Return Assets Team

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

SALES DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Rain Lauth

Rain Lauth

COO/CO-FOUNDER RAIN.LAUTH@RETURNASSETS.ORG
Rain Lauth

Rain Lauth

COO/CO-FOUNDER

Rain joined Lauth Investigations in 2008 and specializes in locating missing heirs, recovering lost assets, background checks, assets search, and financial analysis for individuals and corporations.

Rain Lauth is a former Industrial Engineer with seven years of experience in Production Planning, Optimizing & Balancing, Material Selection, Analysis, and Operations Management. Self-motivated and a quick learner with attention to detail, Rain has transformed her skill set to help grow the Lost Assets Division of Lauth Investigations and expand the business into CO, AZ, IA, and FL. Rain has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from 2003.

  • Investigator and Corporate Due Diligence, Lauth Investigations International, Inc., 2008 – Present
  • Senior Production Planning Engineer, Siam United Steel (1995) Co., Ltd.
  • Cost Planning Engineer, Isuzu Thailand, Inc.
  • Society of Women Engineers(SWE)
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)
201 NORTH ILLINOIS STREET,16TH FLOOR – SOUTH TOWER,INDIANAPOLIS,IN,United States,46204
Dana Leslie

Dana Leslie

DANA.LESLIE@RETURNASSETS.COM
Dana Leslie

Dana Leslie

Dana has over 20 years of experience as an Organizational Development business leader and a Spiritual Life coach. Dana has degrees in both Criminal Justice and Business Development but her passion is helping people achieve their goals. Dana also has a passion for solving the unsolvable, which is a great asset in recovering lost assets. Dana’s personal goal is to put a smile on the face of every with whom she speaks!

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

Stephanie Spangler

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT STEPHANIE.SPANGLER@RETURNASSETS.ORG

Stephanie Spangler

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Stephanie Spangler

Stephanie Spangler

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Stephanie has a passion for helping people in both their personal and professional lives. As a serial entrepreneur, Stephanie has developed her career around this passion. Stephanie’s experience includes owning and operating multi-location clinics within the weight loss industry, as well as experiencing startup success with an online business venture. Stephanie continues to seek out new and exciting ways to be of assistance to others.

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

Erin Paz

Claim Researcher erin.paz@returnassets.org

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Erin Paz

Erin Paz

Claim Researcher

Erin is an entrepreneur and has had the privilege of owning and operating her own business for the past 10 years. Erin enjoys helping others and believes that operating with honesty and integrity is of utmost importance.

Sue Lockwood

Sue Lockwood

Director of Sales susan.lockwood@returnassets.org

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Sue Lockwood

Sue Lockwood

Director of Sales

Sue is an accomplished sales executive, project manager, and entrepreneur. She holds an Executive MBA from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business, and a BA from the University of St. Thomas. She is also a certified Fulfillment Life Coach. Helping people is what brings her joy.

PROCESSING TEAM

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
Lucas Gardner

Lucas Gardner

Intern Lucas.gardner@returnassets.org
Lucas Gardner

Lucas Gardner

Intern

Lucas Gardner is a Claims and Administrative Intern for Lauth Investigations. Homegrown in Evergreen, Colorado, Lucas recently graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s in Political Science and History. A passionate Denver Nuggets fan, Lucas loves what Colorado has to offer. Enjoying nature while skiing and time at the lake, Lucas is using this time at Lauth to sharpen his skills while working in an office setting while handling very sensitive information.

Sarah Wikberg

Sarah Wikberg

Claims Analyst Sarah.Wikberg@ReturnAssets.org
Sarah Wikberg

Sarah Wikberg

Claims Analyst

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

CLAIM RESEARCHERS

Alyssa Ellis

Alyssa Ellis

Claims Researcher Allysa.ellis@returnassets.org

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Alyssa Ellis

Alyssa Ellis

Claims Researcher

Alyssa Ellis is a prolific researcher and has obtained a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Political Science from Oregon State University. She has over 20 years of genealogy research experience and runs her own research business specializing in forensic and genetic genealogy.  Alyssa enjoys using her research skills to help others by volunteering with various organizations to help people identify biological relatives, find long lost family and friends, or assist law enforcement on cold cases. Her strong research and problem-solving skills and her passion for helping others make her a great addition to the Lauth Investigations team.

Anita Thornton

Anita Thornton

Claim Researcher anita.thornton@returnassets.org
Anita Thornton

Anita Thornton

Claim Researcher

Anita has earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and a Master’s degree in human resources management. Anita also has an ABA- approved paralegal certificate from Roosevelt University. Anita previously worked in law enforcement and has an extensive customer service background.

Arlene Frank

Arlene Frank

Claims Researcher arlene.frank1@gmail.com

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Arlene Frank

Arlene Frank

Claims Researcher

Arlene Frank has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.  She worked for a Certified Public Accounting firm for over 13 years as an Administrative Assistant.  Arlene is detail oriented and enjoys researching information on the Internet.  In addition, she was an active member of the PTO at a small charter school as Secretary for 1 year and Treasurer for 2 years.

Bryan Scholz

Bryan Scholz

Claims Researcher bryan.scholz@returnassets.org

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Bryan Scholz

Bryan Scholz

Claims Researcher

Bryan has a BA from the University of California Davis. A serial entrepreneur who has worked extensively for IT and tech startups in the US and Europe, he is experienced managing multi-faceted issues with multiple stakeholders. Bryan is great at solving problems, and very passionate about returning money and assets to their rightful owners!

Carol Kocan

Carol Kocan

Claims Researcher carol.kocan@returnassets.org

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Carol Kocan

Carol Kocan

Claims Researcher

As a Performance Coach in the field of personal and professional development, one of the most rewarding parts of Carol’s job is helping people discover a solution that not only solves their problems but also creates opportunities that are often hidden behind a veil of challenges.

One of Carol’s core values is that of servant leadership: to help others grow and prosper, and thereby helping herself and the organization grow. This starts by developing a relationship built on trust and demonstrating credibility through action. An inevitable win-win for all!

Cherie Berenato

Cherie Berenato

Claims Researcher cherie.berenato@returnassets.org
Cherie Berenato

Cherie Berenato

Claims Researcher

Cherie has more than of 35 years experience in the insurance industry and has a vast knowledge of understanding insurance contracts, laws and claim processing. She owned and operated C. L. Berenato Insurance, LLC from 2005 until 2017 when she merged her agency with 3 partners creating a conglomerate corporation with agencies located in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Florida. At the time of her retirement she was Chief Operating Officer of EIG Insurance Corporation and her primary responsibility was restructuring agencies after acquisitions and creating work flow processes that aligned all agencies' operations to adhere to Fiduciary Audit and Underwriting Procedures at a State and Federal level while managing multiple insurance companies Underwriting Guidelines required by brokerage firms for the agencies. Cherie retired from the insurance business in 2019.

In 2020, after realizing retirement was not for her, she came on board with Lauth Investigations as a Claim Researcher.

When Cherie is not working, she enjoys spending her time with her family including her husband, Ron, their children and 5 grandchildren who are the apples of her eyes, boating, traveling and gardening.

Chrissy Edwards

Chrissy Edwards

Claim Researcher chrissy.edwards@returnassets.org
Chrissy Edwards

Chrissy Edwards

Claim Researcher

Born & raised in Denver, Colorado, Chrissy is a devoted wife of 22 years and proud mother of two teenage daughters.

Chrissy now resides in Somerset, Kentucky where she and her husband are senior pastors of Victory Christian Fellowship Church. She has served in many ministries over the years: Mothers of Pre-schoolers, children's, youth, led a marriage ministry for 20 years and is currently the Director of Women's Ministry. Chrissy has worked many administrative positions in the school system and banking throughout the years. She also has been in the cake industry for 13 years, where she owned and operated "Cake Me Away" for 3 years.

She enjoys exercising daily, coffee, traveling, encouraging those around me, and growing/learning as an individual. Her greatest joy & accomplishment is her husband and beautiful daughters.

Dana Leslie

Dana Leslie

DANA.LESLIE@RETURNASSETS.COM
Dana Leslie

Dana Leslie

Dana has over 20 years of experience as an Organizational Development business leader and a Spiritual Life coach. Dana has degrees in both Criminal Justice and Business Development but her passion is helping people achieve their goals. Dana also has a passion for solving the unsolvable, which is a great asset in recovering lost assets. Dana’s personal goal is to put a smile on the face of every with whom she speaks!

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

Diane Shane

Diane Shane

Claims Researcher diane.shane@returnassets.org

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Diane Shane

Diane Shane

Claims Researcher

Diane has over a decade experience in Real Estate building strong relationships and helping others achieve their goals. Specializing in Customer Service she believes that a foundation of honesty and integrity leads to positive solutions. In her spare time Diane enjoys painting and spending quality time with family and friends.

Emilia Tomaszewski

Emilia Tomaszewski

Claim Researcher emilia.tomaszewski@returnassets.org
Emilia Tomaszewski

Emilia Tomaszewski

Claim Researcher

After a 20 plus year career in the publishing industry, I am currently pursuing my B.S. in Legal Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice. I am an avid reader and my all time favorite hobby is fishing! I am driven to provide the best possible customer service and approach each client situation with an eagerness to serve.

Erin Paz

Erin Paz

Claim Researcher erin.paz@returnassets.org

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Erin Paz

Erin Paz

Claim Researcher

Erin is an entrepreneur and has had the privilege of owning and operating her own business for the past 10 years. Erin enjoys helping others and believes that operating with honesty and integrity is of utmost importance.

Fabian Granqvist

Fabian Granqvist

Claims Researcher fabian.granqvist@returnassets.org
Fabian Granqvist

Fabian Granqvist

Claims Researcher

Fabian is a claims researcher for Lauth Investigations: Return Assets Division. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Indiana Tech. Fabian thrives in environments dedicated to helping others and takes pride in his leadership, emphasizing inclusivity and empathy. His commitment to the community is evident through his season at Indiana's biggest Farmer's Market, where he provided nutrition products and information. He’s also a professional hockey player!

Ginna Melhorn

Ginna Melhorn

Claim Researcher ginna.melhorn@returnassets.org
Ginna Melhorn

Ginna Melhorn

Claim Researcher

Ginna resides in the Houston area after living in Virginia, Kansas, Toronto, Singapore, and London. She has an Associate’s degree in Court Reporting and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Houston. She has worked in the oil and gas market, a private investigator, and business owner in the photography industry. She is a compassionate individual who thrives in helping others.

Grace Ellison

Grace Ellison

Claims Researcher grace.ellison1@returnassets.org
Grace Ellison

Grace Ellison

Claims Researcher

Grace Ellison has been an avid researcher for most of her professional and adult life, her diligence earning her a Bachelor of Arts inHistory from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Her professional life has focused on communication, sales and customer service. In her free time, she plays music, writes, and both learns and translates other languages. Overall, she loves to learn new things and follows that passion in her work and personal life – this dedication to curiosity is a constant and is what she brings to the team here at Lauth. It’s a dedication to getting things done right, to follow every lead, every piece of information to make sure we have the full picture.  

Jeff Haas

Jeff Haas

Claims Researcher jeff.haas@returnassets.org

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Jeff Haas

Jeff Haas

Claims Researcher

Jeff Haas is a driven and hands-on Operations Manager and Talent Acquisition professional with over 15 years of Operations Management within the corporate, startup, and virtual arenas specializing in leadership, team building, mentoring, staff development, and revenue maximization.  His core values are leading by example with trust, loyalty, integrity, and ethics, forging strong relationships, consistent communication, and being passionate about helping others.  He has built a career in providing white glove service to key stakeholders as well as his internal and external clients.

Kathleen Fast

Kathleen Fast

Claims Researcher kathleen.fast@returnassets.org
Kathleen Fast

Kathleen Fast

Claims Researcher

Kathleen Fast, Claims Research Specialist and Mentor works in the Black Forest of Colorado Springs. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Denver Seminary. She loves solving puzzles on the job and off the job. She's an escape room artist, either building them or busting out of them. If there's a solution to finding your lost assets, she'll find it!

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
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
Philip Beanblossom

Philip Beanblossom

Claims Researcher philip.beanblossom@returnassets.org
Philip Beanblossom

Philip Beanblossom

Claims Researcher

Phil is a claims researcher for Lauth Investigations: Return Assets Division. He has over 30 years of proven success in researching customer-based solutions for his clients, and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana University at Bloomington. Phil strives to treat each client and co-worker with professionalism, integrity and honesty. He serves as a go-to person for locating lost alumni for many graduating classes from his high school. He loves crossword puzzles and traveling with Kathy, his wife of 31 years.

Puleo, Yolanda

Puleo, Yolanda

Claims Researcher Yolanda.Puleo@returnassets.org
Puleo, Yolanda

Puleo, Yolanda

Claims Researcher

Yolanda spent 22 years as a business owner in the financial sector assisting both public and privately held companies with their venture capital raises. She left the industry in 2016 and spent the next couple of years working for a local non-profit organization where she found her true passion: helping others. She thoroughly enjoys her work with Lauth Investigations and believes that operating with honesty and integrity is of utmost importance.

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.

Sarah Fitzwater

Sarah Fitzwater

Claims Researcher Sarah.Fitzwater@returnassets.org
Sarah Fitzwater

Sarah Fitzwater

Claims Researcher

Sarah Fitzwater is a Claims Researcher for Lauth Investigations: Return assets division. By researching claims and contacting clients who have assets that need returned to them, she is able to use her skillset to help others.

Stacie French

Stacie French

Claims Researcher stacie.french@returnassets.org
Stacie French

Stacie French

Claims Researcher

Stacie French is an entrepreneur with servant's heart. She previously worked in cellular sales, customer service, quality assurance and as a regional sales manager. Years ago, she helped her grandparents find unclaimed assets throughout the United States. Since then, she says it has been her honor to work with Lauth Investigations as a claim researcher to serve families and to make the process easier for them to recover assets. Stacie enjoys her family, especially her grandchildren, camping and enjoying life with her husband.

Sue Lockwood

Sue Lockwood

Director of Sales susan.lockwood@returnassets.org

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Sue Lockwood

Sue Lockwood

Director of Sales

Sue is an accomplished sales executive, project manager, and entrepreneur. She holds an Executive MBA from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business, and a BA from the University of St. Thomas. She is also a certified Fulfillment Life Coach. Helping people is what brings her joy.

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.