Mission, Vision, Values

Quality through consistency

Mission

To serve the market as a preeminent background screening provider by delivering value conscious, high quality services, coupled with flexible, innovative solutions and fast, accurate results. Through our distinctive blend of quality controls, a dedicated multi-lingual team, proven processes and technical expertise we are able to adapt our solutions to fit our customer’s needs.

Vision

We strive to be recognized as the leading provider of background screening solutions and to carry the reputation for providing a level of service that is unmatched in our industry. We will provide our clients with consistent quality, flexible solutions and cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit in our employees.

Corporate Values

Thoroughness

  • We display a high level of professional ethics and integrity
  • We constantly invest in improving our systems and processes to protect the security and confidentiality of our clients’ information.
  • We apply best practices in everything we do to guarantee the quality of our deliverables.

Clients Focus

  • We value courtesy, respect and professionalism in all dealings with our clients, suppliers and colleagues alike.
  • We work with diligence to ensure our clients meet their business objectives and face the challenges of their industry.
  • We are attentive to our clients’ needs and endeavour to go above and beyond to meet them.

Open Communication

  • We are transparent in our communications with all of our partners to foster efficient and constructive exchanges.
  • We are proactive in continuously providing our clients with the information they need
  • We uphold the highest degree of clarity and quality in all aspects of our business.

Entrepreneurship

  • We develop true business partnerships with our clients by treating their requests as if they were our own.
  • We strive to surpass ourselves and to raise the quality standards of our industry.
  • We take pride in our company’s achievements and our clients’ success.

Leadership

Tim Whipple

President

Timothy Whipple, President, joined The Mintz Group as Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Previously, Tim worked as an investment banker, advising clients on a variety of complex M&A and capital markets transactions.

Timothy Whipple, President, joined The Mintz Group as Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Previously, Tim worked as an investment banker, advising clients on a variety of complex M&A and capital markets transactions.

Most recently Tim worked at FBR Capital Markets, which he joined in September 2009 following the acquisition of Watch Hill Partners. Prior to joining Watch Hill Partners, Mr. Whipple worked at Veronis Suhler Stevenson, where he was responsible for evaluating investment opportunities and providing advisory services to a wide variety of companies.

Before entering business school, Mr. Whipple was an investment banker with Prudential Securities.

Mr. Whipple received a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Trinity College.

Peter Lagomarsino

Global Practice Leader

Peter Lagomarsino is a Partner and manages the San Francisco office, which serves both regional and international clients. He co-heads the Pre Hire and Pre Deal due diligence practices and created Global Verify.

Peter Lagomarsino is a Partner and manages the San Francisco office, which serves both regional and international clients.

He co-heads the Pre Hire and Pre Deal due diligence practices and created Global Verify, a multi-language screening and verification service which backgrounds high volumes of people around the world.

In the course of his work, Peter has revealed a public company executive’s undisclosed years in prison; identified an acquisition target’s ties to organized crime; found the hidden assets of a bankrupt real estate developer; helped a commercial litigation client support its patent infringement case; and worked on scores of sensitive executive and board placements in the U.S. and abroad.

Peter has particular expertise in due-diligence standards and best practices for what constitutes responsible decision making before hires and business deals.

He has written several articles, including “Board Vetting in the Digital Age” in
Directors & Boards and “What Do Candidates’ Social Media Profiles Say About Them?” in Executive Talent. He has also done a number of speaking engagements about best practices in background checking.

Peter has a B.A. in philosophy with a concentration in economics from Amherst College.

Daniel Fallows

executive director

Mr. Fallows is responsible for our overall operations and business development. He has been with Mintz Global Screening (through Keyfacts) since 1988 and has held a variety of supervisory and management positions within all areas of the company.

Daniel Fallows is the Executive Director of the Canadian division of Mintz Global Screening. Mr. Fallows is based out of our Toronto location and has been with the company since 1988 holding an array of supervisory and management positions. Throughout his career, Mr. Fallows has developed the necessary skills to add operational and technical expertise to our screening operations. These components, combined with his background in law, leadership and above average customer service provide Mr. Fallows the skills to effectively lead our Canadian operations.

In his current role as Executive Director, he has the overall responsibility for our organization from an operational, sales and technology standpoint.  Mr. Fallows has led the organization to be on the forefront of the background screening industry by understanding the necessity of sound/secure business practices, being a visionary to recognize the need for quality at every step of the screening process expecting quality results and encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit.

As a founding member (and past Chair) of the Canadian chapter of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and currently Chair for the Global Advisory Council for this same organization, he has worked closely with others in our industry to improve screening overall in Canada (and worldwide) through education, best practices and ethical behaviour.

Patrick Sirois

National operations director

Mr. Sirois joined Mintz Global Screening in 2015 as National Director of Operations he ensures that all process and procedures are followed and adhered to for both our Montreal and Toronto locations.

Mr. Sirois joined Mintz Global Screening in 2015 as National Director of Operations he ensures that all process and procedures are followed and adhered to for both our Montreal and Toronto locations.

Action oriented and customer focused Patrick has led several process optimization projects and key performance indicator’s implementation. Passionate about Operations and New Technologies, Patrick brings with him over 20 years of experience in several business sectors such as Management, Traditional and Digital Media, Customer Service, Project Management and Design. Mr. Sirois has had the chance to work for SMEs as well as National and International companies.

Sara Parkinson

National sales director

Ms. Parkinson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. After completing a double major in Law & Sociology at York University, Sara began her career in the Beauty Industry as an Account Manager for a large Canadian based company.

Ms. Parkinson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.  After completing a double major in Law & Sociology at York University, Ms. Parkinson began her career in the Beauty Industry as an Account Manager for a large Canadian based company.  After leaving the beauty industry she spent seven years with one of the largest international staffing company’s.  During her time in the staffing industry she held a variety of roles; Account Manager, Business Development Representative and Team Lead Operations.  Ms. Parkinson joined Mintz Global Screening in 2008, bringing over 15 years of experience in sales and managing client’s needs with a focus in Human Resource related fields.  When Ms. Parkinson joined Mintz, she focused on business development and managing large National Accounts.  She soon became a Sales Manager reporting to the Executive Director which later led to her current role as the National Sales Director.  In her current role she is responsible for managing the sales team, new sales activities as well as existing client growth and satisfaction.

Costa Psicharis

IT Director

On joining Mintz Global Screening in 2001, Mr. Psicharis was responsible for overseeing the management of all IT related products and services for the Pre-Employment division.

On joining Mintz Global Screening in 2001, Mr. Psicharis was responsible for overseeing the management of all IT related products and services for the screening division.

As the business kept growing over the years, he was called upon to put together a team concentrating on re-engineering all our core screening and HR applications. His primary mandate was to enhance our systems’ efficiency and customize the processes to respond to our clients’ needs. Mr. Psicharis sees to it that our systems always meet the standards set in terms of performance, while reinforcing their scalability and security. He is particularly attentive to our clients’ current and future needs prior to initiating software development projects.

Mr. Psicharis has over fifteen years of experience in numerous IT-related roles including project management, infrastructure and system integrations.

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