Christopher Miller

President and Owner

Christopher Miller has been a Private Investigator for over 27 years. He began as a Surveillance Investigator in 1990, and then worked as a Statement and Background Investigator until taking over management of a detective agency in 1993. Since then, he has directly managed over 25,000 investigations.

Christopher understands that a true investigator not only utilizes all resources available through information technology, but also pounds the pavement to effectively solve a case. Chris personally guarantees that the information you need will be found and that you will be satisfied with the results of your investigation.


Asgeir Berge

Chief Financial Officer and Owner

Asgeir Berge has spent his entire career in corporate financial management. Mr. Berge's advanced understanding of financial structure, cost control, acquisitions, and financial oversight has contributed to the growth of Western Limited as a premier private investigation firm in the western United States.

Prior to his involvement with Western Limited, Mr. Berge's work involved total financial management of a $300 million international corporation with partnerships throughout the United States, Latin America, and Europe.

His academic achievements include a double major undergraduate degree in Business Management and Speech Communications from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Colorado in Boulder.


Brenda Miller

Chief Operations Officer and Owner

Brenda has been working in the Operations and Administration departments of Private Investigation for over 25 years.

Brenda works in the macro and the micro at Western Limited. She has created the procedures and processes needed to ensure a smooth and efficient delivery of our investigative results. Brenda is extremely passionate about the people of Western Limited and has helped create and maintain the culture of a fun and productive working environment.


Paul Netto

Paul has personally conducted and supervised tens of thousands of surveillance cases for over 25 years. He believes that proper planning, client communication, and staying several steps ahead of your subject is the best way to conduct an effective investigation.

Paul’s career foundation included supervising a Security and Investigations company and being a sworn peace officer for the City of Santa Cruz. In 1990, Paul began working with Christopher Miller as a full-time surveillance investigator.

Paul coordinates the Western Limited team of investigators that specializes in video surveillance utilizing hi-tech digital equipment and hidden cameras. He is known for never blowing his cover and has an exceptionally high success rate for catching subjects unexpectedly. Paul and the Western Limited team of investigators have provided thousands of hours of expert testimony for clients in the courtroom.


Morgan Miller

Surveillance Administrative Manager

Morgan has been immersed in the private investigation industry her whole life and is uniquely positioned to know how a successful agency is run. She joined the Surveillance Department full time in 2013.

Morgan manages the day-to-day activities of the surveillance department, ensuring cases are scheduled, deadlines are met, and all is operating smoothly. She brings detail, organization, and confidence that resonates with both clients and investigators.


Shortly after completing her BA in English in the top 2.5% of her class at UC Santa Barbara, Lis joined Western Limited as a Background Investigator. She is skilled in comprehensive investigations for risk management, litigation, and private interests. In addition to background checks, Lis specializes in difficult social media cases, abnormal locates for service, and extensive asset searches. Lis also cultivates numerous resources for investigators and ensures that all Background Department cases are completed to the highest possible standards.



Christine Cohen

Office Manager

With a background in bookkeeping and management in a municipal government, Christine began working with Chris Miller in 2000 and quickly developed an intuitive sense of how to apply her past work experience into the investigative world. In 2005, Christine took over much of the management of the daily activities of the Surveillance Department.

As Office Manager, Christine makes sure the internal office is operational and the investigative staff have everything they need to get their jobs done. Christine also works with clients to ensure every product is delivered to their satisfaction.


Nancy Danoff

SIU Director

Nancy began a career in law enforcement as a California Highway Patrol Officer and Sergeant. Ultimately she entered the private sector in 1991 as an Insurance Investigator. She has 24 years of experience conducting investigations in general liability, auto liability, and workers’ compensation claims, with 17 years focused entirely on insurance fraud investigations. Her 13 years of law enforcement experience provide a broad-based knowledge of criminal, accident, and personal injury investigations.

As the CEO of Llorente SIU, Nancy is an invaluable partner for Western Limited when it comes to turning fraud investigations into prosecutions. She is knowledgeable, thorough, and committed to comprehensive anti-fraud efforts.