January Chapter Meeting Date: January 24, 2014 Location: Rosie O'Grady's Steakhouse Guest Speaker: Tom Nadal, Jr.Director of Building Security, The Madison Square Garden Company
A sit-down lunch will be served and a cash bar is available. Registration for individuals, groups and tables of ten can be made below. Ticket purchases for 10, 20 and 30 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 January 23rd @ 1:30PM!
About the Speaker
Tom Nadal Jr., Director Building Security,The Madison Square Garden Company
Mr. Nadal has been with The Madison Square Garden Company the “World’s most famous Arena”; world renowned venue for its famous sporting and concert events for fourteen years. As Security Director he is responsible for the Safety and Security of the Arena Building, employees, guest and clients; overseeing 24hr operation of securing the arena building. Building Security at Madison Square Garden is a 24hr/7 day a week operation. Garden Services/Event Security is an event driven operation where event supervisors’ security officers, ushers, ticket takers, elevator operators and guest service rep’s are managed under the coordination with Event Security. He is responsible for a system of high tech CCTV Camera System with about 1300 Cameras from IP to 16 Megapixel High Definition. His team has developed and maintains a working relationship with NYPD MTS Precinct as well as Amtrak & MTA Police, FBI and JTTF in a cooperative effort to maintain inter-agency security support for Madison Square Garden. During the 2004 Republican Convention Mr. Nadal served as liaison with FBI, CIA, JTTF, and NYPD in preparation for the convention at Madison Square Garden. He works closely with the Knicks, Rangers and NY Liberty (Women’s Basketball) Teams ensuring their safety and security while in the Arena Building. Additionally he works closely with NBA and NHL Security to ensure Madison Square Garden is in compliance with the league security requirements.
Mr. Nadal has over 23 years experience in the security industry with 11.5 years with Beau Dietl & Associates where he started as a driver for Mr. Beau Dietl. Elevated to perform private investigator work for the firm his responsibilities included managing ongoing contracts for private and corporate clients. Mr. Nadal conducted investigations, undercover surveillances and provided armed executive protection for high profile clients and celebrities.
Mr. Nadal served as Director of Security for the Witkoff Group, Daily New Building located at 220 East 42nd Street. In this position he played a dual role of Director of Security for the Building as well as his position with Beau Dietl where the main office was located.