Meet the Team of Tejas Land & Title

Tejas Land & Title is dedicated to providing our customers with the best possible experience, from the moment they walk in the door. Our team of professionals are committed to meeting customers’ needs by offering thorough, fast service with friendly smiles. Located in Temple, Texas, we provide abstracting, examination, closing, and title insurance.


Andrea Johnson

Meet Andrea Johnson, founder and branch manager of Tejas Land & Title.
Andrea is a native Central Texan and experienced business woman. Her background ranges from banking and real estate to operating a local candy store.

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Valerie Rushing

Meet Valerie Rushing, an Escrow Officer at Tejas Land and Title. She was born & raised in the Texas Panhandle, coming to Central Texas in 2008. Val and her fiancé, Jacob, have 3 children & currently reside in Killeen. She has worked in the title industry in Bell County for the past nine years. Her knowledge and experience means that your Real Estate needs will be handled in a timely manner.

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Ashley Schaffer

Meet Ashley Schaffer, Marketing Rep. and Escrow Assistant at Tejas Land & Title. She was born and raised in Florida, coming to Central Texas in 2017. Ashley has two beautiful children and resides in Temple. She has been in the Title Industry for a year. Her quick ability to learn makes her proficient in this fast paced environment.

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Connie Rivera

Meet Connie Rivera, an Escrow Assistant at Tejas Land & Title. She was born in New Orleans but raised right here in Central Texas. Connie has one daughter & they reside here in Temple. She has been in the title industry for the last year & a half. Prior to title, her background included Real Estate and Property Management. Her background in the Real Estate industry provides that much more knowledge in getting you & your client to the closing table.

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Bailey Armstrong

Meet Bailey Armstrong, an Escrow Officer at Tejas Land & Title. She was born and raised right here in Central Texas since 1993. Bailey has three little fur babies 🐶 & currently resides in Temple. She has worked in the Title Industry for three years. Her attention to detail and experience as an escrow agent will make sure that you and your clients’ needs are met with efficiency!

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Mercedes Rawlins

Meet Mercedes Rawlins, our Office Assistant and front face at Tejas Land & Title. Having been born in California but moved to Texas in her teen years gives Mercedes the edge of having both sunny and southern charm. Her 12 plus years in retail management gives her the perfect experience to ensure everyone that walks into our office, feels right at home. Mercedes love spending the weekends outside with her husband, kids and dogs getting their adrenaline pumping!

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Jamie Starich

Jamie Starich, born in Del Rio, Texas moved to central Texas in 2005.
Jamie enjoys meeting new people, learning new things and any outdoor activities! She is a dog mom to a great dane and spends 98% of her time with her. Jamie will be the face that greets you at our Waco location!

Making the closing process easy is
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Temple Office



Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm


Waco Satellite Office


4209 West Waco Drive Suite 9 Waco, TX 76710