TNT Executives and Management Team

David Tandy

David Tandy

CEO, 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


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.  Previous to TNT Latra served as the Executive Vice President and Legal Counsel to Gracy Title, now Stewart Title, for over 11 years. During her career Latra has worked in nearly every single department available in a title company starting with the research and examination department, working through escrow assistant, escrow officer, branch manager and escrow manager.

Michelle Piperi

Executive Vice President

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.