Cisive Selects Jenny Buchholz as Incoming Chief Financial Officer

August 16, 2022

Global background screening and compliance solutions provider Cisive announced Jenny Buchholz as its incoming Chief Financial Officer.

Cisive, a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions, announced Jenny Buchholz as its incoming Chief Financial Officer. Cisive is a portfolio company of GTCR, a leading private equity firm, which acquired the business in December 2021.

“Cisive is honored to welcome Jenny Buchholz as our Chief Financial Officer,” said James Owens, President, and CEO at Cisive. “Jenny is a highly accomplished CFO and we look forward to her bringing unique insights and leadership to our finance organization. Jenny will be a strong partner in our strategy as we continue to provide high-quality background screening solutions in highly regulated industries.”

As CFO, Buchholz will lead Cisive’s Finance Division and partner with the executive team to achieve Cisive’s strategic growth initiatives. "It's an exciting time to join Cisive,” said Buchholz. “As the premium leader in background screening, Cisive is strongly positioned for growth with its investment in technology and focus on client service."

Jenny Buchholz is an experienced CFO with more than 20 years in senior finance leadership roles. Her most recent role was at Captivate where she served as their CFO, overseeing FP&A, Accounting, Pricing & Planning, and HR. Prior to Captivate, Buchholz was the Head of Corporate Finance at Knotel. In that role, she was a key member of the executive team, responsible for critical strategic and operational decisions for the company, as well as overseeing financial planning and analysis, investor relations, and capital raising. Before Knotel, Buchholz held Strategy and Finance roles across a variety of industries at companies including NBA, Discovery Communications, eBay, and BCG. Jenny holds an MBA from MIT Sloan.

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About Cisive

Cisive is a global leader in compliance-driven human capital and risk management solutions, providing onboarding and pre-employment background screening solutions to address large enterprises' complex challenges and needs with dedicated, in-country account management teams committed to customer satisfaction. Cisive is accredited by the Professional Background Screeners Association (PBSA) and was named for the fifth consecutive year by HRO Today to the 2021 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction rankings of Top Pre-Employment Screening Providers, in addition to being named Company of the Year by CIO Review. The company and its brands serve clients in financial services, transportation, telecom/media, healthcare, utilities, and home services end-markets, among others. For additional information, please visit