About Us

Nimble. Forward-thinking.
Client-focused.

A premier data provider with
decades of data expertise.

Tracers has been supplying businesses with the data and intelligence that are essential for success in the ever-involving information age since 1996. Today, with new leadership at the helm, a fresh vision, and an expanding wealth of resources, the future has never looked brighter. By combining powerful search technology with cutting-edge innovation, we deliver access to billions of public records and proprietary data sources to qualified organizations across multiple industries.

Tracers was built on the principle of providing excellent service, outstanding value, and our peerless data expertise to our clients—minus all the cumbersome setup processes. We pride ourselves in the personal attention we give every one of our clients—large and small—and are honored to be their trusted information-gathering partner.

Robust Data. Excellent Service.
Outstanding Value.

Our mission is to not only meet but exceed our clients’ expectations. Going above and beyond has always set us apart—and will continue to do so. In fact, Tracers was voted the number-one database source for private investigators.

About Erik Pickering, President

Erik has over 25 years of experience in running and growing businesses. As President of the Consumer Division of First Advantage Corporation, he ran two data business units: US Search and the Home Owners Club. At Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, his responsibilities included research data operations, trading desk oversight and company-wide security. Prior to that he also worked at Amazon.com, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Procter & Gamble.  He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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