Employee Spotlight – Dennise Davidson

Dennise Davidson is an Escrow Officer with Alliance’s Nampa branch serving the Treasure Valley. With 13 years of experience with the company and over 20 years in the industry, Dennise prides herself on making her clients look good to their customers.

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Integrity” is what Dennise considers to be the heart of the company. Dennise explains “Our clients can rest assured that we will be honest in our dealings, always striving to provide the highest level of customer care.  We work as a team to ensure our clients have the best closing experience possible”.

When asked what Dennise likes most about her position, she shared that it is the personal relationships with clients that she enjoys the most.  She feels fortunate to have developed so many friendships with professionals in the industry while also having the rewarding opportunity to be part of making the dream of homeownership come true.

When Dennise is not busy working, you can find her taking advantage of the many things our great state of Idaho has to offer.  In particular, she likes camping, music, nature, reading and exploring.

For our spotlights, we always like to ask: Who do you admire the most and why?  Dennise replied with a passionate response about her mother. “My mother, Rosemary, for her courage in the face of adversity, for her strength of character and perseverance through difficult circumstances and for the unconditional love, care and thoughtfulness she extends to everyone she meets. I admire her sense of adventure and the wonderful way she always brings out the best in people.”

Dennise’s favorite quote is “Bloom Where You’re Planted”.  Not surprisingly this is also one of her mother’s favorite sayings and something that she finds to be a simple reminder to be content and make the most of what you have. She believes this is the secret to happiness.

Now that you know Dennise a bit better, write her in on your next transaction!

Dennise Davidson – Escrow Officer at Alliance Nampa Branch
1005 W Sanetta St.
Nampa, ID 83651

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Employee Spotlight – Bret Cherry

Bret Cherry is an Escrow Officer at Alliance’s CW Moore office in Boise, Idaho and has been with the company since 2016. Interacting with great clients, being part of an experienced team for each transaction and seeing the happiness from buyers and sellers after a successful closing are his favorite parts of being an Escrow Officer.

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Integrity” is Bret’s favorite. He explains, “having worked in other markets, you quickly understand what makes a company work. Integrity drives the other Core Values of Teamwork, Honesty, Trust, Respect and Service. It reminds me of my grandfather in Switzerland, where a handshake was your word — your integrity.”

“It takes all kinds of people to make a world,” is his favorite quote. He says that he grew up with his mother always reminding her children of that reality. It’s always been Bret’s daily mantra and he feels that it becomes more and more relevant each day.

Out of everyone, he admires his nephew, Cortlan. “We lost him to cancer when he was 7. His perspective on his surroundings, even during the most painful hours, was elevated. He exited this life without ever complaining.”

When not working, Bret enjoys exploring new things to do in the area and taking advantage of the outdoors. “Coming from San Francisco, aside from the beach, you typically drive a great distance with extreme traffic to reach hiking, biking and skiing areas.”

Bret looks forward to helping make your next transaction a success!

Bret Cherry – Escrow Officer at Alliance Title CW Moore
250 S 5th St., Ste. 100
Boise, ID 83702

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Employee Spotlight – Kathy Takasugi

Kathy Takasugi is a Commercial Title Officer at Alliance’s C.W. Moore office in Boise, Idaho and has been with the company for two years. As a Commercial Title Officer, Kathy demonstrates her stellar client service skills handling responsibilities such as maintaining property profiles and farm reports and performing property research. She also opens new orders, updates commitments, records documents, works up title policies and endorsements and always offers a lending a hand to her team whenever needed.

“Teamwork” is Kathy’s favorite Alliance Core Value, she explains that “our success is truly a team effort. Utilizing the skills and experience of all the Alliance Title employees employees ensures we’re fulfilling our customers’ needs.”

When asked about her favorite part of being a Commercial Title Officer, Kathy says that performing research on property tops the list. “Every property has its own unique history, which makes the work very interesting, diverse and challenging. I also enjoy working with a wonderful group of professionals who are very knowledgeable and always willing to help.”

Out of everyone, Kathy admires her parents the most. “They grew up in the Great Depression and World War II and were successful despite the many adversities they faced.”

“Treat everyone with kindness and respect” is Kathy’s favorite quote. She says that the world would be a far better place if everyone did.

Kathy likes to keep busy when not in the office. Practicing yoga, foraging for wild mushrooms, hiking, traveling and gardening are only a few of the things she enjoys doing.

Kathy looks forward to assisting you on your next commercial real estate transaction!

Alliance – Boise at C.W. Moore
250 S 5th St., Ste. 100
Boise, ID 83702

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Employee Spotlight – Jill Nash

Jill Nash, Escrow Officer – Emmett, ID

Jill Nash is an Escrow Officer at the Emmett, Idaho Alliance Title branch and has been with the company for eleven years. One of her main responsibilities as an Escrow Officer is to work closely with her teammates to close real estate transactions. Jill says that meeting new people and the relationships she has built are what makes her job so fun.

Her favorite Alliance Core Value is “Teamwork.” Jill says, “Trust in our teammates is crucial in providing excellent service.”

Jill’s Grandma and Mom are the most admired people in her life. She says they taught her the importance of a positive attitude.

“Treat others as you would have them treat you,” is Jill’s favorite quote because “everyone likes to feel important and worthwhile.”

Jill looks forward to helping you close your next transaction in Gem and Payette counties!

Jill Nash
Alliance Title – Emmett
1312 S Washington Ave., Ste. F
Emmett, ID 83617

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Employee Spotlight – Shannon Loux

Shannon Loux, Escrow Officer – Nampa, ID

Shannon Loux is an Escrow Officer at Alliance’s Nampa, Idaho office and has been in the escrow industry for 25 years. Her favorite part of being an Escrow Officer is helping people achieve homeownership.

She has been with the company for 13 years and of the six Alliance Core Values, ‘Trust & Respect’ is her favorite. Shannon says, “I believe if I treat people with trust and respect, in turn I will be treated with trust and respect.”

When asked who she admires the most, she mentions her husband. “He has served his country, raised a great son, works hard and has supported me all these years in escrow.”

Shannon’s favorite quote is: “Whether it’s friendship or relationship, all bonds are built on trust. Without it, you have nothing.”

Away from the office, Shannon likes gardening and spending time with her husband, son and furry friends. She has four dogs, two goats, eight chickens and one cat.

Shannon is excited to help you close your next transaction in Canyon, Owyhee and Payette counties!

Shannon Loux
Alliance Title & Escrow – Nampa
1005 W Sanetta St
Nampa, ID 83651

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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

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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

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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


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

Kelsey Wartman – Alliance Title Boise
250 S 5th St., Ste. 100
Boise, ID 83702

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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

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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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