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Geneva Winkelmann

Manager/Escrow Officer



Geneva began working for Brenham Abstract in 2014. Prior to becoming the Manager, she has worn many hats in the company. From order set-up to policy production, she has done a little bit of everything. Geneva was born and raised in Brenham. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Sam Houston State University in 2009.  While Geneva now holds the role as Manager, she still enjoys being in the closing room. Meeting new people and listening to stories about their homes, old and new, is one of the best parts of her job. She appreciates the small role she plays in every transaction. Geneva and her husband, John, have three fur-babies who they love spending time with!  They all enjoy being outdoors. Every summer they head to the mountains for some hiking! Geneva’s favorite place to visit, so far, is Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Geneva loves her hometown and being able to give back to her community. She and John are both actively involved in their home churches, Brenham Presbyterian Church and Christ Lutheran Church. Geneva also teaches dance and enjoys participating in events celebrating Brenham’s history and working with the youth of the community, such as Local History Day and Maifest. 

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Tiffany Holmes

Escrow Assistant and Assistant Manager



Tiffany Holmes is the Assistant Manager and Director of Marketing for Brenham Abstract & Title Company. She joined our team in 2018 and attended TLTA’s Title School in 2021.  She is a licensed escrow officer & loves the opportunity to help clients through the closing process.  Originally from Missouri City, she then went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Development from Texas A&M University. After graduation, Tiffany moved to Tennessee for a job opportunity and loved living in a rural area with four seasons. Small town life was definitely for her! She officially moved to Washington County in 2010 to be closer to family.  Tiffany and her husband, Keith, are members of Grace Community Fellowship and have served in various roles there. Tiffany has also served on: the Board of Directors for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce (2012-2015), the Hotel Occupancy Tax Board (2013-2015) & is also a graduate of Leadership Washington County (2020.) When she’s not at work Tiffany loves to cook and dig in the dirt (garden)! She and Keith both love traveling and trying new cuisine.


Steven "Payne" Schuelke

Research and Escrow Officer



Payne has been with Brenham Abstract since September of 2019. Payne’s primary expertise is in the Abstracting/Examination department and Title Commitment production. He is also a licensed escrow officer and assists with closings.  Payne has been in the Title industry since 2018. Before coming to Brenham Abstract, he worked in the Abstracting Department at Chapin Title in Sherman, Texas. Payne is committed to providing excellent customer service to all customers and understands how important it is to provide a service that enables people to insure their most valuable asset. Payne is a Texas State Bobcat, Class of 2017. He is a husband to Elizabeth Schuelke, a 5th grade teacher at Brenham Middle School. Payne and “Lizzie” welcomed their first baby, Kennedy Jane Schuelke, in October 2021. They have thoroughly enjoyed living, and now raising their daughter, in Brenham and Washington County.

“You can tell that the people of this community are the kind of people who would give you the shirt off their back.” – Payne

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Cassie Armenta

Order Coordinator


Cassie began working for Brenham Abstract in July of 2021. Originally from Spring, Cassie attended Blinn College in Brenham & fell in love with the small town & community. After graduating from Sam Houston State University in 2017, she officially made the move to Washington County. After 8 years in the service industry, Cassie decided to it was time for a change & joined our team. As our contract coordinator, Cassie primarily does our order entry. She is the first face & voice you see/hear when you walk into our office! Cassie has also taken on the responsibility of managing our social media. In April 2022, Cassie will be attending TLTA Title School to expand her knowledge & become an even more valuable asset to BATCO. On the weekends, Cassie enjoys spending time with her family & friends & traveling when she gets the chance. You can normally find her out & about in downtown Brenham or somewhere with live music! Cassie is excited & eager to learn all about the title industry & to help Brenham Abstract grow & better serve you!