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BBB Accredited Business since

BARE Associates International, Inc

Phone: (703) 591-9870 View Additional Phone Numbers 3702 Pender Dr Ste 305, Fairfax, VA 22030

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The company provides customer evaluation information to business clients.   It operates several international offices, as well as its main location in Fairfax, VA.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that BARE Associates International, Inc meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for BARE Associates International, Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 3 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

3 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 2
Total Closed Complaints 3

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on BARE Associates International, Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: October 28, 2009 Business started: 06/15/1987 in VA Business started locally: 06/15/1987 Business incorporated 01/07/1988 in VA
Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Dale K Bare, CEO Mr. Michael L Bare, President Ms. Gail L. Maas, SPHR, Director of Global Human Resources
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Dale K Bare, CEO
Principal: Mr. Michael L Bare, President
Customer Contact: Ms. Gail L. Maas, SPHR, Director of Global Human Resources
Business Category

Employment Agencies

Alternate Business Names
Bare International
Additional Information

The company uses indepependent contractors to perform mystery shopper reports and audits, using on-site visits and interviews. According to company information in BBB files, there is no employer/employee relationship between the company and the independent contractors hired. Any federal, state, country and other applicable taxes will not be withheld from payments or reimbursements distributed by the company. Evaluators are responsible for all taxes, his/her own liability and workman's compensation and as applicable, automotive insurance and has to sign an agreement holding the company and it's affiliates harmless while working as an independent contractor. Assignments are scheduled by varying means on an as needed, rotating basis and evaluators may choose to accept or reject any proposed assignment.


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
NR -----
Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.