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OUR MISSION

Texas Secure Title Company facilitates Real Estate transactions, securing your investment while providing extraordinary customer service. Follow us on Facebook to stay updated on our community events.

OUR VISION

We set the industry standard: Providing growth and opportunities for our employees and the community. We work with the best people, for the best people.

MEET THE TEXAS SECURE TITLE TEAM

Gretchen Wright, CTIP / CESP
President

Email: gwright@texassecuretitle.com

As our Co-founder, Gretchen Wright’s vision was the catalyst to open Texas Secure Title Company and she now serves as president of the company. Gretchen’s comprehensive knowledge of real estate transactions can be attributed to her personal experience working in multiple areas of the title and escrow industry. As a title agent, her career spans over 25 years and includes work in title examination, serving as an Escrow Officer and as a Branch Manager.

In addition to her experience as an escrow agent, Gretchen has a keen sense for business development that revolves around excellent customer service and educating customers and clients throughout the closing process. She understands the local Dallas/Fort Worth real estate market and understands the intricacies of escrow and real estate title. She strives to make your transaction stress-free. By providing you with excellent service in a customer friendly environment, you can rest assured that your transaction will close with confidence.

Gretchen is married with two sons, Jack and William, and a daughter, Audrey. She resides in Euless with her family including three dogs, Rocky, Cooper and Dexter. She enjoys spending time with her family, working in her yard, camping, hiking, running and traveling.

Memberships and Organizations:

Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance
Texas Land Title Association
Women’s Council of REALTORS®
Colleyville Chamber of Commerce

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Derek Wright
Executive Vice President

Email: dwright@texassecuretitle.com

Derek Wright’s vision has been to create a workplace where the principles of Love, Willingness, and Courage would be lived out. By employing staff members that embrace and promote his vision, he ensures our unique team concept.

Since Derek has been in the industry for over 25 years, he is able to provide his extensive knowledge in both real estate and title. His unique perspective as a Broker Owner gives him keen insight on servicing your real estate clients and provides great direction for all of the team members at Texas Secure Title.

Derek is married with two sons, Jack and William, and a daughter, Audrey. He resides in Euless with his family including three dogs, Rocky, Copper, and Dexter. He enjoys spending time with his family, riding his Harley and traveling.

 

Kenneth L McAlister
Executive Vice President / General Counsel

Email: kmcalister@texassecuretitle.com

A Fort Worth native, Ken McAlister graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1979 and came home. After years working with downtown law firms McLean, Sanders, Price, Head & Ellis and Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff, & Miller, Ken started his own practice in 1993. He has represented local businesses in lawsuits, he practices family law, and he has been involved in real estate matters his entire career. Since 2010, he has been an escrow officer and active in the title insurance business.

Ken McAlister is recognized by his peers as having received an AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell and listed as a Super Lawyer each year since 2001. Most of his cases are referrals from other lawyers or former clients. He is active in his church and the Big Brothers Big Sisters Outdoor Mentoring Program.

Memberships and Organizations:

Fort Worth/Tarrant County Bar Association
State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section)
American Board of Trial Advocates
Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance, Escrow Officer
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Renee Hicks, CESP / PMP
Vice President of Operations

Email: rhicks@texassecuretitle.com

Renee Hicks is an integrity-driven and highly accomplished professional offering over 30 years of business success in business operations, client relations, process improvement, organizational strategy and development, financial management, and project management. She holds an Associates of Applied Science in Architectural Specialization and is a Licensed Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2009.

Renee is enthusiastic, accessible, and full of great ideas! She works collaboratively with ownership and staff to achieve a common goal of closing real estate transactions in a welcoming environment while earning the trust of our clients through exceptional service. She has a unique ability to customize her approach to different personalities and has been described as “an employer’s dream… professional, yet genuinely personable, honest, tactful, and motivating.”

Renee comes from a military background which afforded her the opportunity to live in multiple locations across the country before settling permanently in Texas. Rene is originally from Austin but now calls DFW home with her husband Antonio. When Renee is not working diligently in the office, she enjoys vacationing anywhere a beach is involved and spending as much time as possible with her beautiful family: Antonio Garrett (Husband), Christopher and Taylor (Son and Daughter-in-law), Desiree and Jarrett (Daughter and Son-in-law), and four amazing grandchildren (Christopher, Taiden, Leilani Rae, and Elle Gianna). Of all the titles Renee holds, GiGi is her favorite!

Memberships and Organizations:

Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance
Texas Land Title Association
Austin Pets Alive
Licensed through Project Management Institute

Bridget Denison, Branch Manager / Escrow Officer

Email: bdenison@texassecuretitle.com

Bridget Denison is from upstate New York where she worked for an amazing company for 10 years – 5 of them being in a Manager position. In 2014 she decided to move down to the wonderful state of Texas where she was introduced into the title industry. She worked hard and diligently and earned her stripes to climb up the ladders rather quickly.

Having 25 years of Customer Service experience and countless years of leadership skills and training, she took pride in her business and is being welcomed into the Texas Secure Title Company team with open arms. She is married to her high school sweetheart and best friend and will be married 22 years this upcoming February. Bridget has 2 boys, 18 & 21, 3 dogs, a cat, cows and of course, chickens. She loves to cook, bake, road trips, fishing, hiking, camping, swimming, long walks and truly helping others from the bottom of her heart, but most of all – she loves spending time with her family.

Michelle Rojas, Escrow Officer

Email: mrojas@texassecuretitle.com

Michelle Rojas brings over 7 years of title experience to the Texas Secure Title Family. Michelle started her career in title as the Funder for Texas Secure Title before transitioning into an Escrow Officer. Prior to joining the title industry, Michelle brought over 15 years of mortgage servicing and loan originations experience. Her attention detail and flawless expertise in both lending and title was a natural fit for Michelle to transition into the Escrow Officer role. You will be at ease knowing she takes the time to communicate and address all concerns and questions as soon as they arise. She is exceptional at providing superior service and ensuring that each and every party involved is informed throughout the process. When Michelle is not closing on your file, she can be found spending quality time with her two children and animals.

 

 

 

Ruth Ann Hammond, Escrow Officer

Email: ruthannh@texassecuretitle.com

Ruth Ann joined Texas Secure Title Company with over half a decade of Title Experience. Her foundation began as a company receptionist and through her successions has maneuvered her way to where she is now. Although the country is her home, having grown up in Whitney, Texas and currently residing in Cleburne, she has experience with any and all files ranging from multi-million commercial properties down to simple manufactured homesteads. However, no matter the size or the limits, she will give her full attention to each file as if it were her only one. Her enjoyments come from seeing the buyer or the seller light up during the closing knowing their dreams will finally be made a reality. She strives to give her 110% on each file and will leave you with all of your expectations met.

When she’s not working on several files at once, she can be found enjoying her time with her 2 boys, 2 girls, and her loving Husband of 17 years. Whether it be a family game night, an outdoor cookout, an amusement park trip, or care taking for her dogs, horse, and chickens, Ruth Ann will always have a smile on her face. Give us a call today to get started on your next file and let Ruth Ann handle your stress around every step of the closing.

Amanda Flores,  Branch Manager / Escrow Officer

Email: aflores@texassecuretitle.com

Amanda’s career expands over a decade and has been centered on customer service. She has worked in multiple areas of closing and has changed her primary focus from sales and marketing into closing. She focuses on maintaining excellent communication with each and every client to improve the closing experience. Perfect customer service is her ultimate goal. Amanda’s innovative ideas and passionate pursuit of serving others enables her to accomplish these goals. She is genuinely concerned about clients’ needs, and she does everything she can to see that her clients’ concerns are addressed efficiently.

Amanda and her husband Damon have two children, Dominic and Elizabeth. She is a native Texan, living in the Mid-Cities her entire life. Amanda is a cheerleading coach with Mid-Cities Pee Wee Football and Cheerleading Association where she gives her heart and soul to eight little girls for four months of every year. She has sustained many honors for her enormous contributions in this area. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, sports (especially hockey), taking pictures and scrapbooking.

 

Memberships and Organizations:

Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance
Colleyville Chamber of Commerce
Women’s Council of REALTORS®
MetroTex Association of Realtors
Mid-Cities Pee Wee Football and Cheerleading Association


Deana McAdoo, Escrow Officer

Email: dmcadoo@texassecuretitle.com

Deana McAdoo brings an established presence to the title industry. For over seven years Deana worked in the financial industry, focusing on banking and mortgages. Her successes then translated into a run in title, where she has been a licensed escrow officer or 14 years and been in title in Texas for 15 years. Couple that with the fact that she has been in the area for over fifteen years, and you will see how Deana has established a firm foundation in the title industry and our community.

Deana has been married to her husband Mitch for over 27 years and has two daughters, Misha and Kyndel. When away from the office, Deana enjoys being outdoors and enjoys outdoor sports.

 

 

Memberships and Organizations:

Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance


Inika Vance, Escrow Officer

Email:ivance@TexasSecureTitle.com

Inika comes to us from Tampa, Florida and has over a decade of Customer Service Management and Real Estate experience.  She saw an opportunity to make a positive difference in people’s lives by providing clients with quality real estate service and joined the Texas Secure Title family in 2015.  Inika worked her way up the company ladder with a combination of hard work, dedication, and a willingness to go the extra mile.  With each client, she believes in providing world class service!

When you work with Inika Vance in the purchase or sale of a home, you feel like her only client.  She believes that the most important thing she can do as an Escrow Officer is to provide the care and concern you need when deciding about your most important investment.

Inika and her husband, Eric, have a daughter Jalyn and a son Jordan.  She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in her home state at the University of Tennessee.  Outside the workplace, Inika lives by her motto, “Faith, Family, and Football.”

 

Memberships and Organizations:

Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance
Colleyville Chamber of Commerce

 


Ashleigh Renfro, Fee Attorney / Escrow Officer

Email: arenfro@texassecuretitle.com

Education:
2007 – B.B.A., Business Management, Texas Tech University
2007 – B.B.A., Business Marketing, Texas Tech University
2014 – J.D., Texas A&M University School of Law

 

Renee Hicks, CESP / PMP
Vice President | Branch Manager

Email: rhicks@texassecuretitle.com

Renee Hicks is an integrity-driven and highly accomplished professional offering over 30 years of business success in business operations, client relations, process improvement, organizational strategy and development, financial management, and project management. She holds an Associates of Applied Science in Architectural Specialization and is a Licensed Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2009.

Renee is enthusiastic, accessible, and full of great ideas! She works collaboratively with ownership and staff to achieve a common goal of closing real estate transactions in a welcoming environment while earning the trust of our clients through exceptional service. She has a unique ability to customize her approach to different personalities and has been described as “an employer’s dream… professional, yet genuinely personable, honest, tactful, and motivating.”

Renee comes from a military background which afforded her the opportunity to live in multiple locations across the country before settling permanently in Texas. Rene is originally from Austin but now calls DFW home with her husband Antonio. When Renee is not working diligently in the office, she enjoys spending as much time as possible with her beautiful family: Antonio Garrett (Husband), Christopher and Taylor (Son and Daughter-in-law), Desiree and Jarrett (Daughter and Son-in-law), and four amazing grandchildren (Christopher, Taiden, Leilani Rae, and Elle Gianna). Of all the titles Renee holds, GiGi is her favorite!

Memberships and Organizations:

Licensed through Texas Department of Insurance
Texas Land Title Association
Austin Pets Alive
Licensed through Project Management Institute


Leona Scarafiotti
Escrow Officer

Email: leonas@texassecuretitle.com

Leona Scarafiotti has been in the title industry since 2017. Leona has worked closely with ownership and staff to provide the highest quality of customer service possible for our clients.

Leona is married to her amazing husband Dave, has two wonderful children, Jarid and Sarah and a terrific son-in-law Aaron, a beautiful daughter-in-law, Brittany, and two adorable granddaughters, Tenley and Ellie. She is the last in the line of six girls and was born and raised in Colorado. Leona has moved around the county following her husband’s career, from New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Texas. She has enjoyed the adventure and keeping lifelong friends from the different areas of the country. Once her kids landed in the DFW area after college at SFA, she knew she would be planting her roots in the great state of Texas. Leona loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, and playing with her two Shih Tzu puppies, Tobi  and Tucker.

 

Dominique Kuchurivskyy
Escrow Officer

Email: dgarcia@texassecuretitle.com

Dominique Kuchurivskyy is an established Escrow Officer with knowledge expanding across 4 years in the Title Industry. She has helped on files ranging from commercial to personal and several investment properties. She understands the importance of each transaction and is dedicated throughout the entire process. She grew up In the DFW area and is happy to call Texas her permanent home with her Husband, Bogdan. The only thing she loves more than working on your file is the sweet embrace of a dog. Thank you for trusting her with your file.

 

 

 

Amanda Ayala
Escrow Officer

Email: amanda@texassecuretitle.com

Amanda is a dedicated customer focused Escrow Officer offering over 3 years of title experience with a special focus on Spanish closings. She began her career in the title world as an Escrow Assistant for a Fee Attorney. Although her title career is fairly new, providing extraordinary customer service is not. Prior to her title journey, she managed restaurants for nine years and loved getting to know every one of her clients. Amanda’s family immigrated to the US from Mexico and she is fluent in Spanish. Her vision is to provide the Spanish Community a memorable closing experience by educating them and keeping them informed throughout the entire closing process. Amanda’s warm and welcoming personality makes every client feel valued. Amanda and her husband Erik currently reside in Overton South with their two fur babies, Mia and Achilles, and are proud Fort Worth natives.

 

 

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The closing process should be smooth, simple, and stress-free. Can’t come to us? Let us know and we’re happy to meet you wherever you’d like to conduct a closing. You will work with the best Escrow Officers in Texas. Where our service, is your satisfaction. Bringing you love, courage, and kindness every step of the way.