Daniel Tumminello Managing Director
Born in Livingston, New Jersey, Dan attended University of Delaware as an undergraduate and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice. He attended Grand Canyon University for graduate school and obtained a Masters of Science in Leadership. Dan has a certificate in Business Administration from the Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame. In 2003, he embarked on his career with US Investigation Services (USIS) as an Investigator. Dan served in the US Navy Reserves from 2002-2010 as an Intelligence Specialist. While working with USIS, Dan conducted federal background investigations and was a team leader until 2012.
Dan began as a Manager with S.A.F.E. Management in 2006 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. His responsibilities as a part-time Manager included providing and managing personnel for security, parking, ticket takers, ushers, and supervision for large public events including NFL games, college events, and concert events at University of Phoenix Stadium. In early 2011 and 2012, Dan helped manage Super Bowl XLV and XLVI security shifts for daily security and game day operations. He also worked as a Security Supervisor for Super Bowl XLI & XLII.
In April 2012, Dan started full-time with S.A.F.E. Management as Director of Security. He has been intricately involved in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and scheduling staff. Dan also provides leadership to our 24-hour; 7 day-a-week security operation. He prides himself on having a well-trained, friendly, and value added focused security team in which he has cultivated through his strong communication.
As Director of Security, Dan has assisted with the development of a new security screening procedure, i.e. “hand wanding”, of all individuals entering University of Phoenix Stadium on Cardinal game days. His responsibilities have included the Tostitos Fiesta Bowls, two BCS National Championship games, Rolling Stones/U2 concerts, automotive sports, trade shows, International Soccer matches, conventions and festivals.
In January 2013, S.A.F.E. Management began work at Camelback Ranch Glendale (CRG). Dan was instrumental in starting both overnight and Spring Training game day operations for CRG. Dan has been the director of operations for stadium events such as Cardinals Fan Fest, International Soccer, Concerts, and Spring Training Baseball.
Dan was selected as Director of Stadium Operations for the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome at Super Bowl XLVII, Metlife Stadium at Super Bowl XLVIII and University of Phoenix Stadium at Super Bowl XLIX. During this assignment, he trained, managed and provided direction to all S.A.F.E. security staff in coordination with NFL security. Dan was part of the planning and game day operations for the 2016 & 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship game. In 2017, Dan worked with the NCAA in the preparation and execution of event and security operations for Men’s Basketball Final Four. He currently works as a security consultant with the NCAA for Men’s Basketball Final Four.
Dan is a Certified Sport Security Professional (CSSP) and member of the National Center for Sports Spectator Safety and Security (NCS4). Since 2016, Dan was been a member of the Private Security Committee of NCS4. He acted as chairman and committee member for the City of Phoenix North Gateway Village Planning Committee from 2008-2015. He also served on the Board of Directors for the North Gateway Homeowners Association until 2015 and currently is on the Board of Directors for Collins Creek, Phoenix, AZ. Dan resides in Phoenix, AZ with his wife, Jill and their seven-year-old son, Cale.
Lindsay Anderson Senior Administration & Event Manager
Born in Royal Oak, MI Lindsay attended Central Michigan University and graduated with a Bachelors of Applied Arts with a degree in Commercial Recreation with a concentration in Facility Management and minors in Event Management, Leadership, and Professional Sales. Throughout her college career, Lindsay completed internships at Walt Disney World Resort and S.A.F.E. Management in the Detroit Office. Throughout her internship at S.A.F.E. Management Lindsay assisted in the daily office operations and event day operations. After graduation, Lindsay traveled to New Jersey to assist with administrative operations for Super Bowl XLVIII.
In July of 2014, Lindsay moved to Phoenix after accepting a position as the Office Manager with S.A.F.E. Management at University of Phoenix Stadium. Lindsay was responsible for overseeing: recruitment, training, office procedures and managing the part time office staff. She was instrumental in the planning and scheduling of all events at University of Phoenix Stadium which has included Arizona Cardinals Football Games, Fiesta Bowl, Super Bowl XLIX, Gold Cup Soccer, One Direction Concert, College Football National Championship, COPA America Soccer Tournament, Guns N’ Roses, Monster Jam, Supercross, and NCAA Final Four. S.A.F.E. Arizona provides Security and Guest Services at Camelback Ranch Glendale, which is home of the L.A. Dodgers and Chicago White Sox Spring Training. Each year, Lindsay was involved in scheduling and training spring training staff as well as operationally working as an Event Manager throughout the month.
In April of 2017 Lindsay relocated from the Arizona Operation to Atlanta, GA to open the new Atlanta Operation at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United as an Office & Events Manager. She was responsible for the administrative aspect of the operation which included interviewing, training, onboarding, payroll & scheduling employees. She also worked as an Events Manager for events at Mercedes-Benz Stadium including, Atlanta Falcons Games, Atlanta United Games, 2018 CFP National Championship, Super Bowl LIII, MLS All-Star Game, MLS Championship Game, SEC Championship, and many concerts.
In February of 2019, Lindsay relocated back to Arizona from Atlanta to assist with a new operation in S.A.F.E. Arizona, with Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Lindsay will oversee the operation at Salt River Fields, which includes Spring Training for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies and other events throughout the year. Lindsay will also work as an Event Manager for events at State Farm Stadium.
Lindsay has also been heavily involved with our administrative responsibilities during Super Bowl. She is responsible for assisting with the NFL Audit, which includes training employees, scheduling employees, reconciling employees and hours worked in time-keeping system, and submitting hours worked to the NFL daily. Lindsay has worked on the Super Bowl audit for Super Bowl XLIII, XLIX, 50, LI, LII, & LIII.
Jason Hamm Event and Security Manager
Jason began his career in security working bars and nightclubs in Downtown Baltimore in 2005 while attending college. His first foray into Event Security was in 2006 with Merriweather Post Pavilion, an outdoor 19,000 capacity amphitheater and concert venue in Columbia, Maryland. In the off-season, Jason began working part-time at the legendary 9:30 Club in Washington, DC as Door Staff.
After a change in direction working over four years in the financial sales industry for Primerica Financial Services, Jason returned to the Security industry in 2014, working again for the 9:30 club on a part-time basis as a Trainer of new staff at the venue. By 2016 Jason was promoted to Crew Chief and Trainer with the 9:30 club on a full-time basis. Nightly he led a staff of about 15 to perform their duties operating those venues, working directly with venue and touring management to oversee successful events.
In May of 2017, as a part of his involvement with the 9:30 club and associated venues, Jason was asked to consult on security planning and operations for the to-be completed, 6,000 capacity, indoor concert venue The Anthem on The Wharf in Southwest DC. The scope of which included security staff deployments, credentialing, patron ingress and egress, vetting, line management, and emergency evacuation procedures amongst many other aspects. Jason assisted in hiring and training new security staff to run the venue for when it opened on October 12th 2017. He was soon after officially appointed Director of Security for The Anthem to oversee all security related staffing and event operations. Jason enjoyed working with venue management and visiting tours to come up with creative solutions to the various challenges that invariably arose on day of show, as well as fostering a fun environment for security staff to work.
Jason’s career with S.A.F.E. Management began with a desire to grow in the security management industry and learn from the best in the business. In July of 2019, he left The Anthem and accepted the position of Event and Security Manager in the Arizona office at State Farm Stadium. Jason oversees the 24/7 security operation at State Farm Stadium and ISM Raceway as well as security guard shifts at Camelback Ranch Glendale, daily security practices, and overall event management. Jason is most excited to learn from the great leaders within S.A.F.E. and help grow the Arizona office and company as a whole!
Jason has spent many hours on top of his professional career to gain knowledge and mastery in the different aspects of the industry. He is a Certified Sport Security Professional (CSSP) and member of the National Center for Sports Spectator Safety and Security (NCS4). He was a contributing member of the NCS4 Best Practices Guide for 2019, a multi-day workshop in North Carolina. He also holds his Associated Protection Professional designation through ASIS International of which he is a member as well. Jason has completed a number of security workshops through DHS, FEMA, and TEEX in order to keep up with new standards, regulations, and best practices in the industry. Jason resides in the Phoenix area with his wife Brooks and their three kids Addison, Jack, and Finley.
Mitchell Webb Event Coordinator
Born in Kennesaw, GA, Mitchell attended The University of Georgia where he graduated in December 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and a minor in Communications. While at UGA, Mitchell was a four-year letterman on the Baseball team. After graduation Mitchell worked for Party Planners West as an area manager for The Super Bowl LIII Experience in Atlanta, GA. Mitchell then came to Phoenix to work as an Operations Assistant for Camelback Ranch Glendale during Spring Training where he became more familiar with S.A.F.E. Management and large events. In July 2019, Mitchell moved to Phoenix full time to join the Arizona S.A.F.E. team as an Event Coordinator. He is the ultimate team player and is excited to be a part of the S.A.F.E. team.
Brittany Bellissimo Event and Office Coordinator
Born in Moorpark, CA, Brittany grew up in Peoria, AZ and graduated from Arizona State University. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Development and Management with a minor in Special Events. While in school, she was part of the New Member Committee for her sorority, a member of National Association of Catering and Events, and was a 4-year Dean’s List recipient. In addition, she completed an internship in Atlanta, Georgia in Hotel Management. In 2017, Brittany achieved one of her dreams by getting accepted into the Disney College Program. During her semester living in Orlando, Florida, Brittany worked as Theater Operations for The Festival of the Lion King.
After returning back to ASU and taking one of her event classes, Brittany met her mentor that soon introduced her to the music industry. She worked her very first concert at University of Phoenix Stadium (now known as State Farm Stadium). Due to this, Brittany earned a full-time internship working in the music industry traveling between Las Vegas and Phoenix. She has worked at multiple venues such as T-Mobile Arena, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Gila River Arena, and Mandalay Bay working closely with several concert promoters, artists, tours, and venue staff.
After the completion of her internship, Brittany started at State Farm Stadium as an Event Coordinator with ASM Global working side-by-side with S.A.F.E Management. During her time with ASM Global, she was in charge of coordinating multiple corporate events, Cardinals team events, Cardinals football games, The Rolling Stones No Filter Tour, Monster Jam, Supercross and the Fiesta Bowl. This is what ultimately led to her transition to S.A.F.E Management. Brittany is very happy to be on the team and is excited to continue to learn and grow within the events industry.