Marc Miller's Bio
Marc began his career in 1977 after attending the University of Oklahoma on a Track Scholarship. Born in Fort Worth, his family roots are in Texas. His career has spanned over 45 years touching on virtually every aspect of the title insurance industry. In that period of time he has been involved in the startup of two title companies, Texas Title and Capital Title of Texas, as the President and CEO. He was CEO of American Title, a LandAmerica Company from 2000-2003. He also served as Executive Vice President of Allegiance Title and Director of Operations for Legacy Texas Title in Collin County.
Over the last 15 years Marc has been a constant volunteer and leader in causes against child abuse. He served on the board of Collin County Children’s Advocacy Center, two years as Board President and also served on the state board of Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, finishing his last term at Board President. More recently he served as President of City House in Plano. (www.cityhouse.org). He currently supports In My Shoes (www.liveinmyshoes.org).
Marc has been a resident of Dallas for over 35 years. He raised his children in Lake Highlands. His daughter attended SMU on a music scholarship and is in the music industry. His son attended the University of Arkansas and followed Marc into the title business as a commercial escrow officer in Dallas. Marc has three grandchildren.
Andi Clark Phillips' Bio
Andi Clark Phillips has four decades of experience in the title industry.
She began her career working with her father at a national title company
in the North Dallas area, and together they opened a fee attorney office
in 1983, and in 1996 opened an independent title company. In 2010 she
became President of her family title company, which was eventually
acquired by Secured Title of Texas, LLC. She attributes her knowledge and
love of the real estate industry to her father’s wisdom, courage and strength.
Customers will find that Andi has a well-deserved reputation in the
Commercial and Residential industry for superior service, complete
integrity and unmatched strength in her closing skills and knowledge.
Her fields of expertise include land, farm and ranch acquisitions,
commercial and residential high-rise purchases, condominium and
townhome developments, industrial facilities, multifamily complexes,
shopping centers, independent adult care and memory care facilities,
and one-to-four residential closings ranging from low-income to
multimillion-dollar homes. She is also one of the few Texas closers who
handle USA forfeiture and seizure closings.
Steering a broad spectrum of transactions ranging up to $50 million, Andi
has handled loan closings on interim construction loans, permanent loans,
hedge fund loans, SBA loans including 7A’s and 504 debentures, along with
refinances and home equity loans.
Andi’s strong will and dedication to serving clients’ needs has transformed
the most doubtful customers into loyal ones. Her ability to find solutions
to difficult issues is a special talent she brings to the company’s goal of
providing “Service Beyond Expectation.”
On the personal side, she spends time with her husband,
Doug, fishing, hunting, motorcycling, gardening and enjoying their
three young grandchildren.
Michelle Beatty's Bio
Michelle Beatty, an Oklahoma State University graduate, has lived in Texas since 2011 beginning a career in the title industry. In 2013 she joined the Secured Title of Texas team. Michelle’s role with Secured Title of Texas is business development and marketing. Her role and responsibilities include securing commercial and residential business, maintain current clientele, and developing marketing material. She enjoys working with such a strong team that excels in each of their roles favoring one another as a friend. The culture at this company is unique, modeling the tagline, “Service Beyond Expectation”.
Michelle has secured a niche market with farm and ranch clientele. This has mainly been due to the fact that she is an equestrian herself. Growing up, Michelle competed in 3 day eventing and after college started riding cutting horses professionally. In 2005, Michelle competed at the National Cutting Horse Association World Finals and finished Top 15 in the world in her division. Today she rides as a hobby and enjoys having horses in her backyard.
Michelle and her husband, spend time on their 5 acre farm raising chickens, cows, and cultivating a large garden. She is proud of her two step sons’ accomplishments; Both sons are serving our country as United States Marines. The Beatty’s have been members of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas since 2011.
“Have Integrity in all actions and be honest are two parts of the Secured Title of Texas culture statement I embrace every day when I come to work!”
Autumn Bane's Bio
Autumn Bane is a Senior Escrow Officer who prides herself on partnering with Realtors and Mortgage Lenders to provide a buying, selling or refinance experience that consistently sets the bar for client service and communication. After spending over 25 years working in the real estate and title industries incorporating aspects from both sides of the closing table into a precision focused business strategy, Autumn has developed herself and her team into an asset for her clients.
Whether it is residential or commercial, Autumn knows that what truly drives the creation of a strong partnership with her clients is exceptional communication and the intensive attention that must be given to each transaction. It is not enough to just work each file from open to close. It is connecting with everyone involved and making sure they know that Autumn and her team are just as invested in successfully getting their purchase or refinance to the closing table.
Autumn is certified as both a Certified Escrow Settlement Professional and a Certified Title Insurance Professional by the Texas Land Title Association. Autumn is Vice President and Branch Manager of the Frisco office for Secured Title of Texas.
Autumn is the 3rd generation in her family to be engaged in this ever-changing industry. She follows in the steps of her mother and grandmother.
In her spare time, Autumn spends time with her husband, Mark. Together, they like to travel and share their love of the outdoors, hunting and fishing as well as spending time with their six children.
Kenny Smith's Bio
Kenny began his career in the Title Industry in 1984 as a courier for U.S. Life Title Company in Fort Worth Texas. Like many people in the industry, he worked his way up through the ranks learning all the key processes to examination of title including chain of title search, abstracting, and examination. After honing his skills over the next decade, he was giving the opportunity to take over the Plant Manger position with Cornerstone Title Company in Houston, Texas.
Having demonstrated his ability to run a full-scale title plant, he was given the opportunity to further advance his success and accepted a promotion to Arizona with Cornerstone Title/ Ryland Title in 2001. Over the next three years he built a centralized title plant providing title services in 5 different states. He remained in Arizona advancing to a Chief Title Officer and National Commercial Title Officer until 2013, when he relocated back to Texas. He joined Secured Title of Texas in May of 2016 as Director of Title Operations leading a multi-county title plant operation that provides examination services in both residential and commercial services. Through his prior experiences he has brought the capability of Secured Title of Texas to a statewide service platform, utilizing a centralized title service process, while managing a sizeable production examination team. Kenny is a player coach. His examination skills contribute to the knowledge pool that he has developed bringing the best of class in examination services.
He is a proud father of 2 adult children and became a grandfather for the first time in 2020. He enjoys the outdoors, boating and riding his Harley whenever he has a chance.
Kerry Prisock's Bio
Kerry Prisock acts as General Counsel for Secured Title of Texas.
Kerry has over 20 years’ experience in closing commercial and residential transactions in Texas. His experience includes title underwriter, in house legal counsel for a development company, in house legal counsel for one of DFW’s largest residential home builders, as well as sole practitioner focusing on corporate structure, estate planning, eviction defense and foreclosure workouts.
In his role for Secured Title, he serves as the transactional liaison between our escrow officers and the title underwriters that Secured Title represents. His skill sets include approving transactions to close, resolving impediments to closings, document preparation for all Secured Title direct operation closings, and mediating disputes between parties in escrow.
Kerry has a simple philosophy of using his position to get deals closed. His proactive approach to problem solving and his extensive research capability places Secured Title in a unique position to respond when timing is most critical, and parties are at the greatest risk.
A grandfather, father of four and a veteran, Kerry enjoys music and cooking in his spare time.
Kelly Kinsey's Bio
Kelly Kinsey is a 24-year veteran of the title business in Texas. She entered the business with Commonwealth Land Title as an executive assistant in the Abstract Department where she began to learn the business./p>
Having gained ground level experience, she secured a position at LandAmerica Title as a Production Specialist. Her duties included title policy production, quality review, and managing a team of professionals dedicated to title commitment production. During this time, she developed her expertise in examination of title. Over her eight-year tenure she was responsible for developing a customer service platform.
Kelly joined Fidelity National Title Group as out of county coordinator in 2013. Her duties included acting as a quality control manager, customer service liaison, and managing a team for out of county transactions.
Having mastered out of county title work, Kelly joined WFG to continue building on her expertise in the title process. She developed a system for intaking national orders into Texas. Her experience in onboarding clients gave her the ability to customize compliant solutions for obtaining title work across Texas.
In her role with Secured Title of Texas, Kelly is responsible for all title production for the thirteen licensed counties of Secured Title, and all out of county title production through numerous title vendors. Her expertise in the title examination process contributes significantly to our company’s ability to issue timely and accurate title commitments for the clients we serve.
Kelly has five children and two grandchildren who she loves spending every extra minute of her time with. She enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, and experiencing life with her family and friends. She loves and values relationships with people in general and has a true passion to positively influence everyone she interacts with daily.
Amanda Pomroy's Bio
Amanda Pomroy was born and raised in the DFW area and started her career in the title industry at just the age of 18 years old. She entered the industry as an assistant handling builder accounts and was eager to soak up as much knowledge as possible. Throughout her years, she has gained expertise in many fields including residential and refinances creating an enormous base of clientele along the way!
She has high expectations for her service from finding solutions to difficult situations and ensuring all parties understand each part of the deal. She has access to in house counsel and can resolve any issues that may arise immediately. She is on call at all times to help answer any questions that clients may have. She goes out of her way to ensure they are provided with complete service during the transaction for a successful closing experience. Due to this exemplary service, the relationship she builds with clients and agents continue to come back over and over for a continuous top-notch service.
Amanda became a grandmother on Christmas Eve of 2021. Her grandson, daughter, and son-in-law are the highlights of her life. She is passionate and has a huge love for spending quality time with family and friends. Some of Amanda’s favorite hobbies include gardening, bowling, trying out the best restaurants in town and taking her 4-legged cutie, Lacy, on walks.
Her goal is to continue business relationships with her long-time clients and build new connections to grow the company to be the best that it can be.
Whether it be sellers moving onto their new path or buyers creating new dreams in life, she is always thrilled to be a major part in each client’s transaction ensuring their goals come true.
Andrea Venegas' Bio
Andrea Venegas, a Senior Escrow Officer for Secured Title of Texas in Frisco, originally hails from Wisconsin. She moved to Texas in 1993.
Andrea’s career in the title industry started in 2001 as a receptionist. She quickly moved up to an assistant role; helping to close mostly builder and residential files. Eventually obtaining her Escrow License, and becoming a full time Escrow Officer, Andrea began managing her own files and clients in 2019 while continuing to assist on her builder account.
Andrea enjoys learning new things about the industry. She takes pride in keeping her clients informed throughout each transaction, working as a team with all parties involved and helping to ensure each one will be a smooth closing. She loves going into the closing room and making sure all parties are comfortable and have a personable experience. Her more than 20 years of experience have taught her how to work a file from start to finish with ease and proficiency.
Andrea works hard to maintain close relationships with her clients. She considers her clients friends. Her goal is to exceed their expectations and do whatever she can to make every transaction she handles is as stress-free as possible. She has an “open door” policy and welcomes her clients to call, or email, anytime. Andrea’s desire to provide excellent service brings tremendous value to the Secured Title team and our clients' experience.
There is no such thing as a small deal, they are all big to her!
In her spare time, Andrea enjoys cookouts on her patio, spending time with friends and family, as well as concerts and traveling.
Vice President / Director of Marketing & Sales
Senior Vice President
Associate General Counsel
Director of Title Operations
Vice President, Branch Manager Frisco, Senior Escrow Officer
Commercial Closing Coordinator
Commercial Closing Coordinator/Attorney
Escrow Officer / Vice President
Branch Manager - McKinney / Senior Escrow Officer
Commercial Escrow Officer
Director of Business Development
Senior VP/Escrow Officer
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