Darren Dupriest, president, and CEO of Validity Screening Solutions is a graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He began his industry career in 1992. In his capacity, he directs all functions of this PBSA Accredited company, including employment-related screenings, due diligence investigations, substance abuse testing and many more services. During his career, this former licensed investigator has led investigations ranging from workers’ compensation fraud, embezzlement, merger, and acquisition due diligence, along with sexual harassment and employee theft investigations.
Dupriest is frequently invited to speak at organizations such as the Kansas Association of School Business Officials, the Heartland Labor Law Conference, the International Public Management Association, the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, the Kansas City Safety and Health Council, as well as being a featured speaker at SHRM conferences in eight states. He is a founding member of the Professional Background Screeners Association(PBSA), an organization that now boasts over 500 members. Dupriest serves as an expert witness and has organized training programs on the subjects of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and identity theft.