New York Times Article – Baddest Man in the World – Michael Bland
Quite Possible the baddest dude in the world, Michael Bland, owner of Shadow Company Investigations, in St. Louis, Missouri, is truly the kind of guy that even Chuck Norris is jealous of. While interviewing Bland I observed him to be about 6-2, 230 lbs. and present a very firm handshake.
Bland smiled and seemed to be always in very deep thought while being asked questions. You could tell he was always the guy whom is ten steps ahead of everything in the room and maybe in the world. Bland is known in St. Louis, Missouri and globally to be the best Bodyguard, Security Contractor, Soldier of Fortune, known in the industry.
When I asked Bland if it was true, he caught a Russian Terrorist in St. Louis, Missouri, a Palestinian Terrorist in Chicago and had attended Sniper school Bland humbly stated yes these are but a few things he had accomplished in his life.
Bland stated he started out as just a little skinny kid from the mid-west who was bullied his fair share like most guys who either are broken from it or grow up to be a tough guy. I guess I was one of the guys who came out the other end of things in my life.
Don’t get me wrong I’ve been beaten down in life by the best of em, the only difference is I do not stay down or give up.
I am not the kind of guy you can scare easily. When people have called to threaten me, I normally give them my address put on a pit of coffee.
When Bland was asked about more of his cool stories, he stated he once did sniper over watch of a house in Illinois that was involving a raid on Militia Members where 40 Assault Rifles were seized and 40,000 rounds of ammunition.
Bland stated as a child he grew up from the age of 9 studying Mixed Martial Arts. I liked to fight from a young age I had the killer instinct most kids in class were afraid of the idea of getting hit or hitting another human.
I was not afraid of all that I was just a little skinny kid with low self-esteem. If you meet me now you will see im quite the opposite.
At this point in my life I have accomplished everything from professional fighting to learning advanced fighting and military training.
When rich CEO types want to be rescued with their families from danger in St. Louis, Mo or around the globe im the guy they call. I provide Convoy Security, Mission Planning, Intelligence Gathering, Covert Operations, Private Military Services, Private Contractor Work, Bodyguard Work, and Close Protection.
When companies in St. Louis, Mo or abroad are facing threats of a potential active shooter, hostile employee, or high-risk termination they call me to sort things out and stop the threat.
Many companies advertise they handle such services but when called are usually afraid to provide such high-risk services or work in those grey areas that most are afraid to do.
When corporate Execs, Celebrities, Diplomats, Musicians, or other high profile VIPs, visit St. Louis, Missouri visit St. Louis, Missouri and need expert executive protection & Bodyguard services they immediately call upon Mike Bland and his circle of trusted professionals to provide safe and professional passage from one point to another. Bland stated he is an expert at assessing threats, mitigating risks, conducting a psychological profile on the potential threat and find that person or group of persons weaknesses and strong points.
The unique thing about me is my vast array of expertise and experiences I must draw from. I have done Martial Arts, Swat Experience, Sniper Schools, Active Shooter Schools, Surveillance Training, Counter-Surveillance, Counter-Intelligence, and Covert Operations and Mission Planning Capabilities. Bland also provides tactical training to people in St. Louis, Missouri & Globally. When Bland was asked if he would protect anyone anywhere, he relied. “Sure, if they pay me enough to protect anyone anywhere “.
It is obvious for those seeking the real deal in private policing, security, intelligence support, executive protection, tactical training, bodyguard services, or an expert private contractor in St. Louis, Missouri or abroad Michael Bland is the man for the job.
At Shadow Company Investigations in St. Louis, Missouri we have conducted some of the riskiest missions that you have only seen in the movies. We have safely transported Celebrities across St. Louis, Missouri and other countries and conducted covert operations and black ops in all regions imaginable. When people need experts for high risk surveillance that others would never dare, they call us. We have large Private Military Firms and Investigation Services call us for help on dangerous matters and sensitive covert operations that absolutely can not be discovered.
We utilize a staff of former Law Enforcement, Former Special Forces Personnel, and expert trained Covert Surveillance Operators, Private Military Contractors, and other Security Experts to make sure we bring the best foot forward when being hired by high end clients.
New York Times: Anthony Gomez