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ACS Knox Title is a premier supplier of your full service Title Insurance needs. We have made ourselves known for servicing and closing in all counties in Ohio and consistently maintaining a high level of customer service and satisfaction. We enjoy watching our impressive list of clients excel in meeting their goals as we meet ours. The most gratifying part of the work that we do is the customer interaction and the satisfaction each party has as another successful closing is completed. ACS is forever committed to rendering quality, efficient and ethical work for all those we service.

Arlene

Arlene Griffith

President, Licensed Title Insurance Agent

Arlene Griffith was born and raised in Centerburg, Ohio and currently resides there with her husband, Bob. Centerburg is where the Griffiths have raised their three children. Arlene has been personally involved in the title and real estate industries since 1989 and counting. She has worked in all areas--starting as an Abstractor, Legal Assistant, a Licensed Real Estate Agent, a licensed title insurance agent, and finally to President of ACS Knox County in 1991. Using her wealth of knowledge about the industry, she has conducted training seminars upon request for loan officers and realtors. Along with servicing the title industry in these ways, Arlene runs the ACS Knox Title office on a daily basis. She can be found meeting and greeting clients, closing loans, answering questions, and resolving clients' needs. When Arlene is away from work, she enjoys traveling in all areas and spending time with her family and her four grandchildren.

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James

James Giles

Vice President & Counsel, Licensed Title Insurance Agent

Jim is a graduate of Kenyon College and The Ohio State University College of Law. He has practiced law in Knox County, Ohio since 1981 and has been involved in the title industry since 1991 as counsel and consultant to ACS Mount Vernon. Jim resides in Gambier, Ohio with his wife, Kim, and has two adult sons and 2 granddaughters. He is a member of the Knox County Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is a Certified Family Law Specialist. He is a licensed title insurance agent for the Ohio Bar Title Insurance Company. Jim currently serves on the Board of the Foundation for the Knox Community Hospital and is a Commissioner of the Knox County Park District.

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Morgan Giles

Counsel, Licensed Title Agent

Morgan was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. He now lives in Gambier, Ohio with his wife, Aly. He is a graduate of Ohio University and the Capital University Law School where he graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. Morgan worked for ACS Knox Title during summer breaks, learning all aspects of the title insurance business. He is now a Licensed Title Agent and devotes significant amount of his time as an attorney to helping ACS Knox Title serve its customers. He makes himself immediately available to realtors, lenders, sellers and buyers to answer questions or resolve title issues in an efficient, professional manner. Outside of work, Morgan enjoys spending time outdoors, snow skiing, traveling and live music. Morgan is a Board Member for the Freedom Center of Knox County where he is actively involved in combating the opiate epidemic. He is also a Board Member for the Boy Scouts of America’s Muskingum Valley Council and runs the Council’s High Adventure Committee.

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Stephanie

Stephanie Back

V. President, Licensed Title Insurance Agent

Stephanie is originally from Mount Vernon, Ohio, which is where she now resides with her husband and son. Steph has been involved in the title insurance industry since 1994. She is happy to have served all her years with ACS. Stephanie can be counted on to answer your questions with a laugh and a smile. On the weekends Steph enjoys spending time with her family and being in touch with friends.

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Val

Val Smith

Closing Coordinator

Val resides in Fredericktown, Ohio area with her husband and together, they have 3 daughters, 2 grandsons and 3 granddaughters. Val has been involved in the title industry and with ACS since 1998. Prior to her working at ACS, she worked in the banking industry for 10 years with her last position being Supervisor of Loan Operations. Her knowledge lends to answering numerous questions for our clients and also her co-workers--which is much appreciated. Construction lending and manufactured homes have been a good part of Val’s position in the last 13 years. Away from ACS, Val can be found reading, playing with grandchildren and gardening.

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Kelly

Kelly Moreland

Closing Coordinator

Kelly is originally from Centerburg, Ohio and currently resides there with her husband and 2 children. Kelly has been involved with the title industry and ACS since 1996. Kelly specializes in streamline FHA and VA loans. Kelly is the go-to person for one of our largest clients and takes the term "customer care" to the next level in the title industry. After hours, Kelly enjoys family vacations and boating and water activities.

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Luanne

Luanne White

Account Manager

Luanne is originally from Fostoria, Ohio and now resides in Centerburg, Ohio. With ACS Title since 1994, she is the Accounting Manager handling all financial aspects of ACS including the Trust Accounts. Luanne also handles all of this office's construction files while in the construction process. She can also be relied upon to assist in all areas when needed. When not focused on ACS, Luanne enjoys working with her husband in their family business and spending time with her family.

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Cindy McDowell

Senior Closing Officer

Cindy is originally from northern Indiana. She resides in Centerburg and has four children. Two of the girls are still at home with her and her husband. She is proud of all four kids and their accomplishments and is extremely proud of her son who is serving our country. Although graduating with an Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering/Technology, she finds her true passion for the Real Estate Industry. She has been in the title business since 1996 and has experience as a Closing Coordinator, Processor, Funding, and Final polices. Her current duties include facilitating closing and training other closers. When away from work, she is active in her church and loves spending time with her family and friends.

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Beth

Beth Shearrow

Closing Officer

Beth Shearrow is a life long resident of Centerburg. She and her husband Glenn have 3 grown children who are located in the central Ohio area. Beth spent 19 years as a Realtor before becoming a closer for ACS Title. Beth enjoys her closer position because she meets many different people at the closing table. Beth has also served her community as Hilliar Township Fiscal Officer for over 23 years. She enjoys water sports, gardening, and spending time with her family.

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Cameron Robertson

Closing Officer

Cameron has a BA from MVNU. He worked in a science and technology research facility for 9 years and in the music business for 15 years. Since 2002 he has been conducting closings for ACS. He resides outside of Mt. Vernon with his wife.

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Ruth Jones

Ruth Jones

Processor / Policies

Ruth has lived in Mount Vernon since 1995. Growing up in a military family she has had an opportunity to live in several states and countries; as well as traveling to many parts of the world. Ruth holds a B.A from Virginia Intermont College; and graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a MSM. She and her husband Scott, have two adult children and one grandchild. Ruth is involved in post-closing and the issuing of final insurance policies. Although new to the title industry, Ruth is looking forward to learning all facets of the business.

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Ashley Deitz

Ashley Bisbee

Processor

Ashley Bisbee is from Centerburg, Ohio where she resides with her husband and 2 children. She attended Columbus State Community College. Ashley enjoys the title insurance industry and previously worked in Banking/Finance for over 3 years. She strives on customer service and is available to address the needs of any and all clients. On weekends, she enjoys spending time with her family as well as horseback riding.

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Laura Rrohler

Laura M. Rohler

Paralegal/Closing Officer

Laura M. Rohler was born and raised Fredericktown, Ohio. She currently resides in Mount Vernon, Ohio with her husband and two children. Her third child is currently overseas serving active duty in the U.S. Navy. Laura has been a paralegal for over 20 years and received her paralegal certificate from the American Institute for Paralegal Studies. She has been working for The Giles Law Group since 2000. She has over 12 years of real estate experience and has been a closing officer since 2011. She enjoys meeting new people and being able to help out at the closing table. In her free time, Laura enjoys working out, spending time with her family and friends and reading a good novel.

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Madison Copley

Madison Copley

Processor

Madison is originally from Mount Vernon, Ohio, which is where she now resides. She is a graduate from the Mount Vernon High School and Knox County Career Center. She loves all facets of the title insurance industry and loves working with all the great people in the Real Estate business. On weekends, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

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