About the Cedalius Group

In Greek mythology, Cedalion was a servant and tutor. Today, the name is synonymous with someone who serves others and provides guidance and insight. We value diversity of origin, gender, preference, as well as diversity of thought. Doing the right thing is the foundation of our practice and is included in our standards of excellence. That’s what we’re all about.

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of those we serve. We provide the most accurate, customized, and expeditious background screening services. We focus on essential personnel and talent selection processes, done in accordance with existing federal and state laws and better business practices.

Our Commitment

Through expert guidance and support we will empower our clients to make their best business decisions. We will foster awareness of issues related to consumer protection, privacy rights, and best hiring practices through our superior products and services while assuring a secure and confidential environment.

Our Pledge

We will conduct our affairs with the highest levels of ethical business practices, standards of excellence, and professional integrity. We believe our clients’ success is our success.

The Founders

Employment Background Screening, Credentialing, FCRA, EEOC, Background Check, Criminal, Civil, Vetting, Global Sanctions, Global Screening

Carl Diaz, President and CEO

As a risk consultant and business developer, Carl is focused on innovative comprehensive background research and HRM on-boarding systems that meet the needs of today’s highly diverse personnel pool. He is a member of The Society of Human Resource Management, a former Chief Security Officer, former Vice President of Human Resources, and Adjunct Professor of Criminology. Carl’s goal is to provide organizations with the insight and systems that support advocacy of their personnel and the protection of their earnings, assets, and reputation.

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Employment Background Screening, Credentialing, FCRA, EEOC, Background Check, Criminal, Civil, Vetting, Global Sanctions, Global Screening

Ellen Johnson, Chief Financial Officer

Ellen is responsible for the financial management of the company. She has over 20 years of executive and financial leadership experience in both the corporate and nonprofit arenas. Her degrees include an MBA in Accounting, a PhD in Organizational Management, and a Graduate Certification in Healthcare Management. Ellen is an active member of the Institute of Management Accountants and is an adjunct professor at several universities. In her downtime, Ellen advises and provides professional development for nonprofit boards.

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