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Safer Places, Inc. promotes Brian C. Sawyer to Vice President
MIDDLEBORO, MA, ISSUED FEBRUARY 3, 2014…Safer Places Inc., a firm providing pre-employment screening/background checks, tenant screening and security consulting, today announced the promotion of Brian C. Sawyer to Vice President.
In this post, Sawyer, the firm’s former Director of Sales and Marketing, will oversee all company operations, new business development and client relations in addition to maintaining an active role in sales and marketing.
Sawyer has more than six years of experience in the background screening and security consulting industry; prior to Safer Places, Inc. he was a District Manager for a national retail chain franchise.
Sawyer received a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Certification from the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and has taken courses at North Park University in Chicago and the New England Art Institute.
He is the founder and president of the non-profit organization Fuse Christian Concerts (www.FuseConcerts.org) volunteering his time with the Christian outreach ministry that produces concerts and festivals throughout New England.
Originally from Brockton, MA, Sawyer now makes his home in Taunton with his wife Andrea and their daughter. In his spare time Sawyer plays volleyball in the Taunton Recreation Department league, has an active role in his place of worship and enjoys numerous activities with family.
“It is with great pleasure that we announce Brian as Vice President,” said David Sawyer, President of Safer Places, Inc. “His industry experience and commitment to providing the highest caliber solutions for our valued clients make him the perfect choice for this pivotal role within our firm.”
About Safer Places, Inc.
Safer Places, Inc. is a full-service firm that provides pre-employment screening, security consulting, tenant screening, and additional verification services for schools, private and public companies, property managers, property owners and anyone seeking to research an individual’s background. Since the events of September 11, 2001, the importance of background checks has taken on increased prominence, and Safer Places, Inc. has undertaken a number of educational initiatives for the public, including HRintel, a new service that provides education for HR professionals in the form of webinars and workshops; HRintel also includes an employment law attorney who will be available to answer HR related questions and free access to the State Rules Registry web site to allow clients the ability to research background screening laws specific to the state(s) they operate in. Safer Places, Inc. also offers a series of specialized services including Character Assessment testing, Employee Photo IDs, and Integrated Applicant Tracking (ATS) services. Elements of a background check can include Social Security trace, criminal history search, education verification, checking with sex offender registries, drug testing, driving record/license verification, employment verification/references, terrorist watch lists, and credentials verification/history. Increasingly, companies are using background checks as a condition of continued employment, particularly when an individual is being considered for a new position or promotion. Safer Places, Inc. maintains offices at 25 Wareham Street, Middleboro, MA. Its principals are board certified in security management, holding the CPP (Certified Protection Professionals) designation form ASIS International and they maintain memberships in a number of organizations including the Society for Human Resource Management and ASIS International. For additional information, please visit www.saferplacesinc.com or call (508) 947-0600.