Fran Manfredo, VP Operations - USA
Francis Manfredo joined ISN in 2016 as the Vice President of Operations for the United States. Fran oversees the day-to-day operations of ISN’s Utica, New York office, including business development and recruiting throughout the United States.
Prior to joining ISN, Fran had successful career in the fire service and law enforcement fields. He was appointed to the position of Director of Public Safety for Hamilton College in July 2008 after completing over 23 years of service with the City of Utica Fire Department, retiring at the rank of Assistant Chief. During his service to the City of Utica, Fran managed the day-to-day operational and administrative needs of a 129-member department. In addition to his extensive background in the fire service, Fran is a graduate of the New York State Police Academy and completed 20 years of law enforcement service with the New York State Police and the New Hartford Police Department.
Fran earned associate degrees in Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice from Mohawk Valley Community College, bachelor degrees from Empire State College in Fire Service Administration and Emergency Management and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Marist College. Fran is also a graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program and holds numerous certifications from the New York State Emergency Management Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
With his experience in fire services and law enforcement, Fran brings a unique set of skills and experience with him and is an exciting addition to the ISN team.