TNT Executives and Management Team

Alicia Wehr

Shared Services Manager

Alicia was raised in Austin, Texas, but is a true "West Texas Girl" at heart. After graduating from James Bowie High school, Alicia joined a local law firm as their office manager and eventually received her Paralegal certification. Alicia joined Gracy Title, a Stewart Company in 2012 and joined the TNT Team May of 2017. In Alicia's free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Jonathan, their son Christopher, and their three crazy dogs.


David Tandy

David Tandy

President, Texas National Title

In August 2016, David Tandy joined the Mother Lode family of companies as the President of Texas National Title where he will lead the expansion of title and escrow operations to Texas.

Previously, David served as the CEO of Gracy Title, a Stewart company, where he led the operations for the Austin and surrounding metro market title operations. Prior to that, David had 19 years of experience within the Stewart organization, including 11 years as President of Stewart’s Technology subsidiary, Landata, and CIO of Stewart Information Services Corporation.

Latra Szal

Latra Szal

Chief Operations Officer/Executive Vice President/Legal

In April of 2017 Latra Szal joined the Mother Lode family of companies as the Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President and Legal Counsel of Texas National Title where she will help lead the expansion of title and escrow operations in Texas. Previous to that Latra served as the Executive Vice President and Legal Counsel to Gracy Title, now Stewart Title, for over 11 years.

Michelle Piperi

Executive Vice President Sales

Born in Houston Texas, Michelle Piperi moved to Austin at age two, which she proudly calls her true home town. Michelle graduated from Texas State University and began her career in the title world at Gracy Title, now Stewart Title, in the marketing and sales division. Michelle’s accomplishments as a valued team member with proven leadership qualities quickly earned her a promotion to sales management.

Mona Baen

Division President, Corpus Christi

Mona started in the title business so many years ago, that computers weren't around and electric typewriters were a "new" thing. She didn't know what a title company was but took a chance on what sounded like fun, and it has been for 41 years.

Rich Schmuhl

Manager of Title Operations

Rich Schmuhl was raised in both Cleveland, Ohio and San Jose, California, but it was Austin, Texas where he found great success in the Title industry. Before Rich became TNT’s Manager of Title Operations, he gained valuable experience as a Title Assistant, Escrow Assistant, Escrow Officer, and Plant Support Manager. Throughout his career, Rich has shown true commitment to providing the best service to customers by going above and beyond whenever possible.

In Rich’s free time, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Jill, and two boys, Jacob and Dean.