Jeremy Rodrigues is the Senior Director of Enterprise Security at Excelerate Energy, a leader in the floating liquified natural gas (LNG) industry. In this role, he is responsible for the security of the company’s global operations and assets. In addition to his work at Excelerate Energy, Jeremy serves as a faculty associate at Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs, where he teaches courses in homeland security studies.
Jeremy has a wealth of experience in the corporate security field, having previously served as the head of global security services in the Americas at Pratt & Whitney, a business unit of Raytheon Technologies. He also led the successful creation of the global security operations center while at The Boeing Company. Prior to these roles, Jeremy worked as a foreign affairs officer at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, as a project manager at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and as a border patrol agent. He is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Reserve officer and a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Jeremy holds several professional accreditations, including the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International, which is recognized as the gold standard for global security executives. He is also a member of the International Security Management Association (ISMA) and the World Affairs Council of Houston.
In addition to his extensive professional experience, Jeremy holds a Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management from Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management, as well as a Master of Science in Homeland Security and a Bachelor of Arts in International Security & Conflict Resolution from San Diego State University. He is a graduate of the ISMA Senior Executive Leadership Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Jeremy lives in The Woodlands, Texas with his wife Marcela and their three children.