Richard Moore – President
Richard brings twenty-nine years of legal experience in real estate and corporate transactions to Lakewood Title. After being a briefing attorney for the Hon. Robert Porter and practicing law with a major Dallas law firm, he gained valuable experience working at the Federal Asset Disposition Association where he was directly responsible for the management and disposition of Vernon Savings & Loan and Silverado Savings & Loan assets, and then at Amresco Management where he managed and disposed of real estate assets and commercial credits at the former First Republic Bank. When FADA’s and Amresco’s objectives were achieved, Richard began and has continued to pursue active investment in the Dallas/Lakewood real estate market. Richard also maintains a legal practice as a solo practitioner, and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. Richard and his wife Alison live in Lakewood, where they raised three children – Richard Jr., Stephanie and Ryan.
Mark Carlson – Manager, Vice President of Operations
Lakewood Title benefits from Mark’s extensive experience in the mortgage and title industry. For ten years, he owned and operated Integrity Mortgage Group, Inc. During his ownership, Integrity became one of the largest mortgage brokerage companies in the Metroplex. He subsequently owned and operated a title company, Title Team of Texas, for six years. Prior to his work with Integrity and Title Team, Mark was the Operations Vice President of a large French pharmaceutical company, overseeing financial, human resource, sales, and compliance departments over a four state region. Mark lives in Lakewood, and has three grown children – Rachel, who lives in Dallas, and Audrey and Zack who each live in Utah. Mark is enjoying being a proud grandfather.
Mary Danford – Escrow Officer
Mary is a true title professional with over twenty-five years experience in the title business. She has managed multiple Chicago Title offices during that period. Numerous real estate professionals, lending and mortgage departments of banks, and independent mortgage brokers all have relied on her abilities to close their transactions. Prior to working in the title industry, Mary gained technical experience working in a real estate management office, in the office leasing field for Trammell Crow, in a law firm as a legal secretary, in a real estate commercial development company for the Weitzman Group, and in the multi-family property acquisitions / dispositions field for Lincoln Properties. Mary lives in Lake Highlands with her husband, Bill, and they have two grown children, Heath and Jason.