We're a team of creators, problem-solvers, & inventors who put our clients first, always.
The people that make magic happen.
Devon Dickinson | CEO
As a serial entrepreneur, Devon has founded four successful companies, created more than 600 American jobs, and has received recognition among the INC 5000 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies.
Tommy Cheng | President
Tommy's history of helping companies and individuals reach new success levels gives him an informed perspective for pinpointing needs within a company and addressing them strategically and creatively.
Michael Lotterstein | Vice President
Michael's extensive experience in background screening empowers his pursuit of accuracy in reporting, clarity in organization, presentation of data, and rigor in meeting regulatory and compliance demands.
Elyzabeth Ambra | Chief Compliance Officer
With over 14 years of industry experience, Elyzabeth brings extensive compliance knowledge. Her deep understanding of the FCRA, Criminal Record Research, and Reporting Practices extends to her team through her excellent leadership.
Chris Jackson | Director of Partner Management
Chris Jackson is a seasoned sales professional with over 10 years of experience in HR Technology. He has a passion for partner channels, business development and assisting companies with launching and growing through strategic initiatives.
Emily Wolff | Finance Director
Emily is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) bringing 10+ years of experience in Finance to Verified First. Through attention to detail, high expectations, and a strong work ethic, she leads the finance team to high-quality output.
Ollyvia Banda | Director of Client Success
Ollyvia's attention and care to customer satisfaction and client retention sets the framework for a positive customer service experience. Her ability to balance business priorities makes her an undisputable team player.
Ian Bellais, MA | VP of Business Development
Ian has successfully launched five companies validating his expertise in business development and partner channels. His leadership extends to his role as an adjunct professor with Bryan University, teaching sales, marketing, customer service, and entrepreneurialism.
Sunny Whitaker | Manager of Sales Operations
With over 8+ years of experience in Sales, Sunny has a passion for leading and helping individuals grow in the SaaS space. She specializes in the background screening and talent solution industry, empowering the talent acquisition strategies of organizations nationwide.
Nick Massoth | VP of Strategic Initiatives
As a former Marine, Nick places importance on leadership, listening, high-functioning, and stable work environments, valuing team members, celebrating successes, and taking responsibility for his and his team's actions.
John Gerhard | VP of Information Technology
John has an extensive and intuitive understanding of technology. Not only is he technically sound, but he also creatively provides solutions to set Verified First up for long-term, strategic success.
Ron Teagarden, MBA | Chief Technology Officer
With 20+ years of global technology, business, and relationship management experience, Ron bridges the gap between business and technology with a keen focus on execution. He holds a Master’s Degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
David Sajn | VP of Sales & Account Management
With 15+ years of experience in sales and leadership, David has a passion for partnering with enterprise-level companies to find talent solutions, address and remedy internal inefficiencies, and positively impact their company.
Jim Miles, COO
Jim's strategic thinking, desire for knowledge, drive for success, and years of experience working with CEOs and their executives gives him the skills to get the most out of financials.
Zach Townsend, MHR | VP of Human Resources
Zach's extensive HR and training experience has taught him that it takes a diverse group of individuals to drive company success. Zach strives to build a winning team, get them at their best, and receive employment and culture awards as a result. Want to talk more? Apply here.
Tara Cheng | Executive Consultant
Tara has been instrumental in the company's inception, vision, and success. Through her collaborative, supportive, and "quality first" mindset, Tara successfully engages Verified First clients.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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