FirstPoint, Inc. announces that it has acquired Public Data Works, an employment screening company located in Winston-Salem, NC. Public Data Works will be a part of the FirstPoint Background Screening Resources division. The acquisition was effective May 1, 2011.
Public Data Works offers web-based background checks and employee monitoring systems, digital form I-9 management with E-verify, fingerprinting and drug testing services. The company was established in 2006 and its client list includes school systems, hospitals, non-profits and various businesses across the U. S.
Mark Moore, Public Data Works President, along with other key personnel, will join the FirstPoint Background Screening Resources team. Moore sees this acquisition as a valuable opportunity for his current client base to take advantage of an expanded array of information and technology resources offered by FirstPoint. “We are excited for our company and for our clients. It’s a big step forward in realizing our business goals. We are delighted to have joined forces with such a reputable local company that has been in business for over 100 years,” says Moore.
M. Scott Hall, Senior Vice President and COO of FirstPoint’s Information and Background Screening Resources Division says,“By bringing the Public Data Works operation into the FirstPoint family of resources, we have the opportunity to expand our presence in NC and bring new product and solution offerings to our clients, such as local drug collection sites and fingerprinting services. Public Data Works is a great fit for FirstPoint and the acquisition aligns well with our growth strategies. I look forward to working closely with Mark and his team.”
FirstPoint Background Screening Resources (firstpointresources.com) offers an array of comprehensive HR solutions including customized background screening, drug testing, employment assessments, CNA selection assessments, and ATS integration. FirstPoint also serves the student and volunteer screening needs of communities through its uniquely created studentscreener.com and volunteerscreener.com websites. To learn more about FirstPoint, visit the website or call 1-800-288-7408.
About Public Data Works
Public Data Works (publicdataworks.com) is a comprehensive workforce management service provider offering employers a state-of-the-art, Web-based system to securely deliver customized criminal record searches and drug testing services.