Our mission is to provide strategic, tailored, and proactive safety and security solutions.
At Valor Protection, our clients are our family, and we protect them as such.
To innovate, inspire, and ignite proactive safety and security solutions that empower our communities, families, and clients to thrive.
People - Will - Integrity - Training - Excellence
Leadership - Professionalism
Meet the Team
Chief Operating Officer
Adrian Arriaga, MBA, CHPA, HSEM
Adrian Arriaga is a Security and Emergency Management professional with 23 years of experience, he has keen expertise in security operations, healthcare management, and executive leadership with expert knowledge of workplace violence prevention, physical security, emergency management, and criminal justice. Adrian spent the beginning of his career in the Marine Corps, law enforcement, and healthcare, before joining the private security industry.
Adrian is Chief Operating Officer for VPSA, prior to joining VPSA he was the Executive Director of Security for Wellstar Health System a 25,000-employee healthcare organization in Georgia. He currently holds the President position with the Atlanta IAHSS chapter, Vice chair with IAHSS National Chapter Leadership Committee, is a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA), a standing professional member of IAHSS, ASIS, and ACHE. He was also selected as a subject matter expert in development of IAHSS workplace violence prevention certification program, sat as a panelist in several Security based educational offerings, and written articles in various publications. Adrian had three facilities that received the security program of distinction during his tenure at Wellstar and two security officers received the medal of valor award for heroic efforts.
Adrian earned his Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare Management from Colorado Technical University, as well as his Bachelors in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. He has spent time as an instructor in verbal/ physical de-escalation intervention, and an active shooter prevention and response instructor.
He holds certifications in several areas within law enforcement, military, and emergency management. Adrian is a lean six-sigma yellow belt and has led several initiatives for workplace violence prevention in healthcare and has received numerous awards throughout his career.
Chief Executive Officer, CSO
Asanté K. Hill
A Dayton, Ohio native, at an early age found his love for serving and protecting others. Asanté is a results and culture-driven executive with more than 10 years of experience in organizational management, public safety, hospitality, and operational excellence. A highly recognized and award-winning servant leader committed to the empowerment and development of others. His passion to serve sourced from his hometown church and passion for protecting others seemed to come naturally, he was always the Cop during a game of Cop and Robbers with his siblings. He eventually led his school’s DARE program and thoroughly enjoyed his role as Safety Patrol.
As a First-Generation College Student, Asanté pursued his degree in Police Science at Hocking College of Nelsonville, OH. His studies encompassed Federal Emergency Management, First-Responder Training, Homeland Security & Terrorism, Critical Incident Management, Criminalistics, Public Safety, and, Criminal Procedures. Asanté then went on to study Urban Affairs at Wright State University (WSU) in Dayton, Ohio.
Shortly after studying at WSU, Asanté began his career as a School Resource Officer for the Dayton Public School District. Asanté considers his role as a School Resource Officer the highlight of his career. Asanté was highly-recognized for transforming School Climate, Culture, and Disciplinary Policies as an SRO. He was most notably recognized for innovating and implementing Safety, Security, Crime Prevention Programs that positively impacted the districts bottom-line.
His passion for empowering and inspiring others to take charge of their lives served as the cornerstone of his impact.
Today, Asanté is the proud Member of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. Owner of Valor Protection Security Agency and a proud public servant, committed to making our communities safe.