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Rachid Zahidi
Chief Executive Officer
Rachid Zahidi is a University of Tampa Graduate and brings a wealth of experience spanning across multiple industries including risk management, background checks, International Business and Anti-Money laundering investigations. He is also the bestselling author of the book: The Business Immunity System-The Pitfalls & Side Effects of Data Handling, Privacy Issues, & Background Checks. Previous experiences include leading a team of AML investigators to high achievements and awards at Citigroup, Serving Customers with Bank of America, Recruiting nurses for a BSN program for Jacksonville University and hospitality management among others. Under his leadership our organization has built a stellar reputation for excellence and integrity among both our customers and vendors. In addition to leading the Sentinel Team, Rachid enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, enjoying live music, exercising, attending and supporting entrepreneurship events and initiatives and serves as Forum Chair and President Elect of the Central Florida Chapter of Entrepreneur Organization. He has been featured on CLTVChicago, Fox Baltiore, Inc.com, Florida Trend, The Background Buzz, Octane Magazine, ESPN Radio and numerous other programs and publications discussing due diligence and information security related topics.
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Caterine Romero

VP, Operations

Caterine Romero, an MBA graduate from Nova Southeastern University, began her career in the background screening industry ten years ago; she brings an in-depth knowledge of all intricacies inherent in the background screening field. Her intelligence, passion and insights make her an unstoppable force. She lives an active life with her family, enjoys swimming, jogging and because of her love for chocolate, she is an accomplished baker.

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Marsha Bierman

Account Executive

Marsha Bierman was in professional football for five years, before becoming a stock broker. She transitioned from being a broker to a big game angler, fishing for the largest fish in the world. She commenced her career in the background screening industry five years ago and brings her knowledge and expertise to our compliance department. Married to a prominent forensic psychophysiologist, she enjoys reading, walking, a cat lover and has empathy for all living things.

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Victoria Bernal

Account Executive

Victoria Bernal was born in Argentina, but came to the United States at a young age. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, FL., and brings a wealth of experience in the background screening industry to Sentinel, coupled with first-hand knowledge of both customer service and sales. Her fluency in more than one language is but another plus. A dedicated mother to her two small children, she enjoys time spent with them and her husband. Being athletic she’s keen to play any sport, but her passion is soccer. In her rare free time she has become an avid reader.