About Valor Security Services

Since 1991, Valor Security Services has operated with a focus on select verticals — shopping centers, mixed use and hospitality — giving us market expertise and specialized operations.

Our Company

Today, Valor Security Services provides security services to over 325 retail, hospitality and mixed use properties owned and operated by a variety of successful developers and management companies. We employ over 4,800 security professionals nationwide.

Our Services

Valor Security Services was created not to just imitate or compete with existing security providers but to revise and elevate the performance, professionalism and expectations of the security industry.

We customize our services to each client and even each property and are well prepared for sudden events.

We provide on-site management and staff exclusively selected for, trained at and dedicated to the individual property. These personnel identify with your needs, image, practices and standards.

Security operations and on-site directors are supported by fifteen regional offices throughout the country, and a support staff of over 150 specialists.

Valor Security Services provides more than just on-site security programs for our clients. We are security strategic partners, able to deliver a variety of signature services – consulting, assessing, developing and customizing for any security issue.

Your Advantage

We are proud of our success in providing secure environments for tenants, employees, guests and customers with an attitude of customer service unmatched in our industry. We know that your customers are our customers.

No matter if we serve your national portfolio or a single property, you receive the commitment, care and service of a company that knows that our continued success and industry leadership depends upon constantly paying attention to your needs and exceeding your expectations.

As security experts, dedicated to customized service, responsiveness and a shared approach to achieving your security vision, Valor Security Services will be your security advantage.

Our Leadership

Dan Rakestraw

Co-Founder and President

Dan Rakestraw, a native of Atlanta, brings a strong background of experience to Valor Security Services. Before co-founding Valor, he held the position of Vice President of Marketing for three years at a large Atlanta based firm. Prior to this position, he founded and managed two successful businesses in a customer service oriented field.

Dan graduated Cum Laude with a Marketing Degree from Kennesaw State University. Dan is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).