Joe Langford started his career with Edge Information Management, Inc. in 1993 as the VP of Marketing. He was promoted in 2001 to Senior Vice President and in 2004 he became the President of Edge. Joe was elected to the Board of Directors in 2011. Prior to joining Edge, Joe worked as the Director of Marketing for Loss Prevention Specialists, Inc., a company he helped start-up and become a nationally recognized provider of civil recovery services. Joe graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
VP of Finance & Human Resources
Steve Smith is the Vice President of Finance and Human Resources at Edge. As a member of Edge’s Senior Management Team he is responsible for overseeing the accounting and HR departments. Steve has been involved with Edge since it’s retreat from a division within Credit Data Services to its incorporation as Edge Information Management, Inc. in 1991.Steve has experience in the areas of accounting & HR and has been involved in many M & A’s during his business career. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.
VP of Compliance & Operations
Norm Gagnon has been with Edge Information Management, Inc. since 2002 and is currently serving as the VP of Compliance & Operations. Norm is responsible for keeping current on changes in laws that impact the background screening process, which includes interpretations, updates, and review of state specific laws with regard to the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Norm graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern Colorado.
VP of Internet Technology
Marc has been working with Edge’s IT department since 2003. In 2012, he was named the Director of IT. Marc manages the growth and development of Edge’s proprietary internet software, WebScreen and the many applicant tracking system integrations. Marc has a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Florida Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Information Technology with a specialization in Cybersecurity.
Senior Director of Operations
Cathy Fontenot has been with Edge since 1997 and has many years of experience in Operations and compliance support. She manages all aspects and functions of the Operations Team, which includes, coordinating, training, and scheduling the Operations Team to ensure accuracy, quality, and timeliness of information back to Edge’s clients.
Director of Sales
Chad leads the Edge sales team as well as overseeing the marketing and client services functions. His 15 years of experience in the employee screening industry helps with his input in business development, strategy and technology integration. Over the course of his career, Chad has built successful sales engines for companies while managing client services teams that set annual records for client retention rates.
Director of Drug Testing
Brenda Lawrence joined Edge in 2013, bringing with her 13 years of experience within the drug testing industry. Brenda has received training from the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) and the Substance Abuse Programs Administrators Association (SAPAA). Brenda’s key responsibility at Edge is to oversee the day-to-day operations of Edge’s Melbourne, FL collection site.