Security Manager | Nisqually Red Wind Casino
Andrew Kelly, a seasoned security expert, boasts a vast background spanning law enforcement, corporate security, and military sectors. Currently the Security Manager at Nisqually Red Wind Casino, Andrew boasts a track record of developing cutting-edge procedures for emergency response, crisis management, and physical security. He swiftly launched an efficient 100% guest ID scanning solution within two weeks amidst the COVID crisis, and remains successful today. This innovation, underpinned by his strategic leadership, bolstered casino security and significantly boosted revenues.
Andrew’s previous roles include key security positions at Tribal casinos across Washington and Oregon, The Pokémon Company International, PRO Club, and as a Federal Police Officer. In this role, he showcased his leadership prowess by securing the Leadership Award at the Federal Law Enforcement Police Academy, complemented by an array of investigative certifications.
A US Army Reserve veteran, Andrew’s dedication to the community is evident in his esteemed affiliations. He’s an integral member of the ASIS International Gaming and Wagering Protection Steering Committee, Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking, Washington State Fusion Cell Liaison Network, and InfraGard. As a dedicated instructor, he imparts lessons on workplace violence prevention and pioneered the casino’s inaugural use of force policy and review board. He also holds instructor and instructor trainer certifications from the Red Cross in CPR, AED, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Basic Life Support. Beyond these commitments, Andrew’s generosity shines as he volunteers as the Unit President and K-9 Handler for a bloodhound search and rescue unit serving Washington State.