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Our Heir Search Team

Our Heir Search

Meet Our Heir Seach Team

Greetings Claimant,

One of our experienced heir search team members may have contacted you in regards to an unrecovered asset. They are here to assist you in returning your unrecovered assets. Our claim researchers and case managers have the necessary training and support to return to you what is rightfully owed. Our claim researchers help change lives by returning unrecovered assets to the rightful owners.

MICHELLE GRAY

MICHELLE GRAY

Chief Business Development Officer

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.

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!).

Sara Weisman

Sara Weisman

Juris Doctor

Sara holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Science in public relations, with a concentration in psychology. She brings a unique understanding to the probate process with her professional legal background and genealogy research experience. During her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with their cat.

Ariel Munyer

Ariel Munyer

Certified Genealogist

Ariel Munyer is a Certified Genealogist® and a Probate Attorney Liaison. She has a bachelor’s degree in genealogy from Brigham Young University. She brings a thorough approach and tenacity to every project she works on. Living in Utah County, Utah, she enjoys hiking and reading.

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

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 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