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Date: May15th / Time:11:30 A.M to 1 PM

Houston Astros: How a World Champion Organization Handles Game Day Security and a World Series Run.

Ben Williams started off his career in Logistics with CEVA Logistics Responsible for 300k sq. ft. facility cross dock air/ground operation and Certified Cargo Screening Facility. Managed 100+ labor pool. Responsible for the facility Safety program, Security Program and lead the facility in LEAN processes. In 2014 Ben moved into Security and parking management with the Houston Astros.

As Director of Security & Parking: Responsible for security operations during event and non-events at Minute Maid Park. This includes security policy creation/implementation, management of contract and part-time staff, event planning, conducting security audits and adherence to MLB mandates. Recent projects include the introduction of walk-through metal detectors during the 2014 season, enhanced screening procedures with EOD canines and credential management. During 2017 Ben was responsible for all security planning and operations during the Astros’ World Series Championship Season. This type of season brings with it extra challenges, pressure, and scrutiny; not just
for the players and coaches.