Before joining the PreCheck team, Kate Vessey was VP of Legal Services and Regional Manager of the Seattle office for Hawes Financial Group and Professional Credit Service, financial services companies that also serve healthcare clients. She attended the University of Oregon in Eugene where she was a member of the Clark Honors College (Go DUCKS!), and completed Law School at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon where she also worked as a law clerk for the Oregon Judicial Department. Kate is a military spouse and pleased to be a part of the PreCheck team in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Approximately 77 percent of corporate fraud is committed by employees working in accounting, customer service, purchasing, and finance. When your business faces any kind of challenge — especially when fraud detection services may be needed — our team of experts can make the difference. Using intelligent technology and global capabilities, we provide information in multiple areas, including:
We provide our clients with a comprehensive risk assessment to help make informed decisions and reduce financial and reputational risk.
After a business transaction or acquisition is concluded, the challenge of due diligence, monitoring risks, and maintaining a competitive advantage has only just begun. Our suite of monitoring services ensures that your business partners, suppliers, and sales agents operate with integrity.
Cisive provides early notification of emerging reputational risks and can advise on changes to make in the direction of your company’s financial health and reputation.
Ongoing monitoring acknowledges the reality that even though a subject may have been cleared during pre-investment due diligence, time and circumstances can change. We advise clients on periodic and targeted re-screening programs. In addition, our experts have tools to continually monitor a dashboard of inputs and provide clients with early warning of reputational risk, financial problems, changes in ownership, involvement of politically exposed persons, and other variables. Our technology and global reach can provide invaluable assurance to our clients.
Talk to us about how our technology platform and products can help support your global compliance program and allow you to quickly identify and neutralize financial and reputation risks before they impact your organization.
Prevent lasting damage by implementing programs to provide early warning of emerging reputational risk. Monitor operations and manage potentially adverse events — real or perceived. The Cisive executive intelligence division has the research tools to deliver strategic intelligence and to detect and alert you of issues of potential concern in time for you to take preventative measures.
Our proprietary tools can continuously monitor the financial health of your global business partners and key suppliers. Mitigate default risks and avoid unpleasant surprises by ensuring that you are warned of changes in the financial condition or credit exposure of those providing strategically important services. Ensure that your customers are in a position to pay for goods and services before they are provided.
We help implement and manage global due diligence, fraud detection, and screening programs to ensure that clients comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Our multidisciplinary team provides corporate decision-makers with tailored solutions to mitigate business risk. Whether researching counterparties in a complex business transaction or validating the credentials of a new overseas business partner, Cisive Executive Intelligence solutions deliver actionable intelligence across the financial, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, entertainment, healthcare, real estate, and service sectors.
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the money lost by businesses to fraud amounts to over $3.5 trillion each year. Cisive uses its global reach and technology advantage to validate identities and match names against multiple commercially available and proprietary lists of known parties believed to be politically exposed or involved in criminal activity. We also check criminal, credit, and civil litigation records, verify the corporate structure and beneficial owners of any entity under review, and offer a wide range of value-added products to scan traditional and digital media for information of relevance to the project.
All of our services are backed by the Cisive technology platform and our many years of experience and expertise.
Make business decisions with all the relevant information you need. We can help you develop a global screening and research program to identify red flags and authenticate information provided by target businesses and customers. Beyond traditional screening and Know Your Customer (KYC) programs, Cisive’s use of a wide range of commercially available and proprietary research tools not only protects your organization from the risks associated with engaging new business partners, but uncovers the hidden issues that may impact your reputation and finances.
Ensure that your property investment or counterparty is financially sound with a thorough examination of public and corporate records and a targeted review of legal, financial, and reputational matters.
Protect your brand and your organization. Our research service provides detailed analysis and a comprehensive review of business history and structure, beneficial ownership, reputation, legal risks, and financial health of corporate entities and their principals. Whether you’re hiring a new member of your executive team, engaging a new business partner, or performing a comprehensive merger-and-acquisition due diligence, our highly professional team and suite of research tools can create a competitive difference.
Engage confidently in the global marketplace. Cisive’s intelligent solutions reveal disciplinary actions related to high-risk financial activities and securities fraud. Our rigorous program uses a proven proprietary technology to uncover deceptive financial practices, monitor risk profiles, and support regulatory compliance.
Protect your supply chain with a proactive approach that uses our proprietary tools to validate the reliability of key suppliers. Use these tools to mitigate corruption concerns and liability, and protect your reputation when engaging overseas sales agents.
Financial Regulatory Checks
Social Media Check
International Sanction & Fraud Check
Criminal Record Checks
Government ID Checks
Amit has been operating with Cisive Global (earlier he was a part of Blue Umbrella Screening team before PES division has been acquired by Cisive Inc. in November 2018) since July 2012. He has in-depth work experience in the field of Pre-Employment Screening. His work profile completely revolves around proactive planning, identification & adoption of the emerging checks & trends that come across in the field of pre-employment screening.
John Acerno is Vice President of Sales at Cisive and has over 10 years’ experience in the background screening Industry. John’s expertise has grown into the international field where he has expanded his role to become Vice President of Global Sales.
Prior to joining Cisive, John was a sales leader for many leading organizations. John was with LexisNexis (acquired by First Advantage) where he led their Financial Services Screening vertical and grew his region’s revenue by over 200%.
John is actively involved in the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is also a Volunteer for the National Kidney Foundation.
Ashish is working as IT Director at Cisive Global. Ashish has an extensive experience in formalizing and establishing new technology driven business lines, designing enterprise level software products and custom solutions. He in an outcome oriented technology expert and had a great experience working with cross functional stakeholders and C level executives across the globe. Ashish’s core expertise includes defining, developing and optimizing Software Product and strategies | Technology and Business Analysis | Product and Custom Solutions | IT Consulting & Strategy | Design & Architecture | Data Science and Analytics | Processes optimization.
Before joining Cisive, Ashish was working as Associate Technology Director for an industry leading Hedge fund software organization, where Ashish has worked across a variety of technology dimensions including Scaling of tech platforms and enterprise product suites, Engaging with CXOs from top hedge funds for implementing IT strategy, Analyzing technology ecosystem, Recommending products/solutions, Implementing technology changes, Ashish has helped many CTO and CXOs drive their technology project road-maps, and managing IT budgets.
Previously Ashish has also worked with top rated multinational software product companies and largest global software services organizations.
Ashish holds a full time honors Bachelor of Technology degree (specialized in Computer Science & Software Engineering) from MIT.
Vanessa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Pre-Employment Screening field following a successful career in our space for over a decade. Vanessa began her career in sales-focused roles where she excelled in identifying and securing new revenue. Following, she moved into an account management role, placing emphasis on ensuring client success. Vanessa’s specialty lies within the financial services sector and Multi-National Corporations. Vanessa is based in Singapore and will lead the sales and account management efforts for the Asia region at Cisive.
James joined Cisive Global in 2019 and is responsible for all operational activities in the Asia Pacific region with ownership of the Hong Kong, Malaysia and India operations teams.
He is backed by over 10 years of leadership experience in managing sizeable and diverse workforce, optimizing service delivery, spearheading markets operations and organizational transformation; and streamlining day-to-day operations in fast-paced environments requiring a strategic focus.
Prior to joining Cisive Global, James worked in the airlines and telecommunications industries, and more recently for a global leading professional association where he held senior positions in service and operations function.
Imane is responsible for Cisive’s business partnership with large enterprises in the EMEA region across all verticals.
Prior to joining Cisive, she worked for a regulated digital onboarding company who helps banks & financial institutions mitigate risk & fraud by powering Know Your Client solutions. Throughout her career, Imane has worked in Business Development for successful international companies in Fintech, International Higher Education and Healthcare where she was primarily in charge of developing new opportunities in various markets. Her main focus is to drive continued growth through key strategic initiatives, innovations and international alignment. Imane’s extensive international exposure and background is a key asset to the future global expansion of Cisive.
Imane holds an MBA in International Business from University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC). She speaks English, French and Arabic.
Rob Jones joined Cisive in 2017 and leads their international operations and executive intelligence division. Prior to joining Cisive, Rob held a leadership position with a specialist global risk management consultancy. In this role, he developed and implemented risk assessment, due diligence, and compliance programs for Fortune 100 corporations operating internationally.
Throughout his career, he has worked for a number of multinational companies as a security and investigative executive, and has leadership experience in multiple business sectors. Mr. Jones served on the ASIS commission on guidelines and standards from 2003-2017 and has helped develop reference documents on a wide range of security and investigative topics. Robert is an honors graduate of University College, London, England.