Timothy Wood has a diverse work experience spanning over several decades. Timothy began their career in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a Military Policeman for nearly 11 years. After leaving the military, they joined the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service as an Associate Dean and Training Manager. In this role, they taught Incident Command and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and later led a program in Abu Dhabi to train a paramilitary security force. Following their time at TEEX, Timothy worked as the Director of Security at Full Sail University, a renowned art, music, and film school. Timothy then served as the Captain and supervisor of Homeland Security/Emergency Management at the Orange County Sheriff's Office for 28 years. Timothy's expertise in security management led him to become the Director of Security at the Orange County Convention Center, where they were responsible for overseeing a vast facility. Currently, Timothy is the Director of Safety and Security at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, where they manage safety and security operations for one of the largest convention centers in the nation.
Timothy Wood's education history begins with their enrollment at Central Texas College from 1988 to 2002, where they obtained an Associate of Science degree in Law Enforcement. In 2001, they also earned an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies from Columbia College.
Continuing their education, Wood attended the University of Central Florida from 2001 to 2005, where they obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies. During this time, they also earned a Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership from the same institution, completing the program in 2007.
Wood pursued further education at the University of Central Florida, obtaining a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from 2005 to 2008. Concurrently, they also earned a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management & Homeland Security from the University of Central Florida, completing the program in 2010.
In terms of additional certifications, Wood became an ASIS Member through ASIS International in 2007 and again in 2012. Timothy also obtained the certification of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International in 2012. Furthermore, Wood received the Florida CPTED Practitioner (FCP) certification from the Florida Office of the Attorney General in 2007 and the Florida Crime Prevention Practitioner (FCPP) certification in the same year.
Lastly, it is known that Wood aspired to obtain the Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) certification from the National Sheriffs' Association, but the specific details regarding its obtainment date are not provided.
View in org chart
View in org chart
December, 2019 - present