The Bspoke Team
Sarah Blackburn, Chief Executive Officer
Sarah is a recognized leader in the title insurance and real estate industries with a history of building successful operations in many geographical locations. Her entrepreneurial experience across multiple title company partnerships, combined with her legal background, has provided development of superior skills. Her expertise in operations management, escrow, real estate financing for both residential and commercial sectors, and legal issues surrounding real estate and business transactions has broadened her scope of influence. She has created a platform capable of supporting the real estate transaction across multiple states. Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Abilene Christian University and went on to complete a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Texas Tech University.
Britt Naponic - Senior Vice President / General Counsel
Britt is a title industry legal expert with 18+ years of experience managing claims and litigation across the United States. Her expertise is sharply focused in both real estate and corporate litigation. She has built onboarding processes and corporate cultures within the title industry at multiple major industry leaders. Her extensive experience creating internal, scalable processes serves our family of companies by streamlining back end tasks so we can deliver results faster and more efficiently while maintaining precise legal compliance. Britt received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and earned both her Masters of Business Administration and Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Memphis. Britt acts as both Bspoke Title Holding's Executive Vice President, looking for new opportunities for expansion, as well as its General Counsel.
Elle Haynes - Director of Escrow Operations
Elle is an industry expert and entrepreneur with 20 years of experience across multiple title companies and 8 years as a business owner. A strong leader, her combined expertise in both escrow services, title, audits, compliance and operations management makes her a valuable asset to Texas' title industry. She uses her expertise in escrow to develop systems and processes for escrow teams to ensure their services are efficient, so they can better serve their clients. Elle lives in Austin and is a native Texan. She recently welcomed a new granddaughter to her growing family.
Misty Weiser - Title Production Operations Manager
Misty is a title examination expert with experience in all title transactions from examination, closing transactions, issuing policies, and management over the course of 29 years in multiple counties across Texas. Misty's interest in the title industry first began with her high school job, at age 17, working in a local law firm in her hometown of Seymour, Texas. Although Misty has worked in all parts of the title industry, her love is title examination. Misty is building a strong team of Examiners who aim to provide our customers with quality, timely, accurate title examinations. One of her proudest achievements in her career, so far, has been earning her certification as a Certified Abstract Examination Professional (CAEP). After 23 years of marriage, Misty and her husband Paul are enjoying empty nesting and watching their two beautiful grown children start their own lives.
Abstractor Title Exam Assistant
Valerie Jobe - Director of Operations
Valerie has more than 10 years of combined operations and advertising experience spanning multiple industries, and specializes in interdepartmental communication and building operational systems and efficiencies. Her and her team focus on ensuring all our key stakeholders' backend operational needs are met efficiently and with enthusiasm. She and her wife have recently welcomed twin baby boys into the world, and Valerie is loving her new role as a mom. An avid outdoor enthusiast, she spends much of her personal time outside with her loved ones. Valerie received a bachelors degree in Communication Design from Texas State University.
Allen De La Zerda
Information & Innovation Manager
Brad Carraway - Controller
Brad is a financial and accounting expert with 15 years of advisory experience, 7 of which spent running his own consulting firm. He has a proven track record of driving strategic initiatives with a sharp focus in insurance and investment strategies, operational accounting, and audits across a range of industries. He brings his expertise in operations and financial consulting to all our companies, ensuring all finances are efficiently managed and compliant. He is a proud father of two and an avid golfer. Brad earned a bachelor of science in business administration, majoring in Economics & Finance from the University of Tennessee. He earned his CPA in 2010.