Matthew (Doc) Miller
Director of Operations, DC/Metro Region – Shadow Protective Services – SPS500
Mr. Miller is the Director of Operations for the Maryland office (DC/Metro Region Operations) of Shadow Protective Services – SPS500. With over 20 years of Military, Security, Executive Protection, and Emergency Medicine he is the newest member of the SPS management team
Mr. Miller’s professional experience began in the Marine Corps where he learned the discipline for the security field. He later worked as a security officer at NASA while he was attending college to pursue a career as a Paramedic. His Paramedic background would take him to a career with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department in Maryland and as a Flight Medic with the Maryland Army National Guard. During his military career, he was deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom twice. His first tour was with a Medevac Unit where he was the Senior Flight Medic, Non-Rated Flight Instructor, and Non-Rated Standardization Instructor. He also was the primary instructor teaching flight medicine to Physicians and Nurses used in flight operations within the Theater of Operations. During his second tour, he was assigned to an Infantry Company as the Company Medic. His primary role was in direct support of combat operations within the Infantry Platoon. For his military service, he received multiple awards to include the Air Medal and Two Bronze Star Medals, One with a “V” device for valor.
Mr. Miller would return to and retire from his career with the Fire Department as a Lieutenant. His primary role was as a Paramedic on a transport unit. After his promotion to Lieutenant, he was assigned to the Health and Safety office as the Infection Control Officer and Safety Officer. He also worked as a Fire Suppression and EMS Officer. Mr. Miller was a certified Instructor and Regional Faculty in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, CPR, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He was also an Instructor and Affiliate Faculty in Basic Trauma Life Support. He has been a Paramedic for over twenty years.
Mr. Miller completed WPS training and worked for a Private Military Contractor in Iraq. He was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq on multiple Protection Details to include the Ambassadors Protection Detail (APD) in direct support of the Chief of Missions in Iraq, U.S. dignitaries, military General Officers, Congressional representatives, and other American support personnel. He would later be hand selected for a small mentoring program at the U.S. Consulate General in Kurdistan Iraq. He was assigned as a Team Medic but has worked every position in the Executive Protection Operation to include Shift Lead, Tactical Commander, Limousine Driver, and Detail Advance Operations.
Mr. Miller was selected to stand up and be the Director of Operations of the new office in Maryland (DC/Metro Region) of Shadow Protective Services – SPS500 in early 2016 with the intent of continuing Shadows vision of merging the tactical proficiency of the high threat protection assignments and military precision. Mr. Miller believes in delivering the highest professional standards and discipline to the clients of Shadow Protective Services – SPS500 and hand selects the personnel he will deploy to those clients. He has visited 10 other foreign countries. He is a retired combat veteran, licensed armed security specialist, and member of the North American Bodyguard Association. He currently resides in Delaware on the Delmarva Peninsula.