Have you thought about a Master-Detail approach?
For your simple approach, make a field a dropdown, based on a value list from customers name. Make the field a button. When you click the dropdown and select the name, it performs a find on the selected name. For speed, I just have the name field non enterable in Browse mode. When I Ctrl + F, I enter find mode, the dropdown opens, when I select the name, hit Enter, the find in performed