Our People

Meet our local, talented team

Amanda Pierce

Escrow Officer

Although fairly new to the title business, Amanda has over 18 years of retail banking experience, starting as a teller and working her way up to Vice President/Branch Manager. Amanda strives to always deliver exceptional customer service and has great attention to detail. If there is a problem, she will find a solution all parties are satisfied with. When Amanda is not taking care of customers, she is focused on building colleagues up through training and coaching.

Amanda’s leadership style is focused on creating a thriving team that supports each other up and has a good time while taking care of business. She exudes positivity and believes in the importance of fostering great relationships with those around you. She cares about others and always wants the best for everyone.

Amanda Pierce

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2985
F: 505-820-1905

Cassandra Vigil-Mondragon

Escrow Officer

After a short trial in the banking industry, Cassandra Vigil-Mondragon found her passion in title and escrow. She is fluent in Spanish has extensive experience in title search and examination, posting title plants, escrow funding and escrow closing. Cassandra is able to answer clients’ questions knowledgeably as well as resolve any problems with extreme urgency.

Cassandra Vigil-Mondragon

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2983
F: 505-820-1905

Kameka Smyth

Escrow Officer

Kameka Smyth was born and raised in Santa Fe and moved to Rio Rancho in 1999. She started her career in banking right out of high school. Kameka joined the Southwestern Title & Escrow team April 2017 and is a licensed Escrow Officer. She has been able to bring her passion, customer service skills and financial knowledge to our company.

Kameka Smyth

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2916
F: 505-946-2918

Andrea Padilla

Escrow Officer

Andrea Padilla was born and raised in Santa Fe. She began her career in the banking industry, quickly honing her skills in customer service, attention to detail, and has become proficient with escrow procedures. Passionate about real estate, she quickly jumped at the opportunity to work with Southwestern title. Andrea’s can-do attitude and appetite for knowledge has made her one of the top ‘up and comers’ in the real estate business. In her free time, Andrea loves to lift weights, eat food and meet new people. She brings a huge amount of positive energy, integrity and professionalism to each closing.

Andrea Padilla

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2907
F: 505-820-1905

 

Tish Trujillo

Escrow Officer

Tish F. Trujillo, born and raised in Santa Fe, NM, has over Twenty One years of experience as an Escrow Officer and excels in delivering superior and personalized service to each and every customer. Her warm and professional style has won many loyal customers and her attention to detail insures that every transaction receives her full attention and expertise. She excels at communication and is able to identify and resolve potential problems before they become problems. Tish’s professionalism and ability to connect with customers has made her a favorite in the local real estate scene.

Tish Trujillo

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2982
F: 505-820-1905

Maria Salazar

Escrow Officer

As an escrow officer, Maria works closely with key staff to review policies and procedures, and assists closing officers in developing and servicing clients, while maintaining her own book of business as an escrow closer. Her attention to customer service is a strategic component to her success, and she makes clients’ needs a top priority; addressing questions and resolving problems and concerns in a professional and conscientious manner. In her free time Maria enjoys working in her yard with her schnauzers by her side.

Maria Salazar

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2906
F: 505-820-1905

 

Tammra Miller

Escrow Officer

With a giant smile and “can-do” attitude Tammra Miller brings her strong banking background to Southwestern Title & Escrow’s team. She joined us in June of 2017. Tammra strives to provide exceptional customer service with each transaction. Her positive, professional attitude makes her a delight to work with. She takes pride in her customers and their transactions.

In her spare time, she enjoys her husband and two boys. She is constantly on-the-go with their extra-curricular and Orchestra activities!

Tammra Miller

Escrow Officer

P: 505-946-2915
F: 505-946-2915

Carla Pogemiller

Escrow Officer

Carla Pogemiller

Title Policy Officer

P: 505-946-2970
F: 505-820-1905

 

Julie Duran

Escrow Officer

Julie began her career in the title insurance and escrow business in 1987. She started as a runner for a very busy local title company. And when we say “run”, we mean RUN! She established her contacts with local lenders, brokers and lawyers by delivering countless documents around the community. When given the opportunity, Julie parked the company vehicle, and took over the phones. She learned the art of customer service the hard way: answering 36 phone lines and greeting many customers daily. Julie worked her way up to escrow assistant and is now a licensed Escrow Officer. Julie has worked for national and local companies and especially enjoys working with a local title company and meeting and serving the community she loves.

Julie Duran

Escrow Officer | Southwestern Title & Escrow

P: 505-946-2995
F: 505-820-1905

 

Roseann Talamonte

Escrow Officer

Roseann Talamante

Escrow Officer | Southwestern Title & Escrow

P: 505-946-2950
F: 505-820-1905

John Fox

President of Southwestern Title & Escrow

John is a native Santa Fean and began practicing law in Santa Fe in 1978. He always gravitated toward the real estate industry, whether by negotiation and litigation of issues, large and small, on behalf of clients, or by investing in his home town.

While still active in his law practice, John and partners purchased a small title and escrow company in 2007, and merged with Southwestern Title & Escrow in 2009. John has been actively involved in every aspect of the title and escrow business since 2012. He has been a member of the board of directors of the New Mexico Land Title Association since 2015 and is the past president of the organization. John enjoys using his many years in the legal business to train and educate his team of real estate title and escrow professionals. He believes that his team must enjoy their work in order to best serve their customers and co-workers.

John Fox

President | Southwestern Title & Escrow

P: 505-820-1800
F: 505-820-1905

 

Yvette Burford

Escrow Tech Team

Yvette Burford’s first priority is always her customer. She spent the first part of her career in the banking industry, impressing all of her customers with her positive approach to her work. Yvette helped hundreds, if not thousands, of customers do their banking business in person, on the phone or online. Yvette entered the title insurance business over two years ago and has been expanding her skills very rapidly. She has learned the basics of the title and escrow business from the beginning and continues to improve all of her skills. Yvette’s attention to detail and customer needs ensure she always has a productive experience with her customers.

Yvette and her husband Derrick have two young sons, Derrick Jr. and Dillon.

Yvette Burford

Escrow Tech Team | Southwestern Title & Escrow

P: 505-946-2927
F: 505-820-1905

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