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First Advantage’s Commitment to Providing Innovative Products and Culture Excellence Leads to an Array of Awards to Close Out 2022

As 2023 approaches, First Advantage is pleased to close out the year with numerous product, company culture, and leadership awards.  

First Advantage’s vision to deliver innovative solutions and insights to help clients manage risk and hire the best talent, is a driving force behind the company’s continued success. Another key ingredient is the people — from team members to leadership to partners and customers. The following accolades are possible because of the entire First Advantage community. 

Best in Biz Awards 2022 Enterprise Product of the Year – HR Software – Silver Winner 

First Advantage has been named a silver winner in the 12th annual Best in Biz Awards, Enterprise Product of the Year – HR Software category. The program saw fierce competition among more than 700 entries. The winning companies highlighted visionary leadership, innovative strides, laudable workplace best practices, and continued investments in their environment and corporate social responsibility programs. 

Comparably Awards – Best Company Culture, Best CEO, Best Company for Diversity  

First Advantage has once again received an array of culture awards in the large companies’ category from Comparably, including Best Company Culture, Best CEO, and Best Company for Diversity. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public and private companies. The addition of these culture awards brings the total of Comparably Awards received by First Advantage in 2022 to nine. 

David Gamsey Named Atlanta’s Preeminent CFO of the Year by CFO Forum  

The CFO Forum, Atlanta’s premier professional organization for financial leaders, presented its fifth annual Preeminence Award to David Gamsey, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer for First Advantage Corporation. The award recognizes Atlanta’s most outstanding CFO for 2022.  

Joelle Smith Receives Bronze Stevie Award, Female Executive of the Year 

Joelle Smith, President, Data, Technology, and Experience has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year – Business Services (more than 2,500 employees category) in the 19th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run worldwide.  

First Advantage Receives Two Awards in Asia Pacific Region 

    • First Advantage has earned the Gold Medal at HRD Service Provider Awards 2022 for ‘Best Pre-Employment Screening & Psychometric Assessment’ in Australia. 
    • First Advantage receives an HRFlag Award, an annual award that recognizes outstanding HR providers that re-define the HR Service industry, impact the industry’s future, and push forward sustainable development.  

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