Kevin Belligiere co-founded Hospitality Security Advisors after more than 30 years of experience overseeing crisis management, security operations and administration for the largest hotel operator in New York City.
During his career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, he managed a staff of more than 100 security personnel across more than a dozen properties and brands including one of New York City’s largest hotels, the 1,750-room Sheraton New York. In that capacity, he established a record of successfully managing safety and security programs, crisis management, risk management, fire and safety management, travel security and fire safety and planning. He led the organization’s first line of communication with law enforcement and built effective and valuable relationships with local and federal agencies including the New York Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Secret Service and Homeland Security. He also provided counsel to Starwood’s regional security teams.
Among his career highlights, Kevin planned and executed security procedures for major events in New York, including New Year’s Eve, The Clinton Global Initiative, The United Nations General Assembly and the Macy’s Day Parade. He has served on Starwood threat assessment and crisis go teams deployed for national disasters and workplace violence incidents.