HireRight Press Releases

Altegrity Announced As The New Name For HireRight's Parent

Altegrity, Inc., is the new brand and identity of the parent company of USIS, the largest supplier of security investigations to the federal government and a global national security services and training provider; HireRight, a leading supplier of on-demand employment background screening and alcohol and drug testing services to more than 25 percent of the Fortune 500; and Explore Information Services, an industry-leading insurance information services business.

Altegrity is led by Michael Cherkasky, Chief Executive Officer, and Altegrity’s three well-recognized and respected businesses, which will be under the Altegrity “wrapper” brand, are led by:

  • USIS, President and CEO William C. Mixon
  • HireRight, President and CEO Glen E. Schrank
  • Explore Information Services, President and CEO J. Philip Casey

The new Altegrity holding company structure and brand links client solutions provided by each of the corporation’s three businesses to a single corporate identity, with a well-defined value proposition:

Altegrity employs nearly 8,000 people worldwide and is a family of companies united by a commitment to help clients reduce risk, maximize opportunities, and make better business decisions by gathering, processing, and analyzing information; sharing our subject matter expertise; and providing proven training techniques.

Built upon a foundation of investigative services, contextualized data mining and analysis, cutting-edge software, and specialized training solutions, Altegrity partners with its clients to help Make Decisions SmarterSM.

Altegrity CEO Mike Cherkasky explained, “Our new brand strengthens our impact in the markets we serve, builds value by organizing all of our brands into a single business portfolio, and provides a platform upon which we can focus our future growth efforts. Under our new Altegrity holding company name, we will offer new solutions to our clients and grow the corporation through acquisitions and new business opportunities. We are proud of our new name and what this will mean to the future of our corporation and three businesses, employees, and investors.”

Altegrity is a coined name derived from Altus, Latin for high, suggesting altitude, achievement, success, and perspective, and Integrity, the critical foundation of the company’s businesses and work that revolves around sound judgment and rigorous adherence to the highest principles. Altegrity is a company whose work is of the highest integrity, demonstrating efficiency, disciplined processes, accuracy, and thoroughness of client solutions.

The Altegrity logo is a series of vertical panes, which suggests pages or screens of data that are transformed through the company’s work. Altegrity transforms data into information, information into insight, and insight into intelligence.

About Altegrity—www.altegrity.com

Altegrity, a global screening and security solutions company headquartered in Falls Church, Va., has nearly 8,000 employees in locations around the world. Altegrity, which is the holding company for USIS, HireRight, and Explore Information Services, partners with its clients to help them Make Decisions SmarterSM by providing superior investigative services, specialized training, contextualized data mining, and cutting-edge software solutions. Altegrity is the largest commercial provider of background investigations for the government; a trusted supplier of criminal justice and law enforcement specialized training solutions; a globally recognized and leading supplier of on-demand employment background screening and alcohol and drug testing services to more than 25 percent of the Fortune 500; and one of the principal providers of data services to the insurance industry.