Todd Fox is the Founder and Managing Director of the Close Protection Corps, a specialized services firm that works with celebrities, dignitaries and C-suite executives in challenging environments. The company was founded in 1999 with their initial services focused on the Latin market.
Mr. Fox’s company became known for a number of successful service operations in challenging environments such as Mexico, Colombia, Haiti, Iraq, Turkey and Russia. The company has performed protective operations across the full spectrum of clients ranging from Madonna and Janet Jackson, to Supreme Court Justices and UN Officials.
Mr. Fox is a former U.S. Marine who served honorably for 12-years. He was assigned duties that spanned the Corps’ broad gamut. Assignments ranged from washing dishes to operating with JTF-6. His access to “B” billets offered insight into unique realms outside the military. Mr. Fox is also a former law enforcement officer. He was responsible for the creation, development and training of a regional law enforcement special response team (SRT). His team participated in the protection of humans and assets during several pivotal national events. He is a graduate of multiple advanced programs at the Counterterrorism Division (CTD) of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC).
Todd has been a lifelong martial artist. He holds three black belts in uniquely different arts. While in the Marine Corps, he fought in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and retired with a professional record of ten wins and two losses. Mr. Fox is a U.S. National Champion, U.S. Open Champion and Pan American Medalist in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He continues to actively train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai.
He has authored two books on protective service operations and a number of articles as a protective security subject matter expert (SME).
Mr. Fox acts as the Operations Manager for the Fisherman’s Fellowship Foundation (F3), a charity founded by his mentor.