Michael T. Evanoff

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Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
Term of Appointment: 11/2017 to present

Michael T. Evanoff was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security on November 3, 2017.

Mr. Evanoff most recently served as the Vice President for Asset Protection & Security for Walmart International, Inc. in Arkansas, a position he held since 2014. Previously he served as Chief Security Officer at Coca-Cola HBC, in Zug, Switzerland and Athens, Greece, and as Global Director of Security at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in New York.

Mr. Evanoff was a career special agent in the Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security from 1985 to 2011, holding senior posts with the Overseas Security Advisory Council, the NATO Office of Security, the Secretary of State’s Protective Detail, and eight U.S. Missions overseas. He also established the first Diplomatic Security liaison officer to the U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany. Mr. Evanoff earned a B.S. at Eastern Kentucky University.