Marietta, GA   Adam Townsend, Vice President of InfoMart, a national background screening provider, has been elected to the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) Board of Directors.  PBSA, representing nearly 800 member companies in the US and internationally, is the leading resource for issues related to the background screening industry.

“The PBSA organization is crucial to the background screening industry and I am honored to now be a part of the Board of Directors.  I look forward to the opportunity to serve our members,” said Adam Townsend. As InfoMart’s Vice President, Townsend successfully leads Operations and Compliance for the organization.  He has over 14 years’ experience in criminal justice and background screening and holds an Advanced Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Certification from PBSA.  Under Townsend’s leadership InfoMart earned PBSA accreditation, becoming one of only 42 firms to earn this distinction.  Townsend played an instrumental role in InfoMart’s recognition by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the Best Places to Work, as well as the company’s consistent inclusion in Security Magazine’s Security 500.

“Adam is an extraordinary leader and an expert in the background screening industry.  InfoMart and PBSA are fortunate to have his participation” said Tammy Cohen, President and Chair of InfoMart.

Townsend, the current Chair of the PBSA Conference Committee, is responsible for organizing the annual and mid-year conferences.  His committee is currently planning the 2014 PBSA Mid-Year Conference in Arlington, Virginia.

About InfoMart

InfoMart has been revolutionizing the global background and identity screening industry for 30 years, providing businesses the information they need to make informed hiring decisions. They develop innovative technology that modernizes talent onboarding, including a first-to-market biometric identity authentication application and a verified sanctions search. The WBENC-certified company is a founding member of the Professional Background Screening Association, and they have achieved PBSA accreditation in recognition of their consistent business practices and commitment to compliance with the FCRA. The company is dedicated to customer service, speed, and accuracy, and it has been recognized for its success, workplace culture, and corporate citizenship with over 45 industry awards. To Get the Whole Story on InfoMart, please visit, follow @InfoMartUSA, or call (770) 984-2727.

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