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.

Michael Raimondo

Michael Raimondo

Branch Manager, Vancouver Office

Michael has been in the security industry for over 20 years and, in that time, has been involved with all facets of the industry. His experience ranges from systems and CCTV to patrol and static services to major event management.

His long career solely in the Vancouver market has given him a keen sense of how the BC security industry has shifted and evolved over time and has given him the skills to be able to adapt his workforce to accommodate his clients’ changing needs.

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Michael is also an active touring security professional providing venue and personal security solutions for some of the music industry’s biggest names. Michael’s passion lies in security management specifically dealing with operations and logistics of major venues and events.

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