As leaders of Southern Background Services, LLC, Laura Burnette and Linda Shoemaker have more than thirty-three years of experience in the background screening industry.  They both previously worked in the nuclear industry where security and compliance standards are at peak levels.  They understand the complexity of compliance with industry standards and the detail required for due diligence.  They have brought their knowledge and expertise together to provide an advanced screening program.  Southern Background Services, LLC is founded upon the spirit of service, driven by the industry’s need for timely and accurate reporting.


SBS has partnered with many industry professionals to give our clients leverage in managing their HR functions.  eScreen’s  Occupational Health Network (EOHN) is one of the largest networks of clinics in the country.  With more than 4,000 service locations, eScreen offers a comprehensive choice of services, from drug screens and BATs to physical exams, medical services, blood tests and more.  eScreen’s patented eCup and eReader rapid screening technology gives our clients access to 15 minute negative drug test results with a paperless electronic chain-of-custody form (eCCF) at enabled locations nationwide.

Accio Data automates the screening process to give clients an innovative  and integrated approach to data delivery and verification.  Accio’s electronic I-9 solution allows applicants to electronically complete, sign, e-verify and store I-9 forms.  Accio’s exclusive Validate Now technology assures input is valid and properly formatted.  This no worry feature sends customized email notifications of expiring work authorizations.