VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Entryway, a workforce development, employment and housing program, announced today that Scott Hermann, Chief Executive Officer of IDIQ, has joined its National Board of Directors to serve a three-year term. Hermann’s deep expertise in identity theft protection, credit and financial education and leveraging data to implement scalable business solutions will immediately benefit Entryway as the organization works to create efficiencies through data collection to serve a greater number of at-risk individuals and families across all of its program markets.
Hermann has more than 25 years of cybersecurity, technology and leadership experience in the financial, credit and identity theft protection industries. Hermann took the helm at IDIQ in 2017 to return to the roots of the credit monitoring industry with a vision to empower consumers with financial and identity protection. Under Hermann’s leadership, the company has developed an impressive roadmap to bring consumers the most innovative services in the industry. Hermann has led IDIQ to multiple years of triple-digit growth and four consecutive spots on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in America, joining many household names on the list such as Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft and Patagonia.
He also has grown the company from only a handful of employees to now more than 250 employees with multiple office locations in California, Illinois, Florida and Arizona along with satellite locations in New York and Texas. With this growth, IDIQ currently supports more than 3 million members in protecting their identities and credit.
Hermann has provided his expertise in helping identify and protect against identity theft and other scams to numerous national news outlets, including Forbes and Fox News.
In addition to his accomplishments in growing IDIQ, Hermann, a former college and professional athlete, is passionate about coaching and encouraging student athletes as our next generation of leaders.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott to our national leadership team. He is passionate about the work we are doing to transition struggling families to long-term economic stability,” commented David Williams, Entryway President & CEO. “His passion combined with his experience leading financial companies that create pathways to economic protection for millions of Americans brings an incredible skillset and perspective to our work at Entryway.”
Entryway sources, screens, trains and places highly motivated and capable individuals in high demand on-site jobs in partnership with 65 leading apartment owners and operators. The organization works with multiple referring partners in each of its local markets as well as nationally to identify suitable job applicants who are struggling with or at risk of homelessness. Entryway upskills program participants through online and in-person training opportunities to get them ready for full time positions in the apartment industry such as leasing, maintenance and groundskeeping. Entryway also offers participants interview skills, job coaching, financial literacy and access to 1:1 mentoring. The program changes the lives of individuals and families while providing quality, motivated employees for a rapidly growing industry in need of talent.
“I am honored to join the Entryway Board of Directors and be a part of an organization dedicated to transforming lives and communities,” said Hermann. “At IDIQ, we understand the importance of financial inclusion and security, and are committed to supporting initiatives that empower individuals and families to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Working with Entryway aligns perfectly with our mission and allows us to continue to make a meaningful impact for those in need.”
IDIQ offers the flagship IdentityIQ® and MyScoreIQ® brands for financial and identity theft protection and Resident-Link® technology for positive rental payment reporting to help build and improve consumer credit scores. IDIQ also recently acquired Credit & Debt®, a credit and debt education-based membership platform, and Pre-Paid Legal Services, a leading provider of voluntary employee benefits.
Entryway currently operates in ten markets across the country: Atlanta, Central Florida, Charleston, Denver, Houston, Nashville, National Capital Region, North Carolina, North Texas and Greater Phoenix. To read more on the organization, visit entrywaytalent.org.
Entryway (formerly Shelters to Shutters) is a national 501(c)(3) organization that transitions individuals and families from homelessness to economic self-sufficiency by providing career training, employment, and housing opportunities in partnership with the real estate industry. Since its founding in 2014, Entryway has grown to serve over 600 individuals and families, unlocking pathways to life-changing opportunities and creating sustainable change in our communities. Entryway currently operates in 11 markets: Atlanta, Central Florida, Charleston, Denver, Houston, Nashville, National Capital Region, North Carolina, North Texas, Greater Phoenix, and Philadelphia. For more information, please visit www.entrywaytalent.org.
IDIQ® is recognized as one of the fastest-growing industry leaders in identity theft protection, credit report monitoring and financial wellness. The company delivers credit report information, credit scores, education, protection and financial tools that benefit consumers and businesses. The company features 100% U.S.-based customer service and support. For more information, visit www.IDIQ.com.