About The Founder

Renee C. Ries, President

renee@recordsearch.com

Renee C. Ries founded Fairchild Record Search in 1980. Ries hails from Freeman, South Dakota, and is an alumna of St. Martin’s University in Lacey, WA, where she studied English Literature.

An avid philanthropist and supporter of the Arts, Ries serves on numerous Boards of Directors in Thurston County, and volunteers her time for many local fundraising events. Ries is a Past President and a current Board Member of the Olympia Symphony Orchestra, and a member of the Downtown Olympia Rotary Club. She is on the SMU President’s Council, and the University of Washington Advisory Committee for the School of Music. She also participates in the Arts Alliance of Downtown Olympia and is a trustee for the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce. Ries was named “Woman of Influence” by the Business Examiner in 2010. Fairchild is the proud recipient of “Small Business of the Year 2012”, awarded by the Thurston Economic Development Council.

She is an active member of the National Public Records Retriever Network as well as the National Federation of Independent Business.

About The Office Manager/Senior Corporate Specialist

Fanny Sparling, General Manager

fanny@recordsearch.com

Fanny’s expertise is in all things “Corporate”, both nationally & internationally. She is experienced in filing and retrieving documents to include, Certificates of Formation, Good Standings, Apostilles, and Legalizations. In addition to her Corporate know-how, Fanny is also expert in UCC, Fixture Filing, Tax Lien, Litigation, US District Court and US Bankruptcy Court searches in the following states: AK, GA, ME, MD, MN, SC, WV, & PR.
On staff since 1997.

Interests: The Ocean & Bowling.

About The Registered Agent Coordinator/Contractor Licensing Specialist/UCC Filing Supervisor

Debbie Payne

debbie@recordsearch.com

Debbie is in charge of our Registered Agent Service, Contractors Licensing, as well as being our in-house Notary. She is also an expert in UCC, Fixture Filing, Tax Lien, Litigation, US District Court and US Bankruptcy Court searches in the following states: CT, LA, PA & LA.
On staff since 1998.

Interests: The Outdoors, Crafts, Bowling & Grandchildren.

About The Corporate/Legalization Specialist

Jacob Williams

Jacob@recordsearch.com

Jake is in charge of all Out-of-State Corporate & Legalization as well as specializing in conducting UCC, Fixture Filing, Tax Lien, Litigation, US District Court and US Bankruptcy Court searches in the following states: AL,CA, CO, ID, IN, MI, MT, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY, TN, UT & WY.
On staff since 2013.

Interests: Search & Rescue, Music, & Mountain Biking.

About The IT/Web Admin/Service Representative

Huong (Brock) Le

brock@recordsearch.com

Brock joined the Fairchild staff in September of 2013, and has become an invaluable team member. As well as being skilled in computer technology, Brock is also a Washington State Certified Vietnamese interpreter. He is proficient in conducting UCC, Fixture Filing, Tax Lien, Litigation, US District Court and US Bankruptcy Court searches in the following states: AZ, AR, DC, DE, FL, HI, IA, IL,IA, KS, KY, MA, MS, MO, NC,NH, NV, OK, OR, RI, VT, WA & CANADA.
On staff since 2013.

Interests: Football, fishing & my twin boys.

About The Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Lurlene (Cathy) C. Mckenney

cathy@recordsearch.com

In addition to being Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper,

Cathy is a specialist in UCC, Fixture Filing, Tax Lien, Litigation, US District Court and US Bankruptcy Court searches in the following states: ID, OH, SD, TX, WA Counties & WI.
On staff since 2016.

Interests: Visiting the east coast, gardening & grandchildren.

About The Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Kathleen Staloch

In addition to being Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper, Kathy is a specialist in UCC, Fixture Filing, Tax Lien, Litigation, US District Court and US Bankruptcy Court searches in the following states: ID, OH, SD, TX & WI.
On staff since 1985-2017

Interests: Visiting the Oregon Coast & Grandchildren.

About The Chief Body Guard

Charlie "Mackanme Sparkmeister" Ries

Charlie was born in Gig Harbor on June 12, 2017.  He had 4 sisters and 3 brothers in the litter.  Charlie exhibited precocious behavior from birth and quickly became THE most sought after puppy of the litter. Fairchild was gifted with Charlie due to FRS’ extraordinary office camaraderie, dedication to detail and exceptional client service. Now 3 months old, Charlie continues to develop with a speed previously unknown in the history of the world.

He joined the Fairchild staff on August 14th 2017 at the age of 8 weeks.

Interests:His interests include playing with other dogs, kissing people faces, eating and sleeping.