Who Is PrintScan?

PrintScan is a New York based fingerprinting and background screening company established in 2001 owned and operated by Law Enforcement Officers. PrintScan offers professional live-scan and ink fingerprinting services, background screening solutions, and is a biometric software and hardware provider.

PrintScan is one of New York’s most successful fingerprint companies, with decades of experience and rejection rates far below the industry standard of 2%. All PrintScan’s certified fingerprint technicians are vetted and cleared through NYS Department of Criminal Justice, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, TSA, and Homeland Security. PrintScan is also considered a subcontracted FBI Channeler.

Our goal is to provide a fast, reliable, and high-quality service to all our clients. PrintScan’s staff of experienced fingerprint technicians provide professional and courteous fingerprinting services that can be performed either at one of our locations or your office, place of business or home. For larger on-site groups, we send additional technicians with minimal disturbance to your environment. We’ll travel all over the globe!

PrintScan specializes in flexible, robust, and user-friendly Live Scan fingerprinting systems as well as kiosks and has an in-house software development team to accommodate the ever-evolving biometric industry.

Our Team

Kristen Gerakaris

Director of Operations

Kristen Gerakaris joined Print Scan in the fall of 2009 after working within the background investigation industry in years prior. Kristen started as the Assistant Manager of the Kings Park location and is now the current Director of Operations at Print Scan. She oversees operational aspects of all five of Print Scan’s locations and is well-versed in all Print Scan services and policies. Kristen’s experience fingerprinting with Print Scan has allowed her to contribute to the development of Print Scan’s live scan system and to further the growth of Print Scan.

Thomas Van Shuyler

Thomas Van Schuyler


PrintScan was founded in 2001 by Thomas Van Schuyler. Over the years PrintScan has grown to become New York’s most successful private fingerprint company. Thomas Van Schuyler has decades of experience in the fingerprinting industry. His expertise led to PrintScan’s success and now to the creation of our own livescan system. PrintScan provides fingerprint services in our offices in New York, as well as nationwide on-site services for corporations and individuals. This front-line experience is what provides us an edge over other fingerprint providers.

Kathy Szwader

Manhattan Office Manager

Kathy Szwader began as a mobile fingerprinting technician for PrintScan in late 2010. Before long, Kathy was moved to a position in PrintScan’s busy New York City office. Her organizational and interpersonal skills provided the office with better efficiency and customer service. Kathy was promoted to office manager of the New York City location by 2012.

Evelyn Jimenez

Manhattan Lead Technician

Evelyn Jimenez joined PrintScan in 2011. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Evelyn is the lead technician in our New York City office. Armed with a positive attitude, Evelyn aims to make everyone’s fingerprinting experience a positive and an informative one.

Kelly Baum

Kings Park Office Manager

Kelly Baum is our newest manager, joining PrintScan in early 2015. In a short time, Kelly has grown to become a huge asset to PrintScan due to her many years of customer service experience in various industries. Kelly manages the Kings Park location and oversees PrintScan’s state and federally contracted work.

Phillip Davis

Software Developer

Phillip is our software developer who writes both our website and enrollment software. He's working remotely down in Florida, basking in the sunny weather. His hobbies include enjoying Pina Coladas on the beach watching it snow in New York on The Weather Channel.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you!

PrintScan, LLC.

958 S Broadway
Hicksville, NY 11801
(631) 782-1700
(212) 388-5399
(516) 726-1350


PrintScan offers four convenient locations in New York as well as partner locations across the United States. We also provide on-site fingerprinting services throughout the world.

Please contact us about availability in other areas via partner locations or on-site technicians!

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