Richard continually pushes the boundaries of industry standards. Customer service and leading edge technology are his two main areas of focus. The attention continues to pay off year after year. EBI has been named as a top-provider of employment screening services in Workforce Management’s ‘Hot List’ for twelve years running. In 2018, EBI was ranked the top overall enterprise background screening provider on HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen list. Richard’s focus on employee empowerment and strategic technology implementation are to thank for these accolades.
Richard’s dedication to cutting edge technology has led to the development of the industry’s top drug testing and occupational healthcare solutions, along with strategic integrations of Applicant Tracking and other essential HR tools. His dream of creating a “one-stop shop” design for HR and Risk Mitigation professionals has become a reality, and continues to grow and adapt as the business world changes.
Richard is proud to be a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). Community and family are important to him as well. EBI’s “Just One World” philanthropic initiative supports numerous causes every year. In 2011, Richard was selected by Baltimore SmartCEO magazine as a Smart100 CEO. The Smart100 Program recognizes companies and their CEOs who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, strategic vision, and character.
Larry’s responsibilities at EBI include operational and service leadership, developing new products and client solutions, maintaining compliance, and supporting technology and business development.
Prior to joining EBI, Larry held executive positions with Dun & Bradstreet, ChoicePoint, Pinkerton Services Group, Yale Associates and eVerifile. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, where he was recognized with the Wall Street Journal Award of Excellence for Economics Study.
Bob is a past Chair of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners’ (NAPBS) Board of Directors and is an advocate of the organization as a global spokesperson and industry expert. Bob also led the association’s efforts to organize a global background screening alliance for NAPBS through a worldwide outreach of screening firms. As Co-Chair of the International Committee of NAPBS, his mission is to foster the creation of best practices and standards for screening firms around the world and to create a unified Global Advisory Council to support and govern the industry as one global voice. His efforts thus far have united screening firms in Europe, Canada and the APAC region. Currently, Bob resides on the Association’s Global Advisory Council as a Global Ambassador.
Bob was a contributing author of the second edition of the ASIS Pre-employment Background Screening Guidelines and has written several articles and whitepapers for various publications, including a periodic column on background screening for The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Online. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Human Resource Executive Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, and several HR-related publications. Bob speaks regularly to industry colleagues and HR Professionals both nationally and internationally. Bob has also made presentations to various government agencies and members of Congress on behalf of the background screening industry, which included The Federal Trade Commission and The Department of Transportation’s Sub-Committee on Aviation. Bob has also testified to Pennsylvania Court Administrators and Senate Judiciary Committee staff regarding consumer privacy and data breach legislation. Bob was the founder and President of Comprehensive Information Services, Inc. (CIS) — a Pittsburgh, PA based employment screening company with more than 17 years of service. EBI acquired CIS in February 2007.
Scott’s responsibilities at EBI include banking, cash management, financial reporting, accounting, business intelligence and facilities. Scott holds a degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Baltimore, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
As Vice President of Client Software Solutions, Michelle is responsible for planning, implementing, and improving technology — including our J-One screening platform — to continually delight our clients with a seamless and intuitive experience.
Michelle is certified with the SRI Quality System Registrar, has completed NAPBS’s FCRA Basic Certification, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Baltimore.
Today, as Vice President of Sales, Sean is responsible for all aspects of sales and customer care, including the Account Management Group and the Customer Care Department. Sean has extensive knowledge of the Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA), state requirements, and compliance issues, and is a Dale Carnegie graduate.
Prior to EBI, Don started two companies and held strategic, partnership-based roles at some of the biggest companies in talent management software.
Don holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University.
Rebecca’s responsibilities at EBI include operations leadership and directing the product and vendor management strategy for the Occupational Health Services segment.
Prior to joining EBI, Rebecca held key positions at First Advantage and Sterling Talent Solutions. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Systems Management.
Curt is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional with a B.S. from Eastern Michigan University in Criminal Justice. Prior to EBI, Curt held executive compliance roles with TransUnion, Acxiom, and SterlingBackcheck.
Twelve years and countless pioneering marketing campaigns later, EBI hired Chris full-time to stake our claim in the omnipresent world of digital marketing. As Vice President of Marketing, Chris leads our burgeoning marketing team as they work to position EBI as the thought leader in the screening industry.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Maryland.