SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

February 06, 2015 08:00 ET

Caress Kennedy of AlliedBarton Security Services Appointed to the Homeland Security Academic Program Advisory Board at St. John's University's College of Professional Studies

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 6, 2015) - AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces that Caress Kennedy, Vice President/General Manager, has been appointed to the newly created Homeland Security Academic Program Advisory Board, College of Professional Studies at St. John's University.

"The primary objective of the Homeland Security Program is to prepare our future industry leaders and professionals who will assume the responsibility of protecting our critical infrastructure at home and our national interests abroad," said Prof. Joseph Gulinello, Director, Homeland Security Program. "We are happy to appoint Caress Kennedy who will help us meet our commitment to provide the best education possible in Homeland Security for our students."

"It is an honor for AlliedBarton that Caress has been appointed to St. John's University Homeland Security Program Advisory Board," said Ron Rabena, Division President - National Security Operations, AlliedBarton. "Caress will be working with fellow industry executives, leaders, practitioners, educators and consultants to help deliver a comprehensive security education for students."

"I am delighted to be appointed to the Homeland Security Academic Program Advisory Board," said Caress Kennedy, Vice President/General Manager, New York/New Jersey region, AlliedBarton. "I look forward to working with the Prof. Joseph Gulinello and the other leaders to help contribute curriculum content, plan related workshops and seminars and consider internship opportunities for select students."

Kennedy is responsible for operational oversight and delivery of service to AlliedBarton's New York/New Jersey region. She joined AlliedBarton in September 2011, after 10 years with Global Employment Solutions. Born and raised in White Plains, NY, she holds a BA from Fordham University and an MBA from Pace University. She is currently on the Board for the Workforce Investment Board of the City of New York and the NYPD Explorers chaired by Police Commission Bratton. She is a member of ASIS, a past president of the Metro Chapter of the New York Staffing Association and was a YWCA Academy of Women Achievers Board Member.

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years, AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 60,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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