Mark Lowery is the President and Founder of an executive security consulting company, Lowery & Associates Security Consulting, LLC. (Texas DPS/PSB License #C19160)
For more than 35 years, Mark Lowery has dedicated himself to protecting the citizens of this Nation, has served with distinction in various capacities with the United States Government, and held a senior executive level position within a private oil and gas company.
Mr. Lowery served as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service for twenty-three years before retiring as the Senior Executive Service, Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas District having oversight of four offices within the state of Texas. Mr. Lowery also served as the Special Agent in Charge for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Internal Affairs with oversight of all internal investigations for CBP in a five-state region.
In 2016, Mr. Lowery was selected as the Deputy Director for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and a consultant for the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Committee.
Most recently, Mr. Lowery has conducted a number of safety and security risk assessments for private sector corporations and several colleges in the greater Dallas area, as well as, behavioral threat assessments for private sector corporations.
Mr. Lowery has in depth experience in safety and security program design, behavioral threat assessments, investigations, risk management, and development of complex programs, polices and operational systems. Mr. Lowery’s experience in the private sector has included oversight of all aspects of corporate and executive safety and security programs to include risk assessments, personal protection, physical safety and security including the design, implementation, and administration of facilities security, personal residences, aircraft, and ranches. He has provided a security plan for private sector executive security travel to various countries throughout the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India.
As the Special Agent in Charge of the Special Investigations and Security Division, he had oversight of the background investigation and TOP SECRET clearance adjudication for all employees and contractors.
During his career he held major assignments for special events including the 1990 G8 Economic Summit in Houston, the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, and participated in a number of Presidential Campaign Detail assignments. Mr. Lowery was assigned to the White House Detail during Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush. He performed numerous security advances both foreign and domestic for the President of the United States. He has travelled to over 50 countries during his career with the Secret Service and private sector security.
Mr. Lowery has received numerous performance recognition awards throughout his Secret Service career including the Secretary’s Certificate for the Department of Treasury award in 1986. In 1985, he was awarded the U. S. Secret Service Valor Award, the agency’s highest award. He has served in a number of volunteer capacities to include: member of the President’s Council for Dallas Christian College and a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Grapevine.
Mr. Lowery graduated from Virden Community High School in Illinois and earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Sociology from Illinois State University. Mr. Lowery was appointed by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management as a Senior Executive Service appointee in 2004. Prior to beginning his government service Mr. Lowery was employed as a police officer with the St. Louis County Police Department in Missouri.