Employee Spotlight – Luann Wing

Luann Wing, Escrow Officer – Salmon, ID

Luann Wing is an Escrow Officer at Alliance’s Salmon, Idaho office and has been with the company since 2017. She takes pride in representing quality service throughout the community and enjoys making new friends in the process. Luann’s favorite aspect of being an Escrow Officer is that since every transaction is different, she’s always learning something new.

‘Trust & Respect’ is Luann’s favorite Alliance Core Value. She explains, “I believe if I treat others with trust and respect, then that is how they will treat me.”

When asked who Luann admires most, she mentions her 101-year-old grandmother. “She has seen many things in her long life and she is a remarkable woman with the things that she has accomplished.”

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened,” from Dr. Seuss is her favorite quote. Luann says it’s her favorite because, “I lost my husband of 20 years in November of last year and it helps me think of the good and not just the loss.”

Outside of work, Luann loves traveling, camping, Dutch oven cooking, UTV riding and floating the Salmon River. She also helps with the Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliary organization and enjoys teaching her grandchildren new and exciting things.

Luann looks forward to helping you close your next transaction in Lemhi and Custer counties!

Luann Wing
Alliance Title & Escrow Salmon
610 Main St.
Salmon, ID 83467
208-756-4231

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Employee Spotlight – Kevin Brocke

Kevin Brocke, Business Development Representative – Eagle, ID

Kevin Brocke is a Business Development Representative at Alliance’s Eagle, Idaho office and has been on the Alliance Title team since 2009. As a BDR, he’s visible throughout the community helping new and current clients grow their businesses in addition to assisting the escrow team with their business efforts.

“I really enjoy the variety of what I do from day to day. No two days are alike. With the BDR position, we are required to wear many different hats in my different situations with a wide range of personalities both in and out of the office.”

Of Alliance’s Core Values, “Service” is Kevin’s favorite. He says, “I believe it is the most important thing when it comes to separating us from the competition.”

Wayne Gretzky’s quote, “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take” is one Kevin identifies with professionally. He explains that, “In business development, I believe it is important to take a shot at as many opportunities you can. You can’t succeed 100 percent of the time, but you won’t succeed if you stop taking shots.”

When Kevin has free time, he enjoys spending it with his family and his wife of 22 years, Susie. You can find them traveling and taking advantage of the great outdoors with fly fishing, mountain biking, backpacking and even hot yoga.

Connect with Kevin to see how he can help make your next transaction a success and grow your business!

Kevin Brocke
Alliance Title Eagle
462 E Shore Dr., Ste. 160
Eagle, ID 83616
208-287-5154

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Affiliates of the Year 2018

Congratulations, Ashley Houweling & Kelsey Wartman!

We’re thrilled to announce that two of Alliance Title’s own have been named Affiliate of the Year — Ashley Howeling (Nampa, Idaho office) for the Nampa Association of Realtors and Kelsey Wartman (Boise, Idaho office) for the Boise Regional Realtors!

“I am truly honored to receive Affiliate of the Year from Nampa Association of Realtors. So many great people volunteer their time and effort all year long towards events and functions within the association and community and just being considered one among those individuals is a great honor in itself. I consider myself privileged to be part of this community and association.” — Ashley Houweling

Ashley Howeling

Shannon Loux, Ashley Howeling and Star Nieves

Alliance Title Nampa Team – Stacy Woods, Tara Lehman, Ashley Houweling, Shannon Loux, Star Nieves and Isabel Villalobos

“I am truly honored to have been recognized as the Boise Regional Realtors Affiliate of the Year. To receive this award from a group of individuals that I admire so much is truly humbling. I am grateful for all of the amazing members and staff of the association who make it so easy to be involved and give back in our industry.” — Kelsey Wartman

Kelsey Wartman accepting her award from Phil Mount

Award Winners – Jill Giese, Elizabeth Cushman Hume, Kelsey Wartman, Bob Van Allen, Becky Enrico-Crum and Mike Turner

Gary Salisbury, Kelsey Wartman and Phil Mount

Congratulations!

Ashley and Kelsey are ready to help you grow your business in the Treasure Valley!

Ashley Houweling – Alliance Title Nampa
1005 W Sanetta St.
Nampa, ID 83651
208-465-6600
ashley.houweling@alliancetitle.com

Kelsey Wartman – Alliance Title Boise
250 S 5th St., Ste. 100
Boise, ID 83702
208-947-9100
kelsey.wartman@alliancetitle.com

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(Kelsey’s photos courtesy of Boise Regional REALTORS®)

Employee Spotlight – Cheree Bartram

Cheree Bartram, Escrow Officer – Nampa, ID

Cheree Bartram is an Escrow Officer at Alliance’s Nampa, Idaho office and has been with the company since 2009. In addition to preparing closing documents, signings and providing backup support to her team, her favorite aspect of the role is helping people’s dreams come true!

“I love what I do. Each day is a new challenge and helping people achieve the ultimate goal of homeownership is just the best feeling. I have developed some great friendships over the years with my clients, agents and lenders. That is just icing on the cake!”

“Teamwork” is Cheree’s favorite Alliance Core Value, although she stands by them all. She says she identifies with it the most because “when you work together, you can accomplish much greater things as a team with your lenders, agents and coworkers.”

Ellen DeGeneres is someone Cheree admires a great deal. Ellen’s quote, “Be kind to one another,” is also her favorite. Cheree says she appreciates Ellen’s kindness and generosity towards other people.

When not in the office, Cheree loves spending time with her husband, family, fur babies and especially her two grandsons. Their favorite activities together include baking, playing ladder golf, camping, fishing and enjoying the outdoors during the summer.

If you’re closing a real estate transaction in Nampa, get in touch with Cheree!

Alliance Title Nampa
1005 W Sanetta St.
Nampa, ID 83651
208.465.6603

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Employee Spotlight – Cherrada Haskins

Cherrada Haskins, Administrative Assistant II – Emmett, ID

Cherrada Haskins is an Administrative Assistant II at Alliance’s Emmett, Idaho office and has been with the company for almost a year. In addition to keeping the Emmett office organized and running smoothly, she fulfills Escrow Assistant duties and ensures every client has a top rate experience. Buying real estate can be a stressful adventure for anyone and being part of making it easier and exciting is what she enjoys most about what she does.

Of Alliance’s 6 Core Values, Cherrada’s favorite is “Teamwork.” She explains, “I believe none of our other Core Values would be possible without it. Emmett is a small team of three, so working as a team and with such an amazing dynamic shows in our work to our clients every day!”

Out of anyone, Cherrada admires her mom, father and brother — Lynn, Keith and Dusty McReynolds. “They built their own very successful company from nothing other than true hard work, dedication and support from their friends and family. I aspire to be as valuable and successful as they are!”

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather, become a man of value,” from Albert Einstein is Cherrada’s favorite quote. She says it speaks to her because “I believe that if I focus my time and energy on being valuable, I will be rewarded with success in my career and personal life.”

When not in the office, Cherrada likes spending time with her husband, Ryan, her dog, Axle, and her family. You can also find her enjoying the outdoors riding her dirt bike, fishing, shooting (archery) and BBQing with friends.

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Employee Spotlight – Kathy Simmons

Kathy Simmons Escrow Officer II – Idaho Falls, ID

Kathy Simmons is an Escrow Officer II at Alliance’s Idaho Falls, Idaho office and has been in the title and escrow industry since 2002. Her role involves closing real estate transactions and working with industry professionals to coordinate clearing title, preparing documents, facilitating closings and disbursing transactions.

“Service” is Kathy’s favorite Alliance Core Value. She explains, “My goal is to exceed the expectations of my customers and clients, including my relationships with my internal customers: my coworkers. Each of my customers care about having their individual needs known, understood and accomodated. Making personal connections through outstanding customer service is one of my strengths and it’s definitely my passion.”

Wayne Dyer is who Kathy admires the most. “He is a well-known teacher of the power of intention. I’ve found through my own experience that as I implement the principles and practices he shares, I realize that I play the biggest role in determining what my own destiny will be.”

Outside of work, Kathy enjoys spending playing with her children, ages 9, 7 and 4, as well as spending time with her husband. She also spends time working on her novel and has a passion for astronomy.

If you need help closing your next transaction connect with your local Alliance Title representative!

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Employee Spotlight – Erin Dixon

Erin Dixon Commercial Escrow Officer II – Boise, ID

Erin Dixon is a Commercial Escrow Officer II at Alliance’s C.W. Moore office in Boise, Idaho and has been with the company since 2013. Her role involves being responsible for all fiduciary tasks needed to facilitate and successfully complete complex escrow closings for both commercial and residential real estate transactions.

“Service” is Erin’s favorite Alliance Core Value. She says, “I strive to provide excellent customer service to everyone I work with. I am determined to be ‘proactive’ rather than ‘reactive’ with my files. My clients appreciate being able to review documents and figures ahead of closing, so that there aren’t any surprises at the closing table.”

The challenge of difficult commercial transactions and the satisfaction of her clients at the end of the process are what Erin enjoys the most about what she does. “I am so excited when I can pull together a difficult commercial transaction with lots of moving parts. Bring on the 1031 exchanges, buyers and sellers and large complexes with lots of leases!”

Erin’s favorite quote is from John Wooden: “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over again?”

She believes that people should always give 110% in any situation because if you’ve committed to something, you should give it your all and do the best you possibly can.

Another favorite saying is “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” She explains, “It’s important to enjoy yourself, simplify and remove negativity from your life. Take advantage of what you have and don’t let life stress you out too much. It goes way too quickly and I want to have wonderful memories and be involved with my family and friends.”

Away from the office, Erin likes chasing around her five children and balancing all of their extracurricular activities. When she has time to herself, she enjoys scrapbooking, camping, hiking, fishing and going to the ballet.

If you need help closing your next transaction connect with your local Alliance Title representative!

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Employee Spotlight – Michelle Turner

Michelle Turner, Escrow Officer II – Meridian, ID

Michelle Turner is an Escrow Officer II at Alliance’s Meridian, Idaho branch and has been with the company since 2004. As an Escrow Officer, Michelle is the neutral third party that coordinates all sides of a transaction to ensure it goes smoothly and accurately.

Her favorite aspects of the role are working with people and solving problems. She also enjoys “walking people through what is typically the largest purchase of their life or one of the largest they will ever make. Making it a happy experience rather than a stressful one.”

Trust & Respect is Michelle’s favorite Alliance Core Value. She explains that it’s “because you can’t have business without these two core values. If someone can’t trust you, then why send you business? You don’t trust people with your business unless you respect and look up to them. It goes hand in hand.”

Michelle says she admires her mother the most out of anyone. “She is the toughest person I know and even when things aren’t going her way, she keeps it all together and comes out on top!”

“Live, Laugh, Love.” is Michelle’s favorite quote. She says it embraces everything she believes. “If you can’t laugh and love then you aren’t living. Every day is a new day and it should be treated that way. Don’t waste time being sad when you can be positive and look forward.”

Away from the office, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, staying as active as possible with bowling being one of their favorite activities to participate in together. She hopes to one day get back into art when she finds the time.

If you need help closing your next transaction connect with your local Alliance Title representative!

Employee Spotlight – Tonya Reeves

Tonya Reeves, Escrow Officer – Eagle, ID

Tonya Reeves is a Senior Escrow Officer at Alliance’s Eagle, Idaho office and has been with the company since 2011. She handles a wide array of responsibilities from operations to closing real estate transactions. Her robust skillset and passion for interacting with clients are a huge benefit to the team and community.

Of Alliance’s Core Values, Tonya says her favorite is Teamwork. She says, “Without it, this job wouldn’t be possible.” Her favorite aspect of what she does is meeting and working clients and customers.

When asked who she admires the most, Tonya says her mother. “She was the most giving, strong and independent woman I’ve ever known.”

Tonya’s favorite quote is from Bob Marley: “Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you. You just have to find the ones worth suffering for.” She explains, “I absolutely love this quote because it rings so true.”

Outside of work, Tonya likes spending time both inside and outdoors. She can be found in the gym as well as outside camping and mountain biking.

If you need help closing your next transaction connect with your local Alliance Title representative!

Employee Spotlight – Teri Hays

Teri Hays, Escrow Officer – Nampa, ID

Teri Hays is a Senior Escrow Officer III at Alliance’s Nampa, Idaho office. She joined the team in 2010 and has been in the escrow industry for 14 ½ years. Her primary duties include working with and educating realtors, lenders, buyers and sellers to close real estate transactions.

Of the Alliance Core Values, Teri’s favorite is “Service.” She explains, “I love going above and beyond for the clients. I especially love making the closing room a fun, less scary place for the buyers and sellers. I want the buyers and sellers to know exactly what they are paying for through closing and what exactly they need to do after closing.”

When asked whom she admires the most, Teri admires her mother. Despite her mom’s difficult upbringing as a teenager, her mother actively sought change, made things happen and supported herself by the age of 15. “Instead of staying in that situation, she educated herself while being a young wife and mother of 3 small children,” recounts Teri. “She had various jobs that eventually led her to managing a branch, mortgage department and becoming a loan officer.” Her mom also believed that when Terri needed a career change, she would make a great escrow officer and “I’ve enjoyed this job ever since.”

Teri’s favorite saying is “Get up, brush yourself off and get on with life.”

Away from the office, Teri likes to spend time with her husband Allen and with her kids, grandkids and playing with her Border Collie named Sky. She enjoys camping, building rustic furniture out of barn wood and going on roadtrips to see her grandchildren whenever they can.

If you need help closing your next transaction connect with your local Alliance Title representative!