The Team

Our top industry professionals are here and ready to streamline your closings with exceptional service to ensure your transactions are nothing but easy and successful.

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Andersen, Chris
Customer Service Representative

As a Customer Service Representative, Chris assists customers with home books, mailing lists, property profiles and legal descriptions. He likes to provide a friendly and professional experience for customers. Chris is described as being kind, passionate and driven. One of his favorite things about Thurston County Title is that he loves to solve problems for customers.

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Benjamin, Carrie
Escrow Closer

With over 30 years of experience in banking and 24 of those in Commercial Banking, Carrie is a local business professional. She is an attentive and skillful veteran who assists in closing commercial and conventional real estate transactions.  When not traveling to her favorite wine country, you can find at her home decorating and re-decorating inside and outside. Carrie an honored and proud board member for the Thurston County Boys and Girls Club. 

Victoria Bertsch
Bertsch, Vikki
Escrow Closer

Reliable and organized Victoria supports title production with preparing supplements and reports in a timely manner. She enjoys hiking with her family, cooking with her husband. An interesting fact about her is that she has a love for native plants and has learned how to dye natural fibers with them. Recently, Victoria has learned the beginning steps of leatherworking. 

Regan Bogart
Bogart, Regan
Escrow Assistant

Being a lifelong resident of Thurston County, Regan takes deep pride in making sure customers property are free and clear of all liens and judgements that may affect their ownership. When not at work she revels when checking the waiver wire looking for the latest pickup for her Baseball and Football Fantasy teams, spending time with family, friends, church and her three dogs Mabel, Franklin and Carl. She is also an Applebee’s Trivia Champion. 

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Bremgartner, Ashley
Title Officer

Ashley assists owners and buyers with researching properties to make sure they are free and clear of any issues and obstructions. Her goals and passion in life are to raise her two boys to be caring, respectful, understanding and courageous young men. During the NFL season you can find Ashley wearing her Seattle Seahawks blue and cheering on her favorite team! Go Seahawks!

Keith, Kelsey
Cooper, Kelsey
Escrow Closer

Kelsey processes disbursements for escrow files and is in the process of expanding her knowledge to learn how to sign customers. She embraces the lasting relationships; she has formed while helping so many different people. Kelsey enjoys being a team player and is described as being humble, amazing and brilliant. She loves her Detroit Lions and has a fear of kites.

Coots, Jody
Title Officer

Having been a Title examiner for over 22 years, Jody has vast knowledge of the title industry. He thrives on helping customers solve complicated matters on their properties. Jody appreciates researching properties to make sure they are free and clear of liens and encumbrances. What he enjoys most In his free time, you can find him coaching his kid’s baseball team, playing a round of golf and cheering on his WSU Cougars.

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Deines, Annette
Vice President/County Manager

Annette oversees the daily operations of title, escrow and staff at Thurston County Title. With over 26 years at Thurston County Title, she revels in the versatility of what each day brings. Kind and organized Annette is a polished professional with a tenacity to complete the task on hand. She thrives on challenging her staff to be the best they can be. When not at work you can find her spending time camping with friends and family.

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Deines, Mackenzie
Escrow Closer

Mackenzie’s focus on detail and communication complements the escrow transaction process by reviewing closing documents and balancing with lenders. Part of that process is empowering Buyers and Sellers with step by step information throughout the transaction leading to seamless closings. Helping customers with their finals steps of what can be a long process and the joy that they have is the best part of her job. In her spare time Mackenzie enjoys reading and going to dog parks with her fur babies, Freya and Baylee.

Jennifer Dempsey
Dempsey, Jennifer
Escrow Officer/LPO

With over 20 years’ experience in the title and escrow industry, Jen takes a proactive approach in closing real estate transactions. Dedicated and committed to being proactive, she provides consistent communication throughout the closing process. Jen thrives at creating long term relationships with her customers and being a part of their life experiences. When not at work, you can find Jen, her husband and their three daughters making our community a better place; they founded and operate a non-profit that mentors youth who have been impacted by different forms of abuse. She has a passion for riding motorcycles and spending time with her family.

Dunnington, Rhonda

Expressive and honest, Rhonda provides excellent customer service while answering customers questions on the phone, typing prelims and proofing policies. She is passionate about serving in the community being a team player and working with her amazing co-workers. She enjoys a good book, working out at the gym and taking care of her pig named “Tank” on her small farm.

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Evers, Sarah
Escrow Closer

Sarah participates in all aspects of the Escrow transaction from opening to the signing and closing. She loves the challenge that each file brings, “not one file is ever going to be the same” Prior to Thurston County Title, she was a local small business owner. When not doing homework, orchestra and soccer with her two beautiful daughters, they love to have dance parties and sing at the top of their lungs!

Janiga, Megan
Janiga, Megan
Operations Manager/Title Officer

For over 20 years Megan has served in many rolls at Thurston County Title. As Title Officer she gives customers peace of mind when purchasing a home by making sure the property is free and clear of all judgements. What she enjoys most about her job is helping customers and solving problems. In her free time, you can find her and her husband cheering on the Buffalo Sabres their favorite Hockey team, playing with her two dogs and knitting.

Chelsea King
King, Chelsea
Escrow Assistant

Chelsea is a Escrow Assistant and thrives on the challenges that brings each and everyday. She loves to work with people from all walks of life and embraces the opportunity to help them with their home purchase. Chelsea loves that we are one big family here at Thurston County Title and believes that family is everything! In her spare time, you can find her out on the water fishing, hiking and camping with her dogs.

Leach, Necia
Leach, Necia
Escrow Officer/LPO

Necia works in partnership with realtors and lenders to provide an effortless transaction. Dedicated and experienced, after 20 years as an Escrow Officer, Necia values the relationships that have been built in the real estate community. She appreciates that each day is different. When not at work you can find her spending time with her family and boating as much as possible.

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Leonard, Jocelyn

Composed and confident, Jocelyn supports our policy department as a typist. She prepares supplements, preliminary reports and policies. Prior to working at Thurston County Title she studied at Western Washington University, Go Vikings! An interesting fact about Jocelyn is that she majored in psychology and minored in political science. 

Lester, Chris
Lester, Chris
Business Development Manager

Dedicated and attentive, Chris thrives at creating long term relationship, one handshake at a time. With over 20 years sales experience, his attention to detail in the office is projected into the community through various marketing and business development avenues. He has a passion for making our community a better place to work, live and play. When not at work you can find Chris spending time with his family, biking and BBQing.

Melville, Connie
Melville, Connie
Escrow Assistant

As an Escrow Closer, Connie works with all parties involved in the transaction, from opening documents, lenders, signing customers and closing out files. She loves to help people through the transaction and considers it a privilege to work with her co-workers each and everyday. Prior to working for Thurston County Title, she worked for two sister companies, Pacific Title in Montesano and Grays Harbor Title. When not at work you can find her spending time with her grandkids and her puppies (Shaggy and Velma). She loves to walk 5K races and trying to beat her personal best record.

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Michael, Sheila
Escrow Support

As Escrow receptionist, Sheila answers your calls with a smile and assists customers with their transactions. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out at the barn with her horses, quilting, camping and dinner with family. If given one thing to change in the world it would be to end hunger. Fun fact about Sheila, she was dance instructor for many years. 

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Mobley, Marcy
Escrow Officer/LPO

With her sense of humor and energetic personality, Marcy assists customers finalize their Escrow transactions. She grew up in Thurston county and who loves to cheer on her hometown teams, Seattle Seahawks, Mariners & Sounders. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors with her family, camping, hiking, biking and traveling.

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Mobley, Matthew
Title Officer

Ambitious and smart, Matthew enjoys learning and helping customer’s find solutions for their questions. As a customer service representative, he enjoys assisting customers with property profiles, legal descriptions and mailing labels. In his spare time, he enjoys, biking, playing video games and lifting weights. His personal best for bench press is 385 & squat is 485. Matthew is always up for a good game of Boggle! 

Morse, Molly
Morse, Molly
Escrow Closer

Molly opens and closes real estate transactions, including residential sales and refinances. What she likes most about her job, is being a small part of what is, for many people, a new chapter in their lives. Prior to Thurston County Title, Molly worked in the industry as a Realtor. Her goal when she retires is to spend as much time as she can outdoors, hiking and kayaking. Molly can be described as positive and grounded. When not in the office you can find her out on the water spending time with her family, kayaking or gardening.

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Murray, Julia
Escrow Support

Julia welcomes customers to the Escrow department with a smile. She checks them in while printing and processing documents for the Escrow teams. Julia loves working for a company that truly values their community and employees. When not at work you can find her with her large family 7 kids large, doing everything from camping and riding quads to kids sporting events. Family is the most important thing to her. In January 2019 she and her husband were blessed with their first granddaughter.

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Pantohan, Edna
Escrow Closer

With Escrow experience since 1986, Edna is knowledgeable and trusted. Her roles include working up files, preparing documents for signing and assisting clients and co-workers. Her certifications include, (LPO) Limited Practice Officer and Notary Public License. She is a proud, wife, mother and grandmother. Edna and her husband have been married for over 44 years, raised their three children to be responsible and self-sufficient individuals and is able to watch her grandson grow up.

Salisbury-Siécola , Tania
Escrow Assistant

As an Escrow Assistant, Tania works behind the scenes on transactions doing a little bit of everything, to make sure each one is running smoothly. She says it is a great place to work full of knowledgeable, friendly and helpful people. When not at work, you can find her playing her favorite video games, especially classic 8-bit and 16-bit or watching thriller movies.  

Snow, Laura
Snow-Hoffman, Laura
Open Orders

When opening Title and Escrow at Thurston County Title, Laura is your go to, she starts the process on all listings, purchases, sales and refinances. She loves data entry and helping customers with their questions. Prior to Thurston County Title she served our Country for six years in the United States Army! Laura has a passion for making her own clothes, crafting and spending time with her kids.

Stinnett, Keri
Stinnett, Keri
Recording/Accounts Receivable

Keri verifies all legal documents that are submitted for recording to make sure that they meet the requirements for the County Treasurer and Auditor. She loves being busy and learning new things every day with her awesome co-workers. Interesting fact about Keri, she has had over 30 jobs while supporting her military spouse, “you could say that I am a jack of all trades.” She enjoys spending time traveling, watching football, gardening, painting and knitting.

Sean Stinnett (3)
Stinnett, Sean

Sean works in our archiving department, scanning completed files and archiving them in our company database. In his spare time, you can find Sean caring for his many species of orchids, painting or fighting the battle to stop binge watching tv. Little known fact about Sean, he spent 3 years working at Capital Playhouse as an actor and making sets before they closed. He also was a caregiver for 5 years for people with developmental disabilities.

Janet Thompson
Thompson, Janet
Escrow Assistant

With a smile on her face and wisdom in her maturity, Janet brings a unique understanding to the entire transaction. She joins us with over 36 years of experience in the Real Estate industry. Janet enjoys assisting her Escrow team in achieving a smooth and professional experience for our customers. One interesting fact about Janet, she is old enough to have attended a Beatles concert as a child. 

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Tracy, Stephanie
Title Officer

Stephanie provides customers with property profiles, homebooks, legal descriptions and recorded documents. She loves learning something new every day in the Title industry, its “fascinating and exciting”. Prior to working for Thurston County Title, she worked as a veterinary assistant while pursuing her Bachelor of Science degree at St. Martins University. During her spare time, you can find her spending time with her friends, family and her giant Rottweiler! Stephanie also has a passion for playing softball and going to the beach.

Michael Valdez (2)
Valdez, Michael
Customer Service Representative

With precision and mindfulness, Michael prepares preliminary reports and supplements. Prior to working at Thurston County Title, he worked as a maintenance technician, line cook & kitchen supervisor. In his spare time, he appreciates walking his dog, writing and playing music and exploring Washington with all it has to offer. Michael revels in the opportunity to sipping on a fine cognac and eating delicious meal. 

Valdez, Tina
Valdez, Tina

Devoted and effervescent, Tina assist customers, transfers calls, types policies and sends out Title commitments once they have been completed by a title examiner. Previously she was assistant operations manager for a local family fun center. In her spare time, you can find Tina attending her favorite rock concert and beer festival.

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Wilkins, Darla
Escrow Manager

Darla manages the Escrow department with over 30 years experience. She specializes in closing commercial transactions and appreciates working with customers to create a valued relationship. Through the escrow process, she thrives on working diligently at providing solutions until the transaction is complete. Darla enjoys watching employees learn, grow and reach their potential. Interesting fact, she was in the first class of LPO’s sworn in for the State of Washington.

Yoder, Kelli
Yoder, Kelli
Marketing Representative

Kelli assists in marketing, business development and deliveries. Bubbly and enthusiastic, she loves working with different people every day and making a difference. When not at work you can find this newlywed camping, hiking and snuggling with her pups.

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Yoshida, Tina
Escrow Assistant

For over 15 years, Tina has assisted the Escrow department, with the opening and closing process for home, investment purchases and refinance loans. Dedicated and professional, she is very knowledgeable about the Escrow process and highly respected by her peers. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, crafting and spending time with family and friends.


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