Daon Trusted Identity Services (DTIS) offers a cost-effective approach for collecting and managing fingerprint and photo capture to address the needs of business and government, while creating a positive experience for our customers based on speed, efficiency and simplicity.

Our services include an expansive and easily accessible network of enrollment centers of participating The UPS Stores, staffed with trained personnel. DTIS also provides a Help Desk where customers can receive assistance from a responsive and knowledgeable customer support team. The DTIS call center is staffed by an experienced, knowledgeable, and trained customer service staff.

At Daon Trusted Identity Services, we believe that our extensive and successful experience is unique among fingerprint service providers. Our solution is based on our deep knowledge of background checking requirements. Daon Trusted Identity Services operates the nation’s largest civilian clearinghouse (Transportation Security Clearinghouse) for fingerprint, biometric and biographic processing. Created to provide cost effective and expedient services, this clearinghouse provides biometric background checking for airport employees, Federal Transportation Security Officers and Air Marshals, Alien Flight School participants and general aviation crews. Our experience goes well beyond aviation and includes many state agencies and large corporations. Every day, we endeavor to provide the highest level of service to each of our customers.

Thomas A. Grissen
Thomas A. Grissen is Daon's CEO and a member of our board of directors. Tom oversees all strategic and operational aspects of the business worldwide and is based in Daon's Reston, Virginia office. Tom brings 20+ years of technology experience to Daon. His career spans some of the world’s largest information technology companies to early stage “pure play” software companies. In all cases, these were companies of consequence within their industry.

Tom is very active in government advisory groups and serves on the Board of Directors for TechAmerica’s Public Sector. Tom holds a BS in business administration from Central Michigan University and an executive MBA from the Eli Broad School of Business at Michigan State University.

His hobbies include golfing, skiing and travel.

Carter Morris
Leads the association’s security initiatives which focus exclusively on the security challenges facing the aviation system. Responsible for operations and P&L of $16 million in annual revenue including COO and board member of a joint venture LLC.

Was previously Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, focusing on all aspects of federal regulatory, economic, security and environmental issues facing airports. Worked in the White House Executive Office of the President and in public affairs for the U.S. General Services Administration.

Specialties:Homeland security, TSA, DHS, aviation, transportation, federal funding, Congress, biometrics, and environmental issues.