2013 John M. Russi Award Recipient (Stephen Stone)
FASCO is pleased to announce that Security Officer Stephen Stone is the recipient of the 2013 John M. Russi Award. Mr. Stone will receive an award plaque and a check in the amount of $500.00 from FASCO.
Security Officer Stephen Stone was nominated by River City Security Services, Inc. based out of Jacksonville, FL. S/O Stone is currently employed by River City Security Services, Inc. as a Site Supervisor at the JAXPort Cruise Terminal where he is responsible for directing and managing a team of maritime security professionals who ensure safe passage at JAXPort for an estimated 200,000 cruise passengers annually.
Prior to transitioning to the private contract security industry, S/O Stone served in the U.S. Army for over 21 years where he was highly decorated with 5 Army Commendation Medals, a National Defense Service Medal and 6 Army Achievement Medals.
S/O Stone is widely recognized by his peers and customers at JAXPort as a leader, advocate and positive role model. One who always strives to exceed expectations and go the extra mile for all those that he encounters on the job.
One fellow Security Officer recently said, "Steve Stone is the best manager/supervisor that I have ever worked with here at River City Security. He not only has the comprehensive knowledge of all things port-related, he is the best 'people person' I have ever dealt with. He is constantly watching out for the well-being of his port team."
Please join us in congratulating Security Officer Stephen Stone on being named the recipient of the 2013 John M. Russi Award.
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About the John M. Russi Award
The FASCO John M. Russi Award is presented to a licensed security professional that has performed his/her services in an exemplary manner displaying both valor and dedication to the industry. Please visit the FASCO website at www.fascofl.org to see the past recipients of this prestigious award.
The Award was established to honor former Division of Licensing Director John M. Russi, whose years of public service were exemplified by a continuous display of professionalism, integrity and courage. Director Russi's contributions toward the professionalism of Florida's Security Industry are widely recognized by all.