Michael D. Megeath
Executive Protection Specialist – U.S. Special Forces Tactical Training – U.S Government Executive Protection Certification
Intelligence and Threat Analysis – International Travel and Logistics – Self-defense Instructor
Protection Team Tactical Instructor – Liaison with Domestic and International Law Enforcement
U.S. State Department, Diplomatic Security Service 2004 to 2018
Served worldwide as a supervisory special agent and Regional Security Officer, responsible for executive-level, high-threat protection for three U.S Presidents, four U.S. Secretaries of State, seven U.S. Ambassadors, and dozens of foreign ministers and dignitaries. Responsibilities included leading close-protection teams, threat analysis, residential security, acting as lead advance for domestic and international travel, coordinating logistics, budget oversight, and liaison with local and foreign law enforcement. Examples of roles and responsibilities:
Senior U.S. security representative for U.S. Presidential visit to Thailand
Lead Advance for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visit to New York City
Team leader for Secretary of State Colin Powell visit to New York City
Executive protection team leader for Israeli Foreign Minister visit to U.N. General Assembly
Agent in charge for Chinese Foreign Minister visit to Seattle
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA 2001 to 2003
Project management and business development for MSN Music. Responsible for developing creative ad products and acquiring new business partners to buy ad space for the newly acquired MongoMusic.com search technology.
MongoMusic.com, Menlo Park, CA 2000 to 2001
Project management and business development for internet start-up music company - MongoMusic.com. Responsible developing creative ad products and acquiring new business partners to buy ad space on website.
The Luster Group, San Francisco, CA 1999 to 2000
Project Management for new $1.5 billion international airport. Responsible for daily construction and project controls reports. Acted as liaison with sub-contractors and assisted with construction coordination and problem solving.
U.S. Naval Officer, United States Navy 1990 to 1998
Surface Warfare officer and Special Warfare (SEAL) officer. Served as department head and operations officer at various commands throughout the U.S. and overseas. Served at SEAL Team 8 and Special Boat Unit 22. Deployed twice during the first Persian Gulf War to the Red Sea and Persian Gulf.
Education and Credentials
U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, Bachelor of Science in General Engineering (1990)
U.S. Navy Special Forces/SEAL training, Coronado, CA (1996)
Top Secret/SCI security clearance since 1990