Our Clients

Our typical clients are organizations that have accepted our technical and straightforward discussions. The clients who utilize Valentis can agree that they receive a certain methodology and approach to security that uniquely combines training, expertise, and measurable results. Length of time and risk are no obstacles.
We assist with special events and venues such as fairs, festivals, concerts, and more. Some clients include Albion Fair,  Highmark Stadium, and Tall Ships Erie. 
We focus our efforts on making a true difference for our clients. Some of the most difficult security scenarios can often be handled by well-trained personnel and comprehensive planning.
It will be a pleasure to get to work for you whenever you are ready. Give us a call to learn more.

What We Handle


  • Federal Government Agencies
  • Special Events
  • Small to Large Sized Commercial Clients
  • And More
Marnie Sutch, CEO

Marnie Sutch, CEO
I am the CEO of Valentis Security and have over 14 years of experience in the private security sector. I have worked as a guard, trainer, and administrator during my time in the security industry. I am a member of ASIS and Valentis Security is certified nationally as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise. I have a Bachelor of Science in business from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I was born and raised and raised my own children in Pittsburgh. I am an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, rafting, camping, and biking. I am an avid runner and member of the Steel City Road Runners’ Club and Trail Sisters, Pittsburgh Chapter. I am a 2020 ambassador for Team BTT (Beyond the Trail). BTT is a nonprofit trail running group that is focused on removing the stigma surrounding mental health issues and offers access to mental health care to the running community and beyond. I also volunteer periodically, helping to provide logistics support for Tall Ships America at their maritime festivals throughout the United States. I strongly believe in preserving our maritime history and teaching mariner skills to the younger generations as a way to develop teamwork and leadership.

Dan Ries, Security Manager

Dan Ries, Security Manager
I am a retired police chief with 14 years’ experience in managing a police department as well as events around the department. I have 19 years of law enforcement experience and I also served for 7 years in the United States Air Force. I grew up in the Shenandoah Valley in Front Royal, VA, where I Graduate from high school and was a proud Eagle Scout. I attended Mercyhurst College and the Community College of the Air Force. Now I volunteer my time to help my fellow veterans at my local VFW Post 4965 in West Springfield, PA, where I am the Jr. Vice Commander.