Our Management Team

Rob Miller, Founder and Chairman

Rob Miller serves as the Chairman of PeopleFinders, which he founded in 1988. As one of the early pioneers in the online information services market, Rob remains one of the most respected and knowledgeable public records industry experts. Prior to PeopleFinders, Rob was a professional investigator for Intel Corporation in Santa Clara. During his tenure with Intel, he investigated the loss of proprietary information and gray market activities as well as internal theft.

Rob has been a licensed private investigator in California since 1986 and received his degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Sacramento. Rob enjoys sports, including baseball (SF Giants), football (SF 49ers) and MMA (Team Alpha Male) and often attends events with his son that feature his favorite teams and fighters.

Amber Higgins, Chief Executive Officer

Amber Higgins serves as the Chief Executive Officer, leading PeopleFinder's strategy and operations. When she joined PeopleFinders in 2010 as VP of Business Development and Ad Sales, Amber led traffic acquisition, product development, advertising and business development efforts.

Prior to PeopleFinders, Amber was a member of the management team of USSearch.com as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, serving both with First Advantage Corporation and Highland Capital Partners. Amber was instrumental in driving customer growth and retention for USSearch.com, overseeing key strategic product and partner initiatives. Prior to US Search, she held senior marketing positions with B2C ecommerce start-ups.

Amber holds a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University and is a board member of The Michael Botte Foundation, focused on providing grants to K-12 teachers in under-funded public schools. Based in LA, Amber lives with her two daughters and husband, and enjoys traveling, spending as much time on the beach or mountains as possible, Pilates and SUP (stand-up paddle boarding).

Shawn Britton, Chief Technology Officer

Shawn serves as the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for managing the technical infrastructure, including System Engineering, Consumer and Professional Products, Databases, Network, Systems, Security, Testing/QA, Desktop Support and Facilities.

Shawn joined PeopleFinders in 2017 and has nearly 30 years of experience organizing and managing large scale ERP systems in the automotive, health care, biotech and high-tech industries. He most recently spent the last 10 years as the CTO for Intellaegis, overseeing systems development, deployment and management of a world class investigative and collection management SAS using public records integrations, including data from PeopleFinders.

Prior to that, Shawn was with Intel Corporation, Kaiser Permanente and IBM Global services, responsible for large scale ERP and B2B/B2E/B2C implementations for Fortune 500 companies around the world. Shawn has his degree in Management Information Systems from CalPoly, Pomona.

Angela Arriaga-Simpson, Vice President of Human Resources & Operations

Angela J. Arriaga-Simpson serves as the Vice President of Human Resources & Operations, managing Human Resources and Customer Care with a focus on customer retention, employee satisfaction and payment services. Angela joined PeopleFinders in 2004 and has experience in financial service operations. Angela received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Science in Human Resources from California State University of Sacramento.

Angela is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. She is an avid I Love Lucy collector (a love she has passed along to her two daughters) and in her spare time enjoys reading biographies and gardening in her vegetable garden. For fun, Angela also enjoys going to concerts and taking trips to Disneyland with her husband and daughters.

Walter Turner, Chief Product Officer

Walter Turner serves as PeopleFinders’ Chief Product Officer, leading product strategy and product development. Walter has enjoyed a long history as a product leader in people data companies, with almost 20 years of experience that covers public records, user-generated content and social data.

While obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington, he leveraged his Information Systems background as a web developer at Classmates Online in 2000. After progressing into software management and architecture roles over 6 years, Walter pivoted to a more product-centric focus by joining PeopleFinders and becoming SVP of Product & Technology. He then spent 4 years at Spokeo as VP of Product, before returning to PeopleFinders as Chief Product Officer in 2018.

Raised a military brat, Walter continues to explore and travel to new places around the world. Based in San Francisco, he keeps his competitive spirit alive through competitive bowling, and his accolades include a perfect 300 game and winning a gold medal at the 2018 Paris Gay Games.