About BackChecked

BackChecked LLC is an independent software company, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. The company was organized in October of 2002, after a six month research and development phase. BackChecked is dedicated, exclusively, to the task of providing state of the art systems technology to growing background screening firms. BackChecked has no outside investors and no debt.

The BackChecked Difference

BackChecked is a software company and we act like one. Why is this so important? It's all about focus. At BackChecked, we wake up every day thinking about how to make our software better. All this focus on improving the system over the past twenty years has paid off. In fact, BackChecked just might do more than you need, today. But, do you know what you're going to need tomorrow? We're always thinking about it.

By the way, we do something else that is unusual today. We answer the phone when you call. Most importantly, you don't have to take our word on all this. We have excellent references.


John Kloos, President and Co-founder

John Kloos is a 40+ year veteran of high-tech product development, marketing, business development and sales. He has held senior management positions with both large companies and start-up enterprises. He has extensive experience with mainframes, high availability systems, reengineering, internet commerce and cyber-security. In April of 2005, Mr. Kloos was elected to the Board of Directors of the Professional Background Screeners Association (formerly known as NAPBS), serving a two year term. He is also a past Co-Chair of the Provider Committee.

Mr. Kloos earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Randy Cummings, Chief Architect and Co-founder

Randy Cummings has over forty years of experience in software development, support, and systems engineering. He has developed leading-edge systems in a variety of industries, including brokerage, hospitality, credit, insurance and transportation. He began developing web based systems in 1991. In 1990, Mr. Cummings developed a full-function in-house system for one of the pioneers in professional background screening. This client utilized the system until implementing BackChecked in 2003.

Mr. Cummings earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Edmund Lorenzen, CIO and CISO

Edmund Lorenzen has extensive experience in software development, operations and security. Immediately prior to joining BackChecked, Mr. Lorenzen held the position of University Lecturer, teaching information technology, at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.

Mr. Lorenzen earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Information Technology from Arizona State University.

Benjamin Cummings, CTO

Benjamin Cummings joined BackChecked in 2008, as a systems programmer. He has been a key participant in all major development projects, since that time. In his role as CTO, Mr. Cummings is responsible for all software maintenance and new development endeavors.

Mr. Cummings eared a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Northern Arizona University.

Contact Information

Main Phone: 602.892.4679
Email: info@BackChecked.com