Michael D. Shope
Michael is Title Group of Tennessee’s In-House Attorney. He is a Knoxville native, a graduate of the University of Tennessee, and earned his J.D. at Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law. Michael joined the Title Group in 2017 after spending several years as In-House Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for a real estate development firm in East Tennessee.
Paula B. Howell
Paula serves as our Senior Closing Specialist/Marketing Coordinator. She has been with Title Group since February 2019. She will be the one that handles your closing and putting a bow on your purchase/sell, making it a happy time. Paula was born and raised in East Tennessee. She graduated from Bearden High School and attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She ran track and played competitive softball. Paula and her future husband, Rick, bring together a combined family. Paula has a daughter, Chelsea, son-in-law, Sam, and is a GiGi to her first grandchild, Sylvia. They all live here in East TN. In addition, Rick has two daughters, Danielle and Kylie, a son-in-law, Chris, and his only grandchild, Ryker. They all live in Kentucky. Paula and Rick live in North Knoxville. Outside of work, they enjoy beach time, boating, travel, gardening, and all sports. They love family time. Paula loves people and has a strong suit of giving the best customer service around and believes in Title Group's Slogan, "We Do Good Deeds"!
Kati was born and raised in Sylvania, Ohio. Kati graduated from Denison University with a B.A. in Creative Writing/English. Kati moved to Knoxville after graduating from college in 2008. In one way or another, real estate has always been a part of Kati’s life, with her father and grandfather both being in the business. Kati has been with Title Group of TN since May 2011. Outside of work, Kati enjoys spending time family and friends, working out, traveling, and reading.
Cindy was born and raised in Atlanta. She moved to Knoxville in the late 70s. Cindy has been involved in the title and mortgage industry since the late 70s. During that time, she owned her own title company for 17 years, as a result she is a licensed Title Producer. Cindy has one son, Bryan, who also lives in Knoxville. Cindy recently added a new fur baby to her life, Leo, a Goldendoodle. In her free time, Cindy enjoys reading, hiking, camping, and working out (a.k.a. socializing).
Luke S. Taylor
Luke was born and raised in Knoxville, Tn and is proud to call it his home. Luke graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a B.A. in Business Management/Economics. He comes from a real estate background having been an abstractor and is eager to grow. Outside of work, he enjoys exercising, playing cards, and spending time with family/friends.
Nancie was raised in South Carolina, but now is happy to call Knoxville home. She comes from an insurance background, obtaining licenses for selling life and health insurance, and being an adjuster for property claims. She later bridged over into commercial construction finance, which led her into the real estate line of work after obtaining her real estate license. With her knowledge of finance and real estate, Title Group was happy to add her as a member of our team in November 2020. After hours, she’s a passionate cook, gardener, and loves spending time with friends.