Michelle Leblond brings over 23 years in the background screening industry to her role as Executive Vice President, Compliance and Privacy with PlusOne Solutions®. She was previously employed with First Advantage as Vice President of the Fingerprint and I9 business unit and a Company Officer and after holding the position of Vice President, Canadian Operations. Prior to that, she was Canadian Operations Manager with Kroll, (now HireRight). Michelle brings solid strength in understanding technology, legislation, and operations, as well as the sales and financial aspects of managing a business in this industry.
Holding Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) designations in both Canada and the US, Michelle is responsible for all state and federal privacy and consumer reporting compliance efforts for PlusOne as well as overseeing all screening operations. Michelle works closely with the operations and sales teams to create effective programs to ensure client needs are met, that operational excellence is maintained and new product and service delivery options are developed. Additionally, Michelle also regularly contributes to PlusOne's content publishing and client communication efforts and handles all vendor relationships for the business.
Michelle has an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, as well as a post graduate diploma in Human Resources from Ryerson University, and is a current member of the HRPA (Ontario), SHRM, and IAPP. She is active on various committees of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), including holding the position of Past Chair, Global Advisory Council (GAC); Past Chair and current General Board Member as well as Government Relations Chair for the Canadian Chapter, as well as sitting on the Background Screening Credentialing Council, which governs the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program. Michelle is in her second term on the the NAPBS Board and holds the position of Secretary/Treasurer and has been named to the Global Taskforce.