MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Townsend, Vice President of InfoMart, a national background screening provider, has been elected to the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Board of Directors. NAPBS, representing nearly 800 member companies in the US and internationally, is the leading resource for issues related to the background screening industry.
"The NAPBS organization is crucial to the background screening industry and I am honored to now be a part of the Board of Directors. I look forward to the opportunity to serve our members," said Adam Townsend. As InfoMart's Vice President, Townsend successfully leads Operations and Compliance for the organization. He has over 14 years' experience in criminal justice and background screening and holds an Advanced Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Certification from NAPBS. Under Townsend's leadership InfoMart earned NAPBS accreditation, becoming one of only 42 firms to earn this distinction. Townsend played an instrumental role in InfoMart's recognition by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the Best Places to Work, as well as the company's consistent inclusion in Security Magazine's Security 500.
"Adam is an extraordinary leader and an expert in the background screening industry. InfoMart and NAPBS are fortunate to have his participation," said Tammy Cohen, President and Chair of InfoMart. Townsend, the current Chair of the NAPBS Conference Committee, is responsible for organizing the annual and mid-year conferences. His committee is currently planning the 2014 NAPBS Mid-Year Conference in Arlington, Virginia.
Founded in 1989, InfoMart is one of the nation's premier applicant screening companies, providing criminal history information, credit and driving records, drug screening, and verification interviews of past employers and educational institutions for companies nationwide. Accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and recognized on both Security Magazine's Security 500 and Workforce Magazine's Hot List, the company prides itself on its dedication to customer service, technology solutions and accurate information reporting. For more information about InfoMart and its innovative employee programs, please visit www.infomart-usa.com or call (770) 984-2727.
Founded in 2003 as a non-profit trade association, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) represents the interests of more than 800 member companies around the world that offer tenant, employment and background screening. NAPBS provides relevant programs and training aimed at empowering members to better serve clients and maintain standards of excellence in the background screening industry, and presents a unified voice in the development of national, state and local regulations. Any U.S.-based employment screening organization is eligible to apply for accreditation. A copy of the standard, the policies and procedures, and measurements is available at www.napbs.com.
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