ASI Consultants & Associates (ASI) is a licensed and insured corporation that specializes in providing a diverse range of professional and dependable services ranging from executive protection, executive protection training, bodyguard, and investigative services individually tailored to our clients’ specific needs.
Bill Ferrell III, CPS, EPS, PPS President & CEO is responsible for the growth, vision, leadership and the forward progress of his company of ASI Consultants & Associates as it spans across nationally and internationally. Mr. Ferrell brings more than twenty-seven (27) years of real world experience in law enforcement, security protection, dignitary protection, bodyguard, executive protection, executive protection training, protection advance coordination, investigative skills and multi-level management leadership skills to his client base. The staff at ASI is held at the highest standard ethics and is trained to be courteous, professional, effective, accurate and discreet.
Prior to establishing ASI Consultants & Associates, Mr. Ferrell was the Chief Security Officer (Chief of Police) for Florida Atlantic University. At FAU he was responsible for directing the overall law enforcement and security operation for the State-run university’s five (5) South Florida campuses with over 26,000 students.
Twenty-five (25) of Mr. Ferrell’s twenty-seven (27) years in law enforcement were with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). He served six (6) years as a District Shift Commander assigned to the Lieutenant Governor’s Dignitary Security Protection Unit. During that six (6) year assignment Mr. Ferrell was charged with the overall responsibility of protection, protection advance coordination, physical security services and the security of the Lieutenant Governor and his family.
In September of 1985, during the South “Global Southern Governors” Association Conference Mr. Ferrell was assigned to the Security Protection Unit which was collectively charged with the overall safety and security of the three-day event.
In 1986, during the “Southern Governors’” Conference in Miami-Dade County, Mr. Ferrell was assigned to join the Dignitary Protection Unit of the North Carolina Highway Patrol. He was part of a team that provided security protection for then Governor James Martin and his family.
In 1987, during Pope John Paul II & President Ronald Regan’s’ visit to South Florida, Mr. Ferrell was assigned to the Security Protection Unit which was charged with the mission of providing safety and security during the event.
In 1999, during the inaugural celebration for Governor Jeb bush and Lieutenant Governor Frank Brogan, Mr. Ferrell was assigned to the Dignitary Protection Unit and charged with the security protection of then Insurance Commissioner Bill Nelson (current U.S. Senator) and his immediate family.
In 2000, Mr. Ferrell was assigned to the Dignitary Protection Unit of the Pennsylvania State police during a five (5) day South Florida business trip for Lieutenant Governor Mark Schweiker.
In 2005 as Senior State Police Commander Mr. Ferrell traveled with forty other Florida Highway Patrol State Trooper’s to Washington D.C. for President Bush and Vice President Cheney’s’ “Presidential Inaugural”. He was charged with the overall security operation for (FHP) members who were assigned to assist Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement during the three-day event.