Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Elliott Richeson. He joined the Edwards Title Operations team in October, 2018 in the Order Entry Department. Elliott is housed at the Edinburg corporate office located at 3111 W. Freddy Gonzalez Drive. Once he mastered the intricate work of one of the very first steps of any transaction in the Order Entry Dept,  Elliott was ready to accept another challenge. The important tasks of serving the company as a Down Date Specialist are not taken lightly and greatly appreciated by the Escrow Teams. Elliott is a fast learner who has made a big contribution to the team in less than two years with Edwards. That’s one of the reasons why his co-workers nominated him to receive the recognition. “These past few months, he has gone beyond the call of duty and has done an excellent job. He has also demonstrated to me,…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Elsa Hernandez. Elsa serves Edwards Abstract and Title Co. as Escrow Officer and Escrow Processor.  She started working with the company in 2015 and she is always ready to welcome customers at the Brownsville office located at 1075 Paredes Line Road. Elsa has been a part of the title insurance industry for several years and this has allowed her to provide Edwards’ Remarkable customer service to those that she works with. Supporting a high performance Escrow Officer, Holly Cervantes, Elsa enjoys the fast-paced and often rewarding, environment. She has a knack for making things happen and going above and beyond to take the best care of Edwards’ customers. To say that Elsa has impressed members of the team that she works with, is an understatement!! There are no county lines for Elsa when it comes to being helpful to a fellow…

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1 Hour CE Credit via ZOOM – Surveys

Join the Edwards Team from the comfort of your home or office and earn 1 hour CE on Thursday, September 17th 2:00PM-3:00PM. To stay in compliance with attendance monitoring, TREC requires an enabled, forward-facing camera for all participants electing to take course for CE credit and must remain on for the duration of the class. See flyer for details how to register.

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Diana S. Kaufold. Diana started her career with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. in 1989 at the Edinburg Office.  Thirty one years later, she is still serving Edwards’ customers from Edinburg at the corporate office located at 3111 W. Freddy Gonzalez Drive. She joined the Edwards Team with lending experience, and that helped her gain a better understanding of the residential and commercial transactions that were to come. Diana learned the title insurance industry from several of the best Edwards employees, as she was a quick learner who was ready and willing to take it all in! Diana has earned the respect of many of the top real estate attorneys, commercial lenders, brokers, developers and Realtors due to her knowledge and experience.  There are certainly no secrets to her continued success as Senior Escrow Officer & Commercial Escrow Officer. Her book…

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Edwards’ Rockstar of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rockstar of the Week, Benita Ramirez. Benita operates from the Brownsville office located at 1075 Paredes Line Road and serves Edwards Abstract and Title Co. as Tax Research Specialist. She started her career in 1999 with Southern Texas Title Company and remained onboard when Edwards merged with Southern in 2010. Benita’s knowledge and experience in dealing with multiple taxing entities across the Rio Grande Valley is commendable, and Benita has proven that she certainly knows her stuff! She has developed the special skills necessary to produce the tax information for commercial and residential transactions for the Edwards’ offices in Cameron and Hidalgo counties and other counties that Edwards serves.  As Tax Research Specialist, Benita is continuously checking, updating, gathering, calculating and making the tax information available to members of the Edwards Team in preparation of closing various transactions. Accuracy is vital in her position, and Benita…

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Edwards’ Rockstar of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rockstar of the Week, Victoria Koch who serves as Escrow Processor in the Edwards McAllen Office. She was nominated by her peers for her great attitude! Victoria is known to be a “hands on” employee who is very dedicated and hard working. She joined the Edwards Team in February, 2016 and she has already made her mark as a dependable, helpful and outstanding member of the Edwards Team. Knowing how to multi-task is a key quality that makes Victoria special. As Escrow Processor, she is dealing with multiple files, communicating with customers on both sides including Realtors, lenders and of course the buyer and the seller. Victoria has a unique ability to bring her A-game to the office every day. One of the compliments bestowed upon her is, “In the midst of tons of work, she is always willing to drop what she’s doing to assist.…

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Edwards’ Rockstar of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rockstar of the Week, Kitty Van Holsbeke. Kitty is a legend among the real estate industry professionals as she started her career in 1979. She was one of the first employees who joined Southern Texas Title Company. When Edwards merged with Southern in 2010, Kitty took the lead as Cameron County Operations Manager where she was responsible for the Escrow Dept production. Kitty has many special qualities that make her an Edwards Rockstar. She is always willing to mentor, train and share her knowledge and experience with any member of the team. Customers who have dealt with her for over 41 years, have grown to depend on her as she is responsive, can work on the most complicated deals and she will not stop until the job is done! Kitty currently represents Edwards as Customer Development Officer for the Cameron County area. She is certainly knowledgeable…

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Edwards’ Rockstar of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rockstar of the Week, Bridget Cook. Bridget serves as Legal Assistant with Lewis Pena+ Falcon & Cook – Attorneys at Law. The law firm serves as counsel to Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Bridget has 15 years of experience and has been part of the team since 2005. Preparing legal documents and dealing with multiple Escrow Officers and Escrow Processors in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, Bridget has mastered the art of being cool, calm and collected! She maintains a professional demeanor with both the internal and external customer, especially during the end of month rush. This is a very special quality that makes everyone who deals with Bridget feel that they are taken care of when it comes to the preparation of the legal documents. Bridget’s co-workers, who have nominated her for the well-deserved recognition, have this to say about her. “She is wonderful to work…

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Edwards’ Rockstar of the Week

Edwards is pleased to recognize the Rockstar of the Week, Nadine Cabrera Avendano! During 2020, Nadine is celebrating 14 years of service. She has had the opportunity to work in various departments that have allowed her to learn various facets of the company. Nadine first walked in the doors of the Edwards’ former office located at 204 W. Cano in June, 2006. Her career started with Edwards at the Tax Service Dept. She certainly mastered that area of responsibility when she accepted a position in the Order Entry Dept that is responsible for opening orders companywide. Always willing to learn, Nadine had a blank canvas to become familiar with Edwards’ customers, various types of transactions and she was ready for another challenge. After several months of hands on training by Title Operations Manager & Title Attorney, Rene Correa, Nadine was named Title Examiner. She has thrived in this position and was nominated…

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Edwards’ Rockstar of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rockstar of the Week, Velma Gallegos, Title Examiner in the  Cameron County title operations. She is housed in the Brownsville Office located at 1075 Paredes Line Road. Her career in the title insurance industry started at Southern Texas Title on December 8, 1993.  Like many in the industry, Velma learned the ins and outs of title insurance by working in different positions. She started as a file clerk and worked herself up to examination. Being a Title Examiner is very interesting and involves very detailed work including reviewing surveys, examining records, reviewing liens, etc. It can also be challenging and yet rewarding when the chain of title (ownership) is determined. Velma has many qualities that make her an outstanding employee. According to her immediate supervisor, Dalia Salinas, Manager of Title Operations Cameron County Division “Velma is very dependable and her work is…

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