Meet The Management Team

Since 1990, the experts at Reliable Background Screening have been helping organizations of all kinds to navigate the often complicated seas of background screening. The management team at Reliable Background Screening will impress you with their depth of knowledge and experience. Give them a call, and ask them any question you might have! 

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Rudy Troisi
President & CEO

Rudy Troisi has been President and CEO of Reliable Background Screening since 1994. Mr. Troisi is a recognized leading expert on the FCRA as it pertains to background checks (Fair Credit Reporting Act - the federal law which governs and imposes onerous regulations, particularly on employee background checks). Prior to joining Reliable, Rudy had 17 years experience as a senior executive with major national banks, ensuring that they maintained compliance with various state and federal regulations. Mr. Troisi is also a licensed Private Investigator, and has been a speaker, nationally, at numerous professional organizations on the topic of employee and other background checks. He is an enthusiastic supporter of many charitable organizations donating both time, as a volunteer, and money and has served on numerous non-profit boards.

Mr. Troisi has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hofstra University.

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Donna Troisi
Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Donna Troisi is the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). In her role, she makes sure the strict background check processes are being followed and the unmatched quality control the company is known for, is maintained. Donna is also a licensed Private Investigator, and she is the Private Investigative Agency Qualifying Party for Reliable Background Screening.

Prior to joining the company, Donna had an impressive career which includes working for Merrill Lynch where she received her Series 7 and Series 63 licenses; and highly visible positions in education as the Director of Education and a Principal in private schools in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Donna earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Rutgers University, and also has a Master of Education from Arizona State University.

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Brett Troisi
Vice President of National Sales & Marketing

Brett Troisi joined Reliable in 2016 as Vice President of National Sales & Marketing. Brett is a licensed Private Investigator and came over to Reliable after four years of working for a technology company in the DC metro area. During his time at the technology company, Brett was primarily tasked with Account Management, Business Development, and Quality Assurance while serving clients such as the White House, many US Senate offices and several state Governor offices, which required a top government security clearance. Brett also worked for former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the United States House of Representatives. 

Brett graduated from the George Washington University, where he studied Business Administration, with a concentration in International Business.

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Karen Dale Trask
Operations Manager

Karen became a member of Reliable Background Screening's team in 2013.  She holds the critically important Operations Manager position for which she oversees the firm's daily operations.  Karen executes her responsibilities based on her multi-faceted experience and a strong background in all aspects of administrative support and customer service.

During her career, she developed key competencies in areas directly related to the firm's business focus, including: document and record management, database administration and input, background screening research and analysis, client relationship management, preparation of standard operating procedures, etc.

A native of Michigan, Karen grew up in Dearborn, and moved to Arizona in 1978 after completing a bachelor's degree in Advertising Design at Kendall College of Art & Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a world traveler and a published author of paranormal suspense fiction.

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Joel Martin Kushnir, PH.D.
Vice President, Government and Enterprise Practice

Joel leads Reliable Background Screening's Government and Enterprise Practice.  A native of New York City, he has been associated with the firm for five years. Dr. Kushnir, a career management and technology consultant, held senior positions with other prestigious organizations including Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Oracle Consulting, CAPGemini Sogetti and KPMG Consulting.

Government clients have included, but not limited to: DoD, US Navy, EPA, OSHA, FDA and DoI.  Private sector clients include those focusing on foods, drugs, cosmetics, energy, security, safety, quality control and quality assurance.

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