Open Title Texas – Houston Team

Open Title Texas, LLC - Houston Division

Houston Branch

E’Delano “E.L.” Long-Craine, Houston

President and Director of Growth and Expansion

E.L. is responsible for Houston & SE Texas Market Growth. This also includes development and creating programs for the Sales & Marketing Team, implementing sales initiatives across the Texas and National markets, through strategic partnerships. E.L. has 13 years in the Title Industry and 30+ years in the Real Estate and Financial Industry. He’s the Host and Founder of the 22-year-old Real Estate U Show, Developed RMG The Collective Training Initiative, Luxury Institute Realtor Trainer, and National Trainer for One of E.L.’s greatest strengths, his ability to train and elevate client performance, via his customized platforms and Continuing Education Classes. He creates lasting relationships and incalculable value as a business and growth partner. E.L. is forever seeking opportunities and resources for clients and growth partners. E.L. is originally from Los Angeles, CA and a proud alumnus of The University of Spoiled Children “USC” E.L. is known for his bold approach, authenticity and willingness to challenge the deemed norms of the profession, by adding even more value to client’s growth and success, in their chosen areas of expertise. E.L. with his wife Jennifer have a blended family totaling 8 children and 4 grandchildren. He enjoys cooking, and raising as much hell he can get away with, Laughter for him is an absolute must in his daily adventures. E.L.’s Favorite Quotes: “THE MOST YOU CAN DO; IS THE BEST YOU CAN DO” “PEOPLE LOVE ME, IN SPITE OF MYSELF”

Sugar Land Branch

Susan Fitzpatrick, Sugar Land

Senior Vice President of Escrow Services Branch Manager & Senior Escrow Officer

Susan Fitzpatrick, originally from a small town in central Texas, relocated to Houston where she began her career at Chicago Title immediately after high school. Her unwavering dedication to aiding people in achieving their aspirations has kept her focused on real estate. Susan believes in treating each homeowner’s transaction as the most significant one, ensuring everyone’s dream is fulfilled. She regards homeownership as the quintessential American ideal and cherishes the opportunity to participate in this process.

Outside of work, Susan spending quality time with her children, grandchildren, and three adorable fur babies. Additionally, she is actively involved in fundraising for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Linda Jow Kraner, Sugar Land

Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

I am Linda Jow Kraner, honored to serve as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Open Title Texas with a distinguished career spanning over 35 years in the real estate and title industry. Armed with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Houston, I have continually pursued excellence and innovation throughout my professional journey.

Beyond my corporate responsibilities, I am passionate about a diverse range of interests including culinary arts, literature, golfing, hunting, fishing, and exploring new cultures through travel. These pursuits not only enrich my personal life but also inspire creativity and strategic thinking in my professional endeavors.

As an active affiliate member of esteemed organizations such as the Houston Association of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors, and the Greater Houston Builder’s Association, I am deeply committed to fostering meaningful connections and driving industry advancements.

My mission is centered on forging robust partnerships, cultivating enduring relationships, and pioneering innovative solidarity with the real estate sector. At Open Title Texas, I am dedicated to leveraging my extensive experience and visionary leadership to propel our organization to new heights of success, while ensuring unparalleled client satisfaction and industry leadership.

Madison Morrow, Sugar Land

Escrow Officer

Madison Morrow is a Native Houstonian and dedicated escrow officer based Fort Bend Couty, Texas. Her goal is to build relationships with clients and ensure that your real estate transaction is handled seamlessly and with ease. Specializing in navigating your transaction with precision and professionalism, she can guarantee an efficient closing experience. She is knowledgeable in handling a diverse range of real estate transactions. Outside of her career, she finds comfort in painting, drawing, and country living with her two four-footed friends. Madison’s combined professionalism, creativity, and compassion makes her a valued asset in the real estate industry.

Elaine Anderson, Sugar Land

Escrow Officer

Elaine, with over seven years of experience in real estate marketing, is an eager professional poised for a strategic shift into the world of escrow. A proud Texan, she combines her analytical skills with a touch of creativity, as seen in her modest piano skills. Her diverse personality shines through her love for both the simplicity of beer and the complexity of wine, all while immersing herself in captivating true crime documentaries. This fusion of passions and skills not only highlights her versatility but also enriches her ability to engage with clients from various backgrounds and provide innovative solutions in the ever-evolving real estate industry.

Katy Branch

Paula Rodgers, Katy

Branch Manager and Senior Escrow Officer

Paula has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry; and is fortunate to know what it takes to be successful on both sides of the closing table. From transaction coordinator to realtor and then on to title, starting with receptionist and moving to processor, then escrow officer to management and upper management. Her experience working closely with the Texas Department of Insurance and Underwriters overseeing compliance and required reporting allows customers and agents to feel that they are receiving the utmost care for their files. As the saying goes, “It takes a village …” – and the Open Title team strives to ensure that all parties work closely together to make closing day a relaxing day of Celebration!

Paula and her husband, Pall enjoy their acreage property that is the favorite gathering spot for their 8 children and16 (and still counting) grandchildren.

Joyce Eisenberg, Katy

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

With 35 years of expertise in the real estate industry, covering residential real estate, leasing, sales, relocation, management, and entrepreneurial acumen, Joyce excels in marketing, sales, and effective communication. She serves as a vital link in the business, skillfully establishing personal connections. With ambitious goals and a commitment to continuous learning, Joyce aims to bridge the gap between real estate and the title industry, adeptly meeting her clients’ needs. Obtaining her real estate license straight out of high school and gaining diverse industry experience has equipped her to navigate the fluctuating markets and support her title team in streamlining transactions for all parties involved.

Rebecca Stegall, Katy

Marketing Associate


With over two decades of experience in the real estate industry, I have proudly served clients and agents since 2002. My commitment to exceptional customer service is at the core of my professional philosophy. Leveraging a background in teaching and enriched by living overseas, I bring a unique perspective to my work, ensuring that every client’s needs are met with dedication and care.

Outside of real estate, I am passionate about traveling and embracing all the world’s wonders, both local and international. I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends and volunteering with various non-profits.

Cypress Branch

Lorrie Landrum, Cypress

Branch Manager and Senior Escrow Officer

With over 20 years of experience in real estate, I’ve got a ton of know-how in handling escrow transactions. My expertise includes carefully overseeing escrow accounts, ensuring clear communication between everyone involved in closing deals, and adhering to all the legal and financial rules. I’m totally dedicated to providing efficient and reliable services that lead to successful real estate closings for everyone involved. I absolutely love meeting new people and being part of their exciting new journey! As an escrow officer and branch manager, I am constantly open to embracing new responsibilities and acquiring knowledge in diverse and engaging areas. When I’m not working, I love hanging out with my family and giving back to my community and church through volunteering.

Gaby Pozas, Cypress

Business Development Manager

Born and raised in Mexico, Gaby brings a vibrant bilingual background to our team. With 30 years of marriage under her belt and a loving family of three children and two grandchildren, Gaby has cultivated a deep appreciation for relationships and community. Armed with a degree in Education and 9 years of diverse experience in Marketing, Sales, and Business Development, Gaby is a seasoned professional with a passion for customer service and relationship-building. Gaby is committed to empowering others and elevating both their business and lifestyle. Gaby’s motto is encapsulated in the belief that “customers may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”