Jeanette Spofford – President
As the founder and CEO of Justifacts, and with the assistance of an exceptional management team, Ms. Spofford has developed Justifacts into one of the nation’s longest tenured and most respected background search companies. With over 30 years of experience in the background screening industry, Ms. Spofford qualifies as one of the pioneers in the background screening industry.
Ms. Spofford has been a member of SHRM (The Society for Human Resource Management) and PHRA (Pittsburgh Human Resource Association) for more than 20 years. Additionally she is a 10 + year member of the NCHRA (Northern California Human Resource Association). Ms Spofford is also an active member of the Greensburg, PA Chapter of the Women’s President Organization (WPO). Ms. Spofford holds a B.A. In Social Science Education from Idaho State University.
Bruce Spofford – Secretary-Treasurer
As the Secretary Treasurer, Mr. Spofford acts in the capacity of Adverse Action Manager with responsibilities to mitigate disputes on background reports. He has been employed with Justifacts for over 15 years and serves as a member of the Justifacts Executive Management Committee and member of the Board of Directors. Over his career, Mr. Spofford has over 35 years of experience in engineering and management positions at Fortune 500 companies.
Received a B. S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Idaho.
Andrew Yoder – VP of Criminal Records
As the VP of Criminal Records, Andrew Yoder is responsible for oversight of the criminal records department and is actively involved in all compliance related matters. Mr. Yoder has developed a network of more than 400 different sources for criminal and motor vehicle records throughout the United States. Additionally, Mr. Yoder is responsible for researching new methods for obtaining various other public records as required by our clients.
Mr. Yoder has been a member of the Justifacts since 1995. Andrew is also a member of NAPBS Government Relations Committee. Additionally, Mr. Yoder received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.
Douglas Beckett – Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Beckett serves as the director of our software development, system administration, data security, and system integration teams. He has been employed in the background screening industry since 2000 and serves as a member of the Justifacts Administrative Board. Over his career, he has developed innovative technology solutions for Justifacts’ background screening software as well as integration design methodologies which have been adopted as a standard by several large HR software providers.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh as well as several computer-related certifications issued by various institutions including iCarnegie, a subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University.
Michelle Yoder – Chief Operating Officer
As Justifacts’ Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Yoder oversees all business operations including product development, business development, marketing and communications and HR Support. During her twenty-five years with Justifacts, Ms. Yoder worked her way up through numerous positions including Verifications Specialist, Criminal Records Researcher, Team Manager, Staff Writer, and Operations Manager. She has extensive knowledge of the FCRA and is a frequent contributor for Justifacts’ Background Check Blog. She has been a member of the NAPBS for the past 5 years.
Ms. Yoder earned a BA in Education from Carlow University.
John Yoder – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Yoder serves as the Business Manager for Justifacts and is responsible for the oversight and management of the accounting and financial functions of the company. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the monthly preparation of financial statements and reports as well as managing the bank accounts and the reconciliations related to them. Additionally, he is responsible for maintaining the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions on a daily basis.
Although he is one of the newest members of the Justifacts Administrative Team, Mr. Yoder brings over 25 years of experience in finance & accounting to this position. Mr. Yoder holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University.