Meet Our Team

The Title Professionals Team is committed to provide prompt, courteous and professional services on all real estate transactions. Our goal is to make every real estate settlement occur smoothly and on time. Our staff of experienced and trained professionals is dedicated to ensure your settlement experience is as pleasant as possible.


The Title Professionals, LLC is a locally owned title insurance agency providing title insurance services and real estate settlements in the Fredericksburg area.

MARK STEELE, President

Mark has over thirty years’ experience in the title industry. He is a licensed title insurance agent who is also a Virginia Certified Title Examiner (VCTE). He worked for a national underwriter and national title agency before opening The Title Professionals in 2001. Mark is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Marketing Education and an MBA. He is a member of the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors and The Fredericksburg Area Builders Association. Mark and his family have lived in the Fredericksburg area since 1988.


Leah joined the Title Professionals in February 2018. After spending several years in property management, she is excited to be developing a career in the title industry. She is a 2008 graduate of Old Dominion University with a BS in Communications and Professional Writing. Leah is an Underwriter at our Spotsylvania Office, a licensed title insurance agent, and is a Virginia Certified Title Examiner. She spends her free time performing and stage managing for Caroline Community Theatre, and is also a Board Member.

AIMEE MEADE, Manager - Settlement Services

Aimee is a licensed title insurance agent who holds the Certified Settlement Agent (VCTSA) designation and oversees our settlement operations. She is responsible for coordinating real estate sale and refinance settlements, processing settlement packages and satisfying title insurance requirements. She has been with the company since January of 2007 and is a licensed title agent. Aimee enjoys watching sports, particularly the Washington Redskins. She enjoys watching the television shows, The Walking Dead and Supernatural, and loves a good game of cards. She is the proud mother of three and spends much time taking care of the neighborhood stray animals.

MARGARET BLUM, Escrow Processor

Margaret is a licensed title insurance agent as well as a Certified Settlement Agent (VCTSA), who has been with The Title Professionals since moving to the Spotsylvania area in 2011. Originally from Chesapeake, Virginia, she spent 10 years in Pennsylvania developing her banking and title insurance processing skills before returning to Virginia in 2011. She is a 1999 Christopher Newport University graduate, and is an active P.E.O. member. Margaret is accustomed to working with a range of clientele, and is always more than happy to assist with any and all title insurance inquiries.

KATIE JONES, Escrow Liaison

Katie is a Fredericksburg native and graduate of James Madison University with a BA in English. She has been in the real estate industry for more than 15 years. Her roles have included sales, property management, marketing, contract processing, and training. Katie looks forward to learning the title and closing side of real estate. In her free time, Katie enjoys traveling, spending time with family, attending baseball and hockey games, museums and the theater.


Stephanie is a licensed title agent and Certified Settlement Agent (VCTSA) who joined our Fredericksburg office in May 2012. She has been in the title and/or settlement industry for over twenty years and has worked all aspects of it. Stephanie grew up and has lived in this area all of her life. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping, and whenever possible she loves to travel with her husband to the NHRA drag races!


Amanda provides title underwriting, settlement and post closing services in our Spotsylvania office. She is a licensed title agent as well as a Virginia Certified Title Examiner (VCTE) who has been with the Company since 2007. She enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor activities.

DEANNA COX, Escrow Processor

Deanna joined the company in March 2015 with over 25 years in the banking industry.  Deanna is an Escrow Processor in our Spotsylvania office, and is a licensed title agent as well as a Virginia Certified Settlement Agent (VCTSA). She has lived in the Spotsylvania area most of her life. She enjoys spending time with her family and scrapbooking all of her family’s memories.

LAURA PATE RODIER, Marketing Director  

Laura joined The Title Professionals in April 2019 and has experience in real estate and education and a BA in English from NCSU.  A native of NC, Laura has lived in the Fredericksburg area for over 15 years.  When not wrangling her two teenagers, she enjoys baking, singing in her church choir, painting, and teaching children’s art classes.  Laura relaxes by reading or watching the antics of her two dogs, Cookie and Bean. 

AMY BRADLEY, Refinance Processor

Amy joined the company in June 2019 with almost 10 years in the banking industry.  Along with her husband, she owns her own business, recently received her Paralegal Certificate from VCU and is currently working to obtain her Real Estate License.  She has lived in the area her entire life and enjoys spending time with her husband and kids and cooking out with friends.


A December 2018 graduate of Mary Washington University with a BA in Human Geography, Courtney joined the Title Professionals in March of 2019 and is eager to learn and grow in the title industry. She has spent most of her life in Stafford, VA area and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends as well as her two puppies.

JOYCE STEELE, Receptionist/Clerk

Joyce joined The Title Professionals in August 2019. She holds a B.A. from Virginia Tech as well as an M.Ed. from George Mason University and enjoyed a long career as a high school educator. A native of Richmond, she enjoys spending time with her growing family (including Jake!) and enjoys cooking, reading, church activities, sports, and traveling

JAKE, The Title Professionals Chief Mascot

Just an all around lovable guy. 


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