Our Team

Mark Landis, Founder & President 

Metro Insurance & Financial Services was founded by Mark Landis in 2012. A longtime entrepreneur and President of Metro Merchant Services, Mark saw the opportunity to help his portfolio of small business merchant clients and their families with insurance solutions. Metro has a reputation for outstanding customer service and is dedicated to delivering the best insurance products and services to their clients. Mark is currently licensed in 38 states.

You can reach Mark at 302-325-9999 Ext.100 and mlandis@metroifs.com.


Sean Valentine, Vice President

“I’ve served my country, I’ve served my community, and now I serve my clients.”

Sean served in the United States Army as a military police officer for a total of 10 years. Active and reserves combined. Sean received his Honorable discharge as well as a certificate of achievement award.

After active duty, Sean was hired as a police officer in the state of Virginia where he worked as a patrol officer, detective, and swat team member for more than 10 years. Sean has received a bronze star and certificate of achievement award from the city of Harrisonburg, Virginia for acts of bravery.

Sean started his insurance and financial services career July 15, 2007. He has studied Medicare and Medicare supplement products extensively and has been working as a financial professional since 2010. He assists his clients with all their retirement needs and is able to put a financial plan together for them as well. Each plan is different and Sean makes sure to take notes in order to develop the best plan for each individual client.

You can reach Sean at 302-325-9999 Ext.156 and svalentine@metroifs.com.

Charlotta Valentine, Sales Director 

Charlotta’s mission is to serve her clients in a fair and ethical manner, and she continually strives to help protect her clients and their families’ financial security. Charlotta recognizes that her needs and priorities will continue to evolve, and she is committed to assisting each client throughout all of life’s stages.

Charlotta has worked in the Financial Services industry for over 19 years. Prior to helping clients with life insurance, health insurance and annuities Charlotta served as a Senior Mutual Fund Administrator / Investment Officer at Wilmington Trust Company where she serviced the bank’s mutual funds and board of trustees. Following her time with Wilmington Trust, she joined The Bank of New York Mellon as a Vice President of Regulatory Administration where she provided regulatory administrative services to clients.

Charlotta graduated from Goldey-Beacom College with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. She was originally born and raised in Hassleholm, Sweden and currently resides in Clayton, Delaware with her husband, Sean, and their 7-year old son, Ludwig. In her free time, you will find her traveling, at the beach or gardening.

You can reach Charlotta at 302-325-9999 Ext.157 and cvalentine@metroifs.com.

Ruben Santillan, Executive Assistant

Ruben has been widely known as a people person all of his life. In addition to reading, writing and speaking fluent Spanish, he can also greet people in 10 different languages. Ruben never fails to have a smile on his face and loves to welcome others with a warm hug.

Ruben is very passionate about trying to understand peoples' want's, needs and long term goals in order to help them develop, implement and monitor a strategy designed to address their individual situation.

On any given day, you can find Ruben in Mark's office or on the road with Sean and Charlotta. Whether it's answering phone calls, scheduling meetings, taking notes, or anything else between Ruben is sure to be on top of it.

You can reach Ruben at 302-325-9999 Ext.125 and rsantillan@metroifs.com.

Kelly Andreason, Marketing

Kelly is a passionate and driven marketer who loves to learn, take on challenges, and mentor others. She is a senior Entrepreneurship major with a minor in Advertising at the University of Delaware. Kelly is a Delaware Innovation Fellow, a Siegfried Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow and is highly engaged with the Horn Entrepreneurship program.

Kelly believes in giving back important- she mentors younger Entrepreneurship students at UD, volunteers regularly at her church, and volunteers a Division Director at Camp Cedarbrook in Pennsylvania during the summer. When she's not posting on social or blogging, you will find her walking her dog, visiting local coffee shops, or reading a good book.

You can reach Kelly at kandreason@metromerchantservices.com.

For more information about our firm and the services we offer, send us a quick email or call the office. We would welcome the opportunity to speak with you.

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