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Diane Murphy
Branch Manager - Escrow Officer

Diane Murphy
Email dmurphy@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2845

As one of the founding members of Veritas Title Partners, Diane takes personal pride in delivering excellent customer service. She has been in the title industry for more than a decade and worked with the commercial teams of major title underwriters before helping to launch Veritas. Diane draws on a wide range of commercial title experience, from developments to land assemblage, to create successful transactions. Her personal dedication and calm, pleasant demeanor make every transaction a positive experience for her customers. Diane earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in finance.

Desira Jones
Escrow Officer

Desira Jones
Email djones@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2843

Communication is the key to Desira Jones’ success as she guides customers through a smooth, hassle-free closing process. Focused on customer service, Desira responds quickly and flexibly to each individual’s unique needs. Her concern for people is matched by her professional expertise. With several years of experience in the title industry, she can readily discover and resolve any title issues to prevent surprises at closing. Desira is a native of Spring, Texas.

Tammy Schroder
Residential & Commercial Business Development Manager

Tammy Schroder
Email tschroder@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2842

Tammy Schroder is one of Veritas' most respected and trusted professionals. Her numerous years of experience and involvement in The Woodlands area make her an invaluable asset for those looking for real estate opportunities in Montgomery County. Schroder strives to connect each of her clients with the right contacts to create new deals and transactions. She works hard to ensure that all parties are successful.

Liz Chavez
Commercial Escrow Assistant

Liz Chavez
Email lchavez@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2849

Every real estate transaction is different, and every person who comes to the table has different needs. Liz Chavez takes pride in discovering what it takes to accommodate each customer. If they are anxious, she puts them at ease. If they are on a tight timeline, she helps organize a quick closing with meetings scheduled for their convenience. Liz began developing these instincts when she first entered the title industry at age 19. Since then, she has honed her analytical and organizational skills in the oil and gas industry, where she worked as a landman, lease analyst and office manager. Her bilingual skills are also helpful as she assists the Veritas commercial escrow team in its challenging work.

Michelle Purcell
Escrow Assistant

Michelle Purcell
Email mpurcell@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2846

When customers work with Michelle Purcell, they are immediately reassured by her friendly smile and genuine care for their best interests. Her commitment to a seamless, hassle-free closing—and her competence in making it happen—helps reduce the stress involved in these important transactions. Michelle keeps her eye on every detail. Experienced in the mortgage industry and office management, she has honed her ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Brittney Bates
Business Development Manager

Brittney Bates
Email bbates@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2851

Brittney Bates smooths the closing process for residential and commercial customers as their liaison to the Veritas Title Partners team. She combines quick communication with insight and experience to ensure a seamless transaction. A caring, natural teacher, Brittney is eager to share her knowledge as she focuses her personal attention on helping each real estate industry professional grow his or her business.

In addition to being an accomplished title insurance professional, Brittney was also Mrs. Texas United States 2018. She is an advocate for women and children. The Montgomery County Women’s Center, where she is a dedicated volunteer, named her as a Woman of Distinction for 2019.

Kathy Mays
Escrow Officer

Kathy Mays
Email kmays@veritastitlepartners.com
Call 713-482-2841

Kathy Mays is one of the title industry’s most seasoned pros. She draws on vast experience to guide clients along the most efficient path toward closing.
From building successful practices to managing busy offices, Kathy’s career spans the industry. She teamed up with Veritas Title Partner principal Sandra Paige earlier in their careers to execute complicated commercial multi-site, multi-state transactions that few others could handle. She then directed her attention to the residential side of the industry, including construction loan closings, and soon became known for her expertise in both commercial and residential transactions.
A native Texan, Kathy grew up in a family of real estate developers, leading her to pursue an interest in related fields. Her past roles as co-owner of a building company, Realtor© and real estate paralegal have added dimension to her longstanding career as an escrow officer. This total package of experience makes her a valuable asset to her clients and to the Veritas Title Partners team.