Kendy has been a S.A.F.E. team member since 2002.
Director of M&T Bank Stadium Operations
In 2002, Kendy joined S.A.F.E. Management as an Event Manager for the Baltimore Branch Office. Kendy was responsible for managing security, guest services, and vital event functions and staff at various venues throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan and surrounding areas such as Naval Academy, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola College, Towson University, The Preakness at Pimlico Race Track, Royal Farms Arena, Morgan State University and UMBC.
In May 2003, Kendy was relocated to Florida and was promoted to Director of Event Operations to embark on the opening of a new S.A.F.E. Management operation at EverBank Field in Jacksonville Florida with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Within three months, the office team successfully recruited, hired, trained and managed a part-time staff of over 400 team members for game day guest services. In addition to recruitment, Kendy coordinated administrative responsibilities including training and development, client relations and event day operations. He also assisted with development and implementation of event day security and emergency response plans. Kendy developed strong relationships with clients resulting in increased account penetration including securing contracts with University of Florida Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and Jacksonville Equestrian Center. In addition, Kendy successfully opened operations at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena and managed ongoing special events with crowd capacity up to 15,000. He was also involved with S.A.F.E.’s first Super Bowl participation in Jacksonville, Florida and was selected as Director of Event Operations for the Pepsi Concert Series and game day guest services.
After completion of Super Bowl XXXIX, Kendy was given the opportunity to return to Baltimore, MD. He was promoted to Director of Operations and was given full responsibility for the Baltimore Branch Office. For the next several Super Bowls (XL- 2006, XLI- 2007, XLII- 2008, XLIII-2009, XLIV- 2010, XLV- 2011, XLVI- 2012, LII- 2018, LIII- 2019, LIV- 2020), Kendy managed daily stadium operations with responsibilities focused on staffing perimeter security, game day WTMD entries and ticket scanning. He also implemented security protocol and emergency response procedures based on NFL Best Practices and in coordination with NFL Security.
After 18 years of dedication to S.A.F.E., Kendy accepted the position of Security Manager with The Washington Redskins. In addition to managing the security perimeter protection of FedEx Field and assisting in other WFI Properties, he provided leadership to the Redskins 24/7 security team and served as a liaison working with vendors to ensure that technical security measures were maintained and functioning properly. At the end of the 2013 football season, Kendy was promoted to Security and Guest Services Manager. He began to manage Redskins internal game day staff and successfully hired, trained and staffed up to 400 team members each season. During his tenure, The Washington Redskins received SAFETY ACT Designation in 2015 and Kendy played an intricate role in developing security documentations relating to Standard Operating Procedures.
Kendy’s enthusiastic and energetic personality provided him four very rewarding seasons with The Washington Redskins. During his time with the Redskins, he continued to maintain a strong relationship with S.A.F.E. That provided an opportunity to act as a security consultant for S.A.F.E. during Super Bowl 50 and Super Bowl LI. In March 2017, Kendy accepted a new position with S.A.F.E. He has re-joined the Baltimore Branch Office as the Director of M&T Bank Stadium Operations. Kendy resides in Towson, MD with his wife Meghan and their daughter- Avery, son- Colin and family dog- Harley.