; Company History

Our Company History

  • First Fingerprint

    Accurate Biometrics submits first non-criminal justice print to State of Illinois- Bureau of Identification.

  • Chicago Board of Education Contract

    Chicago Board of Education, awards Accurate Biometrics fingerprint service contract a contract it has maintained through the procurement process.

  • Master Fingerprinting Contract

    State of Illinois, awards Accurate Biometrics, Master Fingerprinting Contract. Company has maintained this contract through the procurement process.

  • FBI Channeling

    FBI awards Accurate Biometrics channeling contract to submit fingerprints directly to the FBI. This contract was re-awarded in 2011.

  • Health Care Pilot

    Accurate Biometrics sole participant in federal grant study for CMS - Health Care Worker Registry Pilot in Illinois.

  • Ernst & Young Nomination

    Peggy Critchfield is first nominated for the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year Award”. Through 2018, Peggy has been nominated four times for this prestigious award.

  • Public Health Contract

    - Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) awards Accurate Biometrics fingerprint contract to provide fingerprint service for the Health Care Worker Registry.

  • Accurate Biometrics Live Scan Enterprise (ABLE)

    Accurate Biometrics launches its proprietary live scan fingerprint management system (ABLE) allowing it to securely manage its client’s data.

  • Criminal History Task Force

    Accurate Biometrics is appointed to the Illinois’ Criminal History Task force that provided a comprehensive report the General Assembly on Non-Criminal Justice Fingerprinting in Illinois.

  • FBI Channeling Contract

    First FBI channeler to successfully submit first Departmental Order to FBI, permitting individuals to obtain expedited FBI Identity History Summary Reports also known as FBI “self” check.

  • Chamber of Commerce

    U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce recognizes Accurate Biometrics as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), eligible for federal WOSB Programs.

  • State of California

    California awards Accurate Biometrics Department of Insurance fingerprint service contract.

  • 1,000,000 Fingerprints

    Accurate Biometrics fingerprint submissions hit one million mark.

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Department of Health and Human Services, awards Accurate Biometrics a channeling contract for Fingerprint Based Background Checks for Medicare/Supplier Fraud Prevention.


    Accurate Biometrics launches Financial Industry Regulatory Agency (FINRA) electronic fingerprint submissions (EFS) for the financial sector.

  • Inc. 500 Award

    Honored to be a member of an elite group of entrepreneurs, Accurate Biometrics is recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies on the annual Inc. 5000 list.

  • Approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC)

    Accurate Biometrics is approved to provide live scan fingerprinting system vendor for the National Indian Gaming Commission.

  • Better Business Bureau Accreditation

    Accurate Biometrics is accredited with the Better Business Bureau through August 2019 – our 13th year of BBB Accreditation – of which we are very proud.