Mike Rush

Managing Partner at Spartan Solutions LLC

Norfolk, Virginia Area
Security and Investigations

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Mike Rush's Overview

  • Managing Partner at Spartan Solutions LLC
  • Past President at UDT SEAL Association
  • President at SCG International
  • PM at International Safety Networks
  • Consultant at Operation Smile
  • Vice President at Blackwater USA
  • Unit Chief at DHS
  • Frogman at Naval Special Warfare
  • Hard Knocks

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Mike Rush's Summary

Executive Level Management and Operational Support of high risk security, intel and logisitcs operations. Significant experience: 23 years as a Navy SEAL with half as a Training Officer, 5 years operational support to the FBI and DHS, and 6 years in the private sector in support of USG missions, US Allies and global corporations.
My goal is to bring my experience, drive and ethos to further business operations while supporting a greater good.


Leadership and team building to provide responsive and innovative field support. Successfully managed multiple complex projects and supervised the global deployment of up to 1600 personnel.

Mike Rush's Experience

Managing Partner

Spartan Solutions LLC

July 2007Present (7 years 4 months)

Spartan Solutions provides innovative and client focused answers to ever-changing questions in today's dynamic and challenging times. We become a partner to the client with 24/7 response.

Past President

UDT SEAL Association

March 2010April 2011 (1 year 2 months)


SCG International

January 2009August 2010 (1 year 8 months)

Responsible for daily and long term business operations in support of USG programs and expand into emerging global opportunities. Seek out agressive and experienced personnel with vision desiring to join a rapidly growing company. We also are seeking investors that understand the value added in blending mulitple disciplines to achieve maximum results using synergized efforts in the global market.


International Safety Networks

August 2007September 2008 (1 year 2 months)

Strategic guidance and access to resources regarding hostile environments and management of open source information.


Operation Smile

20062007 (1 year)

I briefed participants about potential threats and how to mitigate using practical tradecraft skills and teamwork.

Vice President

Blackwater USA

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Security and Investigations industry

20032006 (3 years)

Responsible for Security Operations worldwide.

Unit Chief


Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

20032003 (less than a year)

Identify potential threats to national critical infrastructure and apply remedies in conjunction with industry and first responders thru training, exercise and providing cost effective resources.


Naval Special Warfare

August 1978July 1999 (21 years) Virginia

I was priveleged to serve with some of the most professional, innovative and patriotic men on the planet. I spent 17 of my 23 years in the Navy at Special Mission Units where I had the opportunity to learn, teach and operate.

Mike Rush's Skills & Expertise

  1. Change Management
  2. Counterterrorism
  3. Physical Security
  4. Executive Protection
  5. Security Operations
  6. Surveillance
  7. Corporate Security
  8. Security Clearance
  9. Military
  10. Firearms
  11. Weapons
  12. Security Management
  13. Emergency Management
  14. National Security
  15. Program Management
  16. Homeland Security
  17. Committed to Professionalism
  18. Leadership
  19. Security
  20. Intelligence Analysis
  21. Navy
  22. Tactics
  23. Private Investigations
  24. Military Operations
  25. Personal Security
  26. Operational Planning
  27. Protection
  28. Command
  29. Counterintelligence
  30. Enforcement
  31. Special Operations
  32. Risk Assessment
  33. Military Experience
  34. Reconnaissance
  35. Force Protection
  36. Crisis Management
  37. DoD
  38. Intelligence
  39. Personal Protection
  40. Police
  41. Army
  42. Security Training
  43. Close Protection
  44. Defense
  45. Asset Protection
  46. Vulnerability Assessment
  47. Team Building
  48. CQB
  49. Counter Surveillance
  50. Maritime Security

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Mike Rush's Education

Hard Knocks

Survival and Innovation


Mike Rush's Additional Information

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SOF UDT-SEAL Association

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