717 N. Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78520
956 542-6777 (Office) 956-544-0592 (Fax)
President – Cameron County Division
Guy’s career spans 39 years in the title insurance industry. He was named President of Southern Texas Title Company in 1983. In September 2010, Guy was named President of Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Cameron County Division upon the consolidation with Southern Texas Title Company. As President of the Cameron County Division, Guy oversees the operations of three branch offices located in Brownsville, Harlingen and South Padre Island.
One of his career highlights includes the selection by the Texas Land Title Association as 1986 Outstanding Young Title Professional for Region 4 that covers San Antonio, Austin and Corpus Christi. This is the highest award given by the title insurance industry to recipients up to age 40 who excel in the title insurance profession.
Guy’s community service includes two terms on the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce where as Chair of the Brownsville Beautification Committee, 10,000 trees and shrubs were planted in Brownsville, Texas.
He has received numerous awards and recognition for work with the Beautification Committee to include: Man of the Year by the Brownsville Rotary Club and Community Forest Award presented by the Texas Forest Service and the Texas Urban Forestry Council. He continues to be involved with community service in several organizations.
Kitty Van Holsbeke
Manager of General Operations Cameron County Division
Senior Escrow Officer
Kitty is Vice President and Manager of General Operations of the Cameron County Division of Edwards Abstract and Title Co. She attended Texas A&I University. She began in the Title Industry in 1976 and was employed by Southern Texas Title Company in 1979 until the merger in September 2010 with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Kitty has 31 years of Commercial Closing experience as well as Residential Closings. Kitty has been involved in the community by serving as a member of the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce “Bien Venidos Committee”, the Brownsville South Padre Island Board of Realtors. She is a past Secretary of the Brownsville South Padre Island Board of Realtors Education Foundation. Kitty is well know for getting the job done and strives to great lengths on every challenge she is given and is happy to take it on. Her slogan is “Big or Small We Close them All”.
Manager of Title Operations
Cameron County Division
Yolanda is a native Brownsville resident. She graduated from Brownsville High School and has been in the title business since 1976. She was employed by Southern Texas Title Company in 1987 until the merger in September 2010 with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. She has served as Director of the Brownsville Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Lower Valley Builders & Developers Association and a member of the Brownsville/South Padre Island Board of Realtors. She is a Director of Sunshine Haven, Inc. Yolanda takes the initiative to assist in your title issues. She knows Cameron County and will go that extra mile. Her motto is anything is possible.
Manager of Business Development
Dylan Santiso is a native of Brownsville, Texas. He is a Graduate from the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, Texas and received his Bachelor’s Degree at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Upon graduation from SMU, Dylan spent year farming with his Father at the Family’s Farm and Ranch. He began his Title Insurance Career in 1997 in Dallas working his way up to become an Escrow Officer, and then transferred to Southern Texas Title Company in October 2004 and now Edwards Abstract and Title Co, where he is the Manager of Business Development Cameron County Division and Escrow Officer. My motto is “I am always ready to help facilitate business and close real estate transactions whenever and wherever needed”.
Senior Escrow Officer
Nellie Herrera Gilbert born in Texas and raised in Los Fresnos, Texas and is a Los Fresnos Falcon through and through. She attended Texas Southmost College and University of Texas Brownsville. Her 20 year career in the Title Industry began in 1991 when she became employed with Southern Texas Title Company and now with the merger in September 2010 with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Nellie is the Supervisor of the Escrow Department in Brownsville and is a Senior Escrow Officer. She has been involved in the community by serving as a member of the Brownsville Crime Stoppers Committee, the Brownsville South Padre Island Board of Realtors and the Women’s Council of Realtors Brownsville Chapter. My motto is “No problem, we can do anything that is insurable”.
Senior Escrow Officer
Alicia Pardo a native of Brownsville started her career in the Title Industry in 1975 at Rio Grand Title Company and moved to Southern Texas Title Company in 1979 now merged with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. With 36 years of experience Alicia, a Senior Escrow Officer has Commercial, Residential and Farm and Ranch closing expertise. She has and remains active in the Brownsville South Padre Island Board of Realtors and Women’s Council of Realtors Brownsville Chapter. With all the years Alicia has been servicing customers in their real estate needs she has gained the reputation as a professional you can count on to get the job done.
Celeste Walker was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. She has 29 years in the title industry of which she has experience in not only Cameron County but Hidalgo County as well. Celeste joined the Edwards Abstract and Title Co Team in December 2010. Something unique about Celeste is she has 8 years of experience as a Mortgage Loan Officer. This gives her a little advantage. She enjoys meeting people and assisting them in the dream of ownership. She is an active member of the Brownsville South Padre Island Board of Realtors and the Women’s Council of Realtors Brownsville Chapter. Celeste has a positive attitude to work through to the end result by closing your transaction.
Attorney Closings/Other Agents Closings
Rosie Martinez was raised in Brownsville, Texas and moved back to Brownsville after 9 years in Florida. She started her career as a Secretary for the Law Firm of Czaia & Gallagher in Bradenton, Florida. She came to Southern Texas Title Company now Edwards Abstract and Title Co. in 2000 as an Escrow Assistant and was then transferred to the Attorney Closing and Title Evidence Closing Coordinator for the Brownsville Office. Rosie has a good working relationship with the Attorneys as well as with Other Agents through out the State of Texas. She is proactive in providing the Attorneys the answers to questions they may have and if she does not know the answer she’ll get it for you. My motto is “there is no such thing as I can’t do it” “ If I set my mind to it, it can be done”.