Bridgett D. Lewis

Manager of Security Operations
Port of Long Beach

Bridgett D. Lewis, Manager of Security Operations at the Port of Long Beach, has a dual role: She oversees security operations at the nation’s busiest seaport, as well serving as the Director of the Central California Maritime Coordination Center (MCC) housed at the Port’s state-of-the-art Security Command and Control Center.  The Maritime Coordination Center is a Department of Homeland Security Interagency Operations Center and a collaboration of over 80- local, state and federal maritime law enforcement agencies established to coordinate the response to criminal maritime activity, including human and narcotics trafficking. The MCC is nationally recognized as a model for Maritime Intelligence sharing, collaboration, and coordination.  Bridgett holds both bachelor’s, and dual master’s degrees from the University of Akron, Ohio;  California State University Dominguez Hills, as well as numerous post-graduate and professional  certifications as numerous post-graduate certifications, including being a  Registered National Emergency Number Professional, Certified Emergency Manager, California POST Instructor, National Association of Public Communication Officials as an Emergency Communications Instructor, and Criminal Intelligence Analyst.