Mark Wilson has over 45 years of Law Enforcement, Security, and Investigations experience.
Mark retired from the United States Marine Corps in 1997 with almost 27 years of honorable
service. When he retired he was posted as Sergeant Major of Headquarters Battalion, School of Infantry
at Camp Pendleton, CA. Mark has extensive leadership and instructor experience. He has served in billets
as Infantryman, Mortarman, Military Policeman, Drill Instructor, Criminal Investigator, Detachment
Commander of a Marine Security Guard Detachment at an American Embassy, Marine Liaison to Secret
Service, Detachment Commander of the Marine Security Force aboard a US Navy Aircraft Carrier,
Mark Wilson Chief of Security to Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, NIS Special Agent, First Sergeant of numerous
Chief Executive Officer training companies at US Marine Corps School of Infantry and Sergeant Major of Headquarters Battalion,
Phoenix Elite Security Services School of Infantry. After retirement, Mark spent 6 years as a patrol officer with the Escondido Police
Department and served on the Mutual Aid Platoon providing rapid response to riot situations. Mark has
augmented the Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security with official visits of diplomats and
foreign heads of state.
He served 5 years as a US State Department Civilian Police Advisor with the Bureau of International
Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) stationed in Al Anbar Province, Iraq and Kunduz Province,
Afghanistan recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring and advising the Iraqi and Afghan Police. Mark has
provided close-in security for Presidents, Heads of State, Corporate Executives, numerous celebrities and
Mark founded Phoenix Elite Security ServicesTM in Yangon in 2012 and has built it to be the premier security
service in Yangon for providing Executive/VIP/Dignitary Protection, Uniformed security guards, security
equipment installation, service and monitoring and secure executive transportation.