Company Leadership

Leadership Team

Ned Hayes

Ned Hayes

General Manager

Ned Hayes is General Manager for SureID. He is an experienced technology executive with significant experience in mobile software and cloud services. He comes to SureID with seven years of experience at Intel as a strategic manager within Intel’s Software and Services division.

Before working at Intel, Hayes was based in Seattle where he co-founded the identity startup TeleTrust and ran product and marketing for Paul Allen at mobile startup ARO.

Hayes has co-authored a variety of technical patents and is the author of several technical and non-technical books. He completed an executive education year-long program through Stanford’s Graduate School of Business in 2018 and also received two previous graduate degrees. He started his technical career at Microsoft and Adobe Systems.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

VP, Product & Technology

Chris Evans is SureID’s VP of Product & Technology. He leads an amazing team of people responsible for the hardware and software that create our customer experiences. He strives to create a team culture that is not just focused on, but obsessed with, making customers happy.

Chris has been professionally involved in the software industry for over 15 years, building and defining products for industries ranging from banking to government. He also has over 10 years’ experience delivering fingerprint-based solutions for the Department of Defense and FBI.

Chris’ expertise includes secure, scalable SaaS offerings, cloud-based technologies, DevOps and continuous delivery, and general software development practices.

Taylor Liggett

Taylor Liggett

VP, Business Development

Taylor Liggett is SureID’s VP of Business Development. He has over a decade of experience in the background screening and fingerprinting space, both domestically and internationally. Prior to SureID, Taylor led the account management operation for multiple divisions of ADP and has experience working with a broad range of organizations, from small business to global multinationals. He currently serves as an official member of the Forbes Business Development Council.

Today, Taylor is responsible for SureID’s sales, marketing, and account management functions, while also overseeing our critically important partner ecosystem. Over 15 years of experience in both sales and service organizations informs his approach to creating lasting, beneficial partnerships and customer relationships.

Kristin Tomic

Kristin Tomic

Director, Client Svcs and Field Ops

Kristin Tomic became SureID’s Director of Field Operations and Customer Service in 2018 after 10 years as an administrator and senior team leader. She brings experience in a wide variety of areas, from sales operations to customer service to account management, to the executive team.

Kristin has managed identity, credentialing and fingerprinting partner services at scale in nationwide deployments for nearly a decade. Now, she oversees client support and field operations to ensure that SureID’s partners, clients, and individual applicants find success.

Kristin loves customer feedback and looks forward to constantly improving and growing SureID’s services and product offerings.