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Security Manager / Director

Freeport, New York, 11520, United States
November 12, 2018

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Director of Security Operations

Program Development ~ Guest Management ~ Budget Development and Allocation

Tactical Planning and Implementation ~ Liaison and Intelligence Source ~ Leadership and Training Development

Competitive Contract Bidding ~ Rapid Conflict Resolution

Qualifications Profile

Seasoned, goal-driven, and highly committed professional, with extensive experience in all aspects of security operations, encompassing facility, public safety, and protective security operations for various events and concerts. Expert at creating effective security plans, executing recommendations, as well as structuring and facilitating comprehensive training to achieve maximum operational performance. Equipped with articulate communication skills in collaborating with local law enforcement agencies, communities, and other businesses to coordinate necessary information and develop corrective actions to address security deficiencies.

Relevant Experience

New York Mets National League Baseball Club/Citi Field Ballpark Flushing, NY

Senior Director of Security Operation Dec 2015–Oct 2018

Director of Security Operation Jan 2014–Dec 2015

Director, Facility Security Oct 2013–Jan 2014

Manager, Facility Security Mar 2009–Oct 2013

Lead Shift Security Supervisor Mar 2003–Mar 2009

Event/Shift Security Supervisor Apr 2001–Mar 2003

-Spearheaded all security supervision, special officers, NYPD paid detail, watchmen, as well as event and non-event security in relation to Citi Field

-Managed the implementation of all policy and procedures for the safety and security of the staff

-Led the development and execution of training programs and drill for the company’s security staff, while planning and facilitating all special events in the ballpark

-Designed a template in evaluating performance of staff and recommended appraisals for supervisors and shift guards

-Handled contract negotiations with Local 177 Security Union and collaborated with president on all issues related to Citi Field

-Created all aspects of security budgets for concerts and chaired preconcert meeting with all agencies on logistics

-Initiated all pre-game/pre-event agency meetings, including VIP visits to Prince Harry, President Donald Trump, Ed Sheeran, and Jennifer Lopez

-Administered and coordinated all facets of Safety Act requirements for the New York Mets and the receipt of Certificate of the Safety Act from Depart of Homeland Security

-Established and maintained all post-orders and procedures for shift and event staff, including security guards NYPD Paid Detail, K9 EDC teams, Security Supervisors, and Watchman

-Took charge of developing all reforecasts and billing as well as performing supply security for special request

-Served as operational liaison with all local, state, and federal law enforcement officials

-Supervised the Shift Security Department and non-event staff, while formulating all post-orders and procedures for shift and small-scale events

-Carried out key tasks including arranging schedules of all shift security personnel and dispatched staff, as well as managing payroll for shift and small-scale event security

-Fulfilled various human resource functions, such as conducting interview for potential shift security supervisors along with shift security guards from Local 177

Career Highlights:

Made major contribution to the attainment of Safety Act Certification from the Department of Homeland Security for the New York Mets

Successfully directed all concerts security operations, such as load-in, load-outs, parking lots and events, while instigating all plans for egress of guests entering and exiting of the ballpark

Displayed competency in introducing all training and agendas for annual, mid-season, and refresher training

Drove efforts in designing the NY Mets Transportation Program

Earlier Positions Held:

Beau Dietl and Associates Woolworth Building, NY

Security Site Director

Assistant Director, Mail Screening Services

Other Experience

Gruntal and Company New York, NY

Financial Consultant

Meryl Lynch Forest Hills, NY

Financial Consultant

Various Financial Institutions New York, NY


Durr Mechanical Construction, Inc. New York, NY

Project Manager/Estimator/Drafter


Coursework in Business Management

New York University, New York, NY


Series 7 (General Securities Representative) Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent)



NHL Winter Classic BTS Dead and Company The Zac Brown Band


New York City Football Club - Soccer Game The Meadows Music an Art Festival (Jay Z & Red-Hot Chili Peppers) Lady Gaga - Joanne World Tour Classic East (Fleetwood Mac & Eagles)


NL Wild Card Game The Meadows Music and Arts Festival (Kayne West) Dead and Company Beyoncé – Formation Tour Electric Daisy Carnival New York 200


Legends of Wrestling NL Playoffs World Series All-Star Cricket Exhibition The Zac Brown Band Heart Foo Fighters Boyz 2 Men


Huey Lewis and the News


MLB All Star Game hosted by NY Mets


NL Playoffs

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) Desktop Publisher AWARE Program

Microsoft Windows 2010 Adobe Photoshop

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