About Us

The Convergence Story

Founded in 2007 by Drew Wildner and Steve Hartz, Cincinnati-based Convergence Research is a group of dedicated industry experts committed to providing Credit Reporting Agencies (CRA’s) with accurate, timely research. Convergence is steadfast in its promise not to compete with industry retailers, it is 100% wholesale, 100% of the time and 100% of its operations and vendors are in the continental United States.

Whether you’re an existing client, an existing researcher or would like to become one; Convergence strives to make things easier. We deliver results clients can depend on with the accuracy and speed you need in real time. The Convergence Client Web Platform is all about flexibility, usability and efficiency. Existing clients can order new screenings, pull results and contact support. The Convergence Researcher Web Platform is your software portal for request fulfillment and management as well as researcher support. This responsiveness to our clients’ needs is what has enabled us to become an industry leader.

Drew Wildner

Drew and Steve Hartz started Convergence Research in 2007 with the goal of being a technology-driven, 100% wholesale background research firm. During his two decades of experience as a software developer, Drew has seen the industry change numerous times as the technology of pre-employment screening has evolved.  Prior to founding Convergence, he worked in many other industries including healthcare, insurance, banking and the public sector for both small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.  He held roles encompassing all aspects of business software development including as an on-staff developer, technical team leader, lead architect and Chief Technology Officer.

Drew holds several software certifications and is a graduate of Ohio University. Drew’s outside interests include racing motorcycles at the club level and spending time with his family and friends.

Steve Hartz

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If you would like more information, please contact us and we will be glad to help you. Whether a potential client or a potential researcher, we’re anxious to work with you!

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