Return Assets Team

Our Return Assets and Heir Search Divisions are dedicated to proving lineage and proving your rite of ownership to lost assets.

MICHELLE GRAY

MICHELLE GRAY

Chief Business Development Partner michelle.gray@returnassets.org

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MICHELLE GRAY

MICHELLE GRAY

Chief Business Development Partner

Michelle Gray is the Chief Business Development Officer of the Heir Search Division.

From her time working on her first business venture in Cleveland, Ohio, she brings 12 years of solid understanding to the Heir Search Industry. She is a trusted partner who has developed the expertise and credentials that are essential to Lauth Investigations International, Inc., and specifically to heirs. She does this through learning and working with probate application, creating, and implementing new processes and procedures for consistency and completeness. Her business savviness has led her to work exclusively with startup companies, development, and operations in a wide range of fields for privately owned companies, and now finds herself with Lauth.

On a personal level, you will always find Michelle helping in any way she can by putting her heart and soul into everything she does in life, and never taking anything for granted. Michelle lives in Florida with her husband Gary, her beautiful daughter Dominique and wonderful son in law Kevin, whom resides in Germany. Michelle wants to let her family know how very proud she is of who they have become and their accomplishments. She loves being on the water, and spending quality time with her family.

ALLISON KOTTER

ALLISON KOTTER

Senior Researcher, Heir Search Division allison.kotter@returnassets.org

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ALLISON KOTTER

ALLISON KOTTER

Senior Researcher, Heir Search Division

Allison Kotter is a professional genealogist pursuing accreditation through ICAPGen in the Southeast United States. Her professional genealogy skills and processes have been honed through a variety of genealogical education including the Research Like a Pro Study Group, Research Like a Pro with DNA Study Group, the ICAPGen Level 1 Study Group, the Becoming An Accredited Genealogist Professional SLIG course, multiple Family History courses as BYU, and work as an heir investigator for Lauth Investigations. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in psychology with a minor in statistics. She loves using the research skills she learned in college to solve family mysteries. When she is not doing genealogy, she is focused on spending as much time with her two little girls as possible

ANNE MARIE SCHMITZ

ANNE MARIE SCHMITZ

Probate Researcher, Heir Search Team anne.marie@returnassets.org

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ANNE MARIE SCHMITZ

ANNE MARIE SCHMITZ

Probate Researcher, Heir Search Team

The Heir Search Division is excited to have Anne Marie Schmitz as one of their Probate Researchers! She has over 15 years of genealogy research experience. Prior to becoming a probate researcher, she worked as a private kindergarten teacher and holds a Master of Education degree and Master's degree in History.  You can find Anne Marie spending time with her family, old house hunting, baking, and photography in her spare time.  

DOMINIQUE ROBINSON

DOMINIQUE ROBINSON

Probate Researcher, Heir Search Team dominique.robinson@returnassets.org

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DOMINIQUE ROBINSON

DOMINIQUE ROBINSON

Probate Researcher, Heir Search Team

Dominique grew up in sunny Florida where she started probate research 7 years ago. She is a hardworking, dedicated person who has always enjoyed the research side of things, as finding the missing piece brings much satisfaction. When she’s not working, she spends free time traveling the world and enjoying life with her husband

JOEL WOODS

JOEL WOODS

Case Manager, Heir Search Team joel.woods@returnassets.org

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JOEL WOODS

JOEL WOODS

Case Manager, Heir Search Team

BIOGRAPHY

I have been in sales for almost 12 years with Staples. I have learned a lot about client relations and finding solutions. I have been a leader of several teams for the past 5 years.

201 NORTH ILLINOIS STREET,16TH FLOOR – SOUTH TOWER,INDIANAPOLIS,IN,United States,46204
Susan Thompson

Susan Thompson

Client Manager, Heir Search Team

Susan Thompson

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Susan Thompson

Susan Thompson

Client Manager, Heir Search Team

Susan Thompson is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Family and Community History, with a particular interest in Wales and in early Southern US migration. She has been creatively hunting down ancestors since the age of 10 and took that childhood passion into her professional career . Always thinking outside the box.

With her combined 5 years as a client manager in the heir search industry, as well as her genealogical research experience, Susan brings a unique combination of understanding the probate process. She is able to explain and help the heirs through the probate process.

Susan enjoys spending time with her family in Florida, creative writing, live musical performances and watching college and professional football (Go 49ers!).

JESSICA FEURING

JESSICA FEURING

Claims Support Specialist jessica.feuring@returnassets.org

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JESSICA FEURING

JESSICA FEURING

Claims Support Specialist

Jessica is a claims support specialist for Lauth Investigations. Originally from Connecticut, Jessica studied Business at Southern Connecticut State, and Criminal Justice at Lincoln College of New England. Jessica moved to Colorado in 2018 to be closer to her family. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys being outdoors and cooking food for those close to her, occasionally cooking for the office!

Boulder,Colorado
SARAH WIKBERG

SARAH WIKBERG

Claims Analyst SARAH.WILKBERG@RETURNASSETS.ORG
SARAH WIKBERG

SARAH WIKBERG

Claims Analyst

BIOGRAPHY

Sarah is am Claims Analyst for Lauth Investigations International Inc. She is an avid seeker of knowledge in a multitude of areas. She enjoys knowing about and being able to do many things because she loves to learn.  Sarah has taken many classes in different areas throughout her life and have culinary, Botany, herbology, and wine knowledge to add to the many facets of knowledge in her memory banks. She obtained her Associates degree in paralegal studied in early 2018. Sarah was a late bloomer on the degree front but is proud to say she graduated with honors.

Sarah’s goals with Lauth Investigations Inc. are to continue learning and apply her knowledge in any way possible to help the team and the clients lauth serves. She believes the companies return asset division’s goal is to put money back into the hands of their owners and is something to be proud of.  Sarah works diligently knowing her role brings honor and accomplishment to herself and her family.

Sarah is a single mother of 2 young curious and playful little girls. She loves to take them camping and exploring the outdoors whenever possible. They love to do at home science projects as well. When she is not working, Sarah is trying to feed her curiosity and theirs. “The greatest joy in my life is seeing their spark ignite when something interests them”.

201 NORTH ILLINOIS STREET,16TH FLOOR – SOUTH TOWER,INDIANAPOLIS,IN,United States,46204
Susie Sanford

Susie Sanford

Claims Account Manager Susie.Sanford@returnassets.org

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Susie Sanford

Susie Sanford

Claims Account Manager

Susie is the Claims Account Manager at Lauth Investigations International, Inc. She graduated from college with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. She has worked in the legal field for the past 15 years, changing career paths to join the LII Team. She believes customer service takes priority and has a passion for helping others. Working with the Return Assets Division, she thrives on helping individuals claim what is rightfully theirs.

Susie currently resides in Arizona with her husband, two cats and dozens of chickens. She enjoys everything Arizona has to offer; hiking, camping and the dry heat.

Arizona
Alex Risley

Alex Risley

Claims Researcher Alex.Risley@returnassets.org

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Alex Risley

Alex Risley

Claims Researcher

Alex is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelors in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology as well as an Associates in Social Science. An aspiring forensic genealogist with more than a decade of genealogical experience, she is passionate about connecting people with their families. Working with the Lost Assets Division at Lauth provides immeasurable meaning to her life's passion. When she isn't digging through the past you can find her digging in the garden or planning the next great adventure with her husband and 3 children.

Austin Sharpe

Austin Sharpe

Claims Researcher gordon.sharpe@returnassets.org
Austin Sharpe

Austin Sharpe

Claims Researcher

Austin occupies himself with Research & Development aspects of being a Claim's Researcher. He has studied various subjects like Economics, Psychology & Management. Austin has a passion for traveling to both car shows and to concerts. A very social person, his motivation while working with the Return Assets Division has been a real asset to his team. Austin is very goal-oriented and wishes to continue his career path in leadership.

Caroline Deucher

Caroline Deucher

Claims Researcher Caroline.Deucher@returnassets.org
Caroline Deucher

Caroline Deucher

Claims Researcher

Caroline Deucher is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division.

Dayna Oakes

Dayna Oakes

Claims Researcher Dayna.oakes@returnassets.org

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Dayna Oakes

Dayna Oakes

Claims Researcher

Dayna Oakes is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division.

Emilia Tijomirov

Emilia Tijomirov

Claims Researcher Emilia.Tijomirov@returnassets.org
Emilia Tijomirov

Emilia Tijomirov

Claims Researcher

Emilia Tijomirov is a claims researcher at Lauth Investigations International: Return Assets Division. She is currently enrolled in University, and is pursuing a degree in Psychology. After living abroad in Germany (where she found a passion for assisting children and their families), she's found her way to assisting people here at Lauth Investigations. She's very passionate about assisting others and prides herself on being approachable.

Francesca Salvador

Francesca Salvador

Claims Researcher francesca.salvador@returnassets.org
Francesca Salvador

Francesca Salvador

Claims Researcher
Kathleen Gigante

Kathleen Gigante

Claims Researcher Kathleen.Gigante@returnassets.org
Kathleen Gigante

Kathleen Gigante

Claims Researcher

Kathleen Gigante is a recent transplant to California from the Midwest and is thriving in her new environment. She has over 20 years experience in Genealogy with the last 8 years specializing in Genetic Genealogy. She loves guiding people on their life changing journeys, which can be a great asset in recovering assets!

Kenton Stuth

Kenton Stuth

Claims Researcher Kenton.Stuth@returnassets.org

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Kenton Stuth

Kenton Stuth

Claims Researcher

Kenton's professional life is dedicated to empowering others. Here at Lauth Investigations International: Return Assets Division, his mission is to locate and return assets to their rightful owners. Kenton is passionate about the mission and is ready to incorporate tenacity, creativity and honesty into his work habits. When not pursuing returning assets to their rightful owners, Kenton loves making experiences with his lovely wife and their five self-reliant grown children, as well as four grand-children help to keep him young at heart. Golfing, biking, beach combing and traveling are fun too!

Kimberly Garcia

Kimberly Garcia

Claims Researcher Kimberly.Garcia@returnassets.org
Kimberly Garcia

Kimberly Garcia

Claims Researcher

Kimberly is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division. She has acquired a bachelors degree in liberal studies and has dedicated herself to helping others as a teacher, through customer service, and management. She is results driven and believes success is accomplished with integrity and hard work. When not working however, she can often be on an adventure with her family preferably near the ocean!

Kimberly Jordan

Kimberly Jordan

ASSISTANT MANAGER - SPECIAL PROJECTS KIMBERLY.JORDAN@RETURNASSETS.ORG

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Kimberly Jordan

Kimberly Jordan

ASSISTANT MANAGER - SPECIAL PROJECTS

Kimberly has over 25 years of experience in cultivating relationships via direct sales and marketing. She has experience in a plethora of industries that include Sales, Travel, Hospitality, Marketing, and Automotive. She has completed college coursework in Communications and operated and consulted with small and large businesses. Kimberly has a passion for problem solving and helping others. Her personal motto is to simply treat others as you would like to be treated.

201 NORTH ILLINOIS STREET,16TH FLOOR – SOUTH TOWER,INDIANAPOLIS,IN,United States,46204
Lisa Terra

Lisa Terra

Claims Researcher Lisa.Terra@returnassets.org

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Lisa Terra

Lisa Terra

Claims Researcher

Lisa Terra is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division.

Mary Nichols

Mary Nichols

Claims Researcher Mary.nichols@returnassets.org

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Mary Nichols

Mary Nichols

Claims Researcher

Mary Nichols has 30 years of experience as a Senior Account Manager working in the medical, financial and educational fields. Her diverse industry background is valuable as a researcher, and she has exceptional listening, customer service and problem-solving skills. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech (Go Hokies) with a Bachelors in Resource Management.

She has an interest in genealogy, and is working on a Genealogy Certificate. Her outside interests include spending time with her family in Smithfield, Virgina. Special members of Mary's family include her two grandson's Arthur and Leon and her own furry friends, Moose, Ozzy and Maizy. Long early morning walks in Castle Park are a favorite exercise.

Smithfield,Virginia
Montoya Christian

Montoya Christian

Claims Researcher montoyachristian@returnassets.org
Montoya Christian

Montoya Christian

Claims Researcher

Montoya M. Christian has been assisting clients for over 20 years. She is a true entrepreneur who owns and currently operates several businesses in the Healthcare and Human Services field. She has a BSN in Nursing, from the University of Belle Vue, and is currently a License Agent in Life, Health, Medicare Long Term Care, and as an All General Lines Claims Adjuster. At Lauth Investigations: Return Assets Division, she is a Claims Researcher. She has extensive experience in Executive Sales, Recruiting, Customer Service, Client Relations, and Claims Management. She enjoys reading, and traveling , and starting new ventures.

Renee Larson

Renee Larson

Claims Researcher Renee.Larson@returnassets.org

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Renee Larson

Renee Larson

Claims Researcher

Renee has spent the majority of her years helping others; in the field of education as an elementary teacher and Reading Specialist, Sunday School teacher and Director, and avid volunteer. She loves to research, is solution oriented and strives to make each encounter with people a beneficial one. Joining Lauth Investigations: Return Assets Division has given her the opportunity to continue helping others through assisting them with returning assets that rightfully belong to them. She loves her family, including her husband, three grown children and their families. The latest family addition, Raleigh, a bernedoodle puppy, is adding lots of outdoor adventure and fun for her and her family.

Roberta Wiener

Roberta Wiener

Claims Researcher roberta.wiener@returnassets.org
Roberta Wiener

Roberta Wiener

Claims Researcher

Roberta Wiener is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division. She is from Worcester, Massachusetts and received an MBA degree in Finance and Accounting from Clark University. Roberta worked for many years as a Business Systems Analyst for the Insurance and Banking industry. She also worked for an Educational Travel company as Chairperson for the Admissions Committee. While working for the travel company, she had the opportunity to visit 44 countries. Now, in her spare time, Roberta carves bird sculptures and decorative signs and plaques.

Tim Benner

Tim Benner

Claims Researcher Tim.Benner@returnassets.org

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Tim Benner

Tim Benner

Claims Researcher

Tim Benner is a claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division.

Valerie Gennai

Valerie Gennai

Claims Researcher Valerie.Gennai@returnassets.org
Valerie Gennai

Valerie Gennai

Claims Researcher

Valerie is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations, Return Assets Division.