Nationwide background check firm receives Small Business Administration's 8(a) certification
Vertical Identity Background Screening and Drug Testing now approved to bid on government employee screenings through 8(a) designation
By: Vertical Identity
The 8(a) program was designed to give a leg up to growing businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs by providing them with opportunities to compete for government contracts. As an approved 8(a) firm, Vertical Identity can bid on sole-source contracts for background check and drug screening services up to $4 million.
"Being a certified 8(a) firm will give our growing background check business a huge boost, allowing us to offer our comprehensive, competitively priced and high-quality services to a much wider audience," said Sarah Hope, founder and CEO of Vertical Identity Background Screening and Drug Testing. "We're thrilled to have an opportunity to partner with government agencies to provide mutually beneficial background check services through the 8(a) program."
Vertical Identity's core services include pre-employment and post-hire background screening investigations and drug testing administration, acting as a consortium/third-
The company's primary NAICS industry codes for the 8(a) certification are 561611 (Background Screening and Investigations)
Learn more about Vertical Identity Background Screening and Drug Testing at https://verticalidentity.com/