Business Spotlight: Proficiency Background Service

This month we asked AACCCF Member, Adrian Thacker, owner of Proficiency Background Services, our usual questions to learn more about their business and why they joined the African American Chamber of Central Florida. They provided the insights below:

What is your primary product or service?
Proficiency Background Services offers criminal background screenings, for both Level 1 screenings and Level 2 Fingerprinting/ Livescans. We also provide drug screenings. We provide these services for a number or reasons from the hiring process, Level 2 Fingerprinting/ Livescans for nursing schools, even for Carrying Concealed Weapons Licenses and more.

What do you think makes Central Florida a special place to do business?
Central Florida has a great local business community that are very engaged and help each other thrive. Referrals are key to business success and there is an abundance of that!

Who is your target market/ audience?
Our target is anyone who is needing of criminal background screenings and fingerprinting! We service small companies to large companies.

In your opinion, what makes Central Florida’s Business community special?
I believe that Central Florida’s business community is great at helping small companies move to the next level by providing guidance, making those most beneficial referrals, which are huge impacts to businesses in this community.

What is the most exciting thing you see happening in your industry?
The most exciting thing for me are the changes happening from changes to laws regarding criminal background screenings to new technology used to make the screening process faster and more efficient.

What is the biggest benefit to joining the AACCCF?
The biggest benefit for me is that the AACCCF gives a platform for all the Black Owned Businesses to excel, support each other, and help maneuver through the business community while making lasting connections.

Do you have any current promotions, upcoming events, or recent accolades that we can promote?
Now offering Level 2 Fingerprinting/ Livescan services for Carrying Concealed Weapons License, currently the Sheriff’s office may have limited appointments, we are offering these services by appointment, Monday- Friday and by appointment on Saturday or walk-in during our hours 11am – 2pm. Please give us a call Friday for Saturday appointments or walk-in schedule!


Phone: 407.687.0100