NO ONE CLOSES LIKE WE DO

We bend over backward so you can move forward


60 YEARS IN BUSINESS

Founded as a family business in 1954, Title Guaranty boasts more than 120 years of combined experience in real estate closings. Our expertise is unmatched in the Gulf Coast region, allowing us to focus on providing our customers with personal service and proactive research that they won’t find anywhere else. Our dedicated staff has a low turnover rate and as we grow we add fresh new energy all the time.

A TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS

Briefly Speaking, Were The Best

DEBBIE ALLAIRE

Escrow Agent

Debbie has worked in the banking, mortgage lending and title industry since 1978. She understands the value of communication and taking the stress out of the closing process. She strives to keep buyers, sellers and realtors informed during the transaction process and to provide exceptional service to all who engage Title Guaranty as their closing/title provider.

LESLIE VAN ORDEN

Escrow Agent

Leslie has been involved in the real estate title business since 2000, working in all aspects of the business. Her belief is that attention to detail and good customer service is the key to an excellent closing experience at Title Guaranty.

MARGARET ANN LLOYD

Title Examiner

Margaret began her career in February of 1966 at the Title Insurance Company copying courthouse recordings, developing Photostats and learning to research titles. She moved to Title Guaranty in June of 1969 working in the title plant. She began by coding courthouse documents, eventually moving to the research and examination department. She is confident that she can help every Title Guaranty client with all title insurance needs in an accurate and timely manner.

PATTY RICHARDSON

Title Examiner

Patty has been involved in the real estate industry since 1987 as a realtor, closing agent, manager and an abstractor, and she understands the importance of communication, customer satisfaction and ensuring transactions go as smoothly as possible at Title Guaranty. She now resides on the Eastern Shore.

CANDACE JOHNSON

Attorney

Candace is one of the best-known forestry and real estate attorneys in Alabama and the only lawyer in the state listed in Best Lawyers® for timber law. She was also named to the Mobile Bay Magazine® 40 Under 40 Class of 2010. She has broad experience within the areas of forestry, real estate, title insurance, oil and gas, general corporate and commercial law. Her primary concentration is representing buyers and sellers throughout the country in large multi-state timberland transactions and timberland management. In her extensive years of experience in timber transactions, she has garnered an excellent reputation for being an attorney who will close the deal.

 

She is currently serving as Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environmental, Energy and Resources Forestry Resources Committee and is also a member of the Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Baldwin County and Mobile County Bar Associations; the Alabama Forestry Association; and the Alabama Forest Owner’s Association.

ANN MAGEE

Office Manager

Ann has worked in the title insurance industry since 1984. She and her husband owned and operated Title Guaranty until his passing in 2013. In 2014, Ann decided to sell the business but still remains as an active part of the Title Guaranty team. Her experience ranges from office management, to public relations, to the accounting side of residential and commercial transactions. Known for being very organized, her main goal is to make sure each and every customer has a pleasurable experience at Title Guaranty.

R. LISTER CROSBY, JR.

Managing Partner

Lister graduated from The University of Alabama with a B.S. in Finance. After graduation he moved to Mobile, AL to work with John, Mac and Christopher at Point Logistics. Together they have grown operations to over 70 units in Mobile and New Orleans specializing in intermodal and dump freight. In 2014, Lister and the partners at Point Logistics saw an opportunity to purchase and grow Title Guaranty. Lister is very active in the business affairs of Mobile, AL as a member of several business organizations including Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, Mobile Area Association of Realtors, Home Builders Association, Dixie Land Title Association, Alabama Wildlife Federation, and Junior Board of Autism Avenue.

JOHN L. STIMPSON

Partner

John is a graduate from The University of Alabama and currently the President and owner of a number of enterprises – Gulf Trading, LLC, an importer and exporter of forest products, since 1998, and Point Logistics, LLC, an asset based carrier and brokerage firm, since 2005. He is also currently a partner in 251 Properties, LLC, a residential and commercial real estate management company.

MAC TAUL

Partner

Thomas McRae (Mac) Taul, IV is currently the President of Merchants Transfer Company, a private third-party warehousing and logistics firm, and Point Logistics, LLC an asset based carrier and brokerage firm from 2005-present. Mac attended Birmingham-Southern College where he served as President of SAE fraternity and USA Business School. He is a member of numerous business organizations including International Warehousing & Logistics Association (IWLA), Southeastern Warehouse Association (SWA) and Young Presidents Association (YPO). Mac lives in Fairhope with his wife Katie and has two children that attend Bayside Academy.

CHRISTOPHER WATKINS

Partner

Born and raised in Laurel, MS, Christopher graduated from Birmingham-Southern College and continued with a Masters of Science in Forestry from Mississippi State University. He started his career in south Mississippi working for a privately owned lumber and plywood manufacturer, Hood Industries, Inc. Over the next eight years Christopher would work on several projects optimizing timber flow from the woods to the mill. Christopher and his close friends, Mac Taul and John Stimpson, capitalized on their combined knowledge and skills by starting Point Logistics in September 2005 in Mobile, AL. Most recently, the three partners, along with Lister Crosby, have joined forces and experience to grow Title Guaranty. Currently, Christopher is the Manager of Marketing and Business Development for the Mississippi Export Railroad. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce in Pascagoula, MS and Infirmary Health Systems in Mobile, AL.