ESR Leadership Team

Kirk Bogue

Vice President, Operations
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Kirk Bogue joined ESR in September of 2017 as Vice President Operations with overall responsibility for ESR’s operations and client services.  As a seasoned professional both inside and outside of the screening industry, Kirk brings ESR a wealth of executive management experience in operations, client services, business and product development, applied technology, as well as organizational and leadership development.


He was on a fast track leadership path at Conoco and was Vice President at ACNielsen/Dun& Bradstreet and ADP, as well as two notable companies within our industry, ChoicePoint where he was Vice President, Strategic Product Development, and ClearStar where he was Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Technology Services.

In addition to his operations and product development experience, Kirk was Vice President of Client Services at ADP for four years. He is client focused and believes that enduring business relationships are built on a foundation of integrity and respect. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Computer Information Sciences from the University of Florida which enabled him to manage large development projects and software development teams in several of his prior positions. The combination of operations, client services, and technology competencies makes Kirk uniquely qualified to help deliver and improve upon our technology-driven professional screening products and services.  Kirk is committed to truly understanding, anticipating, and serving our clients’ ever-changing needs.

He also brings experience in leadership and corporate development.  Kirk served as a member of the Advisory Board for the Kennesaw State University Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Character, and has worked as a professional consultant in these areas. This background will help our leadership further develop our people-focused culture that promotes professional and personal growth that increases the effectiveness of our people and the quality of the services that we deliver.

The most selective companies trust ESR to manage their screening programs.

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is a global background check firm that is a strategic choice for employers who need accuracy and compliance in their background screening programs.

ESR is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – formerly the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – and undergoes yearly SSAE 18 SOC 2® Type 2 audits to ensure the privacy, security, and confidentiality of consumer information.

ESR founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen wrote the book on background checks with “The Safe Hiring Manual.” Contact us today to learn more about our services and solutions.