Chief Operating Officer
Jim D’Arcy joined Cambridge Security in March 2016 as Vice President/Director of Retail Services, bringing with him years of industry experience and an in-depth understanding of retail security and loss prevention. In December 2016, Jim was promoted to the position of Vice President/Director of Southeast Operations. Most recently, in June 2017, Jim was promoted to his current position of COO and relocated to our Corporate Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Before joining Cambridge Security, Mr. D’Arcy spent 7 years with The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, parent to the A&P, Pathmark, Food Basics, Food Emporium, Superfresh, and Walbaum’s grocery store chains, where he managed center store and perishable shrink, corporate security, quality assurance, food safety, store audit and store safety as well as crisis management, operations data analysis and store operating expenses. During Jim’s tenure with A&P, the company realized tens of millions of dollars of profit improvement through its loss prevention lead programs.
Jim was also an integral part of the loss prevention leadership team of the New Jersey Food Council where he served as Chair of the Northeast Regional Loss Prevention Conference and Vice Chair of the Loss Prevention Committee. While in this role, Jim created the loss prevention scholarship program for high potential loss prevention professionals. In 2014, Jim received the Loss Prevention Professional of the Year award from the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association and New Jersey Food Council.
Prior to joining A&P, D’Arcy spent five years as an Asset Protection and Operations Manager at The Home Depot, and was also a Police Officer in Monmouth County, New Jersey, receiving three awards for meritorious service.
D’Arcy is a volunteer firefighter and has served his community for more than 17 years, including 6 years as a Captain in the world’s largest volunteer Fire Department, and 10 years as a NJ State Fire Service Instructor. As a firefighter, D’Arcy has been recognized three times for outstanding service, including saving the life of a fellow firefighter.