KeyPoint Government Solutions is a leading provider of investigative and security-related services to federal, state and local government as well as the private sector.
Eric A. Hess as Chief Executive Officer. more >>
KeyPoint Government Solutions Appoints Eric Hess Chief Executive Officer
LOVELAND, Co. – March 31, 2014 – KeyPoint Government Solutions (KeyPoint) today announced the appointment of Eric A. Hess as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He succeeds Jeff Schlanger, who has been CEO of the Company since its formation in 2003. Jeff recently returned to public service and will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors going forward.
Mr. Hess brings more than 25 years of experience leading operations, IT services, and data acquisition on a global scale, most recently serving as Chief Operations Officer of First Advantage Corporation, a provider of background screening, identity and information solutions for employers and housing. While at First Advantage, Mr. Hess delivered data assets to over 45,000 clients worldwide. Previously, Mr. Hess was Senior Vice President of Global Operations at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Prior to LexisNexis, he held several leadership positions in the background screening and data communication industries. During his career, Mr. Hess has led the integration of numerous mergers and acquisitions creating performance- based organizations.
“Eric has the unique combination of industry knowledge in the investigation and compliance services market, expertise with complex data analytics, and proven execution skills in delivering mission critical solutions to both commercial and government customers,” said Mr. Schlanger. “We are confident that Eric will create a high performance, customer focused culture that fosters innovation while maintaining the Company’s uncompromising commitment to high-integrity, and that he will shape and execute the Company’s growth strategy.”
“KeyPoint has established itself over the past decade as a leader in the national security investigation and compliance services industry with incredibly talented people and a track record of delivering high quality service for government customers,” said Mr. Hess. “I have great admiration for what Jeff and the team have achieved at KeyPoint. I am excited about the opportunity to build upon this foundation and develop new avenues for growth.”
Mr. Hess is a respected industry expert on employment-related screening and a frequent lecturer, speaker and author on the topic. In 2001, he was appointed by the Secretary of Transportation to the Department of Transportation's Federal Advisory Committee for the Transmission and Storage of Electronic Drug Testing Information. He is currently the Chair Emeritus of the legislative and regulatory affairs committee of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA). Mr. Hess is also a previous recipient of Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Inc. Magazine and Ernst and Young.
KeyPoint Government Solutions is an investigative and risk-mitigation services company that delivers advisory, monitoring, compliance and other solutions across a variety of related practice areas. Our primary areas of expertise include background investigations, infrastructure safety and security, emergency management, correctional services, fraud investigations and program management. Led by team of highly regarded industry authorities, our workforce of almost 2,000 investigators and subject matter experts supports a wide variety of clientele including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and more. Our reputation is consistent with quality, integrity and exceeding both our clients’ and employees’ expectations. KeyPoint has offices in the Washington DC Area, Austin, TX, Loveland, CO and Western Pennsylvania.
INSPECTION AND CLEARANCE SERVICES
A base of 2000 investigators provides nationwide security clearance background investigations and site inspections for multiple government agencies, including various agencies of the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.more >>
Investigators, trained accountants, financial analysts and former law enforcement officials provide financial and other fraud investigative services to a variety of clients. We provide independent monitoring and consulting services to law enforcement agencies throughout the nation.more >>
INFORMATION AND DATA SERVICES
Taking full advantage of state-of-the-art technology, we conduct checks of public records, criminal and credit histories and retrieve vital records for clients including the Transportation Security Administration and the Army National Guard.more >>
CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES
Proven leaders from law enforcement, legal and corrections management provide consulting services to federal, state, local and private criminal justice and corrections agencies. These services include independent third-party audits and consulting on all aspects of criminal justice operations, including performance management, risk management, democratic policing, incident investigations and reviews, litigation support, labor relations, training, and court-mandated compliance monitoring. We offer domestic and international solutions.more >>
Security professionals, former law enforcement agents, and professional engineers provide a wide range of security related consulting and design services. These services include risk assessments, independent third-party compliance audits, operational training, technical security countermeasures, design of electronic security systems and physical security measures.more >>