About Us

Hire Image’s core values are integrity, service to others, dependability, and desire to be the best.

About Hire Image

About Hire Image

Hire Image LLC, a PBSA-accredited background screening company, has provided accurate background checks, drug screening services, and other background investigative services for clients throughout the country since 2005. As a valued partner in our clients’ success, we enable them to make well-informed hiring and retention decisions.

What Background Check Solutions Do We Offer?

Our solutions include pre-employment background checks, criminal searches, drug screening tests, employment verifications, education verifications, social media searches, driving records, address and social security number traces, credit reports, and many others. And when the background check services are timely concluded, our clients receive an easy-to-read, thorough background report.

Who Do We Work With?

We work with national and international companies across a myriad of industries, from small businesses to large corporations, from higher education and finance to call centers and associations. Our goal is to ensure that our clients know who they are hiring, and that it’s the right person for that job.

So, Why Choose Hire Image?

Our Mission: Hire Image provides information and services with integrity, unparalleled client experience and legal compliance.

Our Vision: To be the most trusted screening company by developing long-term professional relationships with our clients and partners. We deliver accurate and compliant information with integrity and an unparalleled client experience.

Our Core Focus: Protecting organizations by screening applicants at every level.

Our Core Values are Apparent in Everything We Do

Learn more about The Hire Image Difference

Christine Cunneen - Hire Image - A Certified Background Check Company

Whether you need an employee background check or drug testing scheduled, have a question about compliance, or need assistance developing or revising your background screening policy, our US-based team will be with you every step of the way. With our commitment to compliance, client education, customer service, security, reasonable pricing, and thorough background check services, you can rest assured knowing all of your background screening needs and expectations are being met.

At Hire Image, our only focus is background checks and drug screenings. We concentrate on our business, so you can concentrate on yours.

Meet Our Executive Team

Christine M. Cunneen, President and Co-Founder of Hire Image LLC

As President of Hire Image, Christine Cunneen sets the company’s vision and strategy while overseeing the operations, finance, and business development functions nationwide.

Ms. Cunneen is the past chair of PBSA and held leadership roles on the Global Advisory Council, Government Relations Committee, Advocacy Committee, Finance Committee and Ethics Committee. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) at both the national and local level. She is a director of the Rhode Island SHRM Board and serves on the Advocacy team, Legislative Committee and Sponsorship Committee. Ms. Cunneen served on the Executive Board of Directors and Governance and Finance Committees for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She also serves on her town’s planning board and is a past Board member of her local Chamber of Commerce. She is proud to have been an Advisor to the Sue Weaver C.A.U.S.E. (Consumer Awareness of Unsafe Service Employment).

Ms. Cunneen is a frequent guest speaker at business, human resource, and background screening association events throughout the U.S., educating employers and other professionals about background screening topics, and is often quoted for her expertise in the news media. She has met with legislators in Washington, DC, and is active in campaigns and advocacy pertaining to laws and regulations that impact the background screening profession, business owners, and small business entrepreneurs.

Ms. Cunneen is a 1990 graduate of Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY), where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. Prior to joining Hire Image, she enjoyed a 13-year financial career in New York as a certified public accountant specializing in taxation for such companies as Barnes & Noble and ING, and maintains her Certified Public Accountant designation.

As a 2006 recipient of the “Make Mine a Million $ Business™” (M3) award from Count Me In™ and AMEX Open, when breaking the $1M revenues barrier, Ms. Cunneen credited the program for helping her achieve that goal and contributing to her growth and success. In 2016, Ms. Cunneen participated in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, as a member of the national cohort based out of Babson College. In 2020, she was awarded with the 2020 Outstanding HR Advocate Award from RI SHRM. Ms. Cunneen continues to serve as a mentor to other women-owned business leaders across the country.

Thomas Tomlinson, Co-Founder of Hire Image LLC

Mr. Tomlinson brings an extensive law enforcement background in corrections and private investigation with him to the background screening industry. Prior to establishing Hire Image, he served as a private investigator for High-Tech Investigations, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida, where he researched backgrounds of individuals and businesses. Prior to that, he was a corrections officer for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Ft. Lauderdale.

He is responsible for directing the operations of the company including managing researchers and ensuring Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance. He oversees account managers supervising all work processes including accuracy, quality, and timeliness of reports and also addressing staffing needs with regard to spikes in volume or rush orders. Tom also supervises automated services, performs on-line investigations, manages the courthouse researchers, and is responsible for customer satisfaction and quality control.

Mr. Tomlinson is a member of PBSA.

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