ESR Information Technology Team

Kurt Rohlfes

Director of Strategic Technology

Kurt Rohlfes joined Employment Screening Resources (ESR) in 2012 as Senior Programmer and Systems Architect working on proprietary software systems development.  In August of 2015, he assumed the role of Director of Strategic Technology. In this role, Kurt develops, implements, and coordinates evolving technology strategies, systems development, and process automation that enhances delivery of ESR’s high-impact services to our customers.


In 2002, Kurt worked on the F.A.C.E.T (future air traffic management concepts evaluation tool) at the NASA Ames Research laboratory utilizing JAVA and custom web integration technologies.  In 2005 Kurt joined Abso, a California based background screening company, building and managing the company’s internal applications and integrations until its sale in 2010 to Sterling Information Systems.  Kurt continued at Sterling for 2 years architecting and managing the company’s next generation systems while helping to converge multiple acquisition systems.  He has extensive knowledge with C# .net, Web Services, XML/HRXML, JAVA, PHP, MYSQL, SQL and other database management systems.

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.