Delivering Peace of Mind


About Us

Merletti Gonzales International is a certified U.S. veteran-owned business. Lew Merletti and Ralph Gonzales have over 46 years of combined experience in the United States Secret Service, which has included protecting four sitting presidents, former presidents and their family members, heads of state, and foreign dignitaries. In addition we have 52 years of experience inclusive of military service and law enforcement, along with security involving corporate business, oil and gas operations, and professional sports and entertainment industries. We also have an extensive network of high-level contacts and sources.

What We Do​

Oil & Gas

Merletti Gonzales International has extensive oil and gas experience overseas establishing security for foreign offices, operations in the field and remote areas. We are well versed in designing and executing security plans for facilities, pipelines and maritime operations. To include customized crisis management and security planning. Our wide-reaching network spans the globe, supporting our mission.

Government Contracting

From domestic to international, we partner with local and foreign governments to support their needs to deliver an exceptional level of service and continued support for the success of the mission. We offer comprehensive security planning for large scale country-wide operations, securing critical infrastructure and assets, government facilities, or providing assessments and planning for border and maritime security.

Corporate & Entertainment

Merletti Gonzales International offers a wide range of services from facility security planning to crisis management and executive protection. We can augment your existing security department or provide a customized turn key solution, both with ongoing support. Our services provide value to the security of your organization and will enhance your company’s capabilities and success.

Asia Pacific

We are now providing security services to the Asia-Pacific region. We have the capability to deliver a variety of services to Asian organizations operating across the globe. We have strategic Asian partnerships that allow us to operate and service this community. Our mission is to provide value to our clients which is now extended to Asia. Contact us today to get started.

Risk Management

Merletti Gonzales International is well-versed in conducting risk and vulnerability assessments for facilities in both foreign and domestic environments. We perform country security assessments for businesses operating internationally. We take into consideration a wide range of topics from past and potential criminal and terrorist activity to international relations.

Training & Planning

Whether you need help creating standard operating procedures or developing physical and technical security strategies and plans, our security team has the capability to meet your needs. We deliver comprehensive training packages customized to each client. Our diverse team of instructors specialize in a variety of security disciplines.

“Our Strategic Partnerships Add to Our Mission of Providing an Exceptional Level of Service, Attention to Detail, and Dependability that Exceeds Client Expectations.”

Lew Merletti, Director, U.S. Secret Service (Retired)


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Frequently Asked Questions


What sets MGI apart from other security providers?

We pride ourselves on the attention to detail and professionalism that we provide to our clients. Whether your needs are all encompassing or just need consultation, we’ve got you covered.


2. Can you operate in Asia?

Yes, we have the assets and the capability to offer security services to clients operating in this region or across the globe in Asian communities.


What are your core security capabilities domestically and internationally?

With our multi-faceted approach, we are well versed in building a security operation from the ground up and we are capable of restructuring it to meet the current requirements and threats we face not only today but in the future.


Do you support the oil and gas industry?

For the past 20yrs, MGI has been directly involved in providing security support to this industry throughout the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. We have worked in the most challenging and high risk environments. Our level of security expertise provides real value to our clients operating in these areas.


Do you have security assets overseas?

Yes, we have a vast and diverse team across the globe to meet the challenges and needs of our clients. Wherever your journey takes you, MGI is here to deliver when it counts.


What type of training do you offer?

For supply chain and transportation companies, we offer CTPAT, Compliance, and Security Awareness Training. We also offer a range of security training services from Active Shooter to Crisis Management.

Middle East Regional Instability​


Middle East Regional Instability


Crisis Management and Business Continuity

Crisis Management And Business Continuity​
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Threat Assessment