Closing Attorney, VP
Dee Dawson, Vice President of Stratos Title and Director of the Residential Division. A native Houstonian who enjoys a long and distinguished Texas legal heritage as a Fourth-generation Houston attorney with over 20 years of real estate experience. She works closely with architects, agents, builders, brokers, residential and commercial buyers and sellers. Dee understands the legal complexities involved in real estate transactions and is a problem solver. Her whatever it takes mindset with each closing makes for a smooth and successful endeavor. She has innate abilities to connect quickly and easily with clients and make the most difficult issues easy to understand. Clients either buyer or seller always have her complete attention.
Marc LaRocca, Chief Operating Officer of Stratos Title’s Commercial Division, has served the title industry for over 18 years. A native Houstonian, Marc started his professional career with an advertising firm providing corporate marketing services. In 2001, he took a position with Stewart Title Guaranty Company in commercial business development and found his passion in real estate and the title industry. His strong desire to excel in all aspects of the business led him to earn his commercial escrow and Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) licenses. Marc continued to grow within the industry and in 2013 moved to a role as Senior Vice President with a local Houston title agent. He understands the complexity of commercial transactions and the importance of transparency throughout the process, responsiveness and exceptional customer service. Marc brings 30 plus years of diverse business experience to Stratos Title and is committed to its’ clients and their continued success.
Christin McConnell Chandler
President & Owner
Christin Chandler, President of Stratos Title, is a graduate of Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart and holds a finance degree from SMU. She has had a successful career building companies that become market leaders in their respective industry. Christin recently sold her nationwide court reporting company, the largest in Houston, allowing her to follow her true passion and family legacy in real estate.
VP of Sales
Erin has been involved in the Houston and Austin real estate markets for 22 years. Beginning her career in 1997 as an agent, Erin then transitioned to title where she has applied her real estate knowledge and sales experience to ensure a successful closing. Erin is always willing to go the extra mile for our customers seeking the highest level of service.
Paul McConnell is a Texas attorney who has been handling title insurance claims and litigation (both commercial and residential) and real estate transactions for over 46 years. He has tried cases in the Texas Supreme Court, Texas Court of Appeals, as well as in many state and federal district courts. Some of his clients have included:
Paul is a frequent lecturer on real estate and title issues at the Texas Land Title Association’s conferences, has served on several TLTA committees, and been instrumental in helping develop title law in Texas.