SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

October 16, 2014 08:00 ET

New York Mayor's Office Appoints Caress Kennedy of AlliedBarton Security Services to the Workforce Investment Board of the City of New York

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2014) - AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the appointment of Caress Kennedy, Vice President/General Manager, to the Workforce Investment Board of the City of New York. The NYC Workforce Investment Board (WIB) engages leaders from the private sector, public agencies, labor unions and community-based organizations -- all volunteers appointed by the Mayor -- to inform the City's policies and services for adult learners, job seekers and employers. The WIB is chartered by the federal government through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), and managed by the NYC Office of Workforce Development.

"It is an honor for AlliedBarton that Caress has been appointed to the Workforce Investment Board by the Mayor's office," said Ron Rabena, Division President -- National Security Operations, AlliedBarton. "Caress has significant service industry and staffing experience and will work with the board to connect workforce development systems in New York City to help ensure quality jobs for New Yorkers."

"I am delighted to be appointed to the NYC Workforce Investment Board," said Caress Kennedy, Vice President/General Manager, New York/New Jersey region, AlliedBarton. "I look forward to working with the Mayor's office to expand job opportunities for New Yorkers across all five boroughs."

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 NYPD Explorers chaired by Police Commission Bratton, 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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