DECADES OF EXPERIENCE CLEARING THE MOST COMPLEX TITLES
Our team is comprised of individuals who have national knowledge of title and settlement. We understand the intricacies of escrow states, attorney-controlled states, escrow requirements, and all other statutes and guidelines that change as you move from state to state.
Meet the Team
Dax Junker is a real estate attorney who started in the title industry in 1991 after graduating from high school in Tulsa, OK. Dax continued working in the title industry while he obtained his JD from the University of Oklahoma, School of Law. He went into private practice with the law firm of Gable & Gotwals where he focused on oil and gas litigation from 1999 to 2003.
In 2003, Dax became President of Oklahoma OneStop, a title company and joint venture with LandAmerican OneStop. In 2004, Dax became a Member and the President of Community Closing Services, an affiliated business arrangement with a real estate brokerage and builder. In 2009, Dax formed Main Street Title Company, a joint venture with a large regional builder, which he owned and managed from 2009 to 2018. In 2013, Dax created Title Clearing & Escrow, LLC (TC&E) a national title company. In 2019, he partnered with The Fay Group where he continues to serve as President of TC&E.
Dennis and his brother Dax founded Title Clearing & Escrow, LLC. in 2013. In the nine years since, Dennis has overseen the day-to-day operations of the firm and has seen it expand from its humble beginnings of only 20 employees to a full-time staff of 150. Throughout his career, he has managed reverse mortgages, origination, default servicing, residential properties, and underwriting. Prior to founding Title Clearing & Escrow, Dennis spent time with national mortgage companies Gateway and Countrywide as well as with Farmers Insurance. He even owned his own mortgage company for seven years, Equity Mortgage Group, and was a correspondent lender with a warehouse line of credit from a national bank. Additionally, Dennis also holds an active Property & Casualty insurance license.
Lauri oversees all operations. She has 30 years of end-to-end title experience, including more than 18 years as a branch manager and senior escrow officer for a national title company in Arizona. Lauri was also National Title Operations Manager for Bank of America. She brings varied business operations experience in commercial, foreclosure, mortgage and default servicing, including serving as a mortgage loan closer for Chase Bank.
SVP - Operations
Sherri oversees all escrow operations. Her experience includes commercial and residential for purchase and origination, builder transactions, as well as national REO, and default. She began her career in the industry more than 40 years’ ago with a Fort Worth, TX based title agency. Since then, she spent 20 years’ as an escrow officer closing residential retail transactions for various Dallas-Ft. Worth title companies. She went on to manage branches for Fidelity National Title, American Title, and Commonwealth Land Title. Her tenure at Auction.com was what led her to the REO space where she became a Closing Manager for Homeward Residential, later taking a position as VP of Closing for Chronos Solutions.
SVP - Escrow Operations
Tiffany manages Title Operations for the Default Servicing division as well as provides end-to-end Title Curative, Assignment and Lien Release services nationally. She has worked in the title industry for 19 years in both private legal practice and with national servicers and underwriters such as Bank of America, Nationstar and Stewart Title.
VP - Default Services
Samantha brings more than 15 years of experience in the industry to Title Clearing & Escrow, LLC with a primary focus in Title Examination and Title Curative for insured transactions. She has expertise in Refinances, REO and Purchase transactions on a national level and she currently oversee all title production for insured transactions.
VP - Title Operations
Walter DeVenne III has worked in the business development and marketing side of the title industry for 22 years. He has helped build some of the largest title companies in the US with his exceptional networking and relationship building efforts. Walter is a licensed title agent and real estate broker who currently lives in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Born and raised in the Boston area, Walter moved to Winter Park, FL. to attend Rollins College where he graduated in 1993. His passion is spending time with his family of three children and three grandchildren. He enjoys fitness, cigars, sports, movies and life on the lake.