Mr. Smith recently completed service as Interim-CEO of Action Target, a leading global designer and manufacturer of shooting ranges and training facilities for law enforcement, military and commercial markets. From 2000-2011, Chip was Chief Security Officer (worldwide) for the Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon), a global leader in the financial markets. Chip retired from the United States Secret Service after 24 years of service. He held a variety of supervisory investigative and executive protection positions in field offices and headquarters of the USSS, culminating with his appointment as Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office, the Service’s largest and busiest office. Chip is a co-founder of Fedora Security and serves as a Director of Action Target. He was a Founding Director of Argyle Security and also serves on various not-for-profit boards and advisory boards. Chip holds bachelors and masters degrees in Criminal Justice from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania.