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Valerie began her career in the contract security industry more than 17 years ago in March of 2000. Following 8-1/2 years as Manager, Business Development with then Wackenhut, now G4S Secure Solutions, she relocated from Ohio to Florida where she is now Regional Manager, Business Development with DSI Security Services, Inc.
Valerie credits her proven track record of fostering lasting internal/external client relationships while developing and delivering sustainable results for her organization and effective security solutions for her clients to her customer centric approach to business and relationship development.
She is an active member of BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association), IAHSS (International Association for Healthcare Security), FHEA (Florida Healthcare Engineering Association), IFMA (International Facility Management Association), FDRE (Florida Division of Real Estate) and ASIS International.
Valerie currently holds the Vice-Chairman position on the Board of ASIS Florida West Coast Chapter 30. Valerie has contributed to process improvements within her organizations and has been called upon to participate in beta-testing as new processes and procedures were being developed and refined before roll-out. She has also trained and mentored many new team members along the way who have gone on to become successful in their roles.
In addition to partnering with their clients in the areas of physical security personnel and technology products, Valerie and her team at DSI welcome the opportunity to offer value-added services to clients, prospective clients and the communities in which they serve. From security assessments and procedure development to providing training and education on a variety of topics customized to each audience, Valerie and her team are ready to assist.
Valerie studied Business at Franklin University and has taken numerous courses that have helped her develop a consultative approach to business relationships and effective partnerships. She is also BASA/FASA certified and holds a Real Estate license in the state of Florida.
West Coast Chapter 30 Fall Social October 2017 – Event details will be in our next newsletter