Matthew Horace has been hired as Progress Residential's Chief Security Officer (CSO). Horace will be responsible for enhancing and overseeing a comprehensive security program that services more than 250,000 residents across approximately 100,000 homes.

Horace brings nearly 35 years of experience in the security industry and demonstrated success building, leading and overseeing global, enterprise-wide security programs, including as inaugural Chief Security Officer for two large companies in complex private industries.

Horace was most recently Chief Security Officer at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He previously served as the first Chief Security Officer for Dominion Voting Systems and as the first Chief Security Officer and Chief Information Officer for FJC Security Service. Horace began his career in law enforcement, most recently serving as a Special Agent in Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Horace is an active member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, the International Associations of Chiefs of Police, the International Security Management Association, ASIS International and the Overseas Advisory Council.