deverus Partners with Innovative to Provide Cutting Edge Data and Services to Its Customers

Austin, Texas, February 28th, 2019  deverus, the country’s leader in cutting-edge background check software with over 2.5 million hires per year for more than 40,000 businesses nationwide processed by CRAs using deverus technology - announced today an expansion of its strategic partnership with Innovative Enterprises, the leading provider of public record research aggregation and data solutions, that will significantly expand deverus' customers  access to best in class data solutions offered by Innovative.

Real time access to expertly curated collections of court records, sex offender registries, incarceration records, prison/inmate records, probation/parole/release information, arrest data, wants and warrants and other proprietary record types adds mission critical depth to the background screening process. CRAs gain significant intelligence through access to both traditional and non-traditional record types spanning the entire judicial process lifecycle from initial arrest and booking, through the court system and ultimately to disposition and post-trial release and supervision with real time or near time results. Through thousands of information sources leveraging state of the art collection technology and complex filtering and matching algorithms, results are delivered in seconds, not days. Innovative continues to be a pioneer in data aggregation and is the leader in providing these critical services to CRAs.

"deverus recognizes the immense value Innovative offers our clients in terms of diverse sources, filtering, monitoring, and best in class integration capabilities," said deverus CEO Shawn Rucks. "We are exciting to be able to partner with Innovative to offer these services to dramatically improve access, quality, and compliance of information to our clients. "

“We are extremely excited to expand our longstanding partnership with deverus,” added Clifford J. Williams, Innovative’s Founder and CEO.  “deverus holds a well-earned position as a technology leader in the background screening software space and is an excellent partner to our many mutual CRA friends and clients.  Working together, deverus and Innovative will deliver tremendous and enhanced value to the CRAs who trust us both to power their screening businesses.”

About Innovative Enterprises, Inc.

For more than twenty years, Innovative has served as an expert strategic partner to the background screening industry.  Firms that power their screening processes using Innovative's industry leading solutions experience an average rate of growth that far outpaces industry norms.  Innovative commands an intimate knowledge of its core competencies gleaned from more than two centuries of cumulative staff experience in public records research and aggregation, law enforcement, judicial administration and private investigation.

An industry leader since 1996, Innovative is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and has helped to raise the bar through its active participation in the formulation of best practice guidelines for industry providers across various segments.  Innovative was honored in 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016 and again in 2017 as one of the Inc. 500|5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in America.  For more information, please call 1-888-777-9435, email, or visit us online at

About deverus

Established in 1998, privately-held Austin-based deverus, Inc., helps companies in the background screening industry work better, faster and smarter by providing the highest quality software, SAAS cloud-based solutions, mobile applications, integrations, compliance, automation, security, privacy and customer support services available. Deriving its name from a blend of Latin and Spanish meaning “from the truth,” deverus helps HR departments make critical hiring decisions using data such as criminal records, education and employment verifications, drug and assessment testing, and more. The company delivers its services to over 35,000 businesses, hiring more than 2.5 million employees per year, through more than 75 trusted partners. deverus is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) the respected screening professionals industry watchdog, and was named a “Best Place to Work” by the Austin Business Journal.

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