Founding of EmployeeScreenIQ
Jason Morris founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and currently serves as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Morris is a Licensed Private Investigator in the States of Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. Morris also serves as an Expert Witness in the areas of background checks, employment screening and the FCRA.
Morris is responsible for refining EmployeeScreenIQ’s position as a leader in employment background screening. This includes best practices, FCRA compliance, in addition to continuing to provide its diverse clientele with the support they need to reach their recruitment, retention, safety and financial goals.
Prior to founding EmployeeScreenIQ, Morris served as vice president of operations for a Cleveland, OH private investigation company. He has also held management and investigative positions with two other security organizations located in the greater Cleveland area.
Industry Thought Leader
Morris is a frequent speaker at industry events that focus on background checks, global screening, recruitment and staffing, and often discusses best practice initiatives as they relate to organizational employment screening programs. He was recently included on Cleveland Crain’s Business “40 Under 40 List” for innovation in the workplace and serves as a past board member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). Morris was the 2005-2006 Co-Chairman for the organization and continues to be active in the organization. EmployeeScreenIQ is a founding member of NAPBS.
As Co-Chairman of NAPBS Morris made frequent presentations to government agencies including members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. The focus on these presentations were amendments to the FCRA, and various provisions to the forthcoming Privacy Bills and Immigration Reforms. Morris has lobbied on behalf of the screening industry and has consulted with officials from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the US Department of Justice. Morris’ comments were published on the US Department of Justice website regarding pending legislation on the Federal Register. Learn more about Jason’s speaking accolades here.
Philanthropy & Personal Life
Active in community and philanthropic causes, he is the current president of the American Cancer Society Cuyahoga County Unit Board. In addition, he is a former board member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association of Cleveland and Make a Wish Foundation. In 2006, Morris served as the Revenue Chairman for the March of Dimes.
Morris is a criminal justice studies graduate of Kent State University.
Jason lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife, two girls and two dogs! Jason is a big music fan and enjoys frequently attending both music festivals and live concerts.
EmployeeScreenIQ is a best practices leader in the employment screening industry dedicated to providing its customers with the information they need to make more informed hiring decisions. For more information, call 800.235.3954 or visit www.employeescreen.com.
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