Meet the Team
Warren Beason, Owner & President
Warren is an experienced attorney, entrepreneur and investor. Prior to forming Blue Title, Warren practiced law in the real estate and financial services practice group of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, the state of Alabama’s largest law firm. Since leaving the practice of law, he has been involved in multiple businesses and investment opportunities primarily related to real estate.
At Blue Title, he is responsible for leading the company and determining its strategic vision and strategy. He is passionate about maintaining the highest degree of service and enjoying a personal relationship with our clients and colleagues.
Warren received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics, cum laude, from Auburn University. Away from the office, Warren enjoys time with his family, travel and exercise.
Dylan Taylor, Operating Partner & Licensed Title Agent
Dylan has a passion for leading companies to deliver award-winning customer service. Dylan serves Blue Title as its Operating Partner. As Operating Partner, he focuses on continual refinement and improvement of every facet of our client experience. He is a licensed Florida title agent and Alabama real estate agent. Before joining Blue Title, he owned and operated businesses in a number of segments ranging from marketing and advertising to the legal industry.
Outside of work, you’ll most likely find him doing CrossFit workouts and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Carrie, have 3 children – 2 adopted from Democratic Republic of Congo and one biological.
Lisa Shaffer, Licensed Title Agent
Lisa has over 20 years experience closing real estate transactions. She has worked for some of the country’s largest title companies, including First American Title, North American Title and Chicago Title. During her tenure with these companies, she was regional manager for multiple field offices and personally closed in excess of 7,000 residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Lisa joined Blue Title in 2007. She is one of the most experienced closers in the Panhandle and enjoys working to see each deal through to a successful conclusion. Hard work, a comprehensive understanding of each transaction and strict attention to detail allow Lisa to effectively lead Blue Title’s Walton County office.
In addition to Paralegal training from Santa Fe Community College, Lisa has an Associates Degree in Real Estate Law from Pikes Peak Community College.
Carmen Barclay, Processing Manager
Carmen delights in making sure all of our closings run smoothly. She has close to 20 years of title and escrow experience and has lived in the area for nearly a decade. Carmen serves as our Processing Manager and is responsible for ensuring each file is ready to close.
Originally, Carmen hails from Washington State. She’s been married to her high school sweetheart, Lee, for 27 years. Carmen and Lee have two adult children, Ben and Jessica. They also have an old, but young-at-heart, beagle named Lily. In her free time, Carmen loves to fish, spend time with her family, paddleboard and visit the beach and pool.
Jessica Winkler, Closing Assistant
Jessica has been professionally serving clients her entire career. And that’s exactly what she does at Blue Title. In her role as Closing Assistant, she works extremely hard to make sure that not only are all the details handled, but also that all parties are extremely well informed throughout the entire process.
Jessica graduated from high school in Washington and quickly relocated to Florida. She completed course work at the University of South Florida before moving to join her family in the Panhandle. She’s married to her middle school sweetheart, Alex, who is a local firefighter. They have a fluffy cat named Tibbs. Jessica enjoys traveling, photography, going to the beach, binge watching Netflix, doing home improvements, reading and spending time with family.
Natalie Gibbs, Director of Client Relations
Natalie has a background in customer service and public relations and is dedicated to creating an exceptional experience for each client. In the past, Natalie has worked both in Rosemary Beach and for an international non-profit that provides clean water solutions in developing countries.
Natalie earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Auburn University. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.
Lori Drew, Closing Assistant
Lori has a passion for serving people and has been doing just that professionally for over 30 years. At Blue Title, Lori goes above and beyond to assist everyone involved in the closing process. She recognizes the importance of each detail and thoroughly enjoys the smiles she receives in return!
She received an Associate in Arts degree from the University of Maryland. Prior to joining Blue Title, Lori directed a hospital public relations program, owned a portrait photography business and managed a retail golf shop. She also served in the U.S. Navy as photojournalist and is a proud mom of three terrific sons.