Senior Management of SearchFirst

Brian K. Whitaker


After founding the Atlantis Company, a major security management services firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Brian purchased Corporate Information Services and another firm also engaged in security background information. He merged these two firms to form SearchFirst Information Services, doubling their capacity, and took the new firm national. Prior to Atlantis and SearchFirst, Brian served for many years as president of a large security company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Baldwin Wallace College. He has served as Chair of the local chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security and is a current member of ASIS International. In addition, he has served or is  serving in security capacities as a state task force member, college instructor, security director, and operations director (many and various private and public groups, security task forces, and organizations).

Brian K. Whitaker

Debra A. Robinson

Compliance Manager

Debra has been with SearchFirst Information Services, Inc. since August of 2000. Debra is responsible for supervising the daily operations of the public records, research, compliance, verification and report management departments. Debra has worked diligently to improve the quality and accuracy of criminal record results for clients. In addition to overseeing daily operations of production departments, Debra works with the management to identify and quickly resolve any issues. With a history of supervising the production of the public records department, Debra can effectively communicate changes and new processes between operations to develop the highest quality product and excellent customer service to clients. Debra utilizes in-depth knowledge of SearchFirst’s products and programs to coordinate client account activities while providing the highest level of customer satisfaction. As Compliance Manager, Debra ensures SearchFirst adheres to all local, state and federal laws regarding the reporting of consumer reports. Debra provides top-notch professional support services, providing personal interaction, and resolving varied client inquiries while providing the highest level of customer service satisfaction.