Owen Dresser Managing Director
Owen was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Ellicott City, Maryland. A lifelong Penn State fan, Owen became the 4th generation in his family to graduate from Penn State University. He graduated from the Smeal College of Business in May, 2011 with a degree in Supply Chain & Information Systems. Owen began his career with Amazon.com working as a manager in their Breinigsville, Pennsylvania distribution facility. In September 2012, Owen relocated to Wilmington, Delaware to provide leadership and planning for the opening of Amazon.com’s newly built 1.1 million sq. ft. distribution center in Middletown, Delaware.
Owen joined the S.A.F.E. Management team in Detroit, Michigan in June 2013 as an Event Manager. In Detroit Owen worked closely with Ford Field leadership to plan and execute operations for Detroit Lions football games, as well as major concerts such as Kenny Chesney, Justin Timberlake/Jay-z, and Bon Jovi. In October 2013 he relocated to our office in Jacksonville, FL to continue in his role as an Event Manager. Owen works closely with leadership from our many different venues in the greater Jacksonville area to ensure that the S.A.F.E. standards of excellence are upheld throughout Northern Florida.
Jeff Crytzer Sr. Event Manager
Born and raised in Central Florida, Jeff graduated the University of North Florida in Jacksonville in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He began his career with S.A.F.E. Management in September of 2014 as an intern for the Jaguar season, during this time Jeff learned some of the ins and outs of what it takes to manage security, guest services and personnel for events ranging in size from Florida vs. Georgia, NCAA Football games, NFL Jaguars games, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney as well as other major concerts and events.
Jeff accepted his current position as one of S.A.F.E. Management of Florida’s three Events Managers in December of 2014. He has spent his career working hand and hand with the offices other major venues such as the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University and the University of Florida. In the Winter of 2016, Jeff briefly worked with S.A.F.E. Management of Arizona to help with operations for the NCAA College Football Championship. His responsibilities were that of helping coordinate all facets of the events timeline such as the Pre-Game Tailgate to the Post Game Awards Ceremony. Jeff continues to strive to be an outstanding leader, who is dedicated to detail and always demonstrates commitment to quality and security for S.A.F.E. Management.
Vitor Rodrigues Event Manager
Vitor was born in Brazil and moved to south Florida at a young age. He then followed his brother’s footstep and attended the University of Florida. In the spring of 2016 he graduated from the college of Health and Human Performance with a degree in Sports Management. He was very involved in sports and was the president of the Men’s Club Water Polo team his junior year.
In his last semester of school, Vitor began his work with S.A.F.E. Management as an Intern. While interning, Vitor began learning the details and fine points of the crowd management and guest service industry working popular events including the Taxslayer bowl game, Monster Jam, Carrie Underwood, and Justin Bieber. After his internship, Vitor joined the S.A.F.E. team full-time and is excited to further his knowledge in the guest services industry while working with the Jacksonville Jaguars, University of Florida, and many other events.
Rob Dadez Event Manager
Born in East Lansing, Michigan, Rob has lived up and down the East Coast before settling down in Florida for college. Rob graduated from Saint Leo University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management and continued his studies to earn a Master’s in Business Administration in 2010.
Rob was able to work several internships during college around the Tampa Bay area including internships with the Tampa Sports Authority, University of South Florida Athletics, the Outback Bowl, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rob was asked to be a part of the gameday operations team for S.A.F.E. Management during Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Florida. He was then invited to travel with the S.A.F.E. Management Travel Team to continue to provide leadership at several Super Bowl events across the country. Rob had the opportunity to work three Super Bowls with the S.A.F.E. Travel Team, then another two Super Bowls as a full time Event Manager on the Super Bowl Operations staff in Indianapolis and New Orleans for Super Bowls XLVI and XLVII.
In between full time jobs with S.A.F.E. Management, Rob had the pleasure of being a District Executive for the Boy Scouts of America for 4 years in Tampa, Florida. As a youth, Rob earned his Eagle Scout, and with the passion for the BSA, he decided to embark on a career with the scouts. He managed over 50 different Cub Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and other various units in a three county area. He was the lead professional in helping with recruiting, fundraising, managing, counseling, and training of the adult volunteers within the units. He was able to refine his public speaking skills giving multiple presentations for membership, fundraising, and trainings.
Over the past 10 years, Rob has worked over 50 NFL football games, including 5 Super Bowls with S.A.F.E. Management. He has also worked several Bowl Games, MLB Baseball games, NCAA Basketball games, Concerts, Monster Truck Jam, and many other events. Rob is excited to bring his passion for sports and guest service to the S.A.F.E. Management team in Jacksonville, Florida.
Alex Miles Event Manager
Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Alex moved to the USA in 2016 to study at Georgia Southern University. Studying Sport Management, Alex volunteered his time with the Sport Management club as Vice President, helping students find work and opportunities within the industry. Whilst working with organizations such as ESPN, the NFL, The Atlanta Hawks and may others, Alex became familiar with large events and decided to pursue a career in event management.
After graduating in the Fall of 2018, Alex interned with S.A.F.E. Management, working large events including Jaguars games, the Tax Slayer Bowl, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Florida-Georgia. After his internship, Alex joined the S.A.F.E. team full-time in preparation for 2019. Alex is excited to continue his passion for large-scale events with S.A.F.E. Management.