Saturday, December 4, 2021

‘In The Round’ with Robert S. Cohen



By Coastal Breeze News Staff 

On Wednesday, January 25th, Iberia Bank will present Robert S. Cohen as guest speaker for the next installment of the bank’s popular “In the Round” series. Robert is the Federal Security Director of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Southwest Florida International Airport.

Robert will answer questions regarding the past, present and future of the TSA and what role the TSA plays in protecting us. He will share with the audience insights on any new technologies aimed at keeping us safe, what we can do to protect ourselves and what we can do to reduce security line delays at airports.

During his extensive career, Robert served as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense where he oversaw plans and programs to ensure the Department’s ability to respond and mitigate results from national catastrophes and disasters. Following his relocation to Florida, he was appointed as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Children and Families for the State of Florida. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1997 and assumed the role of Regional Director of the South Central Florida Department of Banking and Finance within the Office of the State Comptroller regulating financial institutions and combating white collar crime.

The Welcome Reception will begin at 5:00 PM and the presentation by Robert will begin at 6:00 PM with a Q and A session following. Seating is limited, so please call 239-403-5159 for reservations.

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