Vice President for Corporate Security for Johns Hopkins Medicine
Harry Koffenberger oversees 675 security, transportation and parking employees who identify, develop, implement and maintain security services and processes for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Howard County General Hospital, Suburban Hospital, the East Baltimore medical campus and all other Johns Hopkins Medicine affiliates. His staff provides customer-oriented services, reduces risks, responds to incidents, and reduces and prevents loss of the organization’s assets. Koffenberger’s responsibilities also include directing a large parking operation consisting of 10,432 spaces that generate revenues of more than $15 million annually, as well as a transportation system averaging 3,500 patient and employee passengers daily.
Before being named to his current post in 2006, Koffenberger was senior director of corporate security and oversaw security, parking and transportation operations on the East Baltimore campus, as well as the security personnel at Johns Hopkins Bayview and Howard County General Hospital. He had joined the Johns Hopkins security team in 1994 as director of external security for the East Baltimore campus.
A 24-year veteran of the Baltimore City Police Department, Koffenberger rose from beat patrolman to a lieutenant in the homicide division to major and commander of the Southeastern District. Throughout his career, he was known for his strong involvement with the community. After concluding his service with the city police, he became a security consultant to Johns Hopkins Medicine’s East Baltimore campus, where he developed a widely used series of crime awareness seminars for staff.