Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Lisa Perkins. Lisa started her career in the title insurance industry in January, 1992 and hasn’t looked back! Twenty eight years later, Lisa enjoys her work as Commitment Typist for the Edwards Abstract and Co. Title Operations personnel. As many in the industry, Lisa gained her knowledge of the business as a receptionist that allowed her to learn the trade from all angles. She was later given the opportunity to focus on the title operations maintenance and upkeep that also opened the door to the behind the scenes work of the title operations. As Commitment Typist, Lisa prepares the documents that are necessary for an Examiner to produce the title commitment. She is the second set of eyes that assists in the preparation of a report on commercial and residential properties. Lisa’s keen assessment of documents serves…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Letty Rodriguez. Letty has many years of experience in the real estate market. She re-joined the Edwards Team in January, 2016 after taking a position with a local bank for a few years. She started her career at Edwards Abstract and Title Co. at the original Edwards’ Corporate Office in downtown Edinburg. Letty gained her knowledge of title the insurance industry as Escrow Assistant to Diana S. Kaufold, Sr. Commercial Escrow Officer. Working with a high performance Escrow Officer, Letty was given the opportunity to work on some of the most complex and challenging residential and commercial transactions. In 2016, Letty took on the position as Sales Representative where she worked with Edwards Marketing Dept in representing the company in civic and industry events, Property Tours and special events hosted by Edwards. In 2018, Letty reacquainted herself…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Janelle Keiser. She joined the Edwards Team in July, 2010 at the Edwards Corporate Office in Edinburg. Janelle’s knowledge and experience in several of the departments at Edwards makes her a valued employee. Janelle has served as Escrow Processor in the Edinburg and McAllen offices.  But truth be told, she is a “jack of all trades” as her immediate supervisor Nancy Bryant, Vice President & Edinburg Office Manager, phrased it! She has the motivation and desire to wear several hats in her daily work life. Janelle’s primary duties as Escrow Processor in Edinburg is to assist any of the Escrow Officers and other departments as needed. She is able to maneuver through the maze of tasks required to close a transaction be it commercial or residential. She also fills in as lunch-time receptionist, collections clerk, and assists…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Alma Rodriguez. She joined the Edwards Team in 1999 at the Brownsville office and the rest is history! Alma started her career in the title insurance industry as a receptionist where she had the opportunity to learn the business and personally meet customers. As the Director of First Impressions, Alma handled the busy office incoming calls, walk-in customers, worked with the Escrow Officers with the closing schedule, plus a multitude of other duties. This hands on approach allowed Alma to craft her skills and improve her knowledge regarding commercial, residential and construction transactions. It wasn’t long before Alma was given the opportunity to secure her license as Escrow Officer which meant she would carry her own book of business. Because of the foundation that she laid as receptionist in getting to know the customers, It didn’t take…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Irma Medrano. She joined the Edwards Team in January, 2017 at the Cameron County Title Operations department. Irma is based at the Brownsville office located at 1075 Paredes Line Road. Armed with experience gained at another title insurance company, Irma has proven to be a fast learner who is very efficient at completing her work assignments. Her ability to adjust and understand the tasks that she is assigned with make Irma shine! According to her immediate supervisor, Dalia Salinas, Title Operations Assistant Manager & Title Examiner, Irma is a pleasure to work with as she is well organized and is quick to produce the tasks for the day. Irma wears several hats at the Cameron County Title Operations that include Typist, Abstractor and she is also back-up for Order Entry. Dalia is pleased with the fact that…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Matthew Espinosa. He joined the Edwards Team in June, 2004 at the downtown Edinburg Office. Matthew serves the company as File Clerk, which is an important task considering the volume of files that he must track. Anytime an Escrow Officer or member of Management needs a file, Matt is the go-to guy to locate it and distribute the file. In the title insurance business, many of the documents are needed NOW, so the delicate part of storing and tracking files at Edwards is meticulous work. Matt has also filled in on many occasions as part-time courier in Hidalgo County. He has had the opportunity to meet many of Edwards’ customers and staff at the many offices that we do business with. Recently, Matt was asked to take over the duties of Ed Alfaro, who recently retired. He…

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1 Hour CE via Zoom

Edwards University is your education station! Upcoming CE is scheduled on November 18. Want to better communicate with your clients regarding the benefits of title insurance? We’ve got the course for you! Join Edwards and national underwriter Title Resources Guaranty Co. via Zoom and earn one hour credit. To pre-register, please email [email protected]  

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November Continuing Education with GMAR

JOIN US! GMAR November Education Sponsored by: Edwards Abstract and Title Co To register for a class, click here November 2ndFrom Relationships to Referrals9:00am - 10:00amCE hours: 1Price $15 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Mac McFarland Avoiding Contract Pitfalls1:00pm - 3:00pmCE hours: 2Price $25 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Henry "Mac" McFarland November 4thThe Aspiring Home-buyer9:00am - 1:00pmCE hours: 4Price $40 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Fernando Guajardo Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Profitability!1:00pm - 3:00pmCE hours: 2Price $25 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Henry "Mac" McFarland November 5thMastering Buyer Representation9:00am - 12:00pmCE hours: 3Price $30 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Sharon Jenkins November 12thVoice Technology for Real Estate: Phase 19:00am - 12:00pmCE hours: 3Price $30 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Scott Culberson List More!1:00pm - 5:00pmCE hours: 4Price $40 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Reba Saxon November 20thThe ABCs of Flipping9:00am - 11:00amCE hours: 2Price $25 | GMAR University: $0Instructor: Ginger Unger November 24thCommercial Leasing Made Easy!9:00am - 12:00pmCE…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Lydia Gamez. She joined the Edwards Team in March, 2001 at the Edinburg office. At that time, the Edwards corporate office was located in the heart of downtown Edinburg at 208 W. Cano St. within a very close proximity of the Hidalgo County Courthouse. Lydia started working with the company as an abstractor and her attention to detail and preparation of documents allowed to her to learn the title examination process. Lydia was surrounded by a highly trained and experienced title examination team and she welcomed every opportunity to learn about the process to become an examiner. She was given that opportunity and she hasn’t looked back since!  Serving Edwards as a Title Examiner, Lydia appreciates both the challenge and that opportunity that every file brings. The challenge is evident when examining acreage files. The opportunities present…

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