Bruce E. Berger
Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Berger joined CARCO in 1995. He is currently responsible for the New York practice of CARCO Investigative Solutions & Consulting. Mr. Berger, as the Corporate Secretary, is responsible for the official corporate records, public filings, licensure, legal research, and legal / regulatory affairs. Mr. Berger is also the leader of the "corporate security" function, which includes the physical security and safety of the corporate entity, the employees, facilities, and assets. Mr. Berger is responsible for maintaining and overseeing incident response planning and risk management. He is the senior Officer with oversight of human resources, facilities, and purchasing. On September 23, 2013, Mr. Berger was named Chief Compliance Officer.
While at CARCO, Mr. Berger was previously responsible for the ongoing research, development, and maintenance of the company's state-of-the-art criminal history, public record repository/vendor network, and the initiator of the VendorCommSM system. He was also formerly responsible for CARCO's competitive intelligence functions, international capabilities, and other special projects.
When Mr. Berger joined the CARCO team, he had more than nine years of experience in the background and commercial investigative industries. At CARCO he was promoted from Special Project Manager to Director – Special Projects in 1998 and subsequently to Vice President in 1999. Mr. Berger was elected as Corporate Secretary in 2000.
Mr. Berger was CARCO's representative to the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) for almost 10 yrs. During this time, Mr. Berger was a member of the NAPBS Board of Directors and the Ethics Committee. Mr. Berger served as Chairperson of the Accreditation Task Force in 2009 and subsequently Chairperson of the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC). He was instrumental in the roll-out of the industry accreditation program which was officially announced and launched by Mr. Berger at the 2009 NAPBS Annual Convention.
Prior to joining CARCO, Mr. Berger held management positions with Equifax Services, Inc. (aka ChoicePoint, Inc.), in San Francisco, CA; Cincinnati, OH; Great Neck, NY; and Hartford, CT. He is a former Patrolman with the State of Connecticut.
Mr. Berger received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Political Science, from the University of New Haven, West Haven, CT. He has formal training in Total Quality Management and Process Improvement, and is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
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