First Advantage Corporation Announces Departure of Chief Technology Officer

November 10, 2004

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Advantage Corporation (Nasdaq: FADV), a leading risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the departure of David Wachtel, chief technology officer and vice president. Although Wachtel intends to pursue new opportunities, he has agreed to remain with the company until Nov. 30, 2004, to ensure a smooth transition.

Wachtel assumed the position of chief technology officer when his previous employer, US SEARCH.com, Inc., merged with the screening information segment of The First American Corporation in June 2003 to form First Advantage.

The company has commenced a search for a new chief technology officer.

Source: First Advantage Corporation