Tyler Williams is the Vice President of Operations at ASI, one of the leading food safety auditing, training and consulting companies in the U.S. In this position Tyler is responsible for the certification process of over 3000+ audits annually and manages ASI’s employees and contracted auditors around the world. In addition to working full-time with ASI, Tyler is also in the process of getting his Master of Science in Food Safety and Certificate in International Food Law from Michigan State University. He has several professional development certifications in food defense, food fraud, preventive controls, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), implementing Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes, internal auditing, and lead auditor training to name a few.In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of ASI, Tyler still finds time to train and consult with major food companies around the world to help improve their food safety. Additionally, Tyler has recently started a non-profit organization called Show Me Food Safety. This organization provides resources to small food manufacturers and growers in Missouri to help improve their food safety practices and get on the shelves of local grocery stores.Recently, Tyler has taken on the development of an entire new division dedicated to cannabis (ASI Cannabis Safety and Quality). With this new division and industry, ASI looked to Tyler to build an audit form that would meet the industry’s needs. Tyler worked with several industry stakeholders and conducted sample audits on several cannabis manufacturers and growers. After his industry research was complete, he developed the Cannabis Safety and Quality audit that ASI uses today. This new audit form has allowed cannabis manufacturers and growers to improve the safety and quality of their product and ultimately protect the health of the consumers.