Irvine, Calif., January 14, 2014 – Accurate Background, Inc., a leader in the background screening industry, announces the appointment of Tim Dowd, former Director of eScreen and President and CEO of Current Analysis, to its board of directors.
Tim joins the ABI board following a successful board assignment with eScreen. Tim was a member of the eScreen board of directors from 2008 to its successful sale to Alere in 2012. During Tim’s tenure at eScreen the business doubled revenues and tripled EBITDA. He was also instrumental to the Pembroke/eScreen merger in 2009.
“I am thrilled to be joining ABI’s Board at this time,” Dowd said. “With all the current industry consolidation, ABI offers stable, customer focused employment screening solutions designed to help employers hire effectively. I look forward to working with Dave and his team to help ABI reach new levels.”
Tim is also currently President and CEO of Current Analysis, a global market intelligence firm focused on the telecommunications and IT industry. Previously, Tim was President and CEO of INPUT, a government focused market research firm. Tim led INPUT from 2008 to its successful sale to Deltek in 2010. Tim also served as President of US Investigations Services, Inc. (USIS), Commercial Services Division (CSD), providing commercial and government clients with comprehensive employment screening and drug testing solutions from 2005 until its successful sale to Providence Equity in 2007. With complete operational and growth responsibility, Tim led a 650 person organization significantly growing revenues and earnings over a two year period. Prior to USIS, Tim spent three years with ChoicePoint, an information services firm specializing in credentialing and fraud prevention, as Vice President of the Workplace Solutions Division leading marketing, sales and business development activities.
Tim began his career at General Electric and gained early career leadership skills through the GE Management and Leadership programs. Over the course of his 16-year career at GE, he moved through progressively more responsible roles in marketing for GE Information Services and Vice President level leadership roles in business services sales, marketing and general management for GE Capital.
Mr. Dowd holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Emory University, a BS in Industrial Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a BA in Economics from Assumption College and is Six Sigma certified.
“We are pleased to welcome Tim to the board of directors,” Dave Dickerson, President and CEO of Accurate Background, said. “He brings to the board a wealth of knowledge and experience in the employment screening industry, and a proven record of successful business leadership to help our continued growth. We look forward to his contributions to the board.”
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About Accurate Background
Accurate Background, a nationwide company based in Irvine, Calif., is a technology leader in the background screening field. They continue to be at the forefront in their industry, offering innovative background check and security research products to organizations nationwide and globally. Through expert leadership and a commitment to quality information, they have illustrated their ability to meet the needs of their clients in employment screening, vendor certification and fraud prevention. They are a member of the HR-XML Consortium to allow for rapid integration with leading applicant tracking systems. For more information about Accurate Background and its products, call 800.784.3911 or visit their web site at www.accuratebackground.com.