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Since 1989

Option 1 - Local Government Executive Background Screening



Management Profile



Hiring a new City Executive is one of the most politically sensitive issues which a community can face. And finding the right person for your unique position can sometimes be a challenge. However, it is very important to properly vet the person you’re about to hire.


If you need a comprehensive Background which provides you with extensive position related information, this is the best choice!  We have traveled far and wide to provide our clients with up-to date, detailed background information on their Finalist.


On-sites do provide more information!


This option includes all 9 items:

1) Nationwide Criminal, Civil, Financial Record Search

We conduct a nationwide search for any criminal and/or civil records; including bankruptcies, lawsuits, liens, sex offender registration, and more.  Also included is Social Security confirmation, professional license verifications, corporate holdings, and all previous addresses.


2) Professional Employment Verification

(Current and up to six most recent)

We recover employment documents from your candidate's current and previous employers including position titles, specific dates of employment, resignation and/or termination information, salary, etc. We also retrieve Performance Reviews, and/or written Evaluations.


3) Professional Reference Interviews (5)

We develop specific interview questions based upon your position responsibilities and duties.  We then spend hours interviewing Supervisors, Co-workers, and those persons who have firsthand knowledge of your Finalist.  (Written transcription between 40 - 60 pages)


4)  Professional Accomplishment Verification

Professional accomplishments are a commonly exaggerated area on a resume'.  We verify your candidate's claims for you!


5) Candidate Professional Questionnaire

We develop questions based on your job announcement and position responsibilities.  Your candidate then provides written responses outlining his/her experience and specific qualifications for the position.


6) Nationwide News, Media and Public Data Search

We search and retrieve current and archived news sources for information regarding your candidate. Our nationwide search capabilities allow us to access and retrieve important information regarding your Finalist in his/her her local area.  We also perform a local news search while on-site.


7) Academic / Degree Confirmation

Diploma Mills and non-accredited Universities have grown exponentially in the past five years.  We verify the level and type of degree, date of award, enrollment history, and provide you with Accreditation and Institution information as well.


8) Candidate Overview and Summary

A written summary of your candidate provides you with a snapshot of your Finalist from an outside, objective viewpoint.


9) International City Managers Association Credentialing

 We confirm your candidate’s ICMA credentialing status.

Gleason & Associates   •   (651) 283-3871   •   govbackgrounds@msn.com