The TranStar Process

About TranStar

Meet Our Management Team

Mark Feld Founder and Chairman

Mark is the Founder and Chairman of TranStar National Title and brings over 30 years of industry knowledge and experience to the company. Mark began his title career with Title Insurance and Trust in California where he spent twelve years in various technical and management positions. In 1990, Mark started his first title company, Western Cities Title, where he built an impeccable reputation for outstanding service throughout Southern California. The level of service that Western Cities provided caught the eye of LandSafe and in 1995 LandSafe acquired Western Cities to become its' in-house title operation. Mark was promoted from California State Manager to President of the National Title Division, LandSafe Title, based in Plano, Texas. 

In 1998 Mark left LandSafe Title to start a national title agency, ServAmerica National Title. ServAmerica was formed to serve the growing need of mortgage lender requirements for consistent quality title and closing services throughout multiple states. ServAmerica was one of the first centralized title agencies to specialize in providing title and closing services with outstanding quality service to regional and national mortgage lenders. ServAmerica's outstanding reputation in the industry gained the attention of a California-based technology company, and, in March 2000, ServAmerica was acquired. After completing the sale and the transition of the company Mark started TranStar National Title with the vision of TranStar becoming the premier provider of national title and closing services in the industry.

Randall Dykes Co-Founder and President

Randy is Co-Founder and President of TranStar National Title. Randy began his business career in 1981 where he spent ten years with Xerox Corporation in various sales and management positions. After leaving Xerox Randy held several senior level sales and marketing positions with divisions of Fortune 500 companies. Randy also served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for a Dallas-based commercial real estate company. In 1996, Randy joined LandSafe Title as Senior Vice President of National Sales for LandSafe Title and was a major contributor to its growth and national expansion.

In 1998, Randy left LandSafe Title to co-found ServAmerica National Title. ServAmerica was formed to serve the growing need of mortgage lender requirements for consistent quality title and closing services throughout multiple states. ServAmerica was one of the first centralized title agencies to specialize in providing title and closing services with outstanding quality service to regional and national mortgage lenders. ServAmerica's outstanding reputation in the industry gained the attention of a California-based technology company, and, in March 2000, ServAmerica was acquired. After completing the sale and the transition of the company Randy started TranStar National Title with the vision of TranStar becoming the premier provider of national title and closing services in the industry.

Cheryl Ramold Vice President of Funding Services

Cheryl serves as Vice President of Funding Services for TranStar National Title. Cheryl began her career in the mortgage industry in 1991 working for Builders Finance in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. In 1994, Cheryl joined LandSafe Title, a division of LandSafe. While at LandSafe, Cheryl held numerous positions including loan processor. She eventually moved into a closing position. In 1997, Cheryl was promoted and moved to Plano, Texas as part of the national expansion team for LandSafe Title. Cheryl was instrumental in the set-up and development of LandSafe's National Division. In 1998, Cheryl joined ServAmerica National Title as Funding and Disbursement Manager. After the acquisition of ServAmerica in March of 2000, Cheryl retained her position with the new company until November 2001 when she joined the team of TranStar National Title.

Russ Saenz Vice President, Underwriting/IT Support Services

Russ is a 28-year industry veteran and serves as Vice President of Underwriting and Technical Support Services for TranStar National Title where he oversees all title and closing operations. Russ began his title career in 1986 with Ticor Title Insurance where he worked his way from an entry-level position through all areas of title production. Russ then joined Western Cities Title in 1991 and over the years took on increased responsibility. In 1995 LandSafe acquired Western Cities Title where Russ expanded his title and operations experience with LandSafe Title and was promoted into a management role . In 2003, Russ was recruited from LandSafe to join the management staff of TranStar National Title.