Robert is the director of public safety at Kane. He has more than eighteen years of experience in the hospitality, service, and security management industry. Robert oversees all operations of the Public Safety Department as well as Corporate Security. These duties include coordination of staffing, administration, policy creation and implementation as well as assisting the Operations, Development, Construction and Property Management departments. Robert is also responsible for the creation and implementation of all security and risk management functions for Kane Realty’s owned and managed assets.
Robert is a graduate of the University of Sacred Heart in San Juan, Puerto Rico and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in justice systems.
Robert is a Certified Instructor under the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board, Baton and Handcuffing (ASP), OC (Defense Technologies) and Taser International among others. Chief Batista is also a International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) through the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP), Certified First Aid, CPR & AED Instructor as well as an American Society for Industrial Security member.