Dario Marquez began his professional career as a member of the United States Secret Service, serving under the Administrations of Presidents Nixon, Ford and Carter. In 1979, Mr. Marquez left the Secret Service to establish MVM, Inc. MVM’s initial focus was in security personnel management, security training, executive protection, criminal and civil investigations, technical security, and security risk assessments. Subsequently MVM expanded its services to include IT management, network administration, system security, system analysis and development of proprietary IT solutions tailored to the specific needs of its customers. Under Mr. Marquez’s leadership, MVM grew to become one of the largest companies in the country, currently employing over 2,400 security professionals worldwide.
Mr. Marquez has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics in America” by Hispanic Business Magazine and has appeared as an expert commentator on the NBC Today Show, the NBC Nightly News, CNBC, Geraldo Live, the Christian Science Monitor Radio Network, and has provided expert analysis to the Washington Post, the Washington Times, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has also provided expert testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Terrorism in addition to delivering lectures to numerous corporations, law enforcement agencies, and civic groups. Mr. Marquez has served on numerous bipartisan Virginia Governor’s Commissions and Panels.