Key Employees

Michael Coffey, SPHR

Mike Coffey is president of Imperative Information Group, an employment background investigations firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mike is an HR professional with experience in aerospace, healthcare, and the service industry. Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional(SHRM-SCP).

Mike is a past-president of the Fort Worth Human Resource Management Association and a District Director for Texas SHRM. He is also a board member for the Texas Association of Business and a past director for the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.

Mike has also been a licensed private investigator since 1998 and is a past-director of the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators and the National Association of Legal Investigators.

Imperative is pre-approved provider of recertification credits for the HR Certification Institute SHRM and Mike conducts monthly webinars for clients and other HR professionals. He also regularly speaks to professional and community groups on a wide range of topics.

Mike lives in Fort Worth with his wife and three sons.

IMG_2908Maricela Cazares

Mari Cazares first worked with Imperative’s president, Mike Coffey, on a human resources project management team at Texas Health Resources in the mid-1990’s.

Mari has experience in both human resources and IT project management. She joined Imperative in 2000 and has served as Vice President of Operations since 2007. In this role, Mari manages Imperative’s day-to-day operations, with special emphasis on maintaining our fanatical approach to quality and customer service.

Mari is a licensed private investigator.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Computer Information Systems from the University of North Texas.