Michael Evanoff

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Michael T. Evanoff
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Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security
Assumed office
November 3, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byGregory B. Starr
Personal details
Born1961 (age 58–59)[1]
EducationEastern Kentucky University

Michael Turner Evanoff is an American security expert and government official who serves as the Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as Vice President for Asset Protection & Security for Walmart from 2014 to 2017. Evanoff previously served as Chief Security Officer at Coca-Cola and as Global Director of Security at Och-Ziff Capital Management. From 1985 to 2011, he served as a special agent in the Department of State's Bureau of Diplomatic Security, where he held senior positions with the Overseas Security Advisory Council, NATO Office of Security, Secretary of State protection detail, and eight U.S. missions overseas.[2] In his capacity at the State Department, he provided personal protection services to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.[3]


  1. ^ "Michael T. Evanoff (1961–)". Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. August 25, 2017. Retrieved September 13, 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  3. ^ Wright, Robin (August 1, 2007). "Rice's Protector Plans a Move to NATO". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 13, 2017.

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