April Chapter Meeting
Date: April 26, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Rosie O’Grady’s – 800 Seventh Ave. New York, NY 10019
Guest Speaker: Dan McCaffrey, Director of Security for Rolex USA
Please join the NYC Chapter for our meeting on April 26, 2019 at Rosie O’Grady upstairs in the Manhattan Room. Lunch will be served with soft drinks; a drink ticket redeemable for wine or beer will be provided and a cash bar is available for additional beverages. We welcome Dan McCaffrey, Director of Security for Rolex USA as our speaker for the April Chapter meeting.
Please note the change to our registration process as we have included a shopping cart function. First order the number of tickets you wish to purchase. We now have an option to purchase a table where you can register your guests. Next click the red button to input the registration information of the purchaser and guests. Once you complete registration of yourself and guests click the button to check out and pay for the purchase. An invoice will be sent via email to the purchaser and tickets will be sent to the email address listed for each registration. Note that tickets can be sent directly to your guest if you add the guest’s email to the registration.
Registration for individuals, groups and tables of ten can be made online below. Ticket purchases for groups of 10 will automatically reserve a table for the company. Attendees who indicate CPP status when registering online will receive a certificate at the meeting for one (1) CPP continuing education credit.
Online registration will close on April 24th!
Speaker Bio: Dan McCaffrey, Director of Security for Rolex USA
It strains credulity to entertain the fact that master jewel thieves do exist in the real world and not just in blockbuster Hollywood movies such as Ocean’s 8. Master thieves plan these long term, sophisticated jobs with military strike precision. These undertakings are not just the smash and grabs committed in the diamond and jewelry district of NYC. It would be rare to find anyone within the ranks of law enforcement with the in depth knowledge of the gem and jewelry industry needed to fight these organized and often international gangs.
Daniel McCaffrey stepped into the ranks of the FBI’s NY Office as a Special Agent. Unlike his grandfather and father, who both served as NYPD Detectives, Dan did not begin his career in the ranks of law enforcement. Dan was fascinated by jewelry and gems and started his employment career at NYC’s iconic Tiffany & Co. Dan’s dedication was noted and he was elevated to the position of director of operations. This position required both extensive jewelry and gem expertise as well as knowledge of the most sophisticated security systems, both physical and cyber in nature. Dan also would have been in close contact with and shared information and resources with others in the industry. Tiffany & Co., along with other famous and expensive jewelry concerns also sought to combat the proliferation of counterfeit products masquerading as authentic. The NYPD was willing and able to help this endeavor.
Dan’s in depth knowledge and experience with fine jewelry and gems enabled the FBI to liaison with law enforcement agencies such as Interpol to fight these international gangs. Local law enforcement with the US would also now have resources and assistance to fight these crimes. Dan also developed a program within the FBI to train agents about the jewelry industry.
Dan is currently the Director of Security for Rolex USA. Dan’s career has come full circle- from one famous jewelry concern to government service and back again to another famous jewelry concern.
11:30 am - 2:00 pm