About S2Verify

S2Verify is a one-of-a-kind background screening service backed by an unparalleled customer support team. We provide fully compliant, affordable background checks that dramatically reduce the time and effort spent during the hiring process.

Our History

S2Verify combines more than 20 years of experience in the human resources field and managing the largest employment screening company in the world with more than 25 years of experience in corporate security and law enforcement, which includes designing and implementing security strategies for U.S. presidents and world leaders as well as high-profile events of national significance and protecting the integrity of America’s financial infrastructure. Bill C. Whitford, an employment industry pioneer, Arnette Heintze, one of this country’s leading corporate security specialists and former U.S. Secret Service agent, and Jim Zimbardi, a rare powerhouse with extensive experience in the development of complex, data-driven solutions, have done just that with S2Verify.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance employment and contracting decisions that protect our clients’ people, performance, facilities, interests, and reputations. We aim to help our clients manage insider risk and hire with confidence.

In 2013, S2Verify was 193rd on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in the world.

In 2014, S2Verify was accredited by PBSA, endorsing the high professional standards and commitment to excellence in all areas of our business.

The TRUST Core Values

  • T – Trust 
  • R – Respect
  • U – Understanding 
  • S – Service
  • T – Transparency

What We Believe


  • Our applicant-focused technology streamlines FCRA and state law consent document completion.
  • Our adjudication staff has a high level of expertise with criminal justice backgrounds. Our staff reviews every report with a hit.
  • PBSA Accreditation: endorsing the high professional standards and commitment to excellence in all areas of our business.

Customer Service

  • Automated results delivery: decrease your time to hire.
  • Notification of real-time progress: you and your applicants stay informed throughout the entire process.
  • We won’t waste your time: we reduce your time spent hiring and solve your hiring problems.

PBSA Certified Staff

  • Our staff completes written exams provided by PBSA.
  • The exam focuses on FCRA regulations and tests the staff’s working knowledge of the law.
  • Selected staff have achieved advanced certifications, demonstrating knowledge of complex FCRA compliance issues.

Consumer Focus

  • If your applicant disputes the report, on average, we resolve it in three days, instead of the max 30-day allowance.
  • Our mobile capability puts the power in your applicant’s hands to reduce errors and improve speed to hire.
  • You can provide unparalleled visibility and transparency to applicants through the screening process.


Bill Whitford | Leadership at S2Verify
Bill Whitford

Widely recognized across the U.S. and global employment industry as a visionary and entrepreneurial pioneer, Bill Whitford founded S2Verify in 2008. The ground-breaking firm was launched on a simple but transformational premise taken for granted today – but not back then – that process and task automation could completely transform traditional background screening…

Jim Zimbardi | Leadership at S2Verify
Jim Zimbardi

For years, Jim Zimbardi has been acknowledged as a powerhouse in the employee and contractor screening industry with extensive knowledge on the practical use of complex, data-driven solutions in the private sector as well as across the federal, state and local law enforcement and intelligence communities…

Arnette Heintze
Arnette Heintze

Arnette Heintze is a serial entrepreneur and company builder with a 20-year track record of founding, leading and guiding the growth and performance of innovative start-ups and small-to- medium (SMB) sized businesses…

Tom Farley
Tom Farley
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Barbara Wenger

Key Staff

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Robert May
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Paula Speed
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Tiffany Tyson
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Tracy Wood
Bryan Zimbardi
Bryan Zimbardi

Customer Service

Leana Anderwkavich
Leana Anderwkavich
Toshia Boatwright Sr-Administrative-Supervisor
Toshia Boatwright
Cid Molfetto

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