Robin Morgan

Operations Director

Robin Morgan directs the operations of Melrose Title Company at all locations of our agency. With over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of the title industry, Robin is a proven expert in the field. She began her financial career in banking and as a Realtor. As a closing agent she has established relationships with Lenders, Realtors as well as Bankers in the Knoxville market and surrounding DMA.

Robin has been married for 34 years. She has two daughters and one grandson.

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Teresa
Glass

Manager/Closing Agent

Growing up with a father in the Air Force, Teresa has seen and lived in many different States over the years but East Tennessee has always been her forever home. She has over 17 years of experience in multiple facets of the financial industry and began her career in lending before concentrating her talents in the title industry. With a strong background in compliance and commercial properties, Teresa is a valuable asset to the Melrose team.

Teresa lives in Knoxville with her husband and enjoys working on classic cars and raising Boxers in her spare time.

Freida
Hagan

Client Business Manager/Closing Agent – Farragut

Freida Hagan came to Melrose Title as a Closing Agent with 12+ years experience. She graduated from Sevier County High School and has worked in banking and office administration prior to the title business.

Freida lives in Maryville with her husband Brian. She has one daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Derek Cardinale.

Freida enjoys riding her motorcycle and spending time with her family and friends.

Vicki
Taylor

Closing Agent – Montvue

Vicki Taylor came to Melrose Title as a Closing Agent with 15+ years’ experience in the real estate business and mortgage industry.

Vicki is married to her husband of seven years and has a beautiful daughter, step-daughter and two step-sons.

She is passionate about Classic and Muscle cars and enjoys going to car shows. She also loves being outside and participating in outdoor activities while soaking up the sunny weather in East Tennessee. She can often be found listening to music, or visiting the beach and the lake.

Morgan Howard

Senior Processor – Commercial Specialist

Morgan Howard is a native of Knoxville and attended Auburn University where she received a BS in International Business and participated in numerous extracurricular activities. Morgan obtained her real estate license and worked in commercial real estate sales and leasing prior to joining Melrose. Her extensive knowledge of real estate is invaluable to the Melrose team.

In addition to providing superior customer service, Morgan enjoys outdoor activities, especially the lake, and volunteering with Adopt a Golden Knoxville.

 

 

 

 

 

Mandy Hill

Senior Processor – Training Specialist

Mandy is a native of Knoxville and has worked in the title industry for several years. After completing her studies at Pellissippi State Community College, Mandy began processing data for the health care and cellular industries. Her successful completion of Trees Real Estate School, combined with her processing experience and attention to detail make her a valuable asset to the organization.

Mandy has one son, Hudson, and enjoys spending as much time outdoors as possible.

Megan McSwain

Residential Processor/Post-Closing Specialist

Megan Mcswain, formerly Megan Key, is a native of Knoxville. After completing her education for Medical Coding and Billing and Office Administration Management, at Tennessee College of Applied Sciences, she utilized those skills in the Healthcare Industry prior to joining Melrose. Her work ethic and organization has helped her to adapt and thrive in her position as Melrose Title’s Post-Closing Specialist and Residential Processor.

Megan is married and has a beautiful daughter named Sadie. She enjoys spending as much time possible with her, her husband Brandon, and her cat Tom!

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Christine Smith

Transaction Coordinator 

Christine Smith comes to Melrose as a Transaction Coordinator. She is a native of the Lowcountry of South Carolina, from the small town of Hampton, but moved to Knoxville in February of 2017 and has loved every minute of her new home in East TN.

A graduate of Wade Hampton High School, her previous work experience includes three years in the car sales industry, as well as the entertainment industry, as she was a former singer at Dollywood in Dolly Parton’s “My People” show.

Christine travels most weekends with her gospel group, Fortress, and she also enjoys spending her free time visiting her family back home in South Carolina, as well a traveling, shopping, and relaxing with her fur-baby of ten years, Marley, a black and white tuxedo cat.

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Samantha Goddard

Transaction Coordinator 

Samantha Goddard comes to Melrose as a Transaction Coordinator. She is a native of Knoxville who graduated from Karns High School.

After completing her studies at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, she decided that Melrose was the next step for her to begin her career. Samantha has previously worked in the automobile industry and in the healthcare field.

Samantha enjoys spending time out on the lake fishing with her Fiancé, and spending time outdoors her friends.

 

Melrose Title Legal Counsel – Howard & Howard, P.C.

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Lewis S. Howard, Jr.

Born in 1959 in Knoxville, Tennessee, Lewis S. Howard, Jr. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Howard & Howard, P.C. Mr. Howard graduated from the University of Tennessee, receiving a B.A. in 1982 and received his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama in 1985. While at Cumberland School of Law, he studied international and commercial law at Cambridge University in England and was a member of Phi Delta Phi international legal fraternity.

Mr. Howard was one of the first and youngest attorneys in Tennessee to be certified as a Civil Trial Specialist and was certified for over 10 years as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He serves as Senior Vice President and a Director of The Coal Creek Company, a publicly traded land development and natural resource company. Mr. Howard’s varied practice includes extensive trial and appellate work, real estate, commercial, entertainment and business law.

Mr. Howard is married with two daughters, enjoys outdoor sports and activities, is a certified scuba diver and bareboat captain. He competed for over twenty years in endurance and triathlon events, including the Ironman Triathlon, and remains an avid cyclist.

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Joshua B. Bishop

Joshua B. Bishop is a partner with experience in representing developers in the acquisition, development, leasing, management and sale of real property. His practice includes the representation of landlords and tenants in the leasing of shopping centers, office buildings and mixed-use developments. He also handles various types of lending and financing transactions representing real estate developers as well as local, regional and national lenders.

Mr. Bishop was born and raised in Cleveland, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga with a B.A. degree in 2000 and received his J.D. from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis in 2004 where he was a member of The University of Memphis Law Review. He is married and has one daughter.

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Jessee E. Bundy

Jessee E. Bundy grew up in Rogersville, Tennessee. Ms. Bundy is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she was a University Chancellor’s Scholar and member of the Chancellor’s Honors Program, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. At UT, she was involved in a number of extracurricular activities, including Student Government Association, Alpha Delta Pi sorority, and Team VOLS leadership and service program.

Ms. Bundy attended law school at the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and received her J.D. in 2013. While in law school, she was the recipient of Robert & Elaine Hoffman Academic Merit Scholarship and Dean’s Distinguished Service Award. She served as an editor for the Mental Health Law and Policy Journal and was elected to serve in various leadership roles within the Student Bar Association, serving as Vice President her final year.

She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of real estate transactions and matters related to property title. In her spare time, Ms. Bundy enjoys traveling, music, reading, and volunteering. She is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Knoxville Alumni Association and assists with the Clinton High School Mock Trial Team.