Employee Spotlight – Brandi Zombro

We have a new Employee Spotlight – Brandi Zombro!

Brandi is Alliance’s Escrow Assistant for our Driggs, Idaho branch. Brandi assists escrow officers in gathering documents and information for real estate transactions; she loves that the job offers constant opportunities to learn and grow!

Of Alliance’s Core Values, “Teamwork” is Brandi’s favorite. She explains, “Every member of the team plays a crucial part in the success of the company and our clients.”

When asked whom Brandi admires, she thinks of her mom. She continues, “She was very hard working, positive, and kind.”

When Brandi’s not in the office, you can find her spending time and giving love to her doggies! Brandi illustrates, “My dogs are my life, so I love to do anything with them, whether it’s hiking, fishing, or camping!”

Understanding that her dogs are an important part of her life, it now makes sense why Brandi’s favorite quote is from Bianca Del Rio (winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season six): “I’ve got bills to pay. I’ve got dogs to put through college.” Brandi explains, “Like I said: dogs are my life. They have short lives, so I want to give them the best of everything while I have them.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Brandi a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Driggs Branch on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Brandi looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Brandi Zombro
Escrow Assistant – Alliance Title Driggs, Idaho
brandi.zombro@alliancetitle.com

Employee Spotlight – Carlos Vidales

Let’s give a round of applause for our newest employee spotlight, Carlos Vidales!

Carlos is Alliance’s Servicing Title Officer in our Centralized Title Services (CTS) Emerald office located in Boise, Idaho. Carlos helps resolve title issues for a successful closing; he loves that the job never has a dull moment and that every transaction has a different story and different challenges.

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Teamwork” is Carlos’s top pick. He explains, “99% of what I’ve learned over the years on this job has come from others willing to share their knowledge and experience.”

When asked whom Carlos admires, he immediately thinks of his grandfather. He continues, “He was a mild-mannered man with endless good qualities and a lively sense of humor. And he was a Monopoly Shark. That’s where I first heard the expression, ‘cash on the barrelhead’.”

Outside of the office, Carlos enjoys spending time with his family: “This year, my oldest daughter is learning to drive, and my youngest daughter is learning to walk!”

Carlos has been with Alliance Title since 2005 – and we’re extremely lucky to have him on our team!

Now that you’ve gotten to know Carlos a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s CTS Emerald branch on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Carlos looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Carlos Vidales
Servicing Title Officer – Alliance Title CTS Boise Idaho
carlos.vidales@alliancetitle.com

Community Spotlight – Lewiston, Idaho

Adjacent to Clarkston, Washington, you’ll find the second-largest city in the northern-Idaho region – Lewiston, Idaho!

Home to the Port of Lewiston, the city of Lewiston is at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers and is the gateway to Hells Canyon Recreation Area – North America’s deepest gorge! Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or someone who likes to relax and sip on delicious wine, Lewiston has something to offer everyone.

Only a 12-minute drive from Hells Gate State Park, you’ll find our Alliance Title Lewiston branch! Our Lewiston office has a combined 90 years’ experience within the title and escrow industry – so you know you’re closing with the best team!

Brandy Charlo, Vice President and Branch Manager, explains what she believes makes her team stand out from the competition: “Everything! Even in the most stressful and busy times, this team has a can-do attitude. From our front desk staff, admin assistant, to escrow and title, and our business development representatives – this group has not let the heavy work load create negative attitudes. Everyone is willing to help when and where needed, even when it may not be their file to work on. This group of people really sets the bar and is an example of what a team is all about.”

The Lewiston team deeply cares about the community they’re centered in. They are involved in numerous community events, fundraisers, and contributions, such as: Gina Quesenberry Foundation, Jackson Baldwin Pay It Forward, Valley Boys and Girls Clubs, The Animal Shelter, Alliance Title’s Teacher of the Month Program, The Idaho Foodbank, LC Crew, Lewiston High School Athletics, and Warrior Athletics.

Alliance Title’s Lewiston Team

When it comes to their customers, the Lewiston team is extremely thankful for the wonderful clients they’ve had and will continue to have. Brandy continues, “Not every transaction can be easy, but we love it when our customers thank us for helping get them through a transaction, or when they request us again because we did such a great job. That is all we can ask for…our customers from buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, and real estate agents, to ask us for their transactions because – yes, it matters where you close – and that is what we do. We close real estate transactions.”

Whether you’re buying or selling commercial or residential property in Nez Perce County, the professionals at Alliance Title’s Lewiston location would be delighted to help make your next transaction a success! Give Lewiston a shout out on their Alliance Lewiston Facebook page!

Alliance Title – Lewiston Idaho Branch
1455 G St., Ste. 102, 83501
208.743.8541
lewiston@alliancetitle.com

Employee Spotlight – Jessica Lins

We have a new employee spotlight! Let’s give a big cheer to Jessica Lins!

Jessica is Alliance’s Escrow Officer for our Meridian, Idaho branch. Jessica helps oversee the flow of files from open to close, draw docs, address client inquiries and concerns, and educate escrow newcomers. Jessica explains, “We just buildin’ friends, closin’ deals, and makin’ dreams come true! Having a sense of accomplishment at the end of every day is what I love about working with my Alliance team.”

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Integrity” is Jessica’s top pick. She continues, “Several of [the core values] rank pretty high…but Integrity is the one that takes the lead. Each of the others become harder to achieve without it. A person with a high level of integrity knows right from wrong and as such does not leave a team member to struggle alone. Integrity is a key component of a strong foundation and a fundamental building block of our personal and professional success.”

Outside of the office, Jessica loves to spend time in the outdoors. Family, however, is a key focus for Jessica. She explains, “With kids grown and building lives of their own, I have found that I am less concerned with the daily tasks of motherhood and now look for opportunities to capture what moments I can with the loved ones surrounding me. I’ve come to realize, that in the grand scheme of things, little moments only make themselves available for very short periods of time. As we all know, ‘time marches on.’ At one point or another, we all reach a place when those we love are no longer right here with us. It is then, that these little fragments will be what we cherish and hold most dear.”

Jessica’s favorite quote, “Take time to smell the roses,” is something she tries to remind herself of every day. She continues, “We all too often forget to even breathe, let alone recognize the beauty that surrounds us. This simple reminder not only affects a deep breath, it also helps me to take pause, find the ray of light, and be present in the now.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Jessica a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Meridian branch on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Jessica looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Jessica Lins
Escrow Officer – Alliance Title Meridian Idaho
jessica.lins@alliancetitle.com

Fuel Your Business with Our Tools

Say hello to our suite of tools! Being a successful agent means utilizing the best resources for your business. Alliance Title has the support you need in one convenient location – check out our list of tools below to set yourself up for a booming year!

EMTRANSFER: A cloud-based service that allows agents, buyers, and earnest money holders to securely document, collect, and disburse earnest money 100% electronically.

CC&RS AND PLATS: Agents can access CC&R and Plat information 24/7 utilizing this convenient search tool on our website.

NET SHEET: Agents access user-friendly net sheets for quick estimates and closing fees through Title Capture.

GET A QUOTE: The Get a Quote widget, powered by Title Capture, is a quick and easy way for lenders to access our title and escrow fee information.

PROFILEZ ON DEMAND AND/OR AGENT INTEL: Agents can access property profile information seamlessly and confidently.

Call your local Alliance Title Rep to connect with our tools!

Employee Spotlight – Jackie Hackney

Let’s give a round of applause for our newest employee spotlight, Jackie Hackney!

Jackie is Alliance’s Escrow Assistant for our Nampa, Idaho branch; she assists Escrow Officers with their closings! Having joined Alliance in 2015, Jackie continues to enjoy the fast pace and how different each day and transaction is.

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Teamwork” is Jackie’s favorite. She explains, “There is no ‘I’ in teamwork. Not one person can do this job alone – it takes a great team.”

When asked whom she admires, Jackie thinks of her mother. She continues, “My mom is amazing, strong, and an awesome role model!”

Outside of the office, Jackie enjoys spending time with her daughter, Makayla, and her Weimaraner, Lola. She also loves spontaneous road trips with family and friends, as well as scrapbooking the photos that are taken along the way.

Jackie’s favorite quote comes from her grandfather after her high school graduation: “A rolling stone gather no moss.” Jackie explains, “I can still visualize and hear him saying that in the back of my mind when I make important decisions.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Jackie a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Nampa, Idaho branch on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Jackie looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Jackie Hackney
Escrow Assistant – Alliance Title Nampa Idaho
jackie.hackney@alliancetitle.com

Employee Spotlight – Becky Loomis

We have a new Alliance Title Employee Spotlight – Becky Loomis!

Becky is a Servicing Title Officer for Alliance’s Centralized Title Services (CTS) and Central Order Processing (COP) teams in Boise, Idaho. Becky’s job description includes: recordings, date downs, searching, examining, supporting escrow closers, and answering lots (and lots!) of title questions.  

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Teamwork” is Becky’s favorite. She explains, “Not one person can do this business alone!”

Becky has been in the title industry for 28 years and has been with Alliance for 14 of those years! Of all of her experience in the field, Becky’s favorite part about her job is forming relationships and being challenged. She continues, “When I was an examiner, I liked the challenge of digging into property and then seeing it all come together from the title side. Today, it is forming those relationships with escrow officers and helping those around me learn the ins and outs of title.”

Outside of the office, Becky loves spending time in the outdoors or finding a new hobby. She’s recently found a new passion for exercising at the local gym with a good friend and coworker! Becky also loves being a Grandma to her 11-month old grandson.

“Better to have it than not need it, than to need it and not have it,” is Becky’s go-to quote. She explains, “I always over pack to go anywhere. From my late husband whom made this a saying to live by, to this day our daughter using and smiling when she recites it. Wonderful memories.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Becky a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Emerald CTS and COP team on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Becky looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Becky Loomis
Servicing Title Officer – Alliance Title CTS/COP, Boise, Idaho
becky.loomis@alliancetitle.com

Employee Spotlight – Brandi Cook

Let’s give a round of applause for our newest employee spotlight, Brandi Cook!

Brandi is an Escrow Services Supervisor at Alliance Title’s Regional Escrow Services office in downtown Boise, Idaho. Brandi manages the Regional Escrow, funding, and term departments.

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Teamwork” is Brandi’s favorite. She explains, “Teamwork is my favorite core value. None of us can do this by ourselves. It takes a team to make us all successful.”

After having been with Alliance for the past 18 years, the Alliance Title team is extremely thankful and appreciative to have her! Brandi’s favorite part about her work is watching people learn, grow, and become more confident in what they’re doing.

When asked whom she admires, Brandi immediately thinks of her mother. She continues, “I admire my mom! She is such a strong person and is always there to support and lend a helping hand. I strive to be more like her every day.”

Outside of work, Brandi enjoys participating in anything that has to do with being outside and on the water. She also likes to craft, shop, and spend time with friends and family.

Brandi’s favorite quote, “She believed she could, so she did,” is her daily motto – “Believing in myself! I can do hard things and accomplish a lot if I put my mind to it and just do it.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Brandi a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Regional Escrow Services on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Brandi looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Brandi Cook
Escrow Services Supervisor – Alliance Title RES, Boise, Idaho
brandi.cook@alliancetitle.com

Employee Spotlight – Vicki Slekar

Let’s give a hip, hip, hooray for our newest Employee Spotlight, Vicki Slekar!

Vicki Slekar is Alliance’s Escrow Assistant for our Meridian, Idaho branch. Vicki handles refinances, resale transactions, returns packages to lenders, and organizes files for funding and recording. Vicki has always enjoyed helping make homeowners’ dreams come true and handing them their keys. Vicki illustrates, “The look of joy in their eyes makes it all worth it.”

Vicki has been with us for the past year and a half – and we’re so lucky to have her over 20 years of escrow experience while she lived in Arizona!

Of Alliance’s Core Values, “Teamwork” is Vicki’s favorite. She explains, “I love working with people who are passionate about what they do. When your team is committed to working towards a common goal and helping each other meet it – that’s amazing!”

When asked whom she admires, Vicki thinks of her sister. She continues, “My sister, Catalina, is someone I completely admire. When my brother needed a kidney transplant, she stepped up to save his life. I praise her each and every day for that. Even now, she gives to everyone and anyone that is in need. She has the biggest heart of anyone I know.”

Outside of the office, Vicki enjoys exploring Idaho with her husband. They love hiking, biking, and enjoying the beautiful state that they moved to five years ago.

Vicki doesn’t have a favorite quote – but rather, a favorite reminder she believes in telling the special people in her life whenever possible: “I love you!” she continues, “we never know what tomorrow will bring.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Vicki a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Meridian office on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Vicki looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Vicki Slekar
Escrow Assistant – Alliance Title’s Meridian ID Branch
vicki.slekar@alliancetitle.com

Community Spotlight – Eagle, Idaho

Eagle – known as the quaint suburb, nestled in the Boise, Idaho foothills – is a wonderful community where you can find plenty of golf courses, parks, hiking trails, spas, and a cute little Saturday Farmer’s Market.

Only a 5-minute drive from Heritage Park, you’ll find our welcoming Alliance Eagle branch! Our Eagle team shares approximately 72 years of combined title and escrow knowledge – which affords clients an accurate and efficient customer experience!

Our Eagle office prides themselves on working together to make every real estate transaction a pleasant experience. Communication, accuracy, and efficiency are their core beliefs in delivering superior service. Responding quickly with accurate information is one of the many ways the team assists customers close their home purchase or sale.

With Eagle being the smaller city that it is, our Eagle team loves to volunteer in the local community. Every year, they continue to grow their contribution to the companywide food drive, ‘Closing the Hunger Gap.’ They collect non-perishable food items and funds to help end hunger!

The Alliance Eagle branch is very adventurous – if they’re not in the office, they’re mountain biking, skiing, camping, four wheeling, or hunting!

Whether you’re buying or selling commercial or residential property in Ada County, the professionals at Alliance Title’s Eagle location would be delighted to help make your next transaction a success! Give a shout out on their Alliance Eagle Facebook page!

Alliance Title Eagle, Idaho
462 E Shore Dr STE 160, Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 287-5154
eagle.idaho@alliancetitle.com