeKalb, IL

The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a reminder of how frequent, how depressingly routine, mass shootings have become – in malls, at churches, and so often at schools and colleges. Greg Crane, Founder and CEO of ALICE, drew up lessons for responding, driving from school to school in a Chevy Suburban towing an RV, while his wife did paperwork for their fledgling venture in the backseat. Today, his company, ALICE Training Institute, has more than 50 full-time and part-time employees, and its training is deployed to more than 2,000 school districts. Read more