Vanessa Vanegas

General Manager

Vanessa possesses almost 20 years of security operations and supervisory experience at JFK International Airport. As General Manager, she oversees Summit’s security force at JFK, ensuring the highest levels of professionalism and customer responsiveness, as well as strict compliance with all relevant regulations and directives, including those of TSA, FAA, Port Authority, and U.S. Customs. She also communicates directly with Summit’s Executive Leadership Team, resulting in streamlined decision making and effective service outcomes.

Vanessa began her career as a security officer with Summit in 1999, rising quickly to the position of Supervisor. Prior to rejoining Summit, Vanessa spent 15 years as Operations Manager for a leading aviation security provider at JFK Airport.

She studied Business Management at Queensborough College.

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