2013 Best Advertisers of the Year Awards – Meet the Judges

2013 Best Advertisers of the Year Awards

 Suppliers to the Background Screening Industry



Nomination Process     Meet the Judges     Voting Process     2013 Finalist


Kim M. Kerr, CPP, CHS – III

Kim M. Kerr CPP, CHS – III – Kim has over 30 years experience in Executive Management, Security and Investigations including Background Screening as well as senior project management including the security planning for three Olympic Games (Atlanta ’96; Sidney ’00; Salt Lake City ’02).  A former Vice President and General Manager of LexisNexis Screening Solutions, Verisys Chief Information Officer with AT&T Area Security Manager rounding out his robust business career.  Kim co-authored Background Screening and Investigations and has also written Workplace Violence: Planning, Prevention and Response.  Kim is the newly appointed CEO of TyphoonDATA Ltd, a data company providing exclusion and licensing searches as well as an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

Jimmie Mesis

Jimmie Mesis is the Editor-in-Chief and owner of PI Magazine, the trade publication for professional investigators. He has been involved in the print, web and television industry for several decades and the cameraman/producer of an Emmy winning commercial. He also designs print ads for his clients along with website design and search engine optimization through his website, www.FixMyRank.com.

Carl Rogers

Fifty years of Advertising, Marketing, and Business Development experience including working with the following Ad Agencies: Ayer, Brainstorm, Dma, J. Walter Thompson, Mc Cann – Erickson and Ogilvy & Mather. Clients have included: Allstate, Avis Car Rental, Burger King, Cbs-Television, Century 21, Chrysler, General Motors Corporation, Sara Lee, Sears, Shell Oil, State Of Illinois And United Way Plus Many More. Carl earned his MBA; Indiana Northern University-Marketing Certificate.

Lindsay Thompson

With over 15 years in the industry, Lindsay Thompson is senior account executive with Strategies, a brand and content development, advertising, public relations and social media agency. Lindsay’s works with clients in a variety of industries including high tech, healthcare, human resources, biomedical, industrial, security and staffing. Specializing in getting ink, expanding social media reach, obtaining speaking opportunities and garnering awards, Lindsay also assists clients with brand awareness, internet marketing, web design, advertising, trade show graphics and support, and collateral design.