Hyde Park Title & Escrow Team

Meet our team at Hyde Park Title & Escrow. 

Each member is highly prompt and dedicated to bringing superior customer service, personalized approach and on time title and closing services.

Jim Hyde

Managing Partner

Jim earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a focus in insurance, from Middle Tennessee State University. He made his introduction into the title insurance industry to serve the Middle Tennessee real estate community. He’s been a developer and owner of various commercial, industrial, and residential properties throughout the state of Tennessee.

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow?

I focus on leadership efforts and Hyde Park’s commitment to excellence and compliance. Developing strong relationships is at the core of what I do and I achieve this by creating a safe, stress-free environment for home-buyers and borrowers to better enjoy the transaction. One way I handle this is by bringing in cutting edge approaches to an age-old industry.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

When not engaged in daily business activities, I spend time with my family and friends. I love to travel and have a goal of 10 new countries each year. Wish me luck!

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1603
Email: Jim@hydeparktitletn.com


Nick Howell

Partner

Nick has been a notary since 2011 and completed hundreds of closings and signings. From 2005 to 2013, he was a licensed mortgage broker. His family has a legacy for building and developing homes in Middle Tennessee since 1958.

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow?

I build relationships with agents, investors, loan officers and mortgage bankers to ensure they have a smooth closing. I complete, review and approve all wire transaction for safe transfer of money. I also help clients realize their real estate goals by participating in the closing process.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

I enjoy spending time with my amazing wife and two beautiful daughters. I enjoy going to a hockey or baseball game any chance I get. The Nashville Predators and Chicago Cubs are two of my favorite teams. I’m also partial to investing in real estate.

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1607
Email: Nick@hydeparktitletn.com


Andrew Mitchell

Attorney

Andrew is a graduate from Belmont University College of Law. He’s been a licensed and practicing attorney primarily involved with real estate in Middle Tennessee since 2017. He’s been actively involved in title and escrow since 2014.

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow?

I provide our clients with legal expertise and guidance. My only goal is giving you the best options you have to get the most out of your property. I also review and approve title work, prepare documents and assist during the closing process.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

When I am not giving our clients legal advice, I enjoy playing music. I’ll never say no to a bad horror movie and find watching cartoons to be a guilty pleasure.

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1605
Email: Andrew@hydeparktitletn.com


ANNETTE WILLIAMS ​

Closing Processor ​

Annette comes with a lot of experience in security. Before joining Hyde Park Title and Escrow, Annette had been a stay at home mom. We’re excited for her to bring her expertise to the team and help our clients moved forward with buying property.  

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow?

You could consider me a concierge.  From opening the door to requesting title searches, I help our clients throughout their time with us. I participate in drafting legal documents and also help the rest of the team with different administrative duties. 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

In my free time, I enjoying walking and staying active. I also like to be creative and arrange flowers, decorate, or sew. And, of course, I can never say no to spending some time with family and friends. 

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1608
Email: Annette@hydeparktitletn.com


HAILEY WILLIAMS

Office Manager

Like most Murfreesboro natives Hailey studied at Middle Tennessee State University, focusing on Communications and Marketing. She has a knack for learning and teaching processes to create more efficient workflows. Her extensive education and experience have equipped her to oversee Hyde Park Title’s marketing, technology, and facility management.

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow?

As Office Manager, I wear many hats. I am responsible for making sure that day to day operations run smoothly in an often busy and hectic work environment. I plan and implement marketing strategies, administer training on new technology and industry topics, as well as providing support to all team members. 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

When I’m not in the office I enjoy trying out DIY projects I find on Pinterest or spending time with my friends and family. I also love playing music trivia and traveling to new places!

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1604
Email: Hailey@hydeparktitletn.com


MINNIE RONGHOLT

Closing Processor

Minnie is a former Clarksville native who received her Bachelors of Science degree from APSU in 2015. She is new to title work as of 2019 and works as a processing assistant at Hyde Park Title.

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow?

I’m a catch-all assistant. I strive to learn the best practiced from the best – all of my experienced mentors here at Hyde Park Title. I do anything from processing paperwork, preforming data entry, to marketing research and development. I am committed to doing my work well and contributing to our team-driven atmosphere. 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

I love adding to and maintaining my collection of houseplants, practicing new recipes in the kitchen, maintaining my aquarium, and taking long walks. And of course, visiting my Mom and Dad in Clarksville on the weekends.

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1609
Email: Minnie@hydeparktitletn.com


EILEEN SMITH

Processing Manager

Eileen has worked in the title industry for 35+ years, so there isn’t a situation that she has not seen! She possesses a deep understanding of all aspects of the closing process.

What do you do at Hyde Park Title & Escrow? 

I manage all the working parts for each file. I set up files, order and process title work, prepare title polices & commitments, and close transactions. I am the main point of contact for clients during the closing process. My main goal is to educate all parties involved so that they have a better understanding of the entire closing process. 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

My main hobbies include reading, sewing, and spending time with my grandchildren and my great-grandson!

Phone: 615.896.9494 ext 1605
Email: Eileen@hydeparktitletn.com

Hyde Park Title & Escrow provides comprehensive title services to Rutherford and surrounding counties across Middle Tennessee. Contact us today to book your consultation.