DOVER, Del., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that Greg Robinson has joined the Company as Director of Corporate Security. In this role, he will be responsible for the direction and planning of corporate security, physical security systems, government intelligence coordination and coordination of business continuity programs for Chesapeake Utilities.
Mr. Robinson brings over 30 years of broad based security and protection experience to Chesapeake Utilities. He is skilled in critical system and executive protection, international security, corporate safety policy, law enforcement, public safety and cyber investigation. He also has experience with risk/vulnerability assessments, strategic planning and crisis management.
"Greg's seasoned expertise and vast experience with topline security procedures combined with his high level of professionalism and accessibility makes him an ideal fit for our team," said James F. Moriarty, Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. "Our Company is experiencing tremendous growth, and we are excited to have Greg on board to help maintain the safety and security of all of our employees and facilities."
Mr. Robinson comes to Chesapeake Utilities from the National Basketball Association (NBA) in New York City where he spearheaded all aspects of arena and team security including the protection for 500 Professional Athletes, 30 NBA teams, 29 NBA arenas, employees, spectators and facilities in the U.S. and Canada since 2005. In this role, he led and developed a team of four Security Directors, four Administrative Assistants and 100 Security Professionals, and assisted with the management and administration of the Security Department that includes the formulation of a $6 million budget.
Prior to his position with the NBA, Mr. Robinson was the Senior Security Advisor for the Joint Staff, Protection Directorate at The Pentagon and the Senior Operations Director for Homeland Security at the Army Operations Center. In addition, he held the positions of Director and Senior Investigator for the Criminal Investigations Division and the Senior Manager of Prison Operations and Security at Fort Leavenworth Federal Military Prison in Kansas.
Mr. Robinson served in the U.S. Army for 20 years and achieved accolades while on tour in many locations including Panama, Germany, Macedonia, Korea, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras.
Mr. Robinson earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Iowa State University and his Masters of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University. He is a member of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, the American Society for Industrial Security Professionals and the Department of Homeland Security Sports League Council.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission, gathering and processing, and marketing; electricity distribution; propane gas distribution and wholesale marketing; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and the Chesapeake family of businesses is available at www.chpk.com.
Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is not affiliated with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
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