Meet Our Leadership Team
Austin Area Regional Leadership
Owner & Chief Executive Officer
Bill Shaddock, is the owner and CEO of the Bill Shaddock Family of Companies and is a leading figure in the North Texas business community. He earned his BBA in Finance at TCU, his MBA in Real Estate at SMU and went on to earn his JD from Baylor Law School. He subsequently joined a downtown Dallas law firm. Shaddock left the practice of law in 1983, to team with his brother, Peter, in the real estate business. Together they started Shaddock Development Co, which is now one of the most prolific real estate businesses in North Texas.
Bill remains an active partner in Shaddock Development Co. along with his brother Peter and sons, William and Andrew. Additionally, Bill is an accomplished entrepreneur, having founded a collection of businesses known as The Bill Shaddock Family of Companies. These include Capital Title of Texas (the Largest Independent Title Company in the United States), Shaddock National Title Holdings (collection of title companies across the United States), First National Title Insurance Co. (the 9 the Largest Title Underwriter in the United States) and Willow Bend Mortgage Company.
Shaddock’s many professional and personal accomplishments include business and humanitarian recognition and awards for exemplary best-practices and selfless work effort in the Dallas community and at his alma maters. Bill is also a dedicated family man, taking great joy in spending time with his wife, three children and 4 beautiful granddaughters.
Chief Operations Officer
Tracy McMahon “Tracy” grew up in Independence, Missouri. After completing her Bachelors in Science from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Tracy took a position with Delhi Gas Pipeline (Delhi) in Dallas with a company she had interned with the prior summer. She was a member of Delhi’s Regulatory Department working with DOT, OSHA, RRC, EPA compliance as well as Phase 1 and 2 Environmental Assessments and Eminent Domain matters. Tracy worked full-time while attending law school. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan School of Law, now known as Texas A&M School of Law, December 1991 and passed the State Bar of Texas in May 1992.
Tracy and her two children, Bailey and Drew, live in Frisco, Texas. Tracy was a fee attorney for American Title Company, later known as LandAmerica American Title, from 1998 until 2008 when she moved her fee relationship to Capital Title of Texas, LLC. Tracy was seeking a variety of underwriting options, broad county coverage and little interference from “corporate.” Tracy began closing transactions in 1998. Her business consisted of a wide variety of commercial, new construction, residential resale, and loan transactions.
Bill Shaddock asked Tracy to begin running Operations for Capital Title beginning October 2011. She is the Chief Operations Officer (“COO”) for Capital Title and a partner in Shaddock Law & Associates. While she has been with Capital Title, the company has grown from 24 to over 100 offices which cumulatively close approximately 35,000 transactions per year. She has restructured or fully created new support departments and positions to maximize the core operations support for the Company. Under Tracy’s leadership, Capital Title has grown to include the addition of arguably the best Policy Department in the State of Texas, and maybe in the industry. Capital Title has also experienced significant growth in the Escrow Accounting Department, which is as strong as anyone’s and is continuing to improve processes. Tracy has developed legal support, with the addition of attorneys in key support roles, for the Capital Title staff, as well as their clients and customers. She has worked with Title Operations to help build a 34 licensed county plant that turns 200+ orders daily. Tracy provides legal support and closer support personally to the staff of Capital Title.
Tracy seeks practical application and business-sense decisions, considering risk assessment and underwriting positions on specific transactions. Her gift is in problem-solving, which pairs perfectly with her goal to get her closers to the closing table. She has the resources in place to provide the greatest amount of support to closers, new and existing.
Tracy is a TREC CE Certified Instructor, serves as a Trustee on the TLTA PAC Board, is a member of the TLTA Regulatory Committee, a licensed escrow officer with the Department of Insurance, and a licensed attorney with the State Bar of Texas.
President of San Antonio & Austin
VP of Escrow Operations
Kat Anderson is a native Austinite who attended The University of Texas – San Antonio to study Interior Design at The School of Architecture. She was introduced to the Title Industry in 2007 and is now a Licensed Escrow Officer.
With over 10 years of experience, Kat has acquired extensive knowledge and expertise in 1031 exchanges, investors, commercial and residential transactions, as well as builders, refinance, construction loans and reverse mortgages. She radiates an upbeat, positive attitude and is always ready to take on even the most complicated transactions. Kat is recognized by her colleagues and clients as being fun and easy to talk to, confident in her abilities and a natural multitasker. Working with first-time homebuyers and assisting them in making one of the most important purchases in their lifetime is the most rewarding aspect of her career.
In her personal life, Kat is a talented musician and artist who enjoys traveling the world. She has explored Thailand, parts of Europe and Central America. She will travel to Peru to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu later this year.
President of Escrow - Austin Region
Shelley Hill has been involved in the title industry for over thirty years, having started in 1977 after attending Stephen F. Austin State University. She specializes in both residential and commercial transactions.
Shelley’s clients appreciate her outgoing nature, her professionalism, and her prompt and efficient response to their needs. She understands the importance of helping everyone make the best impression possible.
Shelley is extremely interested and involved in her community, serving as a Director on the Board of the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce for five years and on the Board of the Dr. Pound Pioneer Farmstead Museum for three years, where she chaired their fundraising gala and helped it to achieve the most successful fundraising effort in more than six years.
When not closing transactions Shelley and her husband love spending time at their Hill Country home enjoying the beautiful view and entertaining. She also enjoys spending time with her son and his family, traveling and bicycling.
VP of Central Texas
As a veteran of eighteen years in the title industry, Sarah is known as a great communicator. She is recognized for her ability to put her clients at ease and diffuse even the most stressful of situations. Sarah tailors her service to the needs of her client and works equally well with Realtors, Buyers or Sellers. Her strong suites are her calm and professional demeanor and the care she takes to provide the best possible service in every transaction.
Sarah grew up in Wilmington, NC and moved to Austin, Texas in 1998. She enjoys spending quality time outdoors with her daughter and husband either hiking, traveling or visiting parks and farmer’s markets. Exercise is also an extremely important part of Sarah’s regular routine.