Bill Tate named president of HR Plus

Former Aperture Consulting Group president to spearhead employment and background screening solutions firm


CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - HR Plus, www.HRPlus.com, a leading provider of comprehensive employment and background screening solutions and a division of AlliedBarton Security Services, announces the hiring of William (Bill) J. Tate as its new president. As president, Tate will oversee operations of the entire HR Plus organization.

Tate has more than 30 years of experience in sales and executive management. Prior to joining HR Plus, he served as President of Aperture Consulting Group where he tailored comprehensive solutions to help companies achieve their business objectives and grow shareholder value. Tate also spent eight years in the staffing industry where he served as President of Spherion's Staffing Services Group, and Vice Present and General Manager of Manpower's U.S. Professional Division.

Tate has a business degree from the University of Michigan and completed several management curricula from the Kellogg School of Management and the University of Wisconsin.

"Bill is a well-respected, visionary leader who is bringing an extensive amount of experience to HR Plus," said Bill Whitmore, president and CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services. "We are excited to welcome him to the team. HR Plus provides a critical service to organizations of all types and Bill will lead the effort to provide the employment and background screening solutions HR Plus' clients need."

HR Plus offers comprehensive employment and background screening solutions though a secure and easy-to-navigate web interface that can be customized to meet clients' needs and integrated into most human resources workflows. Core services include background screening, drug testing and fingerprinting. For more than 40 years, HR Plus has provided thousands of clients with first-rate background screening solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, HR Plus is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association, and Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association, and is U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Certified. A division of AlliedBarton Security Services, HR Plus is supported by the national resources of the largest American-owned and managed security services provider. For more information call 1-800-332-PLUS or visit www.hrplus.com.