LocateSmarter Blog Authors, Alix SchmidtAlix Schmidt | Account Development Executive

As Account Development Executive, Alix works with her prospects/clients to improve their skip tracing and collection performance. Alix previously worked for ASI Computer Systems as an account manager, where she fostered client relations through the use of webinars and direct phone sales. She brings with her knowledge of how to streamline the onboarding process for business-to-business software transactions.

Alix graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration.


Brandon HuismanBrandon Huisman | Senior Manager of Operations & Technology Services

As LocateSmarter’s Senior Manager of Operations & Technology Services, Brandon Huisman evaluates data providers in the skip tracing industry to provide our clients with the best possible data. Previous to LocateSmarter, he worked at CBE Companies as their corporate analyst, determining skip tracing and collection best practices. Brandon assisted with the creation of dialer campaigns and positively impacted liquidation and RPC rates. He also has experience in the mortgage industry.

Brandon graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with degrees in Finance and Real Estate.


Brandon Medlin | Strategic Alliance Director

As Strategic Alliance Director, Brandon Medlin is responsible for developing strategic partnerships. He joins the LocateSmarter team with over 10 years of experience in the debt collection industry and technology solutions, including key projects such as the development and implementation of a TCPA compliant dialing solution, managing proprietary collection software application and vendor management.

Brandon attended Upper Iowa University where he studied business and marketing.


Chance Hoskinson | Senior Account Manager

Chance Hoskinson began his professional career in collections over a decade ago. Starting as a skip tracer and collector, he worked his way up to obtain several leadership positions within a debt collection agency. Now, as Senior Account Manager at LocateSmarter, he uses his industry knowledge to pair clients with the best-suited skip tracing solutions to improve performance and mitigate risk.



DJ Perry | Lead Development Representative

DJ Perry’s career in the collection industry began a little less than a decade ago. Starting on the phones as a collector, DJ quickly moved up the ladder into Operations Management. DJ has been closely involved with dialing strategies, performance metrics, skip tracing and risk management.

DJ carries a passion for moving the needle and creating win-win situations.


Julie Anderson | Manager of Operations

Julie Anderson comes from a background in debt collection and technology. For the past decade, she worked at CBE Companies where she spearheaded projects such as client proposals, IT system migrations and client implementation. Prior to collections, Julie also worked in marketing for law enforcement software and geospatial services.

Julie has a bachelor’s degree in Communication/Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa.



LocateSmarter Blog Authors - Terri SmockTerri Smock | Technical Project Owner

As Technical Project Manager, Terri works with the development team to meet product needs based on client feedback. Terri has a long history of implementing cutting-edge technology. She spent nearly 20 years in the mortgage industry, during which time she spearheaded the use of personal computers in the 1980s, configured networks in the 1990s, oversaw the digitization of mortgage documents and worked as an advanced business analyst.


LocateSmarter Blog Authors, Tyler BensonTyler Benson | Product Manager

Tyler Benson began his career in the debt collection industry at CBE Companies as a college intern and data analyst. He spent five years learning the industry and finding ways to improve operational efficiency. Now, as Product Manager at LocateSmarter, Tyler is bringing his numbers-driven experience to the forefront to help clients implement more cost-effective and compliant skip tracing strategies through LocateSmarter products and services.

Tyler graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Finance.


LocateSmarter| Customizable Phone Append & Compliance Solutions

LocateSmarter offers customizable skip tracing and compliance solutions that improve contact rates, reduce operating costs and minimize the risk of litigation. With agile development, superior customer service and transparency through analytics, we deliver products built by end users, for end users.