BRANCH PROFILE

 

Stephen V Mirabile

President and CEO

Stephen is a 20 year veteran of the global event industry having unmatched experience spanning the largest public events of the last two decades.

His impressive portfolio has included senior management roles on eight previous Olympic and Paralympic Games and has been an Expert Advisor to the International Olympic Committee for Event Operations. Stephen was the lead executive overseeing all business endeavors related to the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and sits on Contemporary's Board of Directors.

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In addition to several Olympic Games, Stephen has also led teams in some of the largest and most complex events in the world, including 1994 FIFA World Cup, 2003 Special Olympics World Games, multiple NFL Super Bowls, the 2005 Visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

As President, Stephen plays a crucial role in client services, corporate strategy, business development and the management of CI's offices throughout the world.

Stephen is widely recognized for his ability to build and manage teams of executive professionals toward a common goal. His work ethic, discipline, and focus on results have led to clients considering him a true partner in delivering a world class event. These talents are instrumental in turning an organization's vision into a successful event experience.

Damon Zumwalt

Damon Zumwalt

Chairman

Fifty years ago, Damon founded Contemporary Services Corporation and pioneered it into the leading event security services company in the world. His peer group approach to security and crowd management became the most effective and reliable means of providing professional crowd management services and security for the sports and entertainment industry.

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The growth of CSC's services to more than 6,000 events annually led to the creation of complementary event companies, namely, APEX for executive protection, ProtaTECH for event workforce technology and ultimately Contemporary International for highly-skilled, event management professionals who apply their expertise and experience to bring success to major event projects all over the world.

Christine Becker

Christine Becker

Branch Manager, Vancouver Office

Christine joined CSC in 2009. In her CSC role at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Christine led workforce planning, scheduling, recruitment, and training. In 2012, Christine began overseeing all Human Resource responsibilities for the Vancouver Branch and was later re-assigned to her current role as acting Branch Manager of the Vancouver office.

As Branch Manager, Christine directs the daily tasks of the Vancouver office as it relates to client services, project management, business development, event and staffing operations, policy & procedure development, and training.

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Christine possesses 10+ years of human resources and organizational development experience. Prior to joining CSC, she held many HR positions where she honed her expertise in talent management, organizational development, training and development. Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from the University of British Columbia.

Brad Sitter

Brad Sitter

Event Manager

Brad is a Global Event Professional with demonstrated ability to perform under pressure in order to meet service levels and tight deadlines. Dedicated to upholding high standards of professionalism and quality of work produced, Brad is a strategic planner with strong analytical skills and an affinity for developing creative solutions.

Brad has been developing and delivering workforce solutions for 12 years, with 8 of those years working on high profile events, including Olympic Games, Pan Am Games, NHL hockey, CFL football and major concerts.

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As one of two dedicated Event Managers for Rogers Arena, Brad oversees the services provided by CSC to Canucks Sports & Entertainment for all hockey games, concerts, and other events. He is present onsite, at the Arena before, during and after the events, working very closely with our Event Supervisor to address any and all concerns you may have.

In addition to workforce and event management, Brad’s overall experience encompasses training program development, complex analysis & reporting systems, quality assurance, and development and implementation of software solutions.

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