The SJV Data Solutions management team is made up of passionate, innovative and driven background screening experts, bringing years of experience to a growing company. They cultivate our strong culture and work tirelessly to help our team scale, grow and succeed.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Scott’s experience as a former law enforcement officer and business executive for a high-end security and communication systems firm prompted him to form his own company, SJV & Associates, in 1998. Through his vision and leadership, along with a commitment from a very talented Management Team, SJV has become the supply chain leader for the background screening industry. As SJV’s CEO, Scott’s responsibilities include focusing on strategic planning, developing new business partners, and commitment to overall quality assurance. Scott is an active Board Member for the Kennesaw State University Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Internship Advisory Board, while also a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Southern Criminal Justice Association.
Chief Technology Officer
Nick is one of SJV’s longest tenured employees, having been with SJV since the year 2000. He is currently serving as Chief Technology Officer. Nick works to ensure SJV’s technology stays ahead of the needs of the future growth of the business. He is responsible for aligning SJV’s technical vision with the company’s strategic goals, while leading the software development, security and systems support teams. Additionally, Nick works closely with SJV’s operational leaders to ensure the business leverages process works with technology to run at maximum efficiency.
Chief Operating Officer
Bill joined SJV in 2016 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He is currently leading the development of SJV’s newest product line, our Verifications Suite. This new product line leverages world class call center technologies, processes, and best practices, to provide customizable verification capabilities to SJV’s clients. Prior to joining SJV, Bill served as the COO for Verifications, Inc. and as EVP of Operations for First Advantage. In these roles, Bill brought his deep Six Sigma and high transaction volume experience to aide both organizations in their evolution.
Chief Financial Officer
Reed joined SJV in 2017 and as Chief Financial Officer he is responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, purchasing, and forecasting. This includes developing and driving the long-term strategic planning process for SJV’s annual and quarterly budgets alongside monitoring the company’s key financial performance indicators, and driving companywide financial performance initiatives. Reed’s previous roles in accounting, financial, and communications leadership roles provide SJV with key insight and experience in corporate finance and risk management.
Vice President of Client Experience
Vince has been with SJV since 2007, and is directly responsible for developing and leading the Sales, Marketing, and Client Service teams of SJV. An active member of NAPBS, he served a four-year term as Chairman of the Provider Committee and also serves as Ambassador for NAPBS Conferences. A frequent speaker at industry-sponsored events and conferences, Vince has led educational sessions on research process, technology advancements in background screening, social media, and quality assurance measures. Vince was also one of SJV's first employees as a career-prep intern, in the year 2000.
Vice President of Product Strategy & Compliance
Nitza joined SJV in 2015 bringing over 25 years of experience driving business optimizations in the Background and Pre-Employments Screening Industries to our team. In her current role, Nitza’s focus is to expand SJV’s Market Footprint through new and enhanced solutions, while serving as a dedicated and expert resource to SJV’s customers in all areas of screening compliance.
Director of Client Services
Jeff has been with SJV since 2007 and is currently leading the Client Services Department. In his role, Jeff’s focus is to ensure our clients have a positive experience as valued business partners and are receiving the highest level of service possible. Jeff previously served as SJV’s Processing Manager and Client Services Manager. This unique combination of experience allows him to inject his brand of leadership and knowledge of the industry across multiple departments, along with his understanding of customer needs and expectations. Jeff earned his Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from Emory University in 2015.
Director of Research
Matt joined SJV in 2011 and currently serves as Director of Research. Previously, Matt served as Quality Assurance Manager and Director of Quality Assurance. Currently, Matt oversees conventional research across the country and manages a talented network of researchers and vendors to deliver fast, accurate, and cost-efficient screening solutions.
Director of Human Resources
Carrie joined SJV in 2004 and currently serves as the Human Resources Department lead. Previously, Carrie held the positions of Quality Assurance Manager and Records Manager. Her experience in Operations, combined with her knowledge in Human Resources uniquely qualifies her acquire top talent that align with the needs of the business, as well as fit the company’s culture and core values. She is a graduate of Kennesaw State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Director of Talent Management
Kirk joined SJV in 2018 and is responsible for providing support across the organization to ensure that all aspects of our products and services meet our high standards for Quality. Kirk’s vast experience with people and business processes has made him one of the industry’s most sought-after Quality Assurance professionals. He holds a Biology degree from Occidental College, as well as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt through Georgia Tech.
Director of Processing
Wade joined SJV in 2013, and his risen through our ranks in various leadership roles. A keen attention to detail and personal accountability led to his recent promotion as Director of Processing. He helps guide SJV’s business motor by driving results to customers in the timeliest and most efficient methods possible. Prior to joining SJV, Wade served four years in the United States Marines, and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Kennesaw State University.
Director of Information Technology
Chris brings over 15 years of Information Technology experience, which includes managing, architecting, developing, implementing, and supporting enterprise systems, networks, software development, and cybersecurity. He leverages his professional experience and expertise to define and implement procedures, processes, and systems that support the strategic objectives of SJV.
Director of Verification Operations
Laurice joined SJV in 2016 and is currently leading the Verifications team. This product line leverages world class call center technologies, processes, and best practices, to provide customizable verification capabilities to SJV’s clients. Prior to joining SJV, Laurice served as Director of Operations for First Advantage and Verifications, Inc. In addition, she has over 20 years’ experience in the communications industry managing high volume call centers and it is this experience that drives the success of the Verifications team.
There’s no red tape or walls of bureaucracy here. And with the aggressive growth we’ve experienced since day one, there are tons of opportunities for upward career mobility.