Michelle Leblond brings over 25 years in the background screening industry to her role as Executive Vice President, Compliance and Privacy with PlusOne Solutions®. She was previously employed as Vice President of the Fingerprint and I9 business unit and a Company Officer with another organization and prior to that, she was Canadian Operations Manager for another background screening company. Michelle brings solid strengths and understanding in 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 background 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 a degree from the University of Toronto, as well as a post graduate diploma from Ryerson University, and is a current member of the HRPA (Ontario), SHRM, and IAPP. She is active on various committees of the Professional Background Screening Association including holding the position of General Council Member and Government Relations Chair for the Canadian Council, as well as sitting on the Background Screening Credentialing Council, which governs the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program. Michelle completed two terms on the PBSA Board of Directors and is currently the Chair of the Association.