Ariel Benjamin Mannes has over 23 years of progressive experience in public safety, law enforcement and security and investigative operations, with an emphasis on asset protection, business continuity, risk assessment and compliance.
Growing up between New York City and Los Angeles, Ariel Mannes saw lot of crime in his own communities. From an early age, he was drawn to do something about it. After spending years in law enforcement, he worked in homeland security, investigations, intelligence and corporate leadership capacities nationwide.
Ariel Benjamin Mannes holds two degrees: one a Master of Arts in organizational leadership and the other a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. He graduated both Summa cum Laude. He is a graduate of both the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and DC Metropolitan Police Academy who also holds certificates in forensic epidemiology, crisis preparedness training for school administrators, campus public safety response to incidents, and hospital emergency management during WMD Attacks from West Virginia University Extended Learning. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) who loves helping out his community.
He enjoys public speaking and has a unique ability to relate to his audiences. He is also a passionate student of Krav Maga and membership in his classic car club. He is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and a Freemason, and currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife.