Scott Staples

Chief Executive Officer

Serving as Chief Executive Officer for First Advantage, Scott Staples provides guidance and leadership to the organization to help foster the company’s strategic direction and growth.

Before his tenure at First Advantage began in 2017, Scott was a co-founder of Mindtree, which launched in 1999. Mindtree is one of the largest global IT Services firms in the world with over $4B+ in Revenue and 86,000+ employees.  Throughout his time at Mindtree, Scott served as the president of the Americas and led the global vertical markets division. He is acknowledged as a “growth entrepreneur” and received recognition as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Technology Services in 2015.

Scott actively contributes to industry publications, journals, webinars, and conferences. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Delaware and holds a master’s in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey.

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