About Us / Management Team
Damon Zumwalt, the pioneer of peer group security, first organized CSC in 1967 as a much-needed alternative to standard entertainment security. Since then, CSC has evolved from twenty employees serving Los Angeles into a full spectrum crowd management firm with eighty thousand employees working out of fifty branch offices across the United States. Damon’s innovative methods and CSC's success over the last forty-six years have paved the way for a new standard in crowd management and have made Damon a highly respected authority in his field. CSC and its’ affiliate companies provide services for more events than any other crowd management firm in the world, and through Damon’s leadership, have set the bar for quality service at events worldwide.
Jim began his career with CSC in June of 1991 as the Director of Operations and has over 22 years of experience in the crowd management field, including management of the CSC Los Angeles branch office. Jim has formulated and executed operational plans at numerous major events, including the Rose Bowl game and Rose Parade, UCLA football, World Cup Soccer, the Super Bowl, USC football, Raiders football and numerous concerts and special events. Prior to joining CSC, Jim spent 15 years working in the field of crowd management and is currently responsible for all of CSC’s administrative functions and corporate operations.
Stephen V. Mirabile is a 25 year veteran of the global event industry having unmatched experience spanning the largest public events of the last two decades.
His impressive portfolio has included executive roles on eight previous Olympic and Paralympic Games and has been an Expert Advisor to the International Olympic Committee for Event Operations. In addition to his position on CSC’s Board of Directors, Mr. Mirabile is the President of Contemporary International and the lead executive overseeing all day to day management of international business endeavors.
Along with his role in several Olympic Games, including the most recent successful delivery of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Mr. Mirabile has led teams in some of the largest and most complex events in the world. Some highlights include; 1994 FIFA World Cup, 2003 Special Olympics World Games, NFL Super Bowls, the 2005 Visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Rio 2007 Pan American Games and the G8 & G20 Summits in Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Mirabile plays a crucial role in client services, corporate strategy, business development, financial oversight and the management of international affiliates throughout the world.
Stephen is widely recognized for his ability to build and manage teams of executive professionals toward a common goal. His work ethic, discipline, and focus on results have led to clients considering him a true partner in delivering a world class event. These talents are instrumental in turning an organization's vision into a successful event experience.
Abraham is a technology executive with strong hands-on skills and has been with CSC since November 2002. Abraham has served as a technical project manager for the LAPD and has led many high-profile IT ventures. He has also written many sound modules for leading studio software companies and has managed the technology needs for a number of events, including the Super Bowl, the Rose Bowl and the Olympic Games. Abraham designed the online workforce management tool which CSC uses to schedule and manage their workforce across the country. He also designed the accreditation software used to manage the accreditation for the PGA Championships, Ryder Cups, and many Bowl Games. Abraham has a B.S. in computer Information Systems, a Masters in Information Systems, a Masters in Business Administration, and a B.A. in Music. He also has more than 13 years of experience in the field of technology and programming.
Mark Camillo serves as CSC’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and is internationally recognized as a law enforcement and security professional. He has exceptional expertise in the area of emergency preparedness operations and is credited with directing the security operations of some of the most critical infrastructures in the world.
Mr. Camillo began his career in law enforcement as a Special Agent in the U.S. Secret Service where he completed a distinguished 21-year career that included three separate assignments at the White House. Specialized assignments required protecting four U.S. Presidents and family members in various capacities and ultimately serving as head of the White House Security Branch, which encompassed the supervision of daily security, emergency preparedness and all-hazards operations at the White House Complex. Following his final White House tour of duty, Mr. Camillo was appointed to the position of Secret Service Deputy Assistant Director, detailed to the headquarters of the newly created Department of Homeland Security. He continued working in critical assignments until his return to Secret Service headquarters where he was appointed the Chief Technology Officer for the agency.
Mr. Camillo has held several key positions during his career in major event planning,most notably being appointed as the Olympic Coordinator for the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics. Under his direction, the Secret Service executed its mission through Presidential Executive Order to design, plan and implement the Federal operational security plan for the Games. The successful execution of this carefully designed preparedness and prevention plan was later identified by the White House Office of Homeland Security as an excellent model for future security designs at Events of National Significance.
Mr. Camillo also serves as an appointed member of the American Society of Industrial Security’s Global Terrorism Council, is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Academy for Venue Safety & Security, conducted annually by the International Association of Assembly Managers. Most recently, Mr. Camillo was named a Senior Fellow at the George Mason University Center for Infrastructure Protection, serving as a subject matter expert in security studies and operations.
Devan began her career with CSC in 2000 when she traveled to Sydney, Australia for the Summer Olympic Games. Following her work in Sydney, Devan returned to Los Angeles where she worked in CSC’s corporate office while earning her degree from the University of Southern California. Following her USC graduation, Devan accepted the position of Director of Operations with Print Secure, a former CSC affiliate company. Devan also created the content for CSC’s online training program, SORT (Security Officer Regulation Training). In her current position as Vice President, Devan oversees the marketing and PR for all of CSC’s U.S. operations.
Chris Davis serves as CSC’s Senior Vice President of Business Development and has received global recognition for his law enforcement and security expertise. Mr. Davis completed a distinguished 23-year career as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, before retiring from Senior Executive Service.
Mr. Davis began his career with CSC in 1982 as a “yellow jacket” while he was a student-athlete at Purdue and San Diego State Universities. Following completion of his undergraduate academic requirements, Mr. Davis went on to enjoy a career in professional football as a member of the National Football League’s New York Giants and the New England Patriots prior to his acceptance into the FBI.
During the course of his FBI career, Mr. Davis investigated a wide variety of matters and served in various leadership capacities. He was a Bureau-certified Defensive Tactics Instructor, Post Blast Bomb Investigator, General Police Instructor, and was collaterally involved in many of the FBI’s most significant counterterrorism investigations. As a result of his counterterrorism and security expertise, Mr. Davis was selected to participate as a member of the FBI’s Executive Management Special Events Security planning and preparedness teams for events including, but not limited to, five NFL Super Bowls, two Presidential National Conventions, NBA Finals, NBA All Star Game and Weekend, World Series, G-8 Summit, and the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games, where he served as the FBI Sector Commander. Mr. Davis has received numerous Incentive Awards and letters of commendation for his investigative and managerial accomplishments and for his dedicated work with underprivileged children. Mr. Davis is a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), and the NFL Alumni.
Mark is presently serving as CSC’s Vice President of Operations and the Regional Manager for the western branches. Mark began his career with CSC in 1987 while he was a student at the University of Northern Colorado. In 1989, Mark moved to Miami to help establish CSC’s Joe Robbie Stadium operation where he developed crowd management plans for the new Miami Arena and the Orange Bowl. He moved back to Colorado in 1991 to work in the family business but continued to work for CSC as a supervisor on a part-time basis. He coordinated security plans for the Papal visit events in 1992 and returned to full-time management in 1993 at CSC’s new Jacksonville office. Mark developed crowd management plans for the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Jacksonville Coliseum, Convention Center and Performing Arts Center. He returned to Colorado in 1996 to assume the Branch Manager position and oversaw the operations at Coors Field, including the 1998 all-star game. A veteran of 10 Super Bowls, Mark completed the Disney Institute’s People Management class and received the 1998 CSC Manager of the Year Award. Additionally, he wrote and presented the NFL’s Best Practices for Stadium Security and has been the guest speaker at the IAAM’s International Crowd Management and Arena Management Conference. He is also a member of Major League Soccer’s Safety and Security Committee as well as a Member of IAAM’s Life Safety Committee.
Jim began his legal career as a defense litigator in Santa Monica, CA before entering into practice as a corporate and securities attorney in Los Angeles. He has been with CSC’s legal department since 2002 and currently oversees all contract negotiations and legal matters affecting CSC. Jim obtained his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from the University of California at Berkeley and received his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Southern California.
Bruce began working in the event management industry in the mid 1970's, working events such as Off Road and Supercross Motocross Racing. Between 1982 and 1990, Bruce managed the House Staff at the Hollywood Bowl before beginning his tenure with CSC in the early 80’s working as a field supervisor. In 1990, he assumed responsibility for the CSC Event Staff operations at the Hollywood Bowl, which he maintained until his transfer to Nashville in November of 1996. During that time he was also the General Manager of CSC’s sister company, Crowd Management Inc. From 1993 to 1996, he was responsible for the day to day operations of Crowd Management Inc. at the Los Angeles Sports Arena and Coliseum complex and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
Serving as Branch Manager, Bruce opened the Nashville Branch of Contemporary Services Corporation in 1996. The Nashville office currently provides event services for the Sommet Center, home of the NHL Nashville Predators, LP Field, home of the NFL Tennessee Titans, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Tennessee State University, Western Kentucky University and Middle Tennessee State University. In 2000 Bruce was awarded the Contemporary Services Corporation Manager of the year.
In 2001, Bruce was promoted to Regional Manager and in January of 2009, he was promoted to Vice President of Operations. Bruce has traveled throughout the country for CSC to help in the training and opening of new offices and venues including the Ice Palace in Tampa Bay, the Gaylord Entertainment Center, now named the Sommet Center, Titans Coliseum, now named LP Field, Nashville Superspeedway, the Curb Center at Belmont University, and Allen Arena at Lipscomb University. Bruce has also assisted in the opening of the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, All Tel Arena in Little Rock, Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Coors Field in Colorado, CSC’s Atlanta branch office servicing the Georgia Dome, CSC’s Knoxville branch office servicing UT Knoxville, and the CSC St Louis branch office. Bruce attended Santa Ana College in Santa Ana, CA.
Jay began his career with CSC while he was a student at North Carolina State University in 1990. He started as a supervisor and worked his way up to an assistant manager position. After graduating with a degree in engineering, Jay became an event manager for CSC Florida. In 1995, he became the branch manager of CSC's expansion office in Pittsburgh and managed the Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers accounts. In 2000, he was again promoted and returned to Florida as the General Manager of CSC South Florida. In 2001, he took over as the Regional Manager for the Southeast, and in May of 2005, was promoted to Corporate Vice President of Operations along with Mark Glaser. Jay is a veteran of 14 Super Bowls, during which he oversaw all stadium security operations. He has worked with all of the major professional sports leagues, multiple university programs, numerous stadium concerts, and an untold number of special events. Jay manages one of the largest operations in CSC’s structure and ensures that all of CSC’s operations are conducted with the services and detail that our clients have come to know and expect. Jay’s expertise has allowed CSC to place him in charge of its National Management Training Program, where he develops and trains future CSC managers through classroom study and hands-on event experience. Along with Mark Glaser, Jay led the development of the NFL security best practices program for the NFL Security Task Force sub-committee and traveled throughout the U.S. in 2003 and 2004, presenting the final product to NFL teams and stadium operations personnel.