D. Cory Markham

Chief Executive Officer

D. Cory Markham - Chief Executive Officer in Lakewood, WA


D. Cory Markham is an accomplished protective specialist with over 15 years working Corporate EP, Dignitary, Presidential, and High risk assignments. He routinely completes high value/sensitive items transports and has continually operated at a high level on critical assignments with no incidents throughout his career as a security professional.


Babson College
Micro MBA – Business Administration / Entrepreneurship

Skagit Valley College
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement

Instructor Certifications

  • Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission Firearms Instructor
  • Washington State Certified Trainer
  • Management of Aggressive Behavior – Verbal De-escalation
  • ASP Baton Instructor
  • ASP Handcuff Instructor
  • OC Instructor


  • TACMED – Tactical Medic
  • Combat Lifesaver
  • Patrol Designated Marksman – Precision Shooter in Urban Environments
  • Handgun / Rifle / Scoped rifle
  • First Aid / CPR / AED
  • Active Shooter


  • Over 20 years of combined Military and protective work experience
  • 2 United States Presidential Security details: President Bush and President Obama.
  • ASIS Chairman - Olympic Mountain chapter (Effective Jan 2020)
  • Awards presented for protective service by Mayor of Seattle, Mayor of Bellevue
  • Director of Security - the Tacoma Events Commission
  • Graduated from Babson college November 2018 – Micro MBA in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship.
  • Selected as 1 of 150 persons out of over 5000 companies globally to take part in the Goldman Sachs 10K small businesses program as a Scholor


844 MIP SECR ext 700