Bon Idziak, Chief Compliance and Government Relations Officer for Accurate Background, Inc., is a 20 year industry professional and subject matter expert on the topics of Background Screening, Drug Testing and HR Technology. Prior to joining Accurate Background, Bon was Head of Compliance and Government Relations for screening startup Checkr, and CEO of FL based Applicant Insight. Bon also held several roles at First Advantage in the early onset of his career.
Well versed in policy, procedure and compliance, Bon is frequently asked to share his expertise at conferences, in educational settings, with industry publications and through various media outlets. Bon regularly consults with major national employers and associations to develop employment screening and substance abuse testing solutions that are cost-effective, compliant and address corporate goals and regulatory requirements.
Bon’s philosophy is to minimize hiring and retention risk through the design, implementation and management of an intelligent screening program, embracing industry standards and best practices, while ensuring compliance. Critical to this is focusing on the applicant or employee in all aspects of the process to ensure that their rights are protected and they are active participants.
Currently, Bon serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). Prior to his election to the Board, Bon chaired the Government Relations Committee for many years, providing a critical component to the association’s efforts regarding federal and state regulatory requirements and oversight. Bon has been a key participant in meetings with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Justice (DOJ), Members of Congress and State Legislatures on issues that shape law and affect the Screening Industry.
Bon is also an active member of The Board of Directors for the HR Open Standards Consortium (Worldwide), where he previously served as Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. An early pioneer of HR-XML standards, Bon has been a contributing member of the Consortium since its inception in 1999. As a member of the team responsible for the initiative to create the Screening Specifications and an early implementer of the standard, he is a devoted advocate of the Consortium and its efforts. Bon offers subject matter expertise to the Consortium and its members on business processes and legislative matters that affect the integration efforts of peer HR organizations.
In addition, Bon served the Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA) from 2010 through 2016 where he is a Past-President and was a member of the Board of Directors. He is also active with the Government Relations, International Legal, Compensation and Engagement Committees. Bon is a key contributor to the ongoing success of the Association.
Bon’s volunteer contributions also extend to President of the Board of Directors for The Sue Weaver C.A.U.S.E., (Consumer Awareness of Unsafe Service Employment) a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, founded in 2004 to promote workforce screening for in home-service providers.
Bon is also a long standing and contributing member for several industry associations including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), American Transportation Association (ATA), American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and Securities and Insurance Licensing Association (SILA).