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Brandy McAulay

Owner/Licensed Title Agent

btressler@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.689.1741   

For over 15 years, Brandy McAulay has dedicated herself to protecting the American Dream of homeownership. Since acquiring Universal Settlement Services of PA, LLC., in 2011, Brandy and her team have become respected industry leaders, committed to making every real estate transaction a successful one. Her diverse background includes mortgage experience, obtaining a real estate license, and becoming a licensed title agent. 

McAulay’s achievements were recently highlighted in the October 2017 Nationwide and International Edition of Top Agent Magazine, for being a top producing Title Agent in PA, in the Real Estate Industry. She was also featured in the Foremost Under 40 November 2017 edition of the Pennsylvania Business Central publication, and the June 2018 edition of 50 to Follow Women in Business. Brandy most recently became a certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, a national non-profit organization controlled and operated by women in the United States and affiliated with 14 Regional Partner Organizations. Because of the continued growth of the company, primarily being referral based, Brandy opened additional offices in Altoona, and Lock Haven, and now provides title services throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania.

When she’s not at work, Brandy spends time at Raystown Lake with her husband Justin, family, and three dogs. An outdoor enthusiast, Brandy loves camping and gardening, and enjoys cooking for family gatherings. Brandy and her husband are expecting their first child, a little girl, in August 2018.

 

 


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Cory Stump

Closing Representative

cstump@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.689.1741 | C: 814.360.7953

Cory Stump serves as Closing Representative at Universal Settlement Services and brings an unmatched energy to the team. A veteran industry expert and State College native, Cory entered the Title Insurance business in 2002. He was drawn to join the Universal Settlement Services family because he appreciates the team atmosphere and fun around the office! 

Cory's pride and joy are his family. Family outings with his wife and two daughters Emma and Reese - is at the top of his "favorite things to do" list. He also has a love of golf and baseball and is an avid reader. 


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Katie Downing

Client Coordinator

kdowning@settlementsdirect.com
O:814.689.1741 

With an extensive background in Real Estate, Katie Downing fully understands every aspect of the home buying and selling experience. As the Client Coordinator, Katie’s positive energy and enthusiasm is demonstrated by her ability to communicate effectively and serve as a liaison between Realtors, Clients, Attorneys and Lenders throughout the real estate transaction. She also makes sure all required documents and fees are added to the settlement statement, and all liens are cleared to ensure a timely closing.

A graduate of George Mason University with a degree in Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources, Katie spent many years in Health and Fitness Management, where she developed long-lasting business relationships, and maintained a customer-focused approach.

Katie is a sports enthusiast and an avid fan of Pittsburgh Sports Teams. She and her husband Victor are also the doting parents of three young children. When Katie isn't closing real estate transactions, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and working out.


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Morgan Hill

Funding and Post-Closing Coordinator

mhill@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

As a Funding and Post-Closing Coordinator, Morgan Hill is responsible for managing all documents that are necessary to complete a real estate transaction, including, recording deeds, and mortgages, and final closing packages.


A 2008 graduate of State College Area High School, Morgan obtained an Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from the South Hills School of Business and Technology in 2011. Morgan is passionate about her role at Universal and the ability to highlight her organizational skills and attention to detail. Morgan is inspired by her boss, Brandy McAulay, and motivated by her drive and ambition.  


Morgan and her fiancé Nico are the proud parents of their daughter Gabrielle. She enjoys hiking and spending time outdoors with her family and Pit Bull Terrier Kitana. In addition, Morgan is an avid reader and enjoys relaxing with a good book.


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Brittany Summers

Funding Coordinator

bsummers@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Brittany Summers joined Universal Settlement Services in early 2015 and quickly adapted to the fast-paced environment of the title industry. As a Title Processor, Brittany reviews title searches thoroughly to identify issues that need resolved. She prepares additional documents such as Waiver of Liens, POA’s, Spousal Waivers, and Inheritance Tax Escrow Agreements, and submits important documents required by the lender, to ensure a timely closing. In addition to working full-time, Brittany is also attending Penn State University to obtain a degree in Business Management.

Brittany considers her two children her pride and joy and enjoys spending every moment she can with them. In her spare time, she loves to capture and contemplate the beauty of life by sketching portraits or spending some time writing and drinking coffee.

 


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Evon Kunkle

Title Processor

EKunkle@SettlementsDirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Biography coming soon. 


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Jonas Holderman

Closing Representative

JHolderman@SettlementsDirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Biography coming soon. 


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Emily Wyne

Post-Closing Coordinator

EWyne@SettlementsDirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Biography coming soon. 


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Sherri Tressler

Billing/Accounting

STressler@SettlementsDirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Biography coming soon. 


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Parvathy Hughes

Marketing Director

phughes@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.272.0125

Parvathy Hughes is a marketing director at Universal Settlement Services of PA, LLC., where she is responsible for the marketing, communication and brand management efforts of the company. She also manages various social media platforms, advertising, branding and website development, and serves as the project manager for special events, sponsorships, and charitable donations. Additionally, Parvathy led the redesign and rebranding of the company logo and website.

After graduating with high honors from The University of Pittsburgh and receiving her master’s degree from Point Park University in Communications and Public Relations, Parvathy started her career in broadcasting. She has extensive voice-over and on-air experience and worked in public relations for professional sports teams and non-profit organizations. Parvathy moved to State College in 2005 and was previously employed by Penn State University, the State College Area School District, and AccuWeather, as the Marketing Communications Manager.

For Parvathy, being a mother of three daughters, Ally, Meghan and Caroline, is the greatest achievement of her life. When she is not working, Parvathy likes to travel and often visits her daughter Ally, who attends Arizona State University. She also enjoys watching Caroline dance and Meghan swim competitively. An avid sports fan, Parvathy loves going back to her hometown, Pittsburgh, and frequently attends Steeler and Penguin games. She is a member of the Bob Perks Fund Allocations Committee and is dedicated to helping those in need of assistance due to a cancer diagnosis.


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Tammy Butler

File Processor

tbutler@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Biography coming soon. 


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Bethany Judy

File Coordinator

bjudy@settlementsdirect.com
O: 814.689.1741  

Biography coming soon.