Who We Are

deverus, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, enables consumer reporting agencies (CRA’s) in the background screening industry work efficiently, faster and smarter by providing the highest quality software, SAAS cloud-based solutions, mobile applications, integrations, compliance, automation, security, privacy and customer support services available.

Deriving its name from a blend of Latin and Spanish meaning “from the truth,” deverus technology helps HR departments make critical hiring decisions using data such as criminal records, education and employment verifications, drug and assessment testing, and more.

Who We Do

We streamline the background check process for employers and applicants through workflow, compliance and information source automation by way of consumer reporting agencies (CRA’s)

Infinity Monitoring

“Reduce risk and build safer workplaces with Infinity Monitoring” deverus’ infinity monitoring monitors changes in a candidates’ criminal record in real-time. This allows background check companies to sell monitoring services on a subscription basis to earn extra revenue and help create a safer workspace.

Meet our management team

Deverus Custom Testimonial Slider

Shawn Rucks


Since 1998, Shawn has delivered innovative, user-friendly solutions to the background check industry with the goal of helping deverus customers and the industry as a whole modernize and provide the best background check experience possible to businesses and end users. Shawn started deverus over 25 years ago and built the company to be the leading technology provider for background check companies. Shawn earned a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Philosophy and Languages.

Brent Breshers

Senior Partner

Brent Breshers studied at Texas A&M and the University of Texas receiving a BBA in Management Information Systems. Brent was deverus’ first technology hire in 2000 and has played a key role in the development of deverus’ industry leading architecture and solutions. Brent has operated in, and led at all levels of our technology and currently focuses on deverus’ efficiency, stability, scalability, delivery, and security.

Harry Fouke

Chief Operating Officer

Harry joined deverus in October of 2017 and was named COO in April of 2018. Before joining deverus, Harry worked in the management consulting industry as President of the Americas for Alexander Proudfoot leading the firm’s operations in North and South America with an emphasis on people, process, and systems. Previously at Proudfoot as well as in senior positions with Hitachi (Celerant) and The Highland Group.
He supported clients on numerous corporate operational strategy projects, including: private equity due diligences and post merger integrations, growth strategy design and implementation, cost savings programs, and industrial operational excellence programs globally. Harry earned a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Evan Nelson

Client Services Manager

Seasoned Technical Coordinator with over ten years of experience working in Information Technology including positions in Technical Support, Business and Systems Analysis, Project Management, and Product Ownership. Skilled in collaborative problem solving, requirements elicitation and management, team coordination, and internal/external stakeholder management.

Dave Lindemann

Director of Finance

David joined deverus in March 2002 and was named Director of Finance in January 2006. Before joining deverus, David worked in public accounting for Coopers & Lybrand and Jeff Meador and Associates, CPAs specializing in business taxation and consulting. During his time with Jeff Meador and Associates, CPAs he assisted companies needing to reorganize and /or seeking venture capital David earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master in Professional Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.

Keys to Success

Our culture encompasses our values, beliefs, essentially everything where and also what we aspire to be. They are the things we strive for and hire for people who share the same values and want be a part of our culture.

Come join us

We offer a fun, family-friendly work environment full of fantastic employees. deverus values transparency, integrity, honesty, diversity, passion, humor, and of course hard work. If you’re looking for a dynamic environment with a smart and growing team, then deverus is the place for you!

Scroll to Top