Meet The Team

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Meet Our Team

Kim Hollingshead
Kim HollingsheadFounder, CEO & Attorney

Kim Hollingshead practices primarily in the areas of real estate and small business law. Ms. Hollingshead regularly works on real estate matters such as acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, title insurance, private financing, entity formation and advising small businesses.

As the former CEO of Touchstone Title & Escrow and the current Founder, CEO and Attorney of Smart Title & Escrow, Ms. Hollingshead and her staff provide closing and title insurance services throughout Tennessee and Kentucky. Her main office is located in Franklin, Tennessee with satellite locations in Nashville.  She utilizes her skills to generate income for business owners, brokers, loan officers and real estate agents.

She was a winner of the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award in 2017.  She has also received a Top 20 Title Producer designation by Fidelity National Title Group and earned an ALTA Best Practices certification.  Ms. Hollingshead has been featured in several national publications.

Ms. Hollingshead earned her J.D. with a Concentration in Business Transactions in 2010, from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where she served as the President of the Business and Tax Law Association and Vice President of the Federalist Society. She graduated from David Lipscomb University in 2005, with a B.A. in Oral Communication and Political Science. She is a currently a member of the American and Tennessee Bar Associations; American and Tennessee Land Title Associations; and affiliate member of the Greater Nashville, Williamson County, and Middle Tennessee Associations of Realtors.

Ms. Hollingshead is also a Regional Developer and Corporate Counsel for EXIT Southeast across Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia.

Elizabeth Leonberger
Elizabeth LeonbergerDirector of Operations

Elizabeth Leonberger has been in the title insurance industry for over 13 years and has worked for some of the most reputable firms in Middle Tennessee.  She specializes in the management of large, multi-branch firms.  As the Director of Operations, Ms. Leonberger is responsible for all of the processing of closing files, disbursement and escrow accounting, title policy production and ensuring that the company’s high standards of service and professionalism are constantly maintained at the highest levels.

Ms. Leonberger graduated from Florida State University, where she played on the ladies softball team.  She earned a Bachelors of Arts in Business and Marketing.

Angela Batson
Angela BatsonSenior Settlement Officer

Angela Batson has over 25 years of experience in the title insurance industry.  She is an expert Settlement Officer who prepares CD/ALTA Statements, closing packages, disbursements and recordings.  She specializes in residential and commercial real estate transactions in Tennessee and Kentucky.

Lauren Jones
Lauren JonesSettlement Officer

Lauren Jones has over five years of experience in the real estate and title insurance agencies.  She has worked for some of the largest and most successful real estate brokerages in the Mufreesboro area and has applied that knowledge to her career in title insurance.  Lauren is responsible for contacting clients and agents, coordinating the transaction with all parties, clearing title requirements, preparing CD/ALTA statements and assisting with document preparation and disbursements.

Kerrie Williams
Kerrie WilliamsSettlement Officer

Kerrie Williams is an expert title examiner, commitment drafter and policy producer.  She has over ten years of experience in title insurance across the real estate and lending industries.  She is responsible for searching title, drafting commitments, clearing title requirements, policy production and remittances.

Robert Leonberger
Robert LeonbergerDirector of Business Development

Robert Leonberger is the Director of Business Development.  He is responsible for the growth and development of the companies across the regions of Tennessee and Kentucky.