Background Screening Tool Crimcheck Acquired

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NY – Crimcheck Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of background screening, reference checks, data checks, and drug testing & occupational health solutions announced that it completed the strategic sale to DISA Global Solutions Inc. (“DISA”), a leading provider of drug testing & occupational health services, on December 9, 2022.

Crimcheck Holdings, LLC (“Crimcheck”) is a technology enabled provider of background screening, reference checks, data checks, and drug testing & occupational health solutions. The company has its own proprietary technology platform for efficient onboarding and servicing of new and existing clients. 

John Peterson, CEO of DISA commented: “In addition to having similar customer-first philosophies, Crimcheck has a risk-aware customer base that makes them an ideal candidate to join the DISA family. As a result of Crimcheck’s internal expertise, high customer loyalty, and diversified client base, we are excited to partner with them to provide an expanded suite of services. We are thrilled about the acquisition of cutting-edge technology that Crimcheck utilizes on its platform. The entire executive team is looking forward to working with subject matter experts throughout this team to leverage their innovative software for the benefit of our entire organization. It will be a pleasure to work together to serve the best interests of our collective customers.”  

Crimcheck was acquired by Tom Shieh in 2014 and employs more than 75 people. The Ohio-based firm is the background check provider for more than 6,000 companies across diverse sectors. Accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), Crimcheck’s comprehensive tools provide compliance support for companies alongside an industry-leading customer experience. Crimcheck stands out from the competition with its cutting-edge and efficiency-maximizing technology, internal expertise, and enthusiastic customer service.

This combination has led to a 99% customer satisfaction rating and repeat appearances in the prestigious HRO Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction survey. Crimcheck’s history of robust channel partnerships with ATS, HRM, and PEO vendors makes them valuable partners across our business. Additionally, DISA immediately benefits from the continued diversification of our product mix and further expansion of market share in the healthcare sector. 

Tom Shieh, CEO of Crimcheck said: “This is an ideal partnership between DISA and Crimcheck. We are eager to join the DISA family of companies and partner together to build from our collective strengths. Our businesses are built on the same commitment to serve customers, provide the highest quality services, and ensure compliance across complex industries. The alignment of our customer-centric focus and compliance-driven approach makes me confident that together we’ll continue to provide a best-in-class experience no matter the industry sector. Additionally, Crimcheck employees will benefit from significant opportunities to grow, work on exciting new projects, and be a part of one of the largest providers in our industry.” 

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